Charlie Wilson is an American musical artist better known as Uncle Charlie. He served as the lead vocalist for the Gap Band. He’s a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and became prominent in the R&B genre as one of the top male vocalists. He is also a songwriter and record producer. He was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014, by BET. Here are the 10 best Charlie Wilson songs of all time as rated by both critics and fans.
10. “My Love is All I Have”
The tenth best song of Charlie Wilson’s career is “My Love Is All I Have.” According to Radiofacts, the song received the tenth highest number of spins in November of 2012. It was among the top ten most requested songs of all R&B artists for that month the year of its release.
9. “There Goes My Baby”
“There Goes My Baby” was released in 2008 as a track on the “Uncle Charlie” album. The song charted at number 10 on R&B charts, rising to number 3. In the 11 years since its release, the official music video has received 78 million views on YouTube. The song reached a peak chart position of number 15 on R&B charts for the year. It remains one of the favorites for fans, receiving mentions in numerous top ten reviews. This is a collaborative effort written by Gregg Pagani, Babyface, Calvin Richardson, Clarence Allen, Kenny Copeland, Daryl Simmons, and Marvin Eugene Smith.
8. “Can’t Live Without You”
Can’t Live Without You” dropped as a tack on the “Uncle Charlie” album in 2009. This was a number 5 hit for the artist. The song was written by Steve Russell, Damon Thomas, James Fauntleroy III, and Harvey Mason Jr. It peaked at number 19 on the R&B charts in the United States.
7. “I’m Blessed”
“I’m Blessed” received 53 million views on YouTube. This is one of Charlie’s best songs in the gospel genre. It went to the seventh position on the Billboard Hot Gospel chart. The song is a featured track on Wilson’s “In It To Win It” album from 2017. It shows one of the multiple facets of the artist and the man. This is a positive song that makes listeners feel uplifted and good about their lives. A little gratitude for what we have can make a big difference in our outlook on life.
“Signs” was a project song that featured Charlie Wilson, and Justin Timberlake on Snoop Dogg’s project. It quickly became a fan favorite and one of the few pop songs that Wilson ever performed. It stood out as being fresh and unique in his repertoire. The song was released in 2005 and reached number 27 on the pop charts. The chemistry between these three artists is nothing short of magical. It’s a popular trio effort that is still a favorite with many fans who comment that it brings them back to great times in their lives with a high nostalgic value. We give signs the position of number six in our ten best lists for Charlie Wilson.
5. “Sprung On Me”
“Sprung on Me was released in 1992 on the “You Turn My Life Around” album. The song was written by Kelly Carrington, Michel Williams, Lemont Drew, and Almighty Gee. The song reached the 23rd spot on US R&B charts
4. “You Are”
“You Are” is one of the best songs ever performed by Charlie Wilson. The official video he released for this song has received a whopping 30 million views on YouTube. This serves as proof that it’s one of his most beloved songs of all time. The video enhanced the words and skyrocketed the popularity of the tune. This may be the most romantic song and video that Charlie Wilson has ever released. There is something fresh and innocent about the song. It tells the story of a fairytale romance that starts between a couple when they were little kids about 5 years old. Watch the video and listen to the words for one of the most moving experiences imaginable.
3. “One I Got”
Billboard reports that “One I Got” is one of his best songs of all time. It was released as a single and achieved the number one spot on the Billboard Adult R& B Songs chart for airplay. It received the most play of any male artist, making it one of the most requested songs by fans. “One I Got” became the fifth-biggest selling song of his career.
2. “Charlie Last Name Wilson”
Music VF lists “Charlie Last Name Wilson” as one of his biggest hits for 2005, the year of its release. The song topped out on R&B charts achieving a number one position. The song was written by R. Kelly and performed by Charlie Wilson. It ranked number 67 overall on US charts and number 11 on R&B charts when everything shook out.
1. “All of My Love”
“All My Love” is a song that Charlie Wilson performed with Smokey Robinson. It became one of the biggest sensations in recent R&B history. It reached the number one spot on the US Billboard Hot Black Singles chart in 1989 and 1990. “All My Love” was one of Charlie’s biggest hits of all time. He released the song when he was with the Gap Band, according to Wikipedia.