Whitney Houston, almost as famous as Michael Jackson, is one of my favorite female singers. Great vocal, lovely to watch and simply amazing songs she got to sing! One of the greatest musicians of all time! Here are videos of some of my favorite songs by Whitney. Just the greatest ever! " " And last but not least, this sexy number from Whitney & Enrique! When it comes … more
It was another sunny Sunday in New Jersey. The date was August 9, 1963; and the venue Newark. That little girl sleeping peacefully in a wooden cradle is Whitney Elizabeth Houston. She is two hours old. Her exhausted but recuperating mother, Cissy, is a gospel singer. But in no mood for Alleluia chorus. At least for now! Her voice was subdued, her energy sapped, and her joy contended the leftovers of a protracted labor. Proud dad, John, sat at the foot of his wife’s bed. But as he caressed … more
I'm disappointed that a girl who looks and sounds like her would get involved with Bobby and let him treat her like that. Especially because girls of color look up to her and model themselves after her.
Despite looking extremely cool, I have to admit that I'm a dork. I grew up on the outskirts of the small town of Oberlin, LA. I have since relocated to the Lake Charles, LA area.I love my home state … more
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Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963) is an American R&B/pop singer, actress, and former fashion model. Houston is the most awarded female artist of all time, according to Guinness World Records, and her list of awards include 2 Emmy Awards, 6 Grammy Awards, 16 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards, among a total of 415 career awards as of 2010. Houston is also one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 million albums and singles worldwide.
Inspired by several prominent soul singers in her extended family, including her mother Cissy Houston, cousins Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick, and Godmother Aretha Franklin, Houston began singing at her New Jersey church as a member of a junior gospel choir at age eleven. After she began performing alongside her mother in night clubs in the New York City area, she was discovered by Arista Records label head Clive Davis. Houston has released six studio albums and three movie soundtrack albums throughout her career, all of which have had diamond, multi-platinum, platinum, or gold certification.
Houston released her debut album Whitney Houston in 1985, which became the best-selling debut album by a female act at the time of its release. Her second studio album Whitney (1987) became the first album by a female artist to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Houston's crossover appeal on the popular music charts as well as her prominence on MTV, starting with ...