"I Did It for Love" is a song by Korean pop singer BoA featuring American singer-songwriter and record producerSean Garrett. The song is her second single for her debut eponymous English album, BoA. The track was written and produced by Garrett, Melvin K. Watson Jr. and Matthew I. Irby. The single was released on June 2, 2009.
On February 17, 2009, SM Entertainment USA released a 1:30 clip of the song on Myspace, Facebook, YouTube, Imeem, and iLike. The song is about a woman who's been hurt by her lover and despite the fact that he leaves her, she continues to love him.
The music video for "I Did It for Love" was filmed by Joseph Kahn in January 2009 at Ren-Mar Studios in Hollywood. It was released on April 15, 2009 on BoA's MySpace page. The music video incorporates themes of water, mysticism, and the color black and BoA's use of a hand-held fan to produce an oriental feel to the video. Portions of the video were considered reminiscent of Janet Jackson in its choreography and outfits.