Heaven Sent (Keyshia Cole song)

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"Heaven Sent"
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Single by Keyshia Cole
from the album Just Like You
Released March 2, 2008
Format CD single, Digital download
Recorded 2006
Genre R&B
Length 3:52
Label Imani, Geffen
Songwriter(s) Keyshia Cole, Jason Farmer, Alex Francis, Lamont Wilson
Producer(s) Alex Francis For The Ghostwriters and Jason "JVibe" Farmer
Keyshia Cole singles chronology
"I Got a Thang for You"
"Heaven Sent"
"I Got a Thang for You"
"Heaven Sent"

Heaven Sent is an R&B song by American singer-songwriter Keyshia Cole. It is the fourth and final single from Keyshia Cole's second album Just Like You. This ballad was written by Alex Francis, Jason Farmer and Keyshia Cole. "Heaven" was the third #1 for Cole on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The song's video was shot in Hawaii and is based on the "Footprints" poem. The Leona Lewis song "Footprints In The Sand" is based on the same piece. The song also earned Cole two Grammy nominations for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song.

Music video[edit]

The music video premiered on March 27, 2008 on Yahoo! Music and BET's Access Granted.[1] The video peaked at number 1 on May 8, 2008 on BET's 106 & Park.[1] The music video was directed by Benny Boom and was shot in Oahu, Hawaii and it features her alone in the video and she is singing on a beach and in a jungle setting also by a waterfall. The beach scene resembles the poem "Footprints". The music video also has panoramic views of a farm with horses and a barn.

Chart performance[edit]

"Heaven Sent" is Keyshia Cole's third number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs from Just Like You. It peaked at number one for nine consecutive weeks. It charted on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart for 55 weeks. On the Billboard Hot 100, it has peaked at number 28.


This song was used at the beginning and the end of the episode "Fool Me Twice... I'm The Damn Fool" of The Game on October 29, 2007.


Chart (2008) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[2] 28
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[3] 1
UK Singles Chart[3] 37

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