Saturday, February 11, 2012

Whitney Houston Dies at 48

Pop singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48. Houston, who struggled with addiction problems over the years, sold more than 170 million albums, singles and videos over her career. Whitney Houston was born on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey. Famed music producer Clive Davis spotted Houston 20 years later in a New York nightclub, signing her on the spot. Houston is the most awarded female act of all time, according to Guinness World Records. Her awards include 2 Emmy Awards, 6 Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards, among a total of 415 career awards as of 2010. Houston met R&B singer Bobby Brown at 1989 Soul Train Music Awards, after a three year dating, they were married on July 18, 1992. They had daughter Bobbi Kristina on March 4, 1993. Brown and Houston separated in September 2006 and divorced on April 24, 2007. Houston's first film role was in The Bodyguard, released in 1992 and co-starring Kevin CostnerThe film's soundtrack also caught great success, the soundtrack's lead single was I Will Always Love You, written and originally recorded by Dolly Parton in 1974. Whitney Houston passed away on February 11, 2012, in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. We all know that fame and success can't be as just the same as the first top years, so it is so normal to accept leading a life down to earth to avoid going into depression. Rest in peace.

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