Are You Ever Gonna Love Me

"Are You Ever Gonna Love Me"
Single by Holly Dunn
from the album The Blue Rose of Texas
B-side "If I'd Never Loved You"
Released May 1989 (U.S.)
Format 7"
Recorded 1988
Genre Country
Length 2:38
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Writer(s) Holly Dunn, Tom Shapiro and Chris Waters
Producer(s) Holly Dunn, Chris Waters
Holly Dunn singles chronology
"(It's Always Gonna Be) Someday"
"Are You Ever Gonna Love Me"
"There Goes My Heart Again"

"'Are You Ever Gonna Love Me" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Holly Dunn. It was released in May 1989 as the first single from the album The Blue Rose of Texas. Written by Dunn, along with Tom Shapiro and her brother Chris Waters, the song was her first single released by Warner Bros. Records, to which she signed after her previous label, MTM Records, was disestablished.

In August 1989, "Are You Ever Gonna Love Me" became her first (of two) No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. Its 14 weeks spent in the top 40 including a week at No. 1.[1]

Chart performance

Chart (1989) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 6
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 89
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 20


  1. Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 113.
  2. "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 6456." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 28, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  3. "Holly Dunn – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Holly Dunn.
  4. "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1989". RPM. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  5. "Best of 1989: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.

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Preceded by
"Sunday in the South"
by Shenandoah
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

August 26, 1989
Succeeded by
"I'm Still Crazy"
by Vern Gosdin
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