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Whitney Houston
Birth name Whitney Elizabeth Houston
Born August 9, 1963 (1963-08-09) (age 46)
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Origin East Orange, New Jersey
Genres R&B, pop, dance pop, soul, gospel
Occupations Singer, actress, record producer, film producer, model
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 1977–present
Labels Arista
Website www.whitneyhouston.com
.Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963) is an American singer, actress, and former fashion model.^ Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9 , 1963 ) is an American R&B, pop singer, songwriter , actress , film producer , and former model.

^ Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born in Newark, NJ, on August 9, 1963; her mother was gospel⁄R&B singer Cissy Houston, and her cousin was Dionne Warwick.
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^ Source: Reuters See All Images Whitney Houston's Biography Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963) is an American singer, actress, and former fashion model.
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.A relative of several prominent soul singers, including her mother Cissy Houston, cousins Dee Dee and Dionne Warwick and godmother Aretha Franklin, Houston began singing at her New Jersey church as a member of a junior gospel choir at age eleven.^ Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born in Newark, NJ, on August 9, 1963; her mother was gospel⁄R&B singer Cissy Houston, and her cousin was Dionne Warwick.
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^ Her mother Cissy Houston was a gospel and R&B singer whose first cousin was the famous Dionne Warwick, and her godmother, Aretha Franklin .
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^ Houston began singing at her New Jersey church as a member of a junior gospel choir at age eleven.
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[1] .After she began performing alongside her mother at night clubs in the New York City area, she was discovered by Arista Records label head Clive Davis.^ He convinced Clive Davis, Arista's label head, to take time to see Houston perform.
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^ In 1983, Gerry Griffith, an A&R representative from Arista Records , saw her performing with her mother in a New York City nightclub and was impressed.
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^ After she began performing alongside her mother at night clubs in the New York City area, she was discovered by Arista Records label head Clive Davis.
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.Houston released her debut album Whitney Houston in 1985, which became the best-selling debut album by a female artist at the time of release.^ Houston’s second album, Whitney , was released in June 1987.
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^ Houston’s second album, Whitney, was released in June 1987.
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^ Not only was it the all-time best-selling debut album in the US, it was also the most successful solo album by any black female artist.
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[2] .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 second album, Whitney , was released in June 1987.
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^ Houston’s second album, Whitney, was released in June 1987.
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^ It became the first album in history by a female artist to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 in the US and the UK album chart, as well as topping the charts in several countries around the world.
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[2] .Houston's crossover appeal on the popular music charts as well as her prominence on MTV enabled several African-American women to follow in her success.^ Houston's crossover appeal on the popular music charts as well as her prominence on MTV enabled several African-American women to follow in her success.
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^ Music career chart success .
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^ Her crossover success opened doors for other African Americans, particularly women, to find success in pop music.
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[3][4]
.Following her marriage to singer Bobby Brown, Houston appeared in her first starring role in the feature film The Bodyguard in 1992. The film's original soundtrack won the 1994 Grammy Award for Album of the Year.^ The film's original soundtrack won the 1994 Grammy Award for Album of the Year, and became the world's best-selling soundtrack.
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^ Whitney Houston seeks to end tumultuous marriage to Bobby Brown .
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^ The singer was recording a new album when Bobby Brown's allegations hit .
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.Its lead single, Houston's remake of the 1974 Dolly Parton song "I Will Always Love You", became one of the best-selling singles in music history.^ She became the first artist to have seven consecutive U.S. number-one singles, and her 1992 Dolly Parton cover "I Will Always Love You" became one of the biggest singles in music history.
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^ Its lead single, " I Will Always Love You ", became one of the best-selling singles in music history.
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^ I will always love you Whitney!
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[2] .Houston continued to star in feature films and contributed to soundtracks including Waiting to Exhale (1995) and The Preacher's Wife (1996).^ In 1996, Houston starred in the holiday comedy The Preacher's Wife , with Denzel Washington .
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^ The soundtrack to The Preacher's Wife included Houston's first gospel recordings.
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^ The 1996 film The Preacher's Wife had Houston star along Denzel Washington .

[5] .After the release of her fourth studio album My Love Is Your Love (1998), she renewed her recording contract with Arista Records in 2001 for a historic $100 million.^ When her 1998 album, My Love Is Your Love , was released, she was again honoured at the Grammy awards.
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^ After the release of her fourth studio album My Love Is Your Love (1998), she renewed her recording contract with Arista Records in 2001 for a historic $100 million dollars.
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^ My Love Is Your Love (remix) lyrics .
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[5] She subsequently released her fifth studio album, Just Whitney the following year with One Wish: The Holiday Album being released in 2003. Amidst widespread media coverage of personal and professional turmoil, Houston's marriage to Brown ended in 2006.
.Houston is one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 million albums and singles worldwide.^ Houston also served as one of the album's producers.

^ Houston is one of pop music’s highest selling artists, having sold over 145 million albums and 85 million singles (as of 2007) making her record sales over 230 million worldwide.
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^ Houston is one of the world's best-selling music artists , having sold over 140 million albums and 50 million singles worldwide.
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[6][7] .She is ranked as the fourth best-selling female artist in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America, with 55 million certified albums.^ She is ranked as the fourth best-selling female artist in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America , with 54 million certified albums.
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^ Rolling Stone magazine considers her as one of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time while RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) declares her the fourth best-selling female artist in USA with 55 million certified albums to her credit.
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^ The album had become an international success, selling over fourteen million copies in the United States alone (certified diamond) and becoming the best-selling debut album of all time by a female artist.
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[8][9] .She has been listed by Rolling Stone magazine as one of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.^ Known as "The Voice" for her "powerful, penetrating pop-gospel" vocals, she has been listed by Rolling Stone magazine as one of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.
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^ She was one of the most famous and successful singers of all time.
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^ In 2009, Rolling Stone listed Houston as one of the 100 greatest singers of the rock era.
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Contents

Biography

Early life

.Whitney Houston was born in a rough neighborhood in the projects of Newark, New Jersey, the third and youngest child of John and gospel singer Cissy Houston.^ Houston was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 9, 1963.
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^ She is the third and youngest child of John and gospel singer Cissy Houston .
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^ Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born in Newark, NJ, on August 9, 1963; her mother was gospel/R&B singer Cissy Houston, and her cousin was Dionne Warwick .
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[14] .Her mother, along with cousins Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick and godmother Aretha Franklin and god child Steven kinnersley were all notable figures in the gospel, rhythm and blues, pop, and soul genres.^ Her mother Cissy Houston was a gospel and R&B singer whose first cousin was the famous Dionne Warwick, and her godmother, Aretha Franklin .
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^ Her mother, along with cousin Dionne Warwick and Godmother Aretha Franklin are all notable figures in the gospel, rhythm and blues, and soul genres.
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^ Her mother, along with cousin Dionne Warwick and godmother Aretha Franklin are all notable figures in the gospel, rhythm and blues, pop, and soul genres.

.Houston was raised a Baptist, but was also exposed to the Pentecostal church.^ Houston was raised a Baptist , but was also exposed to the Pentecostal church.
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^ She was raised a Baptist, but was also exposed to the Pentecostal church.

^ She was born and raised Baptist but also exposed to the Pentecostal church.
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.After the 1967 Newark riots, the family moved to a middle class area in East Orange, New Jersey when she was four.^ After the 1967 Newark riots, the family moved to a middle class area in East Orange, New Jersey when she was four.
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^ Her family moved from Newark to East Orange, NJ in the wake of rioting in Newark when she was 4 years old.
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^ After the 1967 Newark riots , the family moved to a middle class area in West Orange, New Jersey when she was four.
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[14] .At the age of eleven, Houston began to follow in her mother's footsteps and started performing as a soloist in the junior gospel choir at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, where she also learned to play the piano.^ Houston began singing at her New Jersey church as a member of a junior gospel choir at age eleven.
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^ At the age of eleven, Whitney began performing as a soloist in the junior gospel choir.
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^ At the age of eleven, Houston began to follow in their footsteps and started performing as a soloist in the junior gospel choir at the New Hope Baptist church in Newark, New Jersey.
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[15] .Her first solo performance in the church was "Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah".[16] When Houston was a teenager, her parents divorced and she continued to live with her mother.^ When Houston was a teenager, her parents divorced and she continued to live with her mother.
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^ By age 11, Houston was performing as a soloist in the junior gospel choir at her Baptist church; as a teenager, she began accompanying her mother in concert (as well as on the 1978 album Think It Over), and went on to back artists like Lou Rawls and Chaka Khan.
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^ With this background, it might appear that Houston's parents simply decided she was going to be a star, but her father always maintained that it was not until he was blown away by her vocal range during a rendition of Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah at the age of 11 that they decided to put her on stage with her mother.
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She attended a Catholic single-sex high school, Mount Saint Dominic Academy, where she met her best friend Robyn Crawford, whom she describes as the "sister she never had." While Houston was still in school, her mother continued to teach her how to sing.[3] .In addition to her mother, Franklin, and Warwick, Houston was also exposed to the music of Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, and Roberta Flack, most of whom would have an impact on her as a singer and performer.^ In addition to her mother, Franklin, and Warwick, Houston was also exposed to the music of Elvis Presley, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, and Roberta Flack, most of which would have an impact on her as a singer and performer.
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^ It had a great impact on me as a singer, as a performer, as a musician.
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^ In addition to her mother, Franklin, and Warwick, Houston was also exposed to the music of Chaka Khan , Gladys Knight , and Roberta Flack , most of whom would have an impact on her as a singer and performer.
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1977–1984: Early career

