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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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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 >

Whitney Houston Biopic --  New Version of  'Bodyguard' Classic is (A. Amazing  B. Sucky)

Whitney Houston Biopic
New Version of 'Bodyguard' Classic It's ... A. Amazing B. Sucky

The highlight of the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic is obviously her singing "I Will Always Love You," and TMZ got hold of the re-created new version of the song and it's, well ...… READ MORE >

- 59 days ago
Whitney Houston Lifetime Movie -- Family: She Deserves More Than a TV Movie!

Whitney Houston's Family
She Deserves More Than a TV Movie!

Whitney Houston's family is PISSED that Lifetime is making a movie about her life ... because they feel Whitney is too big for the small screen. Lifetime made the announcement earlier this week… READ MORE >

- 113 days ago
Whitney Houston Estate SUING to Get Her Stuff Back

Whitney Houston Estate
Suing to Get Whitney's Stuff Back

Whitney Houston's personal belongings are being held hostage by the company that sold her New Jersey home ... so claims her estate in a new lawsuit. According to court documents obtained by TMZ,… READ MORE >

- 130 days ago
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 >

- 152 days ago
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 >

- 172 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 >

- 189 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 >

- 195 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 >

- 247 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 >

- 248 days ago

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