12 Nights of Christmas

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12 Nights Of Christmas
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Studio album by R. Kelly
Released October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
Recorded 2014–16
Genre
Length 43:22
Label RCA
Producer R. Kelly
R. Kelly chronology
The Buffet
(2015)
12 Nights Of Christmas
(2016)
Trapped in the Closet (the album)
(2018)

12 Nights of Christmas is the first holiday and fourteenth studio album by American R&B singer R. Kelly.[1] It was released on October 21, 2016, by RCA Records.

Background[edit]

The album is the first holiday album by Kelly,[2][3] the album was supposed to be released in late 2014, but was instead postponed to 2016.[4][5][6]

Commercial performance[edit]

12 Nights of Christmas debuted at number 177 on the Billboard 200 chart for the week of December 24, 2016.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by R. Kelly.

Standard version
No. Title Length
1. "My Wish for Christmas" 2:02
2. "Snowman" 3:52
3. "Home for Christmas" 3:17
4. "Mrs. Santa Claus" 4:47
5. "I'm Sending You My Love for Christmas" 4:38
6. "Letters" 2:51
7. "Once Upon a Time" 2:04
8. "Greatest Gift" 3:45
9. "It's Christmas Day" 4:01
10. "Christmas Lovin'" 4:58
11. "Flyin' On My Sleigh" 3:24
12. "12 Nights of Christmas" 3:43
Total length: 43:22

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[7] 177
US Top Holiday Albums (Billboard)[8] 13
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[9] 11

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format(s) Label
United States October 21, 2016[10] RCA

References[edit]

  1. ^ "R.Kelly's '12 Nights Of Christmas' Will Be 'Love-Making' Holiday Music". The Huffington Post. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "R. Kelly Announces Christmas Project '12 Nights of Christmas' for 2014". Thisisrnb. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "R. Kelly to bump 'n' grind with Santa on first Christmas album". Chicago Sun Times. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ "R. Kelly Announces 2014 Christmas Album and 'Black Panties' Sequel". Centrictv.com. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  5. ^ "R. Kelly plans sexy Christmas album for 2014". USA Today. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Listen To R. Kelly's "12 Night Of Christmas" LP". Hotnewhiphop. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  7. ^ "R. Kelly Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  8. ^ "R. Kelly - Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved November 1, 2016. 
  9. ^ "R. Kelly Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  10. ^ "12 Night Of Christmas by R. Kelly". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved October 21, 2016.