"Say My Name" is a number-one single by American R&B group Destiny's Child for the Columbia label, released in early 2000 (see 2000 in music). The single was the third of four singles from the group's 1999 album The Writing's on the Wall, and the most successful of the four.
"Say My Name" debuted at #83 on the Hot 100 on December 12, 1999 and reached its peak position thirteen weeks later, taking longer than any other Destiny's Child number one single to reach the summit. It went onto become the group's international breakthrough hit far exceeding the popularity of "No, No, No" which prior to this release was their only true international hit.
Produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins and written by Jerkins, his brother Fred, LaShawn Daniels, and the members of Destiny's Child, "Say My Name" peaked at number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart ,the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks in the United States for three weeks in 2000, from March 11, 2000 to April 1. The song was also a number-one hit in Australia. In the United Kingdom it was at that point the group's biggest hit to date peaking at #3 and sold over 190,000 copies. "Say My Name" was the second Destiny's Child single to become a number-one hit in the United States, following the previous year's "Bills, Bills, Bills".
The song spent thirty two weeks on the Hot 100 and was one of the top ten best-selling CD-singles of the year in the US. It is actually the group's third biggest-selling single in their homeland after "No, No, No" and "Bills, Bills, Bills" and was also their third gold RIAA certified single.