"I Will Always Love You" is a song written and originally recorded in 1973 by American singer-songwriter Dolly Parton. Whitney Houston recorded her version of the song for the 1992 film The Bodyguard. Houston's version was released on November 2, 1992. Her single spent a then-recordbreaking 14 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, from November 28 and is one of the best-selling singles of all time. In the UK it peaked to number 1 on December 5 and remained it for 10 weeks.