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Wayback Wednesday: Gloria Estefan & NSYNC – “Music of My Heart”

Wayback Wednesday: Gloria Estefan & NSYNC – “Music of My Heart”
This week, Kaboom! Magazine.com “Wayback Wednesday” takes us all the way back to the year 1999. “Music of My Heart” is a song by Cuban American recording artist Gloria Estefan and American boy band NSYNC. The pop song was written by Diane Warren and produced by David Foster, for the Wes Craven-directed movie Music of the Heart. It was released as the first single from the soundtrack on September 28, 1999, through Miramax Records and Epic Records. The song peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1999, kept out of the top spot by Mariah Carey’s “Heartbreaker”. It was listed on the Billboard Year-End Charts at #97. The single was certified Gold by the RIAA in the United States for sales of 500,000 copies. “Music of My Heart” won the Billboard Music Award for Top Song from a Movie, and the Blockbuster Award for Best Pop Song in a Movie. It was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, as well as Grammy Awards for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture and Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. The video, directed by Nigel Dick, features NSYNC and Gloria Estefan singing in Miami High School in Miami with interspersed shots of student musicians. The video debuted on MTV’s Total Request Live on August 12, 1999 at number 1.