.Houston spent some of her teenage years touring nightclubs where her mother Cissy was performing, and she would occasionally get on stage and perform with her.^ Houston spent some of her teenage years touring nightclubs with her mother while Cissy was performing, and she would occasionally get on stage and perform with her mother.
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^ Houston spent much of her teenage years touring night clubs with her mother.
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^ Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born in Newark, NJ, on August 9, 1963; her mother was gospel⁄R&B singer Cissy Houston, and her cousin was Dionne Warwick.
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.In 1977, at age 14, she was lead vocalist on the Michael Zager Band's single "Life's A Party" (the group is known for their 1978 hit "Let's All Chant").^ In 1977, at age fourteen, she was the lead vocalist on the Michael Zager Band's single "Life's a Party" (the group is known for their 1978 hit "Let's All Chant").
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^ In 1980 at the age of 17, she was featured as the lead vocalist on the Michael Zager Band 's single "Life's A Party", who previously scored a hit with the single "Let's All Chant".

^ In 1977, at fourteen years of age, Houston was featured as the lead singer on the Michael Zager Band's single 'Life's a Party.?

.Zager subsequently offered to obtain a recording contract for the young singer, but Cissy declined, wanting her young daughter to finish school first.^ Zager subsequently offered to help obtain a recording contract for the young singer, but Cissy declined, wanting her daughter to finish school first.
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^ Zager subsequently offered to help obtain a recording contract for the young singer, but Cissy declined, wanting her young daughter to finish school first.
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^ In 1977, at fourteen years of age, Houston was featured as the lead singer on the Michael Zager Band’s single “Life’s a Party.” Zager subsequently offered to help obtain a recording contract for the young singer, but Cissy declined, wanting her daughter to finish school first.
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.Then in 1978, at age 15, Houston sang background vocals on Chaka Khan's hit single "I'm Every Woman", a song she would later turn into a hit for herself on her monster-selling soundtrack album The Bodyguard.^ Songs 03) and 06) with Whitney Houston (Background Vocals) .

^ Then in 1979, at age sixteen, Houston sang background vocals on Chaka Khan's hit single "I'm Every Woman" , a song she would later turn into a bigger hit in 1992.
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^ Then in 1978, at age fifteen, Houston sang background vocals on Chaka Khan 's hit single "I'm Every Woman", a song she would later turn into a hit for herself on her monstrous-selling soundtrack album The Bodyguard .
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.She also sang back-up on albums by Lou Rawls and Jermaine Jackson.^ She also would sing back-up on albums by Lou Rawls and Jermaine Jackson .
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^ She later sang backing vocals for Chaka Khan , Jermaine Jackson , and Lou Rawls .
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^ After singing background on her mother's 1978 album Think It Over , she started as a back up singer for many other established acts, such as Chaka Khan , Jermaine Jackson , and Lou Rawls .

.In the early 1980s, Houston started working as a fashion model after a photographer saw her at Carnegie Hall singing with her mother.^ In the early 1980s, Houston worked as a fashion model after a .
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^ In the early 1980s, Houston worked as a fashion model after a photographer saw her at Carnegie Hall singing with her mother.
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^ Was a fashion model before she started singing professionally.

.She appeared as a lead vocalist on a Paul Jabara (famous for writing songs for Donna Summer and Barbra Streisand) album, entitled Paul Jabara and Friends: featuring The Weather Girls, Leata Galloway & Whitney Houston (CBS Records, 1983).^ Lyrics of the songs from the album The Preacher's Wife By whitney houston .
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^ Song 13) with Whitney Houston (Lead Vocals) .

^ Lyrics of the songs from the album I'm Your Baby Tonight By whitney houston .
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[18] .She appeared in Seventeen Magazine[19] and became one of the first women of color to grace the cover of Seventeen magazine.^ She appeared in Seventeen Magazine 17 and became one of the first women of color to grace the cover of Seventeen magazine.

^ She also appeared as a model in various magazines, appearing on the cover of Seventeen magazine.
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^ She appeared in Vogue Magazine[12] and became one of the first women of color to grace the cover of Seventeen magazine[13] She also appeared in a Canada Dry soft drink commercial.
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[20] .She was also featured in layouts in the pages Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Young Miss and appeared in a Canada Dry soft drink TV commercial.^ She also appeared in a Canada Dry soft drink commercial.
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^ In the early 1980s, Houston worked as a fashion model, snagging the cover of "Seventeen" magazine and appearing in a Canada Dry soft drink commercial.

^ She appeared in Vogue Magazine[12] and became one of the first women of color to grace the cover of Seventeen magazine[13] She also appeared in a Canada Dry soft drink commercial.
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[21] .Her striking looks and girl-next-door charm made her one of the most sought after teen models of that time.^ One of the most successful female recording artists of all time, Carey, 39, recently surpassed Elvis Presley’s record of 17 No.
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^ Houston is one of the most successful and influential singers of all time.
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^ The 45-year-old, one of the best-selling artists of all time and among the greatest singers, hasn't made an album since 2002.
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[21] .While modeling, she continued her burgeoning recording career by working with producers Michael Bienhorn, Bill Laswell and Martin Bisi on an album they were spearheading called One Down, which was credited to the group Material.^ While modeling, she continued her burgeoning recording career by working with producers Michael Bienhorn, Bill Laswell and Martin Bisi on an album they were spearheading called One Down , which was credited to the group Material.
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^ During these modeling years, she also continued to balance her burgeoning singing career by working with producers Michael Bienhorn, Bill Laswell and Martin Bisi on an album they were spearheading called "One Down".

^ While modeling and touring nightclubs with her mother, she continued her recording career, working with producers Michael Bienhorn, Bill Laswell and Martin Bisi on an album they were spearheading called One Down, which was credited to the group Material.
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For that project, Houston contributed the ballad "Memories". Robert Christgau of the The Village Voice called her contribution "one of the most gorgeous ballads you've ever heard".[22]
.Houston had previously been offered several recording agencies (Michael Zager in 1980 and Elektra Records in 1981).^ Houston had previously been offered several recording agencies (Michael Zager in 1980 and Elektra Records in 1981).
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^ Houston had previously been offered several recording contracts (Michael Zager in 1980 and Elektra Records in 1981).
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^ In 1980 at the age of 17, she was featured as the lead vocalist on the Michael Zager Band 's single "Life's A Party", who previously scored a hit with the single "Let's All Chant".

.In 1983, Gerry Griffith, an A&R representative from Arista Records saw her performing with her mother in a New York City nightclub and was impressed.^ In 1983, Gerry Griffith, an A&R representative from Arista Records , saw her performing with her mother in a New York City nightclub and was impressed.
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^ Houston had been offered several record deals (from Michael Zager in 1980, and Elektra Records in 1981) and in 1983 an A&R representative from Arista saw Houston performing with her mother in a nightclub in New York City.
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^ She used to perform alongside her mother at night clubs in the New York City.
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.He convinced Arista's head Clive Davis to make time to see Houston perform.^ He convinced Clive Davis, Arista's label head, to take time to see Houston perform.
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^ He convinced the head of the record label, Clive Davis, to take time to see Houston singing at the nightclub.
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^ He convinced Clive Davis, Arista's label head, to take time to see Houston perform at the nightclub.
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.Davis too was impressed and offered a worldwide recording contract which Houston signed.^ Davis saw her perform and offered her a worldwide-contract, which Houston signed.
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^ Davis too was impressed after the performance and offered her a worldwide recording contract, which Houston signed.
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^ Clive Davis saw Houston and offered her a worldwide-contract, which Houston signed.
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.Later that year, she made her national televised debut alongside Davis on the The Merv Griffin Show.^ Later in the year, she made her national televised debut alongside Davis on the The Merv Griffin Show.
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^ Later in the year, she made her national televised debut alongside Davis on the The Merv Griffin Show .
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^ Two months later, she appears on the Merv Griffin Show in her first nationally televised performance.
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[23]
.Houston signed with Arista in 1983 but did not begin work on her album immediately.^ Houston signed with Arista in 1983 but did not begin work on her album immediately.
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^ Houston signed with Arista in 1983 but did not began work on her album immediately.
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^ In August 2001, Houston signed the biggest record deal in music history with Arista/BMG. She renewed her contract (worth $100 million) to deliver six new albums on which she would also earn royalties.
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.Davis wanted to ensure he had the right material and producers for Houston's debut album.^ Houston also served as one of the album's producers.

