Released #OTD January 6, 1987: Smash Solo Debut
“Looking for a New Love” was released as the first single from the Jody Watley eponymous debut album. The song became one of the biggest Pop and R&B singles of 1987.
“Looking For A New Love”
Writers: Jody Watley, Andre Cymone
Produced by A. Cymone, David Z.
Billboard Chart History
#1 Dance, #1 Hot R&B, #2 Hot 100
“Looking For A New Love” was nominated for Best R&B Single Grammy, American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and NAACP Image Award among others and also saw international chart success.
“Hasta la vista, baby” became a popular saying and indelible part of pop culture later used by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the action film “The Terminator”