Where You At

Album: I Remember Me (2011)
Charted: 64

Songfacts®:

  • This ballad is the lead single by American singer and actress Jennifer Hudson, from her second studio album, titled I Remember Me. The song was written by R. Kelly, and produced by Harvey Mason Jr. It premiered on January 25, 2011.
  • Said Jennifer: "This song to me is like what I always wanted to do vocally. As an aspiring writer, just the subject of it means so much to me. It's simple and it's something we say every day."
  • Hudson told MTV News how Kelly channeled her almost too perfectly. "R. Kelly was writing for me at the time, and I didn't even know it, and they just sent me this song," she recalled. "You don't want to get your hopes up too high of being able to work with someone like R. Kelly, and when they sent the song, they told me, 'Kelly put up a shrine of pictures of you to channel you, and he created this song.'"

    She added: "It was kind of creepy to me, because when I heard the song, I was like, 'Oh my god! ... He's, like, giving me me! This is what I would do! This is something I would say.' And I hadn't even met him until after and I'm like, 'This is bizarre.'"
  • The song was Hudson's fourth Hot 100 entry and first since "If This Isn't Love" in 2008.

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