^ Davis wanted to find the right material and right producers for Houston's debut album.
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^ My Love Is Your Love (1998), Houston's fourth studio album, was originally conceived as a greatest hits album with a handful of new tracks, but recording sessions produced enough new material for a full-length album, and the greatest hits was postponed.
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.Some producers had to pass on the project due to prior commitments.^ Some producers were not deemed right by the label, others had to pass on the project due to prior commitments.
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[24] .Houston first recorded a duet with Teddy Pendergrass entitled "Hold Me" which appeared on his album, Love Language.^ Houston first recorded a duet with Teddy Pendergrass entitled “Hold Me,” which appeared on his album, Love Language.
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^ 'Hold Me' first surfaced in 1984 on the Teddy pendergrass album Love Language .
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^ Before the release of her own debut album, Houston recorded a duet with Teddy Pendergrass entitled "Hold Me", which first appeared on his album Love Language .
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[25] .The single was released in 1984 and gave Houston her first taste of success, becoming a Top 5 R&B hit.^ That single gave Houston her first top five hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The single, released in 1984, gave Houston her first taste of success, becoming a Top 5 R&B hit.
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^ Whitney Houston’s success is huge, for many of her songs were number 1 hits, whether in the UK, the US, or both!
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It would also appear on her debut album in 1985.

1985–1986: Rise to prominence

With production from Michael Masser, Kashif, Jermaine Jackson and Narada Michael Walden, Houston's self-titled debut album was released in February 1985. Rolling Stone Magazine praised the new talent, calling her "one of the most exciting new voices in years"[26] while The New York Times called the album "an impressive, musically conservative showcase for an exceptional vocal talent."[27] After the dance-funk single "Someone For Me" failed to chart in both the US and UK, the album initially sold modestly and failed to make an impact. .The release of the next single, the soulful ballad "You Give Good Love", peaked at #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 while going #1 on the R&B Charts.^ Billboard Hot 100 Sales .
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^ The release of the next single, the soulful ballad "You Give Good Love", peaked at #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 while going #1 on the R&B Charts.
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^ The plan was to first appeal to a black audience, hence the release of the next single, the soulful ballad " You Give Good Love ", which peaked at #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 while going #1 on the R&B Charts.
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[24] .As a result, the album began to sell strongly before topping the R&B Album chart while Houston continued promoting the album while touring nightclubs in the US. She also began performing on popular night shows not usually accessible to black acts.^ As a result, the album began to sell before topping the R&B Album chart while Houston continued promoting the album touring night clubs in the US. With success on the R&B Charts, Davis wanted Houston to crossover to a broader audience.
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^ Whitney Houston continued her comeback tour in Germany with a performance.
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^ She began performing on popular night shows that usually weren't open to many black acts.
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.The jazzy pop ballad "Saving All My Love for You" was released next and it would become Houston's first #1 hit single in both the US and the UK and put her on the map.^ The jazz-pop ballad "Saving All My Love for You" was released next and would become Houston's first #1 hit single in both the US and the UK. She was now an opening act for singer Jeffrey Osbourne on his nationwide tour.
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^ A heart-warming, selfless love song, 'Saving All My Love For You' was the single that made Whitney Houston a household name.
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^ Its steady climb was encouraged by the success of the singles "You Give Good Love" and "Saving All My Love For You", which hit numbers 3 and 1, respectively.
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.She was now an opening act for singer Jeffrey Osborne on his nationwide tour.^ The jazz-pop ballad "Saving All My Love for You" was released next and would become Houston's first #1 hit single in both the US and the UK. She was now an opening act for singer Jeffrey Osbourne on his nationwide tour.
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^ The jazzy ballad "Saving All My Love for You" was released next and it would become Houston's first #1 hit single in both the US and the UK. She was now an opening act for singer Jeffrey Osborne on his nationwide tour.
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^ The jazzy ballad " Saving All My Love for You " was released next and it would become Houston's first #1 hit single in both the US and the UK. She was now an opening act for singer Jeffrey Osborne on his nationwide tour.
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.At the time, MTV had received harsh criticism for not playing enough videos by African-American artists while favoring rock acts.^ At the time, MTV had received harsh criticism for not playing enough videos by African American artists while favoring rock acts.
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^ Houston was one of a few black artists to receive heavy rotation on MTV in the 1980s during a male rock dominated time, in the network's early years.

^ I Look to You, due Monday, is receiving high marks from critics including the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and [...
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[28] .The next single, "How Will I Know", peaked at #1 and introduced Houston to the MTV audience thanks to its video.^ The next single, " How Will I Know ", peaked at #1 and would introduce Houston to the MTV audience thanks to its video.
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^ The next single, "How Will I Know", also peaked at #1 and would introduce Houston to the MTV audience.
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^ The next single, "How Will I Know", peaked at #1 and would introduce Houston to the MTV audience thanks to its video.
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.This would make the singer one of the first African-American female artists to receive heavy rotation on the network.^ This would make the singer one of the first African American female artists to receive heavy rotation on the network.
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^ She was one of a handful of African-American artists who received heavy-rotation on MTV during the network's early years in the 1980s.
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^ American female singers .
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[20] .By 1986, a year after its initial release, Whitney Houston topped the Billboard 200 album chart and stayed there for 14 non-consecutive weeks.^ Houston’s second album, Whitney , was released in June 1987.
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^ Houston’s second album, Whitney, was released in June 1987.
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^ The album debuted at #9 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart and had the highest first week sales of any album she had released.
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[29] .The final single, "Greatest Love of All," became Houston's biggest hit at the time after peaking #1 and remaining there for three weeks.^ The final single, "Greatest Love of All," became Houston's biggest hit at the time after peaking #1 and remaining there for three weeks.
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^ The final single, the black pride anthem "Greatest Love of All" became Houston's biggest hit after peaking #1 and remaining there for three weeks.
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^ The final single, " Greatest Love of All ," became Houston's biggest hit at the time after peaking #1 and remaining there for three weeks.
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.At the time, Houston had released the best-selling debut album by a female artist, although Britney Spears has since taken that title.^ Not only was it the all-time best-selling debut album in the US, it was also the most successful solo album by any black female artist.
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^ Houston released her debut album Whitney Houston in 1985, which became the best-selling debut by a female artist.
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^ Whitney Houston’s self-titled album becomes the best-selling female debut in history.
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[30] .Houston then embarked on her world tour, Greatest Love Tour.^ Houston embarked on the "I'm Your Baby Tonight" world tour in 1991.
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^ The final single, "Greatest Love of All," became Houston's biggest hit at the time after peaking #1 and remaining there for three weeks.
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^ Houston won her second Grammy in 1988, for ‘Best Female Pop Vocal Performance’ (“I Wanna Dance With Somebody”) and embarked on the worldwide The Moment of Truth tour.
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.The album had become an international success, and was certified 13x Platinum (diamond) in the United States alone.^ Just Whitney was certified platinum in the United States.
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^ The album was certified four-times platinum.
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^ The album had become an international success, selling over fourteen million copies in the United States alone (certified diamond) and becoming the best-selling debut album of all time by a female artist.
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[31]
.At the 1986 Grammy Awards, Houston was nominated for three awards including Album of the Year.^ It was even nominated as the Song of the year at the Grammy Awards in february 1987.
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^ Houston won three Grammys for the album, including two of the Academy's highest honors, Album of the Year and Record of the Year .
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^ At the 1986 Grammy Awards, Houston was nominated for three awards including Album of the Year.
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[32] .She was ineligible for the Best New Artist category due to her previous duet recording with Teddy Pendergrass in 1984.[33] She won her first Grammy award for 'Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female' for "Saving All My Love for You".[34] At the same award show, she performed that Grammy-winning hit, the performance later winning her an Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program.^ The following year, Whitney was presented with her first Grammy award, by her cousin Dionne Warwick, for Best Female Pop Vocal Perfomance for 'Saving All My Love For You'.
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^ Houston first recorded a duet with Teddy Pendergrass entitled “Hold Me,” which appeared on his album, Love Language.
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^ Yo Whitney yo 11) Saving all my love for you .

[35] .Houston won seven American Music Awards in total in 1986 and 1987, and an MTV Video Music Award.^ Whitney Houston to perform at American Music Awards .
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^ Houston also won two American Music Awards and an MTV Video Music Award.
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^ Houston won seven American Music Awards in 1986, and an MTV Video Music Award .
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[36][37][38] .The album's popularity would also carry over to the 1987 Grammy Awards when "Greatest Love of All" would receive a Record of the Year nomination.^ It was even nominated as the Song of the year at the Grammy Awards in february 1987.
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^ Greatest Love of All full track .
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^ The album won "Album of the Year" and "Record of the Year" at the following Grammy Awards.
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.Houston's debut is currently listed as one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time[39] and on The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame's Definitive 200 list.^ Houston's debut is currently listed as one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time [ 27 ] and on The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame's Definitive 200 list.
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^ Houston is one of the most successful and influential singers of all time.
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^ Houston's debut is currently listed as one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time [ 141 ] and on The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame's Definitive 200 list.
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[40] .Whitney Houston's grand entrance into the music industry is considered one of the 25 musical milestones of the last 25 years, according to USA Today.^ Whitney Houston's grand entrance into the music industry was listed as one of the 25 musical milestones of the last 25 years according to USA Today .
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^ Whitney Houston is not one of them.
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^ WHITNEY Houston broke seven years of musical silence this week...
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[41] .Following Houston's breakthrough, other African-American female artists such as Janet Jackson and Anita Baker were able to find notable success in popular music.^ Following Houston's breakthrough, other African-American female artists such as Janet Jackson and Anita Baker were able to find notable success in popular music.
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^ Following Houston's breakthrough, other African-American female artists, such as Janet Jackson and Anita Baker , were successful in popular music.
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^ Her crossover success opened doors for other African Americans, particularly women, to find success in pop music.
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[42][43]

1987–1991: Whitney, I'm Your Baby Tonight, and "The Star Spangled Banner"

.Houston’s second album, Whitney, was released in June 1987. The album again featured production from Masser, Kashif and Walden as well as Jellybean Benitez.^ Houston’s second album, Whitney , was released in June 1987.
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^ Houston’s second album, Whitney, was released in June 1987.
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^ Her album titled Whitney Houston (1985) .
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.Many critics complained that the material was too similar to her previous album.^ Many critics complained that the material was too similar to her previous album.
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^ Many critics complained that the material was too similar to her previous album and also felt that Houston was holding back her gospel roots for mainstream pop music.
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^ However, many black critics complained that her music was "too White" and that she was selling out.
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.Rolling Stone said, "the narrow channel through which this talent has been directed is frustrating."^ Many critics felt that Houston was holding back and RollingStone said 'the narrow channel through which this talent has been directed is frustrating.'

^ Rolling Stone said, "the narrow channel through which this talent has been directed is frustrating."
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^ Rolling Stone said the album 'only shows an artist vainly trying to reach for what her future once could have been.'

[44] .Still, the album was an enormous success.^ Still, the album was an enormous success.
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.Houston became the first female artist in music history to debut at number one on the US and UK album chart while also hitting number one in several other countries around the world.^ Houston also served as one of the album's producers.

^ It became the first album in history by a female artist to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 in the US and the UK album chart, as well as topping the charts in several countries around the world.
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^ Houston released her debut album Whitney Houston in 1985, which became the best-selling debut by a female artist.
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.The album's first four singles, "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)", "Didn't We Almost Have It All", "So Emotional", and "Where Do Broken Hearts Go" all peaked at number one on the US Hot 100, which gave her a total of seven consecutive number one hits, breaking the record of six previously shared by The Beatles and The Bee Gees.^ All singles, except 'When You Believe', also became number one hits on the U.S. Dance/Clubplay Chart.

^ The album's fifth, and final single, “Love Will Save the Day” also peaked in the Top 10 on the Hot 100.
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^ However, even this was surpassed when "So Emotional" and "Where Do Broken Hearts Go" continued the sequence, making seven consecutive number one hits, breaking a record previously shared by the Beatles and the Bee Gees .
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[45][46] .The album's fifth, and final single, "Love Will Save the Day" also became a Top 10 hit on the Hot 100. Whitney has been certified 9x Platinum in the US for shipments of over 9 million copies.^ Whitney has been certified diamond in the US for sales of over ten million copies.
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^ The album's fifth, and final single, “Love Will Save the Day” also peaked in the Top 10 on the Hot 100.
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^ The album's fifth, and final single, "Love Will Save the Day" also became a Top 10 hit on the Hot 100.
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[47]
.At the Grammy Awards in 1988, Houston was nominated for three awards including Album of the Year, winning her second Grammy for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)".[48][49] Also Houston won two American Music Awards in 1988 and 1989 respectively.^ Houston won her second Grammy in 1988, for ‘Best Female Pop Vocal Performance’ (“I Wanna Dance With Somebody”) and embarked on the worldwide The Moment of Truth tour.
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^ It was even nominated as the Song of the year at the Grammy Awards in february 1987.
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^ Whitney Houston to perform at American Music Awards .
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[50][51] .Following the release of the album, Houston embarked on the Moment of Truth World Tour which was one of the ten highest grossing concert tours of 1987.[52] The success of the tour and Houston's albums helped make her to rank #8 of the top 10 highest earning entertainers list according to Forbes Magazine.^ In October of 2003, Houston released a holiday album, One Wish .
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^ Houston also served as one of the album's producers.

^ Houston’s second album, Whitney , was released in June 1987.
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[53] .She was the highest earning African-American woman and the third highest entertainer after Bill Cosby and Eddie Murphy.^ She was the highest earning African-American woman and the second highest entertainer after Bill Cosby.
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^ Throughout the 1980s, Houston was romantically linked to American football star Randall Cunningham and actor Eddie Murphy, whom she dated.
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^ Throughout the 1980s, Houston was romantically linked to American football star Randall Cunningham and actor Eddie Murphy , whom she dated.
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[53] The list included her concert grosses during 1986 and 1987.[54]
.Houston was a supporter of Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid movement.^ Houston was a supporter of Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid movement.
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^ The event was considered "the biggest media event since the inauguration of Nelson Mandela"[119] Houston has also contributed to the Red Cross.
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^ In October 1994, Houston was invited to perform at a state dinner at the White House honoring newly elected South African president Nelson Mandela.
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.During her modeling days, the singer refused to work with any agencies who did business with the then apartheid South Africa.^ During her modeling days, the singer refused to work with any agencies who did business with a then apartheid South Africa.
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^ In 1994, Whitney Houston became the first American singer to perform in post-apartheid South Africa.
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^ That year she became the first American singer to perform in post-apartheid South Africa, and her concerts raised money to aid South Africa's children.
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[55] .In June 1988, during the European leg of her tour, Houston joined other musicians to perform a set at Wembley Stadium in London to celebrate a then imprisoned Nelson Mandela's 70th birthday.^ In June 1988, during the European leg of her tour, Houston joined other musicians to perform a set at Wembley Stadium in London to celebrate a then imprisoned Nelson Mandela's 70th birthday.
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^ In June 1988, during the European leg of her tour, Houston joined other musicians to perform a set at Wembley Stadium in London to celebrate a then imprisoned Nelson Mandela's 70th birthday .
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^ In 1988, Houston joined other musicians to perform a set at Wembley Stadium in London to celebrate a then imprisoned Nelson Mandela's 70th birthday.
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[56] .Over 72,000 people filled Wembley Stadium, and over a billion people tuned in worldwide as the rock concert raised over $1 million for charities while bringing awareness to apartheid.^ Over 72,000 people filled Wembley Stadium, and over a billion people tuned in worldwide as the rock concert raised over $1 million for charities while bringing awareness to apartheid.
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^ Over 72,000 people filled Wembley Stadium, and over a billion people tuned in worldwide as the rock concert raised over $1 million for charities while bringing awareness to apartheid .
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^ That year she became the first American singer to perform in post-apartheid South Africa, and her concerts raised money to aid South Africa's children.
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[57] .Houston then flew back to the US for a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City in August.^ Houston then flew back to the US for a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
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^ Born on August 9, 1963 in Newark, New Jersey, Whitney Elizabeth Houston was steeped in music from early childhood.
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^ Thursday, October 06, 2005 WHITNEY HOUSTON Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9 , 1963 , Newark, New Jersey ) is an American pop , R&B and soul singer and actress.
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.The show was a benefit concert that raised a quarter of a million dollars for the United Negro College Fund.^ The show was a benefit concert that helped raise over $300 million to the United Negro College Fund .
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^ The show was a benefit concert that helped raise over $300 million to the United Negro College Fund.
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^ Whitney's tireless efforts have earned recognition from such organizations as St. Jude Children's Hospital, the United Negro College Fund, and the Children's Diabetes Foundation, all of whom have benefited from the heart and soul of a great artist and humanitarian.
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[58] .In the same year, she recorded a song for NBC's coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics, "One Moment in Time", which became a Top 5 hit in the U.S., while reaching number one in the UK and Germany.^ In the same year, she recorded a song for NBC's coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics, "One Moment in Time", which peaked at number five in the U.S., while reaching number one in the UK and Germany.
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^ The following songs reached number-one on the U.S. Dance chart: .

^ She also recorded the theme song to 1988 Olympics, "One Moment in Time", which peaked at number five in the U.S. and reached number one in the UK. .
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[59][60][61] .With her current world tour continuing overseas, Houston was still one of the top 20 highest earning entertainers for 1987-1988 according to Forbes Magazine.^ The success of the tour and Houston's albums helped make her one of the top 10 highest earning entertainers according to Forbes Magazine.
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^ With her current world tour continuing overseas, Houston was still one of the top 10 highest earning entertainers for 1988-1989 according to Forbes.
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^ The success of the tour and Houston's albums helped make her one of the top 10 highest earning entertainers according to Forbes Magazine .
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[62][63]
.In 1989, Houston formed The Whitney Houston Foundation For Children, a non-profit organization that has raised funds for the needs of children around the world.^ In 1989, Houston formed The Whitney Houston Foundation For Children, a non-profit organization that has raised funds for the needs of children around the world.
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^ Philanthropy In 1989, Houston formed The Whitney Houston Foundation For Children, a non-profit organization that has raised funds for the needs of children around the world.
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^ Whitney's tireless efforts have earned recognition from such organizations as St. Jude Children's Hospital, the United Negro College Fund, and the Children's Diabetes Foundation, all of whom have benefited from the heart and soul of a great artist and humanitarian.
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.The organization cares for homelessness, children with cancer and AIDS, and other issues of self-empowerment.^ The organization cares for homelessness, children with cancer and AIDS, and other issues of self-empowerment.
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[64]
.With the success of her first two albums, Houston was undoubtedly an international crossover superstar, the most prominent since Michael Jackson, appealing to all demographics.^ With the success of her first two albums, Houston was a cross over superstar.

^ With the success of her first two albums, Houston was a crossover superstar.
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^ With the success of her first two albums, Houston was undoubtedly an international crossover superstar, the biggest since Michael Jackson, appealing to all demographics.
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.However, some black critics reasoned she was "selling out".[4] They felt her singing on record lacked the soul that was present during her live concerts.^ However, some black critics complained of her mass success.
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^ However, many black critics complained that her music was "too White" and that she was selling out.
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^ Some noted that her singing on record lacked the soul that was present in her concerts.
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[19] .At the 1989 Soul Train Music Awards, when Houston's name was called out for a nomination, a few in the audience jeered.^ At the 1989 Soul Train Music Awards, when Houston's name was called out for a nomination, the audience booed her.
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^ At the 1989 Soul Train Music Awards, when Houston's name was called out for a nomination, a few in the audience jeered.
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^ Then at the 1989 Soul Train Music Awards, Houston's name was called out for a nomination before the audience booed her.

[65] .Houston defended herself against the criticism, stating, "If you're gonna have a long career, there's a certain way to do it, and I did it that way.^ Houston defended herself against the criticism, stating "if you're gonna have a long career, there's a certain way to do it, and I did it that way.
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^ Houston spoke of the criticism and said "If you're gonna have a long career, there's a certain way to do it, and I did it that way.
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^ Beyonce told the Globe and Mail that Houston "inspired [her] to get up there and do what [she] did."
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I'm not ashamed of it."[19] .Still, Houston took a more urban direction with her third studio album, I'm Your Baby Tonight, released in November 1990. She produced and chose producers for this album and as a result, it featured production and collaborations with L.A. Reid and Babyface, Luther Vandross, and Stevie Wonder.^ "I'm Your Baby Tonight", Houston's third studio album, was released in November 1990 and featured collaborations with Babyface, Luther Vandross, and Stevie Wonder.

^ Lyrics of the songs from the album I'm Your Baby Tonight By whitney houston .
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^ Whitney's BEST vocal will always be her "I'm Your Baby Tonight" album.
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.The album showed Houston's versatility on a new batch of tough rhythmic grooves, soulful ballads and up-tempo dance tracks.^ Whitney's third best-selling album I'm Your Baby Tonight (November 1990), displayed her versatility on a new batch of tough rhythmic grooves, soulful ballads and up-tempo dance tracks.
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^ The album showed Houston's versatility on a new batch of tough rhythmic grooves, soulful ballads and up-tempo dance tracks.
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^ It was also announced that Houston had signed a new deal with Arista worth $100 million, requiring six albums from the singer.
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Reviews were mixed. .Rolling Stone felt it was her "best and most integrated album".[66] while Entertainment Weekly, called Houston's shift towards an urban direction "superficial".[67] The album peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 and went on to be certified four times platinum in America while selling twelve million total worldwide.^ RollingStone felt it was her 'best and most integrated album' .

^ Whitney was certified nine times platinum in America, and has sold approximately 20 million worldwide.
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^ The album peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 and went on to be certified four times platinum in the US, selling ten million worldwide.
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.The first two singles, the new jack swing "I'm Your Baby Tonight" and the gospel-tinged "All The Man That I Need", each hit number one on both the Hot 100 and R&B singles charts.^ All singles, except 'When You Believe', also became number one hits on the U.S. Dance/Clubplay Chart.

^ The following songs reached number-one on the Zimbabwe singles chart: .

^ The following songs reached number-one on the Australian singles chart: .

.The third and fourth singles, "Miracle"; and "My Name Is Not Susan" peaked at numbers nine and twenty, respectively.^ Clip My name is not susan .
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^ The third and fourth singles, " Miracle "; and " My Name Is Not Susan " peaked at numbers nine and twenty, respectively.
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^ Live My name is not susan .
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A fifth single, "I Belong to You", peaked in the Top 10 on the R&B charts, while yet a sixth single, the duet with Stevie Wonder entitled, "We Didn't Know", made the R&B Top 20.
.With America at war, Houston performed "The Star Spangled Banner" at Super Bowl XXV in January 1991.[68] VH1 listed the performance as the 12th greatest moment that rocked TV.[69] Her recording of the song was released as a commercial single, and reached the Top 20 on the US Hot 100, making her the only act to turn the national anthem into a pop hit of that magnitude (Jose Feliciano's version reached #50 in November 1968).^ Her recording of the song was released as a commercial single, reaching the Top 20 on the US Hot 100 making her the only act to turn the national anthem into a pop hit.
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^ This legendary performance of the national anthem was named number one in the NFL’s 2003 list of Top 25 greatest moments in NFL history.
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^ VH1 listed the performance as the 12th greatest moment that rocked TV. 43 Her recording of the song was released as a commercial single, reaching the Top 20 on the US Hot 100 making her the only act to turn the national anthem into a pop hit.

[70] .Houston donated her share of the proceeds to the Red Cross.^ Houston donated her share of the proceeds to the Red Cross.
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^ Houston donated her portion of the proceeds.
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^ Houston donated her share of the proceeds to the American Red Cross.
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[68] .As a result, the singer was named to the Red Cross Board of Governors for her efforts.^ As a result, the singer was named to the Red Cross Board of Governors for her efforts.
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[71] .Later that year, Houston put together her Welcome Home Heroes concert with HBO for the soldiers fighting in the Gulf War and their families.^ She then performed for the Welcome Home Heroes Concert in Norfolk Virginia for the returning soldiers from the Gulf War.
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^ Later that year, Houston put together her Welcome Home Heroes concert with HBO for the soldiers fighting in the Gulf War and their families.
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^ She also performed the song and her other hits at Norfolk, VA as she welcomed back US troops returning from the Gulf War with a highly rated HBO concert.
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.The free concert took place at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia in front of 3,500 serviceman and women.^ The free concert took place at the Norfolk Air Force Base in Norfolk, Virginia in front of 3,500 people.
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^ The free concert took place at the Norfolk Air Force Base in Norfolk, Virginia in front of 3,500 serviceman and women.
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^ She then performed for the Welcome Home Heroes Concert in Norfolk Virginia for the returning soldiers from the Gulf War.
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.HBO descrambled the concert so that it was free for everyone to watch.^ HBO descrambled the concert so that it was free for everyone to watch.
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[72] .Houston's concert gave HBO its highest ratings ever.^ Houston's concert gave HBO its highest ratings ever.
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^ Later that year, Houston put together her Welcome Home Heroes concert with HBO for the soldiers fighting in the Gulf War and their families.
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^ The program drew a U.S. audience of more than 60 million viewers, and gave the ABC network its highest Sunday night rating in over a decade.
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[73] She then embarked on the I'm Your Baby Tonight World Tour.

