The Grammy-winning song is the only one of that decade performed solo that reaches the “club” of videos with over 1 billion views.

Written and recorded by Dolly Parton in 1973, the song was re-released by Houston in 1992. Her version peaked in the first part of the decade after being included on the soundtrack of “The Bodyguard”, in which she starred alongside Kevin Costner.

Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” spent 14 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and is one of the best-selling singles of all time.

The video was uploaded to YouTube in September 2010. He now joins “November Rain” – Guns N ‘Roses, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” – Nirvana and “Zombie” – The Cranberries, which have long exceeded 1 billion views.

According to Variety, in 2020, Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” had an average of 350,000 views per day. The official YouTube channel of the singer who died in 2012 now has 5.33 million subscribers.

List of the most watched YouTube videos of the 1990s: Guns N ‘Roses – “November Rain”: 1.45 billion views, Nirvana – “Smells Like Teen Spirit”: 1.14 billion, The Cranberries – “Zombie”: 1 , 05 billion, Whitney Houston – “I Will Always Love You”: 1 billion, 4 Non Blondes – “What’s Up”: 925 million views.