Belongs to You

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"Belongs to You"
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Single by Emerson Drive
from the album Believe
Released November 17, 2008
Format CD Single, Digital download
Genre Country
Length 3:31 (radio edit)
3:51 (album version)
Label Midas/Valory
Writer(s) Dave Berg
Rivers Rutherford
Tom Shapiro
Producer(s) Teddy Gentry
Josh Leo
Emerson Drive singles chronology
"Everyday Woman"
"Belongs to You"

"Belongs to You" is a song written by Dave Berg, Rivers Rutherford and Tom Shapiro, and recorded by Canadian country music band Emerson Drive, who released it as a single in November 2008. It was released in December 2008 as the lead-off single to their sixth studio album, Believe, released in Canada on May 5, 2009 via Midas Records Nashville and The Valory Music Group, the latter is an imprint of Big Machine Records.


"Belongs to You" is a mid-tempo ballad in which the male narrator describes the personal sacrifices that he had made in his life for his lover.


Matt Bjorke of Roughstock described the song favorably. He described it as "a sweetly romantic power ballad that is sure to become a smash hit wedding track in 2009."[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Steven Goldmann.

Chart performance[edit]

"Belongs to You" debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart dated November 29, 2008.

Chart (2008-2009) Peak
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[2] 73
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 32

Cover versions[edit]

Jimmy Wayne covered the song for his 2009 studio album Sara Smile.[4]


  1. ^ Bjorke, Matt. "Emerson Drive - "Belongs to You" Single Review". Roughstock. Retrieved 2009-02-07. 
  2. ^ "Emerson Drive – Chart history" Canadian Hot 100 for Emerson Drive.
  3. ^ "Emerson Drive – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Emerson Drive.
  4. ^ "Sara Smile". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 November 2009. 

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