I Belong to You/How Many Ways
|"I Belong to You"/"How Many Ways"|
U.S. commercial CD single
|Single by Toni Braxton|
|from the album Toni Braxton|
|Released||June 10, 1994|
|Genre||R&B, new jack swing, soul, dance|
|Length||3:53 ("I Belong to You")
4:45 ("How Many Ways")
|Writer(s)||Vassal Benford, Ronald Spearman ("I Belong to You")
Vincent Herbert, Toni Braxton ("How Many Ways")
|Producer(s)||Vassal Benford ("I Belong to You")
Vincent Herbert ("How Many Ways")
|Toni Braxton singles chronology|
"I Belong to You"/"How Many Ways", alternatively "How Many Ways"/"I Belong to You" in vinyl edition, is a single from American R&B singer Toni Braxton's 1993 self-titled debut album, Toni Braxton. The single was released in 1994 as the album's fifth and final single in the United States with both songs as double-sided songs.
"I Belong to You" was written by Vassal Benford and Ronald Spearman and produced by Benford. While there was no music video for "I Belong to You", the song garnered Braxton a nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 1996 Grammy Awards.
"How Many Ways" was co-written by Braxton herself and sampled the song "God Make Me Funky" by The Headhunters featuring Pointer Sisters. The protagonist of the composition, co-written by Braxton herself, declares there are many ways in which she loves her man. The music video for "How Many Ways" features Braxton and Shemar Moore riding in a car, frolicking in a playground, and on a veranda. A remix produced by R. Kelly also was released to radio and music television stations.
Track listings and formats
- "The Hot 100: The Week of January 21, 1995". Billboard. Retrieved February 1, 2017.
- "Toni Braxton: Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved February 1, 2017.
- "Toni Braxton > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-10-17.