"So Emotional" is a song recorded by American pop/ R&B singer Whitney Houston. The song was the third single from her second album Whitney, and was released on November 12, 1987.

"So Emotional" was written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly , who also penned Madonna's "Like a Virgin", Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors", Heart's "Alone" (all also previous #1 songs), The Bangles "Eternal Flame" (another #1 song) and Linda Ronstadt's "How Do I Make You". The song centers on Houston loving being in love, singing "I get so emotional baby / Every time I think of you / I get so emotional / Ain't it shocking what love can do".