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(1985 – 2012)

Whitney Houston (born on August 9, 1963 in Newark, New Jersey, death announced February 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California) was a Grammy and Emmy Award winning American R&B/pop singer, actress, former fashion model, record and movie producer. Whitney Houston is one of pop music’s best-selling music artists of all-time, with more than 200 million combined albums, singles, and videos sold worldwide. She was known for her soulful dramatic mezzo-soprano voice, vocal power, range and melismatic skill. She was labeled the “Queen of Songs” by Arsenio Hall, who described her as “the first lady of song”. She was also known to millions as “The Voice”, a nickname given to her by Oprah Winfrey. Also known as the “Queen of Pop/Soul”, or soulful-pop music.

Whitney’s debut album was released in 1985 to critical and commercial international success, and she went on to release seven consecutive number-one hits on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. She was one of a handful of African-American artists who received heavy-rotation on MTV during the network’s early years in the 1980s.

Houston continued her success into the 1990s with the release of several films and their corresponding soundtrack albums, the most popular of which was The Bodyguard (1992), which produced the worldwide number-one hit single I Will Always Love You. According to the I Will Always Love You Songfacts, it stayed at US #1 for 14 weeks, which was a record at the time and for a while was second to “We Are The World” as the biggest-selling single ever.

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  • nubiacampello

    muito bom...gostei

    17 Apr 12:30am Reply
  • yanrd

    Miss her a lot :/

    6 Apr 3:25am Reply
  • Unwated

    I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) Video <3

    4 Apr 7:31pm Reply
  • lu-cordeiro

    "so goodbye, please don't cry we both know I'm not what you, you need" ♥

    4 Apr 2:22am Reply
  • Erous

    @HaHaHaYoureDead она никогда не была соул-певицей, не надо здесь разводить свое пустое, никому не нужное "интеллектуальное" критиканство.

    1 Apr 2:58pm Reply
  • Erous

    vot'up y'all http://www.last.fm/music/Whitney+Houston/+images/96821785

    1 Apr 2:47pm Reply
  • Britch2

    Era tão linda =((

    1 Apr 2:02am Reply
  • GFX101

    Love the main

    28 Mar 10:26pm Reply
  • howisya

    played at intense volumes in private or sung a capella in public. r.i.p.

    28 Mar 12:29am Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    I Will Always Love You ♥

    26 Mar 10:14pm Reply
  • igorgeneration

    I Learned from the best ♥

    26 Mar 8:55pm Reply
  • damian_bs

    ♥ [2]

    24 Mar 9:00pm Reply
  • serdrkaymak1

    2 years. Still crying for you. R.I.P., Whitney. [18]

    24 Mar 1:04pm Reply
  • EricValeev

    I'm Every Woman ♥

    24 Mar 4:40am Reply
  • HelgaLise

    2 years. Still crying for you. R.I.P., Whitney. [17]

    23 Mar 3:24pm Reply
  • TowardsEcstasy

    Rainha morta da voz <3

    20 Mar 12:37am Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    поразительное сочетание в высшей степени выспреннего и эмоционального вокала с полным выхолащиванием из песен этой самой души и эмоций. музыка соул в ее творчестве превратилась в клише, стилистический прием, в это самое рутинное р-н-б и это не может не огрочать.

    19 Mar 1:34pm Reply
  • Nolhan

    Step by step <3 Miss U so much Whitney :'(

    14 Mar 10:02pm Reply
  • Keila_M

    2 years. Still crying for you. R.I.P., Whitney. [16]

    11 Mar 1:30pm Reply
  • tommy69u

    You will always be in my heart as "The Voice Of An Angel" the one and only Whitney that God blessed us all with. Your Sprite Lives On

    8 Mar 2:48pm Reply
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