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My Name Is Joe is the third studio album by American R&B singer Joe, released April 18, 2000, on Jive Records. The album was recorded in 1999, and production was handled by Joe and several other record producers including Allen "Allstar" Gordon, Teddy Riley and Tim & Bob. Beforehand, Joe released All That I Am (1997), which was his most successful album prior to the release of My Name Is Joe. Upon its release, My Name Is Joe received favorable reviews from critics, with most appreciating the love feel of the album.

My Name Is Joe
An image of a man in a red tank top, sporting a platinum necklace, watch and rings, lying down on a beige bed.
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 18, 2000 (2000-04-18)
LabelJive Records
Joe chronology
All That I Am
My Name Is Joe
Better Days
Singles from My Name Is Joe
  1. "I Wanna Know"
    Released: November 7, 1999
  2. "Treat Her Like a Lady"
    Released: July 3, 2000
  3. "Stutter"
    Released: December 12, 2000

The album peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 and topped the US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. It charted internationally as well, peaking within the top 10 in Netherlands and Canada as well as appearing in Australia, France, Sweden, and the UK. My Name Is Joe contained three singles—"I Wanna Know", "Treat Her Like a Lady", and "Stutter"—the first and last of which appeared within the top five of the US Billboard Hot 100. The album has been certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), certified platinum by Music Canada, and certified silver by the Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique (SNEP).



Commercial performanceEdit

My Name Is Joe debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 behind NSYNC's No Strings Attached, selling 286,000 copies in its first week.[1] It serves as Joe's first top-ten album in the United States.[1] This album was a huge success in Japan and especially in South Africa, hitting #1 for 18 consecutive weeks. It also received wide acclaim in the United States.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic     [2]

Track listingEdit

1."Intro (My Name Is Joe)"
  • Joe Thomas
  • Joshua P. Thompson
  • Quincy Patrick
  • Joe
  • Thompson
2."Somebody Gotta Be on Top"
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
  • C. Gaines
  • R. Slaughter
  • Joe
  • Thompson
4."Table for Two"
  • Thomas
  • Joylon Skinner
  • Allen Gordon
5."I Wanna Know"
  • Thomas
  • Skinner
  • Michele Williams
  • Joe
  • Tony Nicholas
6."Treat Her Like a Lady"
Steve "Stone" Huff4:17
7."Get Crunk Tonight"Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs4:17
8."5 6 3 (Joe)"
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
9."Peep Show"
  • Thomas
  • Skinner
  • Gordon
10."One Life Stand"
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
11."Black Hawk"
12."I Believe in You" (featuring 'N SYNC)
  • Thomas
  • Skinner
  • Gordon
13."So Beautiful"Tim & Bob4:26
14."Thank God I Found You (Make It Last Remix)" (featuring Mariah Carey & Nas))4:11


Credits for My Name Is Joe adapted from Allmusic.[3]



Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[12] Platinum 100,000^
France (SNEP)[13] Silver 50,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[14] Silver 60,000^
United States (RIAA)[15] 3× Platinum 3,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "'N SYNC INDOMITABLE, PINK FLOYD RETURN WITH LIVE THE WALL". April 27, 2000. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "My Name Is Joe – Joe > Review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 8, 2012.
  3. ^ "My Name Is Joe – Joe > Credits". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 8, 2012.
  4. ^ "Joe – My Name Is Joe". Hung Medien. Retrieved January 7, 2012.
  5. ^ "Top 100 CDs". RPM. Toronto, CAN. 70 (26). May 1, 2000.
  6. ^ "Joe – My Name Is Joe". (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved January 7, 2012.
  7. ^ "Joe – My Name Is Joe". (in Dutch). Hung Medien / Retrieved January 7, 2012.
  8. ^ "Joe – My Name Is Joe". Hung Medien. Retrieved January 7, 2012.
  9. ^ "Joe". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved January 7, 2012.
  10. ^ a b "My Name Is Joe – Joe > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 7, 2012.
  11. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Albums: Year End 2000". Billboard. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  12. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Joe – My Name Is Joe". Music Canada. Retrieved January 8, 2012.
  13. ^ "French album certifications – Joe – My Name Is Joe" (in French). InfoDisc. Retrieved January 8, 2012. Select JOE and click OK. 
  14. ^ "British album certifications – Joe – Better Days". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved July 10, 2018. Select albums in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Better Days in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  15. ^ "American album certifications – Joe – My Name Is Joe". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved January 8, 2012. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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