Nick Pitera Sings I Will Always Love You In Touching Tribute
ShareTap Staff 1/7/2019
We know a lot of female artists with powerful vocals. But none of them have impacted the world quite like Whitney Houston. The award-winning singer and actress may have gone too soon, but she left the world with a legacy so great, she will be remembered from one generation to another.
Whitney had a career filled with memorable dance hits and ballads. But it was "I Will Always Love You" that cemented itself as her greatest hit of all time. It has been covered countless times by singers around the world- each bringing their own take to the timeless classic. The one you are about to hear is by YouTube sensation Nick Pitera. With his unique vocals and natural charm, Nick puts his whole heart and soul to this cover.
Whitney notably sang her powerful version of the track for the film finale for the 1992 movie "The Bodyguard." The song is full with power and emotion and was considered to be the pinnacle of Whitney's career. From the raw, acapella opening to the flawless climax, "I Will Always Love You" is a ballad that will stand the test of time.
Nick Pitera covers this song with a unique twist that has earned it over 5 million views. He gives tribute to the works of great artists. And if you didn't already know by now, Whitney's "I Will Always Love You" was a cover of country music star Dolly Parton. She originally wrote it in 1973 as a farewell to her mentor of seven years Porter Wagoner. It reached number one on the charts in June of 1974 and again in 1982. When Whitney Houston recorded it, her single spent 14 weeks as number one one on the charts.
It's definitely not easy to cover such a beloved song! But Nick does it so flawlessly, we can't help but fall in love with his rendition. Nick nails this one right from the beginning. With his unique voice, he blows us away by hitting one note after another. He builds it up as the song progresses. And once he hits the finale, Nick is all smiles since he knows he has done the song justice.
This iconic ballad may have been covered many times, but not everyone can do it as good as Nick Pitera.
Get ready to be blown away by his talent.