"This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)" is a song performed by Natalie Cole and composed by Chuck Jackson and Marvin Yancy. It was Natalie Cole's debut single in 1975 and one of her biggest hits, becoming a #1 R&B and #6 Pop smash in the U.S., reaching the U.K. Top 40, and winning Cole a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, a category that had previously been dominated by Aretha Franklin. It would also help her win the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. It is frequently used in movie trailers for romantic comedies, and is an airplay favorite today across multiple radio formats, including oldies, smooth jazz, urban AC, and adult contemporary.
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- The song was used as background music in television and radio ads for the eHarmony online dating service.
- The Family Jewels episode of Las Vegas (Season One, Episode 21).
The song appears on the following movie soundtracks:
- 1998 movie The Parent Trap
- 2003 movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
- 2004 movie Taxi
- 2005 movie Must Love Dogs
- 2007 movie Alles Is Liefde, a Dutch remake of Love Actually
And is featured in the following movies
- 1995 movie While You Were Sleeping
- 2000 movie If These Walls Could Talk 2
- 2004 movie A Cinderella Story