"From This Moment On" is a song by Canadian country singer Shania Twain. It was the fourth country single released from her 1997 multi-platinum album, Come on Over, while it was the second to be released to North American pop radio and third to international markets. The song was written by Mutt Lange and Shania Twain. It became her second biggest single on the Billboard Hot 100 and went on to become Twain's ninth top-ten single on the Billboard Country singles chart. It was also her second number one on the Billboard Adult Contemporary singles chart. The original version of the song featured fellow country singer Bryan White, while a new re-recorded version featured Twain solo. "From This Moment On" was included in both the Come on Over and Up! tours, as well as her Miami, Chicago and Up! Close and Personal specials. Twain has stated that during performances of the song on stage at shows, there have been incidents of couples proposing to each other. The song was written at a soccer game in Italy, as a love song between Twain and Lange. At the 1999 Canadian Country Music Awards, "From This Moment On" won the award for Vocal/Instrumental Collaboration of the Year. In 2006, a survey was conducted by Gigmasters.com
, which asked 2500 wedding entertainers and DJs their most requested wedding songs, "From This Moment On" ranked as couples' third most requested "first dance" song.
The music video for "From This Moment On" was filmed in New York City and directed by Paul Boyd. It was shot on August 27, 1998 and released on September 27, 1998, two months after it peaked in the country music format. It depicts Twain wearing a long dress and a bindi. She is walking down a hallway, trying to go through several doors; however, they are all locked. Finally she finds an unlocked door, proceeds through it and finds an orchestra being led by a conductor. She stands in front and finishes singing the song. The video, with an extra blooper at the end, is available on Twain's DVD The Platinum Collection.
"From This Moment On" debuted on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart the week of March 14, 1998 at number 68. The single spent 32 weeks on the chart, her longest stay at the time, a record previously held by "You're Still the One". The song climbed to a peak position of number six on July 25, 1998, where it remained for one week. The single became Twain's eighth top ten and her tenth top twenty single at country radio. "From This Moment On" had a slow start on the charts because of competition from "You're Still the One", another ballad off Come On Over, climbing at the same time.
At adult contemporary radio, "From This Moment On" debuted at number 27, the week of September 12, 1998. The single spent 68 weeks on the chart and quickly climbed to a peak position of number one on December 5, 1998, where it remained for one week. "From This Moment On" became Twain's second consecutive number one, top ten and top twenty single. It also topped the Adult Contemporary Recurrents chart for three weeks.
Twain's second most successful single on the Billboard Hot 100 is "From This Moment On". It debuted on December 5, 1998, at number five, Twain's highest debut on any Billboard chart. It spent 40 weeks on the chart and peaked at number four for two weeks starting December 19, 1998. The song made number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay and number five on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart.
Internationally, "From This Moment On" became Twain's second top ten single in the UK. It debuted, at its peak, on November 28, 1998 at number nine. It remained on the chart for eight weeks. The song also hit the top ten in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand.