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Whitney Houston

(1963 – 2012)

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Whitney Houston
(1963 – 2012)

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Whitney Houston

(1963 – 2012)
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About Whitney
This is a tribute in memory of Whitney Elizabeth Houston. Whitney Houston was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, the Guinness World Records cited her as the most-awarded female act of all time. Her list of awards includes two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards, among a total of 415 career awards as of 2010. Whitney Houston was also one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 million albums, singles and videos worldwide. Inspired by prominent soul singers in her family, including her mother Cissy Houston, cousins Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick, and her godmother Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston began singing with
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New Jersey church's junior gospel choir at age 11. After she began performing alongside her mother in night clubs in the New York City area, she was discovered by Arista Records label head Clive Davis. Whitney Houston released seven studio albums and three movie soundtrack albums, all of which have diamond, multi-platinum, platinum or gold certification.
Whitney Houston was the only artist to chart seven consecutive No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hits ("Saving All My Love for You", "How Will I Know", "Greatest Love of All", "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)", "Didn't We Almost Have It All", "So Emotional" and "Where Do Broken Hearts Go"). She was the second artist behind Elton John and the only female artist
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to have two number-one Top Billboard 200 Album awards (formerly "Top Pop Album") on the Billboard magazine year-end charts. Whitney Houston's 1985 debut album Whitney Houston, became the best-selling debut album by a female act at the time of its release. The album was named Rolling Stone's best album of 1986, and was ranked at number 254 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Her second studio album Whitney (1987), became the first album by a female artist to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Whitney Houston's crossover appeal on the popular music charts as well as her prominence on MTV, starting with her video for "How Will I Know", influenced several African-American
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female artists to follow in her footsteps.
Whitney Houston's first acting role was as the star of the feature film The Bodyguard (1992). The film's original soundtrack won the 1994 Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Its lead single "I Will Always Love You", became the best-selling single by a female artist in music history. With the album, Whitney Houston became the first act (solo or group, male or female) to sell more than a million copies of an album within a single week period. The album makes her the only female act in the top 10 list of the best-selling albums of all time, at number four. Whitney Houston continued to star in movies and contribute to their soundtracks, including the films Waiting to
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Exhale (1995) and The Preacher's Wife (1996). The Preacher's Wife soundtrack became the best-selling gospel album in history. Three years after the release of her fourth studio album My Love Is Your Love (1998), she renewed her recording contract with Arista Records. She released her fifth studio album Just Whitney in 2002, and the Christmas-themed One Wish: The Holiday Album in 2003. In 2009, Whitney Houston released her seventh studio album I Look to You.
Whitney Houston passed away on February 11th, 2012. This online memorial has been created to honor her life and her music. May she rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 13th Feb 2012
chrissy allen
wrote:
Rest in peace Whitney Houston.. I have been a fan since elementary school.I remember at the D.A.R.E assembly they played "The Greatest Love of All"..EVERYONE was crying. I had all her cassette tapes (back then there was no cd's).. I love you Whitney,you will always be remembered!!This is a very hard time,I have been very quiet and off and on crying because of this. I cant explain how many times I have watched your movie "The Body Guard"!!! I sing every song
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chrissy allen
message continued:
when watching that movie,and of course cry at the end.. May you rest in peace now love...I prat for your daughter Bobbi,and family..I wish there was a memorial service (like Micheal Jackson),so fans can mourn and be apart of this also,for we all hurt also..You are always loved and in my heart and ears!
Love, Chrissy Allen
Remembrance Messages
On 12th Feb 2012
jacqueline smithson
wrote:
rest in peace whitney xx
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This is a tribute in memory of Whitney Elizabeth Houston. Whitney Houston was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, the Guinness World Records cited her as the most-awarded female act of all time. Her list of awards includes two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards, among a total of 415 career awards as of 2010. Whitney Houston was also one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 million albums, singles and videos worldwide. Inspired by prominent soul singers in her family, including her mother Cissy Houston, cousins Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick, and her godmother Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston began singing with...

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