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Whitney Houston’s ‘You Give Good Love’ Hit #1 On R&B Chart In May 1985

Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love U.S. 7-inch vinyl single front cover

May 1985 (37 years ago) – “You Give Good Love” from Whitney’s debut album reached #1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, making it her first R&B hit. The song was written by LaLa and produced by Kashif, and became a crossover pop hit, peaking at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100. “You Give Good Love” won Favorite Soul/R&B Single at the American Music Awards and was nominated for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Vocal Performance at the 28th GRAMMY Awards in 1986.

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