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"I Will Always Love You"
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Single by Whitney Houston
from the album The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album
Released November 3, 1992
Format CD single, cassette single, 7" single and 12" single
Recorded Spring 1992
Genre R&B
Length 4:33
Label Arista
Writer(s) Dolly Parton
Producer David Foster
Whitney Houston singles chronology

"We Didn't Know
(1992)

"I Will Always Love You"
(1992)

"I'm Every Woman"
(1993)

The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album track listing

"I Will Always Love You"
(1)

"I Have Nothing

(2)

I Will Always Love You is a 1992 song by Whitney Houston. The song is a single for the soundtrack album "The Bodyguard" and was released on November 3, 1992.

Background Edit

Whitney stated that I Will Always Love You was introduced to her by Kevin Costner during an MTV 1993 Documentary Before this suggestion, it was said that she was set to record the song "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" by singer Jimmy Ruffins as the leading single of the album but it was already set to be used for the film "Fried Green Tomatoes".

Awards Edit

I Will Always Love You was nominated for 16 awards from 1993-1994 in which all were recorded as a win.

1993 Edit

  • Soul Train Awards - Best Female R&B/Soul Single, Female
  • People's Choice Awards - Favorite New Music Video
  • Japan Gold Disc Awards - International Song of the Year
  • MTV Movie Awards - Best Song From A Movie

Billboard Awards 1993

Whitney walked away with the most awards of that night.

  • No 1 World Single
  • No. 1 Hot 100 Singles Sales
  • No. 1 Hot R&B Singles Sales
  • Single Most Weeks at No. 1 ( for 14 weeks)
  • #1 Hot R&B Single
  • #1 Hot 100 Single

1994 Edit

  • American Music Awards - Favorite Soul/R&B Single and Favorite Pop/Rock Single
  • Grammy Awards - Record of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Performance for Female
  • Soul Train Music Awards - Best R&B Song of the Year

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