|Single by The Gap Band|
|from the album Gap Band IV|
|B-side||"The Boys Are Back in Town"|
|Length||3:19 (album version)
6:13 (extended version)
|The Gap Band singles chronology|
"Outstanding" is a song originally performed by The Gap Band and written by member Raymond Calhoun. The song originally appeared on the group's platinum-selling 1982 album Gap Band IV. It is one of their signature songs and biggest hits, reaching the number one spot on the U.S. R&B Singles Chart in February 1983. "Outstanding" peaked at number fifty-one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Also sampled in a version of Tina Turner's "Goldeneye" hit, included only on the promotional 12" maxi-single.
|UK Singles Chart||68|
|US Billboard Hot 100||51|
|US Billboard Hot Black Singles||1|
"The Girl Is Mine" by Michael Jackson & Paul McCartney
|Billboard Hot Black Singles number-one single
February 5, 1983
"Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson