You Bring Me Joy (Mary J. Blige song)

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"You Bring Me Joy"
You Bring Me Joy.jpg
Single by Mary J. Blige
from the album My Life
Released May 28, 1995 (1995-05-28)
Format CD single, cassette single, maxi single
Recorded 1994
Length 4:36
Label MCA, Uptown Records
Songwriter(s) Mary J. Blige, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Joel "Jo-Jo" Hailey, Chucky Thompson, Ekundayo Paris, Nelson Pigford
Producer(s) Sean "Puffy" Combs, Chucky Thompson
Mary J. Blige singles chronology
"Mary Jane (All Night Long)"
"You Bring Me Joy"
"I Love You"

"You Bring Me Joy" is a song performed by American R&B singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige. It is the third single from her critically acclaimed second album, My Life. The song samples the 1977 smash hit, "It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me" by Barry White, written by Ekundayo Paris and Nelson Pigford.

The song peaked at #29 on the Hot R&B Singles chart and at #57 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]


Chart (1995) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 57
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 29
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs[3] 1


Music video

The music video (directed by Marcus Raboy) was shot at a big blue and red room from April 10–11, 1995 where Mary and other dancers do crazy dance moves.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 65.
  2. ^ "Mary J. Blige Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  3. ^ [1]

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