You know that a song has a global impact when a lot of people around the world know it. This song was commonly used at weddings and you might have attended some with this song playing on the background because I know I did. The song was very successful in its debut. In fact, it was the only country song that reached number 1 on the Hot list. The other country song that made it to the top spot was, of course, the legendary duet of Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. And do you remember when I said that this was a global hit?
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A remix of the song was released in December , and reached number one on the Billboard Hot and number 2 on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks charts in The song has sold over 1,, digital copies in the US as of February Only five years after Lonestar's "Amazed" topped the Billboard Hot did another country song top the chart, as Carrie Underwood 's " Inside Your Heaven " debuted at number one on the Hot in Since the release of the original, the song has been covered by Bonnie Tyler , Duncan James , and Fady Maalouf , all of whom have released their respective versions as singles. On The Sing-Off season 4, episode 3 , judge Shawn Stockman , of Boyz II Men fame, mentioned that the song had been offered to them first, and they decided to turn it down. With this accomplishment, it set a record for the longest run at number one on the country chart since Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems was initiated in
It's one of the most romantic country songs of all time, and has become a wedding first dance favourite. Lonestar became brief UK chart sensations after its release in , and have continued to be a hugely popular country group in their homeland, but this will forever be their signature song. Here are all the important facts about the classic hit, including who wrote it and its main inspirations. All three were based in Nashville, and teamed up to write this song, and it was by far the biggest hit for each of them. When the trio wrote the song, Lindsey and Mayo were in the early stages of their relationship, and drew inspiration from their new romance for the song.