1992–1994: Marriage to Bobby Brown and The Bodyguard

.Throughout the 1980s, Houston was romantically linked to American football star Randall Cunningham and actor Eddie Murphy, whom she dated.^ Throughout the 1980s, Houston was romantically linked to American football star Randall Cunningham and actor Eddie Murphy, whom she dated.
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^ Throughout the 1980s, Houston was romantically linked to American football star Randall Cunningham and actor Eddie Murphy , whom she dated.
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^ Throughout the '80s, Houston was romantically linked to American football star Randall Cunningham and actor Eddie Murphy , whom she dated.
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[74] .She then met R&B singer Bobby Brown (formerly of New Edition) at the 1989 Soul Train Music Awards.^ The singer's estate, where she married Bobby Brown in 1992...
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^ As of September 27, 2008, Brown began touring with fellow New Edition members Ralph Tresvant and Johnny Gill in a new group named Heads of State .
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^ Houston then met R&B singer Bobby Brown at the 1989 Soul Train Music Awards.
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.After a three year courtship, the two were married on July 18, 1992. Nearly a year later, Houston gave birth to their daughter Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown, her first child, his fourth, on 4 March.^ The singer's estate, where she married Bobby Brown in 1992...
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^ Nearly a year later, Houston gave birth to their daughter Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown , her first child, his fourth, on 5 March.
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^ Together they have one daughter, Bobbi Kristina Houston-Brown , born on March 4 , 1993 .
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.Brown would go on to have several run-ins with the law, including some jail time.^ Brown would go on to have several run-ins with the law, including some jail time.
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^ She’s had run-ins with the law and after experiments in plastic surgery and extreme weight-loss, even looks like a complete mess.
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^ Brown had numerous run-ins with the law and already had 3 kids with different women while Houston was considered a good church girl.
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[75] .With the huge successes of her albums, movie offers poured in, including offers to work with Robert De Niro, Quincy Jones, and Spike Lee; but Houston felt the time wasn't right.^ Spike Lee and Robert Townsend, on the release of "Do the right thing".
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^ With the huge success of her first two albums, movie offers came from Robert De Niro , Quincy Jones , and Spike Lee , though she felt the time wasn't right.
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^ With the huge success of her first two albums, movie offers came from Robert De Niro, Quincy Jones, and Spike Lee, though she felt the time wasn't right.
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[74] .Houston’s first film role was in The Bodyguard, released in 1992 and co-starring Kevin Costner.^ Houstons first film role was in The Bodyguard , released in 1992 and co-starring Kevin Costner.
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^ Houston’s first film role was in The Bodyguard , released in 1992 and co-starring Kevin Costner.
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^ Following her marriage to fellow singer Bobby Brown , Houston appeared in her first starring role in the feature film The Bodyguard in 1992.
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.Houston plays Rachel Marron, a star who is stalked by a crazed fan and hires a bodyguard to protect her.^ Houston plays Rachel Marron, a star who is stalked by a crazed fan that hires a bodyguard to protect her.
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^ Houston plays Rachel Marron,a star who is stalked by a crazed fan that hires a bodyguard to protect her.
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^ Houston plays Rachel Marron, a star who is stalked by a crazed fan and hires a bodyguard to protect her.
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.USA Today listed it as one of the 25 most memorable movie moments of the last 25 years.^ USA Today listed it as one of the 25 most memorable movie moments of the last 25 years.
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^ It is currently among the top 100 highest grossing films worldwide [ 48 ] and USA Today listed it as one of the 25 most memorable movie moments of the last 25 years.
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^ It is currently among the top 100 highest grossing films worldwide and USA Today listed it as one of the 25 most memorable movie moments of the last 25 years.

[76] .The movie is also notable for not mentioning or needing to explain its interracial aspect.^ The movie is also notable for not mentioning or explaining its interracial aspect.
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^ The movie is also notable for not mentioning or needing to explain its interracial aspect.
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.Houston's mainstream appeal allowed people to look at the movie color-blind.^ Houston's mainstream appeal allowed people to look at the movie colour-blind.
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^ Houston's mainstream appeal allowed people to look at the movie color-blind.
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[77] .Still, controversy arose as some felt the film's ads intentionally hid Houston's face to hide the film's interracial aspect.^ Still, controversy arose as some felt the film's ads intentionally hid Houston's face to hide the film's interracial aspect.
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^ Author: whattodowithuname Keywords: whiney houston Who Would Imagine King film "Preacher's Wife" soul gospel soundtrack Added: September 8, 2008 .
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.In an interview with Rolling Stone Magazine in 1993, the singer commented that "people know who Whitney Houston is—I'm black.^ Whitney Houston Biography , Rolling Stone (last visited Feb.
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^ "Whitney Houston: Down and Dirty", Rolling Stone, June 10 1993.
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^ Whitney Houston Who is Whitney Houston dating?

.You can't hide that fact."^ You can't hide that fact."
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[17] .Houston received a Razzie Award nomination for Worst Actress.^ Despite the film's enormous success, the reviews were mixed, and Houston received a Razzie Award nomination for Worst Actress.
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^ Despite the film's success, the reviews were mixed, and Houston received a Razzie Award nomination for Worst Actress.
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^ Houston's first major film role was in The Bodyguard (co-starring Kevin Costner), The film was commercially successful, grossing over $120 million in the U.S. and $410 million worldwide, but reviews were mixed, and Houston received three Razzie Award nominations.
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.The Washington Post said Houston is "doing nothing more than playing Houston, comes out largely unscathed if that is possible in so cockamamie an undertaking",[78] and The New York Times said she lacked passion with her co-star.^ The Washington Post said Houston is "doing nothing more than playing Houston, comes out largely unscathed if that is possible in so cockamamie an undertaking" [51] and The New York Times said she lacked passion with her co-star.
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^ The Washington Post said Houston is "doing nothing more than playing Houston, comes out largely unscathed if that is possible in so cockamamie an undertaking"[72] and The New York Times said she lacked passion with her co-star.
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^ The Washington Post said Houston is "doing nothing more than playing Houston, comes out largely unscathed if that is possible in so cockamamie an undertaking" [ 52 ] and The New York Times said she lacked passion with her co-star.
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[79] .Despite the film's mixed reviews, it was hugely successful at the box office, grossing more than $121 million in the U.S. and $410 million worldwide, making it one of the top 100 grossing films domestically at its time of release, though it has since lost this accolade.^ The film grossed over $100 million at the U.S. box office, and her production company Brownhouse received a percentage of the profits.
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^ The film was hugely successful at the box office, grossing more than $121 million in the U.S. and $410 million worldwide.
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^ It received mixed reviews upon release.
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[80]
.The film's soundtrack was also a worldwide success.^ The film's soundtrack was also a worldwide success.
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^ The film was hugely successful at the box office, grossing more than $121 million in the U.S. and $410 million worldwide.
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^ Houston had chart success with several soundtracks of films that she appeared in.
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.Houston executive produced and contributed six songs for the motion picture's adjoining soundtrack album.^ Houston recorded six songs for the film's adjoining soundtrack album, which featured productions from David Foster.
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^ Houston executive produced and contributed six songs for the motion picture's adjoining soundtrack album .
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^ Houston executive produced and contributed six songs for the motion picture's adjoining soundtrack album.
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.It featured production from David Foster.^ It featured production from David Foster .
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^ Houston recorded six songs for the film's adjoining soundtrack album, which featured productions from David Foster.
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^ The album also featured 'I Have Nothing', written by David Foster and Linda Thompson, which was reputedly inspired by the themes to early James Bond movies.
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.Entertainment Weekly said the two cover songs are "artistically satisfying".[81] Rolling Stone said it is "nothing more than pleasant, tasteful and urbane".[82] The soundtrack's lead single was "I Will Always Love You", written and originally recorded by Dolly Parton in 1974. Some, including Foster and radio programmers, were skeptical that the song would fare well on radio due to Houston's a capella intro.^ Some, including Foster and radio programers, were skeptical that the song would fare well at radio due to Houston's a capella intro.
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^ T-Pain, is nothing more than a pain, and he can’t sing a song without autotunes.
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^ The soundtrack's lead single was " I Will Always Love You ", written and originally recorded by Dolly Parton in 1974 .
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[83] .Still, the record company took the risk and released it as the first single and it became a massive international hit.^ Still, the record company took the risk and released it as the first single and it became a massive international hit.
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^ Still, the label took the risk and released it as the first single and it became Houston's biggest hit.
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^ Her recording of the song was released as a commercial single, reaching the Top 20 on the US Hot 100 making her the only act to turn the national anthem into a pop hit.
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.The single peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for a then-record-breaking 14 weeks, number one on the R&B chart for a then-record-breaking 11 weeks, and number one on the Adult Contemporary charts for five weeks, thus becoming the first single to top those three charts simultaneously for five weeks.^ The following songs reached number-one on the Zimbabwe singles chart: .

^ The following songs reached number-one on the Australian singles chart: .

^ The single " One Wish (for Christmas) " reached the Top 20 on the Adult Contemporary chart.
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.The song also hit number-one in nearly every other country worldwide.^ The song also hit number-one in nearly every other country worldwide.
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^ She also performed the song and her other hits at Norfolk, VA as she welcomed back US troops returning from the Gulf War with a highly rated HBO concert.
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^ This isn't about song quality or vocals, it's about how successful the songs are, popularity, airplay, recognition, charts, sales, how often do others perform it, how popular it is in each country, etc.
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.The soundtrack debuted at #1 and remained there for twenty non-consecutive weeks and became one of the fastest selling albums ever.^ The soundtrack debuted at number 1 and remained there for twenty consecutive weeks.
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^ The soundtrack debuted at #1 and remained there for twenty non-consecutive weeks and became one of the fastest selling albums ever.
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^ Whitney's 'I Look to You' debuted at number one on the Billboard charts, selling more than 300,000 copies in its first week of avalaibility.
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.At one point the soundtrack sold over a million copies within a week, becoming the first album to do so.^ At one point the soundtrack sold over a million copies in a week, becoming the first album to do so.
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^ The album sold five million copies in its first six months of release.
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^ At one point the soundtrack sold over a million copies within a week, becoming the first album to do so.
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[84] .With the follow-up singles "I'm Every Woman", a Chaka Khan cover, and "I Have Nothing" both peaking in the top five, Houston became the first female artist to ever have three singles in the Top 20 simultaneously.^ The follow-up singles "I'm Every Woman", a Chaka Khan cover, and "I Have Nothing" both peaked in the top five.
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^ This allowed to become the first single to top those three charts simultaneously for five weeks.
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^ The next three singles would all reach the Top Five.
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[85] .The album was certified 17x platinum in the United States[86] with worldwide sales of 42 million.^ Just Whitney was certified platinum in the United States.
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^ The greatest hits album was certified triple platinum in the US, with worldwide sales of ten million.
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^ The greatest hits album was certified triple platinum in the U.S., with worldwide sales of ten million.
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[87] .Houston won three Grammys for the album, including two of the Academy's highest honors, Album of the Year and Record of the Year.^ Houston won three Grammys for the project including two of the Academy's highest honours, Album of the Year and Record of the Year.
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^ Houston won three Grammys for the album, including two of the Academy's highest honors, Album of the Year and Record of the Year .
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^ Houston won three Grammys for the album, including two of the Academy's highest honors, Album of the Year and Record of the Year.
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.In addition, Houston won 8 American Music Awards, including the Award of Merit, and a BRIT award.^ Houston also won two American Music Awards and an MTV Video Music Award.
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^ Houston won seven American Music Awards in 1986, and an MTV Video Music Award .
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^ Houston won seven American Music Awards in 1986, and an MTV Video Music Award.
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.Following the success of the project, Houston embarked on another expansive global tour in 1993 and 1994.^ Following the success of the film, Houston embarked on another expansive worldwide tour in 1993, which concluded in 1994 with a televised concert in South Africa.

