Aaliyah Reaches #1 on US Singles Chart with Try Again

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today marks the day when the song Try Again from R&B singer Aaliyah placed #1 on US singles chart in 2000 according to thisdayinmusic.com. This song was featured in the film Romeo Must Die. The film was Aaliyah’s debut on the big screen starring with actor Jet Li.

 

Try Again was a success. The song got noticed for some awards. According to songfacts.com this won MTV Video Music Awards for Best Female Video and Best Video For A Film. The site also mentions that the song was nominated for a Grammy in Best R&B Vocal Performance.

 

The R&B songbird was known for working with producer Timbaland. He teamed up with Stephen Garrett to put this song together states songfacts.com. This is not the only time these two worked together. The site also mentions that these two worked with Aaliyah on the song Are You That Somebody for the Dr. Dolittle soundtrack.

 

The singer lost her life during the flight home from the Bahamas  on August 25, 2001 when she was filming the music video Rock The Boat. She maybe gone, but her music still lives on. Below is the YouTube Video Try Again.