Live For

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"Live For"
The Weeknd - Live For.jpg
Single by The Weeknd featuring Drake
from the album Kiss Land
Released August 20, 2013 (2013-08-20)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre Alternative R&B
Length 3:45
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
The Weeknd singles chronology
"Love in the Sky"
(2013)
"Live For"
(2013)
"Elastic Heart"
(2013)

"Love in the Sky"
(2013)
"Live For"
(2013)
"Elastic Heart"
(2013)
Drake singles chronology
"Hold On, We're Going Home"
(2013) Hold On, We're Going Home2013
"Live For"
(2013) Live For2013
"All Me"
(2013) All Me2013
Music video
"Live For" on YouTube

"Live For" is a song by Canadian singer The Weeknd from his debut studio album Kiss Land (2013). The song, which features guest vocals from fellow Canadian rapper Drake, was released as the album's fourth single on September 3, 2013.

Background[edit]

On July 27, 2013, The Weeknd posted a picture with Drake being in the studio together, dispelling past rumors of them feuding.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was released on September 11, 2013.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Belgium Urban (Ultratop Flanders)[3] 37
South Korea International Digital Chart (Gaon)[4] 143
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 111
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[6] 23
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[7] 19
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[8] 47

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States August 20, 2013[9] Mainstream urban radio Republic
United Kingdom August 23, 2013[10] Digital download Universal
United States September 3, 2013[11] Republic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Drake and The Weeknd Reunite in the Studio". Rap-Up. Los Angeles. July 27, 2013. Retrieved April 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "New Video: The Weeknd x Drake "Live For"". Rap Radar. September 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – The Weeknd feat. Drake – Live For" (in Dutch). Ultratop Urban. Retrieved April 8, 2013.
  4. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart (2013년 9월 1주차)". Gaon Chart. Archived from the original on November 3, 2013. Retrieved April 11, 2014. 
  5. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart: CLUK Update 21.09.2013 (wk37)". Zobbel.de. Retrieved April 8, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 11, 2014.
  7. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100". Billboard. September 7, 2013. Retrieved April 11, 2014. (Subscription required (help)). 
  8. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. September 7, 2013. Retrieved April 11, 2014. (Subscription required (help)). 
  9. ^ "Live For feat Drake (Super Clean)". Frequency News. Fort Lee. Archived from the original on April 13, 2014. Retrieved April 11, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Live For by The Weeknd / Drake". 7digital. Archived from the original on April 13, 2014. Retrieved April 11, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Live For [feat. Drake]: The Weeknd". Amazon.com. Retrieved April 11, 2014.