Kenny Lattimore's Hit Single "Take A Dose" Reaches #1 on Billboard Charts!
After nearly 25, DC native Kenny Lattimore has done it again, securing a #1 spot on the Billboards for his hit single, "Take A Dose." Find out further details in the official press release below..
(Los Angeles, CA) – February 21, 2023 - For 2 consecutive weeks, Grammy-nominated, R&B vocalist and songwriter, Kenny Lattimore is holding the #1 spot again on the Billboard Adult R&B charts for his hit single, “TAKE A DOSE”. It was exactly 25 years ago, when Kenny Lattimore's globally recognized signature song, "For You," secured the #1 spot on the charts and reigned for a record breaking 17 weeks.
Take A Dose, is about the healing power of love. The whimsical and animated music video for "Take A Dose" was directed by Chico Benymon.
“It’s been an incredible start to 2023. My wife, Faith, and I just welcomed a baby girl last month and now I have another #1 song. I remember when my song FOR YOU was in its 10th week, I was like wow, this is incredible how my song and lyrics are impacting and inspiring so many people and resonating with beautiful couples from all over who were using it to represent their love in their weddings. Now, after a career spanning 25 plus years to be back at #1 for the second the week in a row, I’m truly grateful. My album title really spoke truth to power – I’m here to stay," said Lattimore. "I want to thank all the radio stations, streaming media, and fans who have supported me on this journey to “TAKE A DOSE” reaching #1.” Lattimore added. "When my friend Chico Benymon heard the song, he immediately had a concept idea that I loved and since my song is about the healing power of love, it was showing women in a spa-like galaxy, called "The Cure,” where they can select “The Lattimore Experience,” which allows them to overcome the feelings of fear, rejection, loneliness, etc.," mentions Kenny. "I instantly knew this was it," he laughs.
"TAKE A DOSE" was written by Kenny Lattimore, Drakkar “Madicin” Wesley, Ivan Latimore, Leigh Elliot, Lucas Firming, and David Anyepong Duodu. Produced by Drakkar “Madicin” Wesley, Lee Major, Caz, and KND. The Billboard and Mediabase #1 "Take A Dose" is Kenny's latest song lifted from his recently released and criticallyacclaimed 10th studio album, "HERE TO STAY". The album is available now, via The SRG/ILS Group in partnership with the SincereSoul Records label imprint.
With a career spanning over two decades, highlighted by his 1996 breakthrough single “Never Too Busy” and the wedding staple “For You,” Kenny has garnered Grammy and Soul Train Award nominations, Top 10 singles, Top 20 R&B albums and an NAACP Image Award for Best New Artist, while staying sincere about giving his heart and soul to communities through music. Recently Lattimore’s “Days Like This” song was featured in “The Last Dance”- the 10 part Emmy Award winning documentary about the career of baseball legend Michael Jordan who listened to Lattimore’s music as he prepared for the NBA Finals.
The Washington DC native dazzles audiences with an unprecedented range influenced by his classical, jazz, and gospel upbringing. Kenny is famous for delivering just the right dose of classic crooning, exceptional runs and authentic emotion. He has placed a distinctive stamp on classic songs recorded by musical icons as Donny Hathaway and The Beatles, transformed Christmas standards, and created musical magic on iconic movie soundtracks like Love Jones, Best Man and Disney’s Lion King II Simba’s Pride. Kenny Lattimore’s recording legacy includes the critically acclaimed albums, “From The Soul Of Man,” “Timeless” and “Anatomy of a Love Song,” which produced the Top 10 single “Love Me Back.” While “A Kenny Lattimore Christmas” earned a Stellar Award nomination for ‘Event CD of the Year,’ Lattimore’s ninth solo studio album “Vulnerable” produced another Top 10 hit, “Stay on Your Mind,” which climbed the charts to #7 on UAC Billboard and held top radio positions in multiple U.S. markets. Kenny is a humanitarian who uses his life and platform as a tool to inspire others to pursue excellence and elevate positive conversation about art, culture, family and faith. Lattimore continues to tour globally, showcasing his unique creative journey through stunning and diverse set lists.