"Let's Wait Awhile" is a song by American singer Janet Jackson from her third studio album, Control (1986). It was released on January 6, 1987, by A&M Records as the album's fifth single. The song was written and produced by Jackson and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, with Melanie Andrews also serving as co-writer. It is also the first song Jackson co-produced. The song was inspired by a conversation Andrews had with her childhood boyfriend, just young teenagers at the time. The lyrics discuss sexual abstinence and postponing sexual intimacy within a relationship until the time is right.

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  • Let’s Wait Awhile ist ein Lied von Janet Jackson aus dem Jahr 1987, das von ihr, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis und Melanie Andrews geschrieben wurde. Es erschien auf dem Album Control. (de)
  • "Let's Wait Awhile" is a song by American singer Janet Jackson from her third studio album, Control (1986). It was released on January 6, 1987, by A&M Records as the album's fifth single. The song was written and produced by Jackson and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, with Melanie Andrews also serving as co-writer. It is also the first song Jackson co-produced. The song was inspired by a conversation Andrews had with her childhood boyfriend, just young teenagers at the time. The lyrics discuss sexual abstinence and postponing sexual intimacy within a relationship until the time is right. The song received generally favorable reviews from music critics, who praised the track's sweetness and Jackson's tender delivery. It was also praised for its meaningful message, considered to be a teaching tool to encourage sexual abstinence amidst the AIDS crisis at the time. In the United States, "Let's Wait Awhile" peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts, while topping the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Internationally, it reached number three in the United Kingdom, where she made her debut on the BBC's Top of the Pops on March 26, 1987, and number four in Ireland, in addition to charting within the top 40 in several other countries. It has been included on two of Jackson's greatest hits albums, Design of a Decade: 1986–1996 (1995) and Number Ones (2009). A music video for "Let's Wait Awhile", directed by Dominic Sena, co-stars martial artist and actor Taimak, and tells the story of a couple in love. Jackson has performed the song live on all of her tours, beginning with the Rhythm Nation World Tour 1990 through the Unbreakable World Tour (2015–16), receiving praise for her vocal performance. The song has been covered and sampled in numerous songs throughout the years. (en)
  • Let's Wait Awhile è un brano della cantautrice statunitense Janet Jackson estratto nel 1987 come quinto singolo dal suo terzo album, Control. (it)
  • Let's Wait Awhile est le 5e single extrait de l'album Control de la chanteuse américaine Janet Jackson, il est sorti le 6 janvier 1987 et contient en face B, la chanson Pretty Boy (album Dream Street) ou un remix de Nasty, selon les pays. Le single s'est classé numéro 2 au Billboard Hot 100 et numéro 1 au Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Let's Wait Awhile a été écrit par James Harris III, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson et Melanie Andrews. Cette chanson a fait l'objet d'un clip, réalisé par Dominic Sena, tournée à New York. (fr)
  • "Let's Wait Awhile" is de vijfde single van Janet Jacksons derde studioalbum Control uit 1986. De single werd uitgebracht in 1987. (nl)
  • "Let's Wait Awhile" (Português: Vamos esperar um pouco) é o quinto compacto simples de Control, o terceiro álbum da cantora estadunidense Janet Jackson. (pt)
  • 《慢慢來》(英語:Let's Wait Awhile)是美國黑人女歌手珍娜·傑克森在1987年1月發行的單曲,這首單曲在告示牌單曲榜獲得第2名,在英國單曲榜獲得第3名。 (zh)
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  • Let’s Wait Awhile ist ein Lied von Janet Jackson aus dem Jahr 1987, das von ihr, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis und Melanie Andrews geschrieben wurde. Es erschien auf dem Album Control. (de)
  • Let's Wait Awhile è un brano della cantautrice statunitense Janet Jackson estratto nel 1987 come quinto singolo dal suo terzo album, Control. (it)
  • Let's Wait Awhile est le 5e single extrait de l'album Control de la chanteuse américaine Janet Jackson, il est sorti le 6 janvier 1987 et contient en face B, la chanson Pretty Boy (album Dream Street) ou un remix de Nasty, selon les pays. Le single s'est classé numéro 2 au Billboard Hot 100 et numéro 1 au Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Let's Wait Awhile a été écrit par James Harris III, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson et Melanie Andrews. Cette chanson a fait l'objet d'un clip, réalisé par Dominic Sena, tournée à New York. (fr)
  • "Let's Wait Awhile" is de vijfde single van Janet Jacksons derde studioalbum Control uit 1986. De single werd uitgebracht in 1987. (nl)
  • "Let's Wait Awhile" (Português: Vamos esperar um pouco) é o quinto compacto simples de Control, o terceiro álbum da cantora estadunidense Janet Jackson. (pt)
  • 《慢慢來》(英語:Let's Wait Awhile)是美國黑人女歌手珍娜·傑克森在1987年1月發行的單曲,這首單曲在告示牌單曲榜獲得第2名,在英國單曲榜獲得第3名。 (zh)
  • "Let's Wait Awhile" is a song by American singer Janet Jackson from her third studio album, Control (1986). It was released on January 6, 1987, by A&M Records as the album's fifth single. The song was written and produced by Jackson and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, with Melanie Andrews also serving as co-writer. It is also the first song Jackson co-produced. The song was inspired by a conversation Andrews had with her childhood boyfriend, just young teenagers at the time. The lyrics discuss sexual abstinence and postponing sexual intimacy within a relationship until the time is right. (en)
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  • 慢慢來 (珍娜·傑克森歌曲) (zh)
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