Long as I Live (Toni Braxton song)

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"Long as I Live"
Long As I Live.jpg
Single by Toni Braxton
from the album Sex & Cigarettes
ReleasedFebruary 9, 2018
FormatDigital download
Recorded2017
Length4:51
LabelDef Jam
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Dixon
Toni Braxton singles chronology
"Deadwood"
(2017)
"Long as I Live"
(2018)
"FOH"
(2018)
Music video
"Long as I Live" on YouTube

"Long as I Live" is a song by American recording artist Toni Braxton released on February 9, 2018.[1] The song serves as the second single from Braxton's eighth studio album Sex & Cigarettes (2018). Written by Toni Braxton, Paul Boutin, and Antonio Dixon and produced by Dixon. The song received two Grammy nominations for Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.[2] It won the 50th NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song (Traditional).

Background and promotion[edit]

On February 27, 2018, Braxton appeared on the daytime show Loose Women to promote the single "Long as I Live" and her upcoming album Sex & Cigarettes.[3] A behind-the-scenes video was released on Braxton's Instagram account featuring the auditions of dancers for the music video for "Long as I Live".[4] On March 21, 2018, Braxton teased a 26-second video of the music video, announcing that it would premiere on WEtv after the season six premiere of Braxton Family Values on March 22, 2018.[5]

Music video[edit]

The audio video was released to Braxton's VEVO channel on February 9, 2018.[6] The music video was recorded on March 6, 2018,[7] and released on March 23, 2018.[8] The music video also features Braxton's younger sisters, Towanda & Tamar Braxton.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[1]

  1. "Long as I Live" – 4:51

Charts[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref
Various February 9, 2018 Digital download Def Jam [1][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Deadwood – Single by Toni Braxton on Apple Music". Apple Music (US). Retrieved February 9, 2018.
  2. ^ "61st Annual GRAMMY Awards". GRAMMY.com. 2018-12-06. Retrieved 2018-12-14.
  3. ^ https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8221380/toni-braxton-shows-off-engagement-ring
  4. ^ "Toni Braxton on Instagram "Long As I Live"". Instagram. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Toni Braxton on Instagram "Be sure to tune into #BFV tomorrow night! My new video for Long As I Live Premieres immediately after!"". Instagram. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  6. ^ "Toni Braxton – Long As I Live (Audio)". YouTube. Retrieved February 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "Toni Braxton – Long As I Live Music Video Snippet". YouTube. Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  8. ^ "Toni Braxton – Long As I Live". YouTube. March 23, 2018. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  9. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 31, 2018.
  10. ^ "Official Singles Downloads Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  11. ^ "Toni Braxton Chart History (Adult R&B Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved June 6, 2018.
  12. ^ "Toni Braxton Chart History (Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved August 23, 2019.
  13. ^ "Toni Braxton Chart History (Hot R&B Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2018.
  14. ^ "Toni Braxton Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved June 19, 2018.
  15. ^ "Toni Braxton Chart History (R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales)". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2018.
  16. ^ "2018 Year End Chart: ADULT R&B SONGS". Billboard. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  17. ^ International releases of Long As I Live: