Looking back at the life of Whitney Houston

Looking back at the life of Whitney Houston

East Coast Gold looks back at the success of Whitney Houston’s music career...

Whitney Houston on Gold

Whitney Houston is one of the most celebrated artists of all time.


She has set a standard for superstardom that very few musicians will be able to emulate.

Whitney had received over 400 awards. Some of the awards included six Grammy Awards and 22 American Music Awards.

According to whitneyhouston.com, the singer sold more than 200-million combined albums, singles, and videos.

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The website also states that Whitney was the only artist to chart seven consecutive #1 Billboard Hot 100 hits, including ‘Saving All My Love For You’, ‘How Will I Know’, ‘Greatest Love Of All’, and ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)’.

Her albums – ‘Whitney Houston’, ‘Whitney’, ‘I’m Your Baby Tonight’, ‘The Bodyguard’, ‘Waiting to Exhale’, and ‘The Preacher’s Wife’; ‘My Love Is Your Love’, and ‘Whitney: The Greatest Hits’ - reached multiple platinum status.


'The Bodyguard' soundtrack is Whitney's second RIAA Diamond album. It was certified 18x Platinum.


The ‘I Have Nothing’ singer started at the age of 14. She was a backing vocalist for the Michael Zager Band's single, ‘Life's a Party’.

Whitney passed away on 11 February 2012 in Beverly Hills, California, United States.

READ: Whitney Houston breaks RIAA record

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