I Lived It

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"I Lived It"
A color photograph of Blake Shelton playing the guitar.
Single by Blake Shelton
from the album Texoma Shore
ReleasedJanuary 29, 2018 (2018-01-29)
LabelWarner Bros. Nashville
Producer(s)Scott Hendricks
Blake Shelton singles chronology
"You Make It Feel Like Christmas"
"I Lived It"
"Turnin' Me On"

"I Lived It" is a song written by Rhett Akins, Ashley Gorley, Ben Hayslip, and Ross Copperman and recorded by American country music singer Blake Shelton. It was released in January 2018 as the second single from Shelton's 2017 album Texoma Shore.


"I Lived It" features a nostalgic look at the narrator's childhood. Shelton told The Boot that the song "really stands out to everybody as maybe the best song on the album".[1]

Commercial performance[]

The song peaked at No. 3 on the Country Airplay chart for chart dated June 30, 2018.[2] The song has sold 153,000 copies in the United States as of June 2018.[3] It was certified Gold by the RIAA on July 31, 2019 for 500,000 units in sales and streams.[4]

Music video[]

The accompanying music video for this song features photographs from Shelton's childhood and teenage years, interspersed with flashbacks and footage of Blake performing. It was filmed north of Los Angeles, CA, and directed by Adam Rothlein.[5][6]



Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[13] Gold 40,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[4] Gold 500,000double-dagger / 153,000[3]

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.


  1. ^ "Hear Blake Shelton's New Single, 'I Lived It'". The Boot. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
  2. ^ "Country Airplay". Billboard. June 30, 2018.
  3. ^ Jump up to: a b Bjorke, Matt (July 3, 2018). "Top 30 Digital Country Singles: July 3, 2018". Roughstock. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  4. ^ Jump up to: a b "American single certifications – Blake Shelton – I Lived It". Recording Industry Association of America.
  5. ^ "Blake Shelton Looks at Former Versions of Himself in Music Video for 'I Lived It'". Billboard. March 2, 2018. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
  6. ^ "Blake Shelton Reflects on Life in 'I Lived It' Music Video". Sounds Like Nashville. March 5, 2018. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
  7. ^ "Blake Shelton Chart History (Hot Canadian Digital Song Sales)". Billboard. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  8. ^ "Blake Shelton Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  9. ^ "Blake Shelton Chart History (Country Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  10. ^ "Blake Shelton Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 22, 2018.
  11. ^ "Country Airplay – Year-End 2018". Billboard. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
  12. ^ "Hot Country Songs – Year-End 2018". Billboard. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
  13. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Blake Shelton – I Lived It". Music Canada.
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