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Interview: 98 Degrees talks about ‘Thank God I Found You’ (Includes interview)

“Thank God I Found You” was a smash collaboration with Mariah Carey, R&B artist Joe and the pop vocal group 98 Degrees. 17 years ago, it reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts for the week of February 19, 2000, and it has stood the test of time.

Regarding the commercial success of “Thank God I Found You,” Jeff Timmons said, “It’s been 17 years since we celebrated our number one hit ‘Thank God I Found You.’ It seems just like yesterday, and although I had the good fortune of many great experiences with 98 Degrees, this one hold s a very special place in my heart.”

“Thank God I Found You” subsequently earned Carey, Joe and 98 Degrees a Grammy nomination for “Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals” in 2001. The song is still a staple at wedding receptions and engagement parties.

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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 15,000 original articles over the past 15 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a five-time consecutive "Best of Long Island" winner, and in the past two years, he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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