Billboard #1 Hits: #625: ‘I Knew You Were Waiting[For Me]’- Aretha Franklin and George Michael. April 18, 1987. #1 for 2 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
- Single: ‘I Knew You Were Waiting [For Me]- Aretha Franklin and George Michael
- Record Company- Arista
- Genre: R&B
- Written by Simon Climie and Dennis Morgan
- Time: 4:01
- Album- Aretha
- Grade: A-
- Peaked at #1 2 weeks in Billboard Hot 100. #1 in UK Singles Chart, #1 in Belgium, Australia, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, Zimbabwe.
George Michael was riding high on the charts in the mid to late 80’s first with Wham! and then as a solo artist- what better way to keep riding the wave than to do a song with the Queen of Soul- Aretha Franklin.