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Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American recording artist, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, the Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston was one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 million albums, singles and videos worldwide. She released six studio albums, one holiday album and three movie soundtrack albums, all of which have diamond, multi-platinum, platinum or gold certification. 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 female artists to follow in her footsteps. Houston is the only artist to chart seven consecutive No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hits. She is the second artist behind Elton John and the only female artist to have two number-one Billboard 200 Album awards (formerly "Top Pop Album") on the Billboard magazine year-end charts. 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

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Whitney Houston -- Estate Can't Beat the Emmys ... Court Blocks Auction!

Whitney Houston
Estate Can't Beat the Emmys ... Court Blocks Auction!

Whitney Houston's estate and the Whitney fan who already bid $10,000 for her 1986 Emmy are both outta luck -- a federal judge has shut down an auction for the trophy. Heritage Auctions had put the… READ MORE >

Whitney Houston -- Here's Proof Emmy Auction Is Illegal ... TV Academy Sues

Whitney Houston
Here's Proof Emmy Auction Is Illegal ... TV Academy Sues

Whitney Houston's Emmy award will NOT be auctioned off without a fight ... the Television Academy just filed a lawsuit accusing Heritage Auctions of theft. TMZ broke the story ... the Academy is… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Whitney Houston -- Emmy Battle Heading for Court

Whitney Houston
Emmy Battle Heading for Court

Whitney Houston's only Emmy award is about to go up for auction IF Emmy honchos fail in their last ditch effort to block the sale ... TMZ has learned. The Television Academy says it's going into… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Bobby Brown -- Nick Gordon Culprit in Deaths of Whitney, Bobbi Kristina (VIDEO)

Bobby Brown
Nick Gordon Culprit In Deaths of Whitney, Bobbi Kristina

Bobby Brown made it clear ... he believes Nick Gordon is responsible for the deaths of Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina. Brown appeared on "20/20" Tuesday night and told Robin Roberts… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
Bobby Brown -- Breaks Down in Tears ... 'I Lost My Baby' (VIDEO)

Bobby Brown
Breaks Down in Tears ... 'I Lost My Baby'

Bobby Brown lost it while describing the moment he decided to turn off Bobbi Kristina's life support. Brown sat down with ABC's Robin Roberts to talk not only about his daughter's death, but also… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Whitney Houston -- Hologram Duet with Christina Aguilera Leaks!! Update: 'Voice' Gig Canceled (PHOTOS)

Whitney Houston Hologram
Duet With Christina Leaks!! Update: 'Voice' Gig Canceled

4:45 PM PT -- The duet isn't going to happen, after all. Sources connected to the deal tell us Whitney's estate decided to pull the plug once they saw the finished product 2 days ago. We're… READ MORE >

- 67 days ago
Bobbi Kristina -- Medical Examiner Keeps Cause of Death Secret -- Criminal Investigation Looms

Bobbi Kristina
Medical Examiner Keeps Cause of Death Secret Criminal Investigation Looms

Bobbi Kristina's cause of death is now known, but no one's talking, because police are still on the hunt for evidence that could lead to a homicide prosecution. The Fulton County Medical Examiner… READ MORE >

- 304 days ago
Tyler Perry's Bobbi Kristina Tribute ... Moving and Very Sad (VIDEO)

Tyler Perry
Bobbi Kristina Tribute Moving ... and Very Sad

Tyler Perry just released a tribute he produced for Bobbi Kristina's private funeral, and it's extremely touching. It contains footage of a montage featuring Whitney Houston's daughter through… READ MORE >

- 324 days ago
Whitney Houston Pal Kelly Price -- Cops Need To Take A Hard Look At Nick Gordon (VIDEO)

Whitney Houston Pal
Kelly Price Cops Need To Take A Hard Look At Nick Gordon

Kelly Price, one of Whitney Houston’s longtime pals and collaborator on the Grammy-nominated “Heartbreak Hotel,” thinks Nick Gordon is worthy of suspect status… READ MORE >

- 359 days ago
Bobbi Kristina -- Funeral Ends With Send-Off From Whitney Houston

Bobbi Kristina
Funeral Ends With Send-Off From Whitney Houston

The funeral for Bobbi Kristina has come to an end and Whitney Houston was the one to give her daughter a final goodbye.  During the ceremony, members of both the Brown and Houston families… READ MORE >

- 359 days ago

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