Release Date

March 15, 1977

“Got to Give It Up” is a song by American music artist Marvin Gaye. Written by the singer and produced by Art Stewart as a response to a request from Gaye’s record label that he perform disco music, it was released in March 1977. Upon its release, it topped three different Billboard charts, including the Hot 100, and became a worldwide success. Gaye sometimes used the song to open his concerts. On the disco charts, the single was a number one hit. Billboard ranked it as the No. 20 song of 1977.