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Whitney Houston’s ‘Exhale (Shoop Shoop)’ Was Released In November 1995

Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) single front cover

November 7, 1995 – Whitney’s song “Exhale (Shoop Shoop)” from the soundtrack for the film Waiting To Exhale was released as a single by Arista Records, written and produced by Babyface. At the 39th GRAMMY Awards (February 1997), the song received four nominations and won Best R&B Song. Whitney also performed the song live on the show that evening.

“Exhale (Shoop Shoop)” also won a Soul Train Music Award, two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Song and Outstanding Female Artist, and was nominated for Best Song From A Movie at the 5th MTV Movie Awards. Whitney enlisted Forest Whitaker (who had directed the Waiting To Exhale film) to direct the music video. The song was a staple on many of her tours.

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