^ Following the success of the project, Houston embarked on another expansive global tour in 1993 and 1994 .
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^ Following the success of the project, Houston embarked on another expansive global tour in 1993 and 1994.
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.Her concerts, movie, and recording grosses made her the third highest earning female entertainer of 1993-1994, just behind Oprah Winfrey and Barbra Streisand according to Forbes Magazine.^ Her concerts, movie, and recording grosses made her the third highest earning female entertainer of 1993-1994, just behind Oprah Winfrey and Barbra Streisand according to Forbes.
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^ The success of the tour and Houston's albums helped make her one of the top 10 highest earning entertainers according to Forbes Magazine.
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^ The success of the tour and Houston's albums helped make her one of the top 10 highest earning entertainers according to Forbes Magazine .
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[88] .Houston placed in the top five of Entertainment Weekly's annual "Entertainer of the Year" ranking [89] and was labeled by Premier Magazine as one of the 100 most powerful people in Hollywood.^ Houston placed in the top five of Entertainment Weekly's annual "Entertainer of the Year" ranking 62 and was labeled by Premier Magazine as one of the 100 most powerful people in Hollywood.

^ Premier Magazine , Houston was one of the 100 most powerful people in Hollywood.
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^ Houston placed in the top five of Entertainment Weekly's annual "Entertainer of the Year" ranking [61] and was labeled by Premier Magazine as one of the 100 most powerful people in Hollywood.
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[90]
.In October 1994, Houston was invited to perform at a state dinner at the White House honoring newly elected South African president Nelson Mandela.^ In October 1994, Houston was invited to perform at a state dinner at the White House honoring newly elected South African president Nelson Mandela.
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^ Following the success of the film, Houston embarked on another expansive worldwide tour in 1993, which concluded in 1994 with a HBO televised "Concert For A New South Africa" making Houston the first artist to perform in the newly apartheid-free country.
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^ Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston were having dinner in an Atlanta restaurant when a NOSY white woman who had entirely too much time on her hand recognized him.
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[91] .At the end of her world tour, Houston performed three concerts in South Africa to honor President Mandela, playing to over 200,000 people.^ At the end of her world tour, Houston performed three concerts in South Africa to honor President Mandela, playing to over 200,000 people.
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^ Following the success of the film, Houston embarked on another expansive worldwide tour in 1993, which concluded in 1994 with a HBO televised "Concert For A New South Africa" making Houston the first artist to perform in the newly apartheid-free country.
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^ In June 1988, during the European leg of her tour, Houston joined other musicians to perform a set at Wembley Stadium in London to celebrate a then imprisoned Nelson Mandela's 70th birthday.
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.This would make the singer the first major musician to visit the newly unified and apartheid free nation following Mandela's winning election.^ This would make the singer the first major musician to visit the newly unified and apartheid free nation following Mandela's winning election.
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^ Following the success of the film, Houston embarked on another expansive worldwide tour in 1993, which concluded in 1994 with a HBO televised "Concert For A New South Africa" making Houston the first artist to perform in the newly apartheid-free country.
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^ This would make the singer one of the first African American female artists to receive heavy rotation on the network.
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[92] The event was considered the nation's "biggest media event since the inauguration of Nelson Mandela".[93]

1995–1997: Waiting to Exhale, The Preacher's Wife, and Cinderella

.In 1995, Houston starred alongside Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon in her second film Waiting to Exhale; a motion picture about four African-American women struggling with relationships.^ In 1995, Houston starred alongside Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon in her second film Waiting to Exhale ; a motion picture about four African-American women struggling with relationships.
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^ In 1995, Houston starred alongside Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon in the film Waiting to Exhale, about four African-American women struggling with relationships.
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^ In 1995, Houston starred alongside Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon in the film Waiting to Exhale , about four African-American women struggling with relationships.
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.Houston plays the lead character Savannah Jackson, a TV producer in love with a married man.^ Houston plays the lead character Savannah Jackson, a TV producer in love with a married man.
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^ Houston plays the lead character Savannah Jackson, a TV producer who moves to Phoenix to find a new man, but ends up in love with a married man.
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^ May 17, 1986 Click to Buy Click to Play Singles You Give Good Love Whitney Houston 1985-07-27 379 true 3 .
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.She chose the role because she saw the film as "a breakthrough for the image of black women because it presents them both as professionals and as caring mothers".[94] After opening at number one and grossing $67 million in the US at the box office and $81 million worldwide[95], it proved that a movie primarily targeting a black audience can cross over to success, while paving the way for other all-black movies such as How Stella Got Her Groove Back and the Tyler Perry movies that have become popular in the 2000s.^ After opening at #1 and grossing $67 million in the US at the box office and $82 million worldwide, it proved that a movie targeting black audiences can cross over to a white audience and make money, while paving the way for other all black movies such as How Stella Got Her Groove Back and the Tyler Perry movies that have become popular in the 2000's.
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^ "Terry McMillan; when a movie becomes a cross-cultural women's event."
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^ After opening at #1 and grossing $67 million in the US at the box office and $82 million worldwide, it proved that a movie primarily targeting a black audience can cross over to success, while paving the way for other all-black movies such as How Stella Got Her Groove Back and the Tyler Perry movies that have become popular in the 2000s.
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[96][97][98] .The film is also notable for its portrayal of black women as strong middle class citizens as opposed to stereotypes.^ The film is also notable for its portrayal of black women as strong middle class citizens as oppose to stereotypes.
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^ The film is also notable for its portrayal of black women as strong middle class citizens as oppose to their usual stereotypes.
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^ Selznick was right to be concerned - as filming progressed, black leaders increasingly registered their objections to the movie's portrayal of blacks.
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[99] .The reviews were mainly positive for the ensemble cast.^ The reviews were mainly positive for the ensemble cast.
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^ The album received mainly positive reviews.
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The New York Times said "Ms. Houston has shed the defensive hauteur that made her portrayal of a pop star in 'The Bodyguard' seem so distant."[100] .Houston was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding Actress In A Motion Picture," but lost to her co-star Bassett.^ Houston was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress In A Motion Picture, but lost to her co-star Basset.
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^ Houston won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress In A Motion Picture for the role, her first award for her acting.
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^ In 1995, Houston starred alongside Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon in her second film Waiting to Exhale ; a motion picture about four African-American women struggling with relationships.
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.Like Houston's previous project, the film's accompanying soundtrack was also a huge hit.^ Like Houston's previous project, the film's accompanying soundtrack was also a huge hit.
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^ Houston recorded six songs for the film's adjoining soundtrack album, which featured productions from David Foster.
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^ Author: whattodowithuname Keywords: whiney houston Who Would Imagine King film "Preacher's Wife" soul gospel soundtrack Added: September 8, 2008 .
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.November 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Houston co-produced, with Babyface, the soundtrack, Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album.^ For the album, Houston was given more control; she was co-executive producer along with Clive Davis.
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^ Images, 0 Videos The Preacher's Wife: Original Soundtrack Album .
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^ Houston recorded six songs for the film's adjoining soundtrack album, which featured productions from David Foster.
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.Though Babyface originally wanted Houston to record the entire album, she declined.^ Though Babyface originally wanted Houston to record the entire album, she declined.
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^ While the ballads were left unchanged, the album is notable for featuring house/club remixes of many of Houston’s past up-tempo songs, in place of their original version.
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^ Zager subsequently offered to help obtain a recording contract for the young singer, but Cissy declined, wanting her daughter to finish school first.
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.Instead, she "wanted it to be an album of women with vocal distinction", and thus gathered several African-American female artists for the soundtrack, to go along with the film's strong women message.^ Instead, she "wanted it to be an album of women with vocal distinction", and thus gathered several African-American female artists for the soundtrack, to go along with the film's strong women message.
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^ African American female singers .
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^ Instead, she "wanted [it] to be an album of women with vocal distinction" to go along with the film's strong women message.
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[94] .As a result, the album featured a range of contemporary R&B female recording artists along with Houston, such as Mary J Blige, Aretha Franklin, Toni Braxton, Patti Labelle, and Brandy.^ As a result, the album featured a range of contemporary R&B female recording artists along with Houston, such as Mary J Blige, Aretha Franklin , Toni Braxton , Patti Labelle, and Brandy.
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^ As a result, the album featured a range of contemporary R&B female recording artists along with Houston, such as Mary J Blige , Aretha Franklin , Toni Braxton , Patti Labelle , and Brandy .
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^ As a result, the album featured a range of contemporary R&B female recording artists including Aretha Franklin, Toni Braxton, Brandy, and Mary J Blige.
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.Houston's "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)" peaked at #1, and then spent a record eleven weeks at the #2 spot and eight weeks on top of the R&B Charts.^ Houston's " Exhale (Shoop Shoop) " peaked at #1, and then spent a record eleven weeks at the #2 spot and eight weeks on top of the R&B Charts.
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^ Houston's "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)" peaked at #1, and then spent a record eleven weeks at the #2 spot and eight weeks on top of the R&B Charts.
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^ WHITNEY HOUSTON is having trouble finishing her "comeback" album and canceled a video shoot last week to go back into the recording studio.
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."Count On Me", a duet with CeCe Winans, hit the US Top 10; and Houston's third contribution, "Why Does It Hurt So Bad", made the Top 30. The album debuted at #1, and was certifed 7x Platinum in the United States, denoting shipments of 7 million copies.^ The Greatest Hits has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
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^ Whitney has been certified 9x Platinum in the US for shipments of over nine million copies.
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^ US Top 5 and became international hits.

