Valentine’s Day marks the 35th anniversary of Whitney Houston’s self-titled
debut album, released in 1985. A special HD video release of 'Greatest Love of
All' launches today in celebration.
This Valentine’s Day marks the 35th anniversary of Whitney Houston’s self-titled debut album, released in 1985. A special HD video release of 'Greatest Love of All' launches today in celebration.
Houston became an instant sensation becoming the first solo female artist to
have seven consecutive number-one singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Whitney’s classic debut changed her life overnight with her first number-one single “How Will I Know” topping the US Billboard Hot 100 chart just hours after release.
Whitney’s second number-one single “The Greatest Love of All” following a month later.
Houston’s music has touched young and old and she’s been cited as the most
awarded female artist of all time by Guinness World Records.
eight-years ago - almost to the day, in fact – it was the 11th of
February 2012, but her music lives on and she will forever be known as one of
the bestselling music artists with 200 million records sold worldwide.
Did you know?
- Whitney’s mom Cissy Houston sang backup for Elvis Presley.
- Whitney’s cousin was the six-time Grammy
Award-winning singer Dionne Warwick.
godmother was The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
could almost say that Whitney had been destined for a career as a singer!
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