In 1992, Whitney Houston’s version of “I Will Always Love You” off “The Bodyguard” soundtrack spent 14 weeks at the top of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, which at the time was a record.
The song was originally sung and written by Dolly Parton in 1973, who first released the song as a single in 1974.
Whitney’s version was the longest running single of her career staying at number one for over 14 weeks, smashing her previous record.
The song achieved 4x platinum status in Australia and U.S. while going 2x platinum in the UK. Watch one Whitney’s greatest performances of all-time in her “I Will Always Love You” video.