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In 1995, ‘Exhale (Shoop Shoop)’ Was Released As Lead Single From ‘Waiting To Exhale’

Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) single front cover

“Exhale (Shoop Shoop),” featured on the soundtrack to the film Waiting To Exhale, was released as the lead single on November 7, 1995 (24 years ago today) by Arista Records. The song was written and produced by Babyface and became Whitney’s 11th and final #1 Billboard Hot 100 single. It received four nominations at the 39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (where she also performed the song) and won Best R&B Song. The song also won other awards including a Soul Train Music Award. The video was directed by Forest Whitaker who also directed the film.

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