Donell Jones signed with LaFace Records in 1996 and released his debut album, My Heart. This CD included a hit cover of Stevie Wonder's 1976 ballad "Knocks Me Off My Feet".
In 1999, Donell Jones managed to establish himself as a true R&B hit maker with his second album, Where I Wanna Be. This album produced several number-one hits such as "U Know What's Up", "Where i wanna be", "Shorty Got Her Eyes on Me" and "All This Love". The album went on to sell over one million copies.
Donell released his third album in 2002 titled, "Life Goes On...".
In 2006 Jones released his fourth album, "Journey of a Gemini". The song "Special Girl" is featured on this album.
Donell is planning to release a new album in late 2009 or near the beginning of 2010.