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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's Family -- Nick's Not Welcome Here ... For ONE FULL YEAR

Whitney Houston Family
Nick's Not Welcome Here ... For ONE FULL YEAR

Whitney Houston's sister-in-law just got a year's worth of peace of mind ... a judge has just ordered Whitney's son-in-law Nick Gordon to stay clear of her for the next year.We broke the story ...… READ MORE >

Whitney Houston's Sister-in-Law Gets Stay Away Order From Son-in-Law

Whitney Houston
Sister-in-Law Gets Stay Away Order From Son-in-Law

If Whitney Houston were alive to see this ... she'd be rollin' --- her sister-in-law just got a restraining order against the man who was like a son to her.Nick Gordon -- who grew up in Whitney's… READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
Whitney Houston -- Cop Sues Over Alleged Naked Corpse Ogling

Whitney Houston
Cop Sues Over Alleged Naked Corpse Ogling

A Beverly Hills police officer has just sued the city -- claiming it punished him for reporting a fellow officer ... for allegedly ogling at Whitney Houston's naked body at the scene of her… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
Whitney Houston -- Family Party Turns Into Raging Warfare

Whitney Houston
Family Party Turns Into Raging Warfare

Whitney Houston's son-in-law got his ass beaten by one of Whitney's nephews at a formal family gathering ... and it's all because of a long-simmering family feud ... TMZ has learned.We're told… READ MORE >

- 50 days ago
Whitney Houston's Mom -- PISSED Over Bobbi Kristina's Marriage

Whitney Houston's Mom
Pissed Over Bobbi Kristina's Marriage

Bobbi Kristina and her "adopted" brother/new husband SAY Grandma Cissy Houston gave them her blessing to tie the knot ... but we're told that couldn't be further from the truth. Bobbi Kristina and… READ MORE >

- 102 days ago
Whitney Houston's Daughter -- I Got Thumbs Up to Marry My Adopted Brother

Whitney Houston's Daughter
I Got Thumbs Up to Marry My Adopted Brother

Bobbi Kristina Brown confirms she and Nick Gordon have transitioned ... from "adopted" brother and sister to husband and wife -- but Whitney Houston's daughter says they got permission… READ MORE >

- 103 days ago
Michael Jackson's People Expose Big Stars As Drug Addicts

Michael Jackson
MJ's People Expose Big Stars as Drug Addicts

Michael Jackson's people have just thrown Britney Spears, George Michael, Van Halen, Aerosmith and other big names under a big tour bus, because MJ's people have just labeled them hard-core drug… READ MORE >

- 160 days ago
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge

Stars and Scars
You Be the Judge

Lots of stars -- living and dead -- with lots of issues -- from cops allegedly ogling Whitney Houston's body, to the publicity machine trying to spin Zac Efron's coke addition as a booze… READ MORE >

- 215 days ago
Ray J Charged Cops After Whitney Houston Death Jokes

Ray J
Charged Cops After Whitney Death Jokes

Ray J went ballistic on cops after they allegedly made jokes about Whitney Houston's dead body ... TMZ has learned.Ray J -- who was romantically linked to Whitney in the months preceding… READ MORE >

- 217 days ago
Whitney Houston -- Corroboration Over Pervy Comment About Whitney's Dead Body

Whitney Houston
Corroboration Over Pervy Comment About Whitney's Dead Body

There's a new twist in the story that a Beverly Hills cop allegedly made disgusting comments about Whitney Houston's body the night she died -- because TMZ has learned someone in the room… READ MORE >

- 218 days ago

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