I Believe I Can Fly



"I Believe I Can Fly" is a 1996 song by R&B singer R. Kelly. The song was written, produced and also arranged by R. Kelly. It was the theme song of the movie Space Jam.

The song was #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number #1 on the UK charts. The song can be heard on his 1998 album R. "I Believe I Can Fly" has also won 3 Grammys, and ranked #406 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

The song has been covered by Yolanda Adams, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Ruth Brown, William Hung, James Ingram, and Bianca Ryan. Jim Carrey also lip syncs it during an early scene in Fun with Dick and Jane (2005). Both Katharine McPhee and Anwar Robinson performed this song on American Idol. The song is also popular for many high school graduations.

I Believe I Can Fly is the principal song from the 1996 movie Space Jam, where it serves as a metaphor for Michael Jordan's rise to success in professional basketball.Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover Texts.
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