From the album Very Necessary, video directed by Matthew Rolston Label Next Plateau/London Chart (1994) Peak Position U.S. Billboard Hot 100 3 U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 3 U.S. Billboard Rap 1 U.S. 2 UK Singles Chart 7 Awards and nominations Year Award 1994 Won MTV Video Music Awards for Best Dance Video, Best R&B Video, and Best Choreography for "Whatta Man". 1995 Nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Single ("Whatta Man"). 1995 Nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Whatta Man").