Whitney is the second studio album by American singer Whitney Houston, released on June 2, 1987 by Arista Records as the follow-up to her best selling debut album, Whitney Houston. The album catapulted her to international fame. Whitney was certified 9× platinum by the RIAA on November 29, 1995.
The album exceeded the expectations of many people and was popular after its release. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart the issue of June 27, 1987, becoming the first album by a female artist, and only the fifth album by a solo artist to do so. The album remained at the top for eleven consecutive weeks, creating a record; the most cumulative weeks (25 weeks) at number one on the albums chart by a female artist during the 1980s. In 1989, the album was also released in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) under a defunct local label AMIGA.
Its first four singles—"I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)", "Didn't We Almost Have It All," "So Emotional" and "Where Do Broken Hearts Go"—all peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making her the first female artist to achieve that feat. Along with three straight number one singles from the debut album, they established an unprecedented seven consecutive number one hits by a performer, surpassing the Beatles and the Bee Gees. As well as in United States, the album and the first single, "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)," were hits worldwide, topping the charts in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and mainland Europe.
1. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)-
2. Just The Lonely Talking Again
3. Love WIll Save the Day
4. Didnt We Almost Have It All
5. So Emotional
6. Where Are You
7. Love Is A Contact Sport
8. You're Still My Man
9. For The Love of You
10. Where Do Broken Hearts Go
11. I Know Him So Well (duet w/ Cissy Houston)
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