About How Do I Live

"How Do I Live" is a song written by Diane Warren. It was originally performed by LeAnn Rimes and the extended version of the song was later featured on her second studio album You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs in 1997. It was also performed by Trisha Yearwood, and Yearwood"s version was used in the soundtrack of the film Con Air. In the US, Rimes"s version peaked at No. 2 for five non-consecutive weeks in late 1997 and early 1998, behind "Candle in the Wind 1997" by Elton John, and "Truly Madly Deeply" by Savage Garden. It set a record for staying on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 69 weeks, a record it held until "I"m Yours" by Jason Mraz set a new record of 76 weeks. The Rimes recording also set the record for the most time in the Billboard Hot 100"s top 5 at 25 consecutive weeks and held the record for nineteen years (until it was broken in early 2017 by The Chainsmokers"s song "Closer"), the record for Billboard Hot 100"s top 10 at 32 consecutive weeks (a record surpassed by "Shape of You" by Ed Sheeran in 2017). It ranks at No. 4 on Billboard"s All Time Top 100, the only single on the top 10 of this list not peaking at No. 1. The only songs that finished ahead of it were Bobby Darin"s cover of "Mack the Knife", Santana"s song "Smooth", and Chubby Checker"s version of "The Twist". It has been certified 3× Platinum by the RIAA for shipments of 3 million copies in the United States, the highest certified country single of that time, to be surpassed twelve years later by "Love Story" from artist Taylor Swift, which has been certified 8× Platinum. Despite only peaking as high as No. 7 in the UK Singles Chart, Rimes" version of "How Do I Live" spent 34 weeks on the chart, ending up as the 6th best selling single of 1998. As of August 2014, the song has sold 710,000 copies in the UK."How Do I Live" was also covered by F. I. R. (Faye and Real featuring LeAnn Rimes). F. I. R. invited Rimes to record a portion of the song for their third album Flight Tribe in 2006. Billboard ranked "How Do I Live" as the most successful song of the 1990s despite not going to number one on the Billboard Hot 100.more »




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How do I get through one night without youIf I had to live without youWhat kinda life would that beOh I need you in my arms, need you to holdYou are my world, my heart, my soulIf you ever leaveBaby you would take awayEverything good in my lifeAnd tell me nowHow do I live without you?I want to knowHow do I breathe without you?If you ever goHow do I ever, ever surviveHow do I, how do I, oh how do I liveWithout youThere would be no sun in my skyThere would be no love in my lifeThere"d be no world left for meAnd I, baby, I don"t know what I would doI"d be lost if I lost youIf you ever leaveBaby you would take awayEverything real in my lifeAnd tell me nowHow do I live without youI want to knowHow do I breathe without youIf you ever goHow do I ever, ever surviveHow do I, how do I, oh how do I livePlease tell me baby how do I go onIf you ever leaveBaby you would take away everythingNeed you with meBaby don"t you know that you areEverything good in my lifeAnd tell me nowHow do I live without youI want to knowHow do I breathe without youIf you ever goHow do I ever, ever surviveHow do I, how do I, oh how do I liveHow do I live without you?How do I live without you, baby?How do I live without you?

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LeAnn Rimes Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (born August 28, 1982), known professionally as LeAnn Rimes, is an American country and pop singer.

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Known for her rich vocals, Rimes rose to stardom at age thirteen following the release of the Bill Mack song "Blue", becoming the youngest country music star since Tanya Tucker in 1972. more »