Ain’t Nobody – Rufus And Chaka Khan

This track by Rufus and Chaka Khan spent one week in the UK top 10 in 1984.

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This week in 1984, Ain’t nobody by Rufus and Chaka Khan entered the UK top 10 at its highest position of number 8, having entered the top 40 three weeks previously at number 37. After one week at its peak position, the song dropped out of the top 10 and spent the final five weeks of its chart life in the lower top 40.

Ain’t nobody was released on the Warner Brothers record label and was the first top 10 hit for Rufus and Chaka Khan in the UK. It was taken from the album Stompin’ at the Savoy, which failed to enter the UK top 40, peaking at number 64. The single was certified silver.

The song has entered the top 40 on five other occasions. The first, a remix of Rufus and Chaka Khan’s original, peaked at number 6 in 1989. In 1994, a version by KWS and Gwen Dickey reached number 21 and Diana King took her version to number 13 in 1995.

Two other recordings entered the top 10 in 1997. The Course took their version to number 8 but LL Cool J released the most successful version, spending one week at the top of the chart.

More music from Rufus and Chaka Khan


UK singles chart for the week ending 21 April 1984

  1. HelloLionel Richie

  2. You take me upThompson Twins

  3. A love worth waiting forShakin’ Stevens

  4. Against all odds (take a look at me now)Phil Collins

  5. I want to break freeQueen

  6. People are peopleDepeche Mode

  7. Glad it’s all over / Damned on 45Captain Sensible

  8. Ain’t nobodyRufus and Chaka Khan

  9. Nelson MandelaSpecial A.K.A.

  10. Wood beez (pray like Aretha Franklin)Scritti Politti


  1. Just be good to meS.O.S. Band

  2. The caterpillarCure

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