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After the Love Has Gone” is a 1979 hit single for Earth, Wind & Fire, written by David Foster, Jay Graydon, and Bill Champlin for the album I Am. It reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks, behind The Knack‘s smash hit “My Sharona“.

 

 

 

 

“After the Love Has Gone” was nominated for a Grammy for Record of the Year and won for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group.[2] The song also won a Best R & B Song Grammy Award for Foster, Graydon and Champlin as its composers. “After the Love Has Gone” has been placed on Bruce Pollock’s list of The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000

Weekly singles charts

 
Chart (1979)

Peak
position

Canada RPM Top Singles[8]

11

Canada RPM Adult Contemporary [9]

16

UK

4

U.S. Billboard Hot 100

2

U.S. Billboard
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

2

U.S. Billboard
Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks

3

U.S. Cash Box Top 100[10]

3

Year-end charts

Chart (1979)

Position

Canada

85

UK [11]

58

U.S. Billboard
[12]

38

U.S. Cash Box
[13]

42

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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