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"We Belong Together" is a song recorded by Mariah Carey for her tenth studio album The Emancipation of Mimi (2005) and released as the album's second single in 2005. Written and produced by Carey, Jermaine Dupri, Manuel Seal, and Johntá Austin, the song was inspired by 1980s R&B and soul. Its arrangement is built on simple piano chords and an understated backbeat, and its lyrics chronicle a woman's desperation for her former lover to return after their separation.

Following a decline between 2001 and 2005, Carey achieved major worldwide success with "We Belong Together" as the song topped the charts in Australia and the United States (for 14 non-consecutive weeks). In the U.S., the song also repeatedly broke many BDS Airplay records and was warmly received by critics. It won Carey a number of industry awards, including two Grammy Awards in 2006.[1] The song has been certified platinum by the RIAA, and has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. [2] Billboard magazine listed "We Belong Together" ninth on The Billboard: All-Time Hot 100 Top Songs[3] and the most successful song of the 2000s.

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Label:  Island
Release Date:  April 16, 2005
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