Games (Chuckii Booker song)

"Games"
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Single by Chuckii Booker
from the album Niice 'n Wiild
ReleasedOctober 1992
Recorded1992
GenreR&B
Length5:26 (Album version)
4:13 (Radio )
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)Chuckii Booker, Gerald Levert, C.J. Anthony
Producer(s)Chuckii Booker
Chuckii Booker singles chronology
"Touch"
(1989)
"Games"
(1992)
"I Should Have Loved You"
(1993)

"Games" is a song by American R&B singer Chuckii Booker, from his second studio album Niice 'n Wiild. The single spent one week at number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and peaked at number sixty-eight on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.[1]

Until Trey Songz's song "I Invented Sex" from 2009 to 2010, "Games" was the most recent song to peak at number-one on the U.S. Billboard R&B chart while failing to reach the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.

In 1995, The Luniz sampled the song on the track "Playa Hater" from the album Operation Stackola.

In 1996, Mark Morrison sampled Booker's "Games" in his 1996 hit song, "Return of the Mack".

Charts[]

Weekly charts[]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 68
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts[]

Chart (1992) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[4] 42
Chart (1993) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 52

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 70.
  2. ^ "Chuckii Booker Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved June 19, 2021.
  3. ^ "Chuckii Booker Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved June 19, 2021.
  4. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 1992". Billboard. Retrieved June 19, 2021.
  5. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 1993". Billboard. Retrieved June 19, 2021.