"Got to Be There" is the first single from Michael's debut solo album "Got to Be There." The single was released on October 7, 1971 & recorded at Motown's Hitsville West Studios in Hollywood, California.
It was written by Elliot Willensky. The single became successful, topping Cashbox Magazine's pop and R&B singles chart. It was musically arranged by Dave Blumberg and the vocal arrangements were produced by Willie Hutch.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||4|
|U.S. Billboard Best Selling Soul Singles||4|
|U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary||14|
|UK Singles Chart||5|
|Australian ARIA Singles Chart||83|