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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 Mom Cissy -- I'm Okay With It If It's Bobbi Kristina's Time to Go

Cissy Houston
I'm Okay If It's Bobbi Kristina's Time To Go

// Whitney Houston's mother is mentally prepared for her granddaughter Bobbi Kristina's death ... because she says it's God's will.  Cissy Houston went on "Midday's With Shaila" on WBLS in… READ MORE >

Bobbi Kristina's Aunt -- Nick Gordon's 'Guilty' and Pat Houston's Loathsome

Bobbi Kristina's Aunt
Nick's 'Guilty' And Pat Houston's Loathsome

// Bobbi Kristina's aunt, Leolah Brown, claims Nick Gordon is responsible for Bobbi Kristina's dire medical state, and she blames someone else ... Pat Houston. Leolah has harsh words for Nick,… READ MORE >

- 77 days ago
Bobbi Kristina -- Angry Discussions Over Funeral Plans

Bobbi Kristina
Angry Discussions Over Funeral Plans

As Bobbi Kristina lays near death ... the family is discussing funeral plans, but we're told the Browns are preparing for war because of the way they were treated when Whitney Houston died.… READ MORE >

- 112 days ago
Dionne Warwick -- Shower Accident Lands Singer in Hospital

Dionne Warwick
Shower Accident Lands Singer in Hospital

It's incredible ... Dionne Warwick -- the cousin of Whitney Houston, who died in a bathtub 3 years ago and the cousin of Bobbi Kristina, who is clinging to life after almost drowning in a bathtub… READ MORE >

- 113 days ago
Bobbi Kristina -- Never Married Nick Gordon ... According to Bobby Brown

Bobbi Kristina
Never Married Nick Gordon ... According to Bobby Brown

Bobbi Kristina was never ever Mrs. Nick Gordon ... at least that's what her father Bobby Brown is claiming. According to Bobby's attorney ... "Bobbi Kristina is not and has never been married to… READ MORE >

- 116 days ago
Whitney Houston -- Cracking Into Wrestling (VIDEO)

Whitney Houston
Cracking Into Wrestling (VIDEO)

Whitney Houston's legendary crack habit was fodder for a wrestling match featuring her "ghost" in a dog collar, battling a chick with green hair -- in other words ... a typical Saturday in… READ MORE >

- 139 days ago
Whitney Houston Biopic -- Bobby Brown Actor Says 'It's a Love Story' ??? (VIDEO)

Whitney Houston Biopic
Bobby Brown Actor 'It's a Love Story' ???

The guy who plays Bobby Brown in the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic says the movie chronicling the singer's life and marriage is "a love story" ... a love story presumably mixed with drugs, booze… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago
Lindsay Lohan -- Coroner Calls BS ... She Never Touched Whitney's Body Bag

Lindsay Lohan
Coroner Calls BS She Never Touched Whitney's Body Bag

Lindsay Lohan is lying when she says she had to roll Whitney Houston's body bag at the L.A. County Morgue ... because Whitney was never in a body bag.An official from the Coroner's Office tells… READ MORE >

- 258 days ago
Lindsay Lohan -- I Handled Whitney Houston's Dead Body

Lindsay Lohan
I Handled Whitney's Dead Body

Lindsay Lohan had a run-in with Whitney Houston while performing her community service -- thing is, Whitney was dead.Lindsay was working at the L.A. County Morgue in her probation violation… READ MORE >

- 258 days ago
David Foster -- Whitney Houston Had Bad DNA

David Foster
Whitney Houston Had Bad DNA

Mega-music producer David Foster says Whitney Houston's deteriorating voice was not the result of drug abuse ... she was just saddled with bad DNA.Foster knew Whitney's highs and lows better than… READ MORE >

- 286 days ago

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