Rest of My Life (Ludacris song)

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"Rest of My Life"
Single by Ludacris featuring Usher and David Guetta
Released November 2, 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre Hip house, electro house
Length 3:52
Label Def Jam
Writer(s) David Guetta, Marvin Scandrick, Chris Bridges, Giorgio Tuinfort, Juan "Play" Salinas, Oscar "Skillz" Salinas, Usher Raymond IV, Nick van de Wall, Andy Shearman, Tearce "Kizzo" Keaz, Dorothy Shearman
Producer(s) David Guetta, Giorgio Tuinfort
Ludacris singles chronology
"Representin"
(2012)
"Rest of My Life"
(2012)
"All Around the World"
(2013)
Usher chronology
"Dive"
(2012)
"Rest of My Life"
(2012)
"Good Kisser"
(2014)
David Guetta chronology
"She Wolf (Falling to Pieces)"
(2012)
"Rest of My Life"
(2012)
"Just One Last Time"
(2012)

"Rest of My Life" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Ludacris, featuring Usher and David Guetta. It was released November 2, 2012 in promotion of his upcoming ninth studio album, Ludaversal.

Background[edit]

These three artists have had previous collaborations between them. Ludacris and Usher collaborated with Lil' Jon on the songs "Yeah!" (heard on Usher's Confessions album) and "Lovers and Friends" (heard on Lil' Jon's Crunk Juice album). Usher was also featured on Guetta's 2011 smash hit single "Without You", on Guetta's album, Nothing but the Beat. Ludacris and Guetta also collaborated with Taio Cruz on the single "Little Bad Girl", also heard on Nothing but the Beat.

Composition[edit]

All three artists co-wrote the song with 112 member Slim, Giorgio Tuinfort, and Play-N-Skillz, while production was handled by Guetta and Tuinfort. The song's instrumental hook is similar to that of Afrojack's "Can't Stop Me".

Release[edit]

The song was released on November 2, 2012 as the third single from Ludacris' upcoming eighth studio album, Ludaversal, and was also featured in the movie Fast & Furious 6 and its soundtrack. The song was heard in TV advertisements for the 2013 movie Battle of the Year.

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Rest of My Life" was first released onto YouTube on 11 November 2012 at a total length of four minutes and seven seconds. Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul and duo Lipari Brothers makes an appearance in the video.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Rest of My Life" (feat. Usher & David Guetta) 3:52
2. "Rest of My Life (Nicky Romero Remix)" (feat. Usher & David Guetta) 5:18
3. "Rest of My Life (Hard Rock Sofa Remix)" (feat. Usher & David Guetta) 6:39
4. "Rest of My Life (Daddy's Groove Remix)" (feat. Usher & David Guetta) 4:57
5. "Rest of My Life (Daddy's Groove Instrumental)" (feat. Usher & David Guetta) 5:41
6. "Rest of My Life (Original Version Extended)" (feat. Usher & David Guetta) 6:20

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States November 2, 2012[21] Digital download The Island Def Jam Music Group

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ludacris - Rest Of My Life ft. Usher, David Guetta on YouTube
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Ludacris feat. Usher & David Guetta – Rest Of My Life". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Ludacris feat. Usher & David Guetta – Rest Of My Life" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Ludacris feat. Usher & David Guetta – Rest Of My Life" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Ludacris feat. Usher & David Guetta – Rest Of My Life" (in French). Ultratip.
  6. ^ "Ludacris Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Ludacris.
  7. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 20133 into search.
  8. ^ "Lescharts.com – Ludacris feat. Usher & David Guetta – Rest Of My Life" (in French). Les classement single.
  9. ^ "Chartverfulgong > Ludacris feat. Usher & David Guetta > Rest Of My Life – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  10. ^ "Chart Track: Week 49, 2012". Irish Singles Chart.
  11. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Ludacris feat. Usher & David Guetta – Rest Of My Life". Top 40 Singles.
  12. ^ "Romanian Top 100 Official Podcast". Kissfm.ro. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  13. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201250 into search.
  14. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Ludacris feat. Usher & David Guetta – Rest Of My Life". Swiss Singles Chart.
  15. ^ "Archive Chart: 2012-12-01" UK Singles Chart.
  16. ^ "Archive Chart: 2012-12-01" UK Dance Chart.
  17. ^ "Ludacris Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Ludacris.
  18. ^ "Ludacris Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Ludacris.
  19. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/2013-03-30/danceclub-play-songs?order=drop
  20. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2013 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  21. ^ iTunes - Music - Rest of My Life (feat. Usher & David Guetta) - Single by Ludacris

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