"Right Here Waiting" is a song by American singer and songwriter Richard Marx. It was released on June 29, 1989, as the second single from his second album, Repeat Offender. The song was a global hit, topping charts throughout the world, including the U. S. where it reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. It was certified Platinum by the RIAA. The song has been covered by many artists, including Monica for her album The Boy Is Mine.