Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 - February 11, 2012) was an American musician, actress and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records, cited as the most awarded act of all time. His awards include two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards and 30 Billboard Awards and 22 American Music Awards with a total of 415 awards were for his career in his life. Houston also was one of the music artists on the international bestseller, having sold over 170 million albums, singles and videos worldwide. Houston sang with a gospel choir in New Jersey Youth Church at the age of 11 years. After he began performing with her mother at a nightclub in New York, was discovered by Arista Records label head Clive Davis. Houston has released seven studio albums and three albums of music, all with diamond, multi-platinum, platinum or gold certification.

Houston is the only artist with seven consecutive No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 Chart Hits ("Saving All My Love for You", "How I can know," "The Greatest Love of All", "I Wanna Dance With Somebody ( Who Loves Me) "," We Almost Have It All, "" So Emotional "and" Where Do Broken Hearts Go "). And "the second artist behind Elton John and the only artist to have two number one on Billboard 200 Album (formerly" Top Pop Albums ") on the Billboard charts this year. The debut album of 1985 by Houston Whitney Houston became in the best-selling debut album by a female artist at the time of publication. The album was to be the best album by Rolling Stone in 1986 and ranked 254 in the Rolling Stone list of the 500 best albums of all time. Their second studio album Whitney (1987) was the first album of an artist to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart. Call the Cross of Houston in the popular music charts and importance in the MTV video of "How I can know," has influenced many African American artists to follow.

The first paper, in Houston was the star of the movie The Bodyguard (1992). Soundtrack won a Grammy in 1994 for Album of the year. His first single "I Will Always Love You" became the biggest selling single by a female artist in music history. With the album, the first act of Houston (solo or group, male or female) are sold over a million copies of an album in a week. The album made its way into most of the women among the 10 best-selling albums of all time at number four. Houston was followed by roles in films and contribute to its soundtrack, including the film Waiting to Exhale (1995) and The Preacher's Wife (1996). Soundtrack of The Preacher's Wife was the best selling gospel album in history. Three years after releasing their fourth album My Love Is Your Love (1998), his recording contract with Arista Records renewed. She released her fifth studio album Just Whitney in 2002, and a Christmas Wish: The Holiday Album 2003. In 2009 Houston released her seventh studio album I Look to You.

On February 11, 2012, was found dead in his room in Houston at the Hilton Hotel in Beverly Beverly Hills, California, for reasons not immediately known. The news of his death, on the eve of the Grammy Awards 2012, the U.S. and international media, especially cable news dominated for several days

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