Whitney Houston recorded her version of the song in the year for the film, The Bodyguard. Her song spent 14 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot chart and is one of the best-selling songs of all time. It also held the record for being the best-selling single by a woman in music history, until Taylor Swift broke the record for the same. Houston's version of "I Will Always Love You" re-entered the charts in after her passing, making it the second single ever to hit the top three on Billboard Hot in a separate list. Listen to the song below. The singer with her Folklore album has remained on No. This record has been secured to Houston's name for the last 23 years since Folklore recorded over 87k albums for the week that ended on September
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The power ballad becomes the first '90s single by a soloist to reach 1 billion views on YouTube.
Of all the legendary songs Dolly Parton has written in her illustrious career, "I Will Always Love You" remains one of the most iconic. Dolly's version hit No. And of course, the ballad became popular all over again when Whitney Houston recorded a version for the movie The Bodyguard in
It reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart twice. It first reached number one in June , and then in October , with her re-recording on the soundtrack of the movie version of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Thus, she achieved a number one position twice with the same song, a rare feat that Chubby Checker had done previously with "The Twist" becoming number one in and again in