[47] .The soundtrack received strong reviews.^ The soundtrack received strong reviews.
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.May 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Entertainment Weekly said "the album goes down easy, just as you'd expect from a package framed by Whitney Houston tracks....the soundtrack waits to exhale, hovering in sensuous suspense"[101] and has since ranked it as one of the 100 Best Movie Soundtracks.^ Entertainment near Whitney Houston .
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^ Entertainment Weekly said "the album goes down easy, just as you'd expect from a package framed by Whitney Houston tracks....the soundtrack waits to exhale, hovering in sensuous suspense" 75 and has since ranked it as one of the 100 Best Movie Soundtracks.

^ I have been a Whitney fan since day one.
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[102] .Newsday called it "the most significant R&B record of the decade."^ Newsday called it "the most significant R&B record of the decade."
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^ Oprah is calling it "the most anticipated music interview of the decade," and you've got to believe her because, like Whitney, Oprah is at least part -god.
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[citation needed] Later that year, Houston's children's charity organization was awarded a VH1 Honor for all the charitable work
.In 1996, Houston starred in the holiday comedy The Preacher's Wife, with Denzel Washington.^ In 1996, Houston starred in the holiday comedy The Preacher's Wife , with Denzel Washington .
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^ In 1996, Houston starred in the holiday comedy The Preacher's Wife , with Denzel Washington.
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^ In 1996, Houston starred in the holiday comedy "The Preacher's Wife", with Denzel Washington which earned approximately 50 million in the US. .

.She plays a gospel-singing wife of a pastor (Courtney B. Vance).^ She plays a gospel-singing wife of a reverend.
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^ She plays a gospel-singing wife of a Reverend.
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^ She plays a gospel-singing wife of a pastor (Courtney B. Vance).
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.Houston earned $10 million for the role, making her one of the highest paid actress in Hollywood at the time and the highest earning African American actress in Hollywood.^ Houston earned $10 million for the role, making her one of the highest paid actress in Hollywood at the time and the highest earning African American actress in Hollywood.
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^ Thursday, October 06, 2005 WHITNEY HOUSTON Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9 , 1963 , Newark, New Jersey ) is an American pop , R&B and soul singer and actress.
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^ Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963) is an American recording artist, actress, and former fashion model.
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[103] .The movie, with its all African-American cast, was a moderate success, earning approximately $50 million at the U.S. box offices.^ The movie, with its all African-American cast, was a moderate success, earning approximately $50 million at the U.S. box offices.
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^ The movie was very successful, earning over $70 million in the U.S. alone.
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^ The movie was a moderate success, earning approximately $50 million at the US box offices.
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[104] .The movie gave Houston her strongest reviews so far.^ Still, the movie gave Houston her strongest reviews so far.
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^ The album gave Houston some of her strongest reviews ever.
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^ The album gave Houston her strongest reviews ever.
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.The San Francisco Chronicle said Houston "is rather angelic herself, displaying a divine talent for being virtuous and flirtatious at the same time" and that she "exudes gentle yet spirited warmth, especially when praising the Lord in her gorgeous singing voice."^ The San Francisco Chronicle said Houston "is rather angelic herself, displaying a divine talent for being virtuous and flirtatious at the same time" and that she "exudes gentle yet spirited warmth, especially when praising the Lord in her gorgeous singing voice."
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^ "God gave me a voice to sing with," she said.
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^ The UK Times said "To hear Houston going at full throttle with the 35 piece Georgia Mass choir struggling to keep up is to realise, at last, what her phenomenal voice was made for."
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[105] .Houston was again nominated for an NAACP Image Award and won for Outstanding Actress In A Motion Picture.^ Herself - Host 20th NAACP Image Awards (1988) (TV) ....
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^ At the 1989 Soul Train Music Awards, when Houston's name was called out for a nomination, the audience booed her.
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^ Houston was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress In A Motion Picture, but lost to her co-star Basset.
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.Houston recorded and co-produced, with Mervyn Warren, the film's accompanying gospel soundtrack.^ Houston recorded and co-produced, with Mervyn Warren, the film's accompanying gospel soundtrack.
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^ Houston produced the album with Gorden Chambers and Mervyn Warren.
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^ Houston and Chase, along with Warner Brothers , were then set to produce a remake of the 1976 film Sparkle about a 1960s singing group of three sisters in Harlem.
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.The Preacher's Wife: Original Soundtrack Album.^ Images, 0 Videos The Preacher's Wife: Original Soundtrack Album .
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^ The film's original soundtrack won the 1994 Grammy Award for Album of the Year, and became the world's best-selling soundtrack.
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^ Author: whattodowithuname Keywords: whiney houston Who Would Imagine King film "Preacher's Wife" soul gospel soundtrack Added: September 8, 2008 .
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included six gospel songs with .Georgia Mass Choir that were recorded at the Great Star Rising Baptist Church in Atlanta.^ In late 1996, Houston recorded, and co-produced with Mervyn Warren, the gospel The Preacher's Wife: Original Soundtrack Album , six of the songs were recorded with the Georgia Mass Choir at Greater Rising Star Church in Atlanta.
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^ Georgia Mass Choir that were recorded at the Great Star Rising Baptist Church in Atlanta.
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^ At the age of eleven, Houston began to follow in her mothers footsteps and started performing as a soloist in the junior gospel choir at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark.
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.Houston also duetted with gospel legend Shirley Caesar.^ Houston also duetted with gospel legend Shirley Caesar .
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^ Houston also duetted with gospel legend Shirley Caesar.
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^ Unlike Houston's previous soundtracks, The Preacher's Wife featured Houston on 14 of the 15 tracks including a collaboration with gospel legend Shirley Caesar.
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.The album sold six million copies worldwide and scored hit singles with "I Believe in You and Me" and "Step by Step", becoming the largest selling gospel album of all time.^ At one point the soundtrack sold over a million copies in a week, becoming the first album to do so.
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^ The album sold five million copies in its first six months of release.
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^ The soundtrack sold six million copies worldwide and scored pop hits with "I Believe in You and Me" and "Step by Step", becoming the largest selling gospel album of all time.
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.The album received mainly positive reviews.^ The reviews were mainly positive for the ensemble cast.
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^ The album received mainly positive reviews.
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^ The album received positive reviews.
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Some critics, like USA Today, noted the presence of her emotional depth,[106] while The UK Times said "To hear Houston going at full throttle with the 35 piece Georgia Mass Choir struggling to keep up is to realise what her phenomenal voice was made for."[107]
.In 1997, Houston's production company changed its name to BrownHouse Productions and was joined by Debra Martin Chase.^ In 1997, Houston's production company changed its name to BrownHouse Productions and was joined by Debra Martin Chase .
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^ Whitney and her company, BrownHouse Productions, served as executive producers on the project, which garnered seven Emmy nominations including Outstanding Variety, Musical or Comedy.
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.Their goal was "to show aspects of the lives of African-Americans that have not been brought to the screen before" while improving how African-Americans are portrayed in film and television.^ Their goal was "to show aspects of the lives of African-Americans that have not been brought to the screen before" while improving how African-Americans are portrayed in film and television.
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^ UC users only Discussion of how self-directed stereotypes are used in African American cinema and comparison of the strategies employed in the films: "Hollywood shuffle" and "I'm gonna git you sucka".
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^ "African-American woman producer, Leslie Harris' 'Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.' portrays an adolescent girl's pregnancy, and borders on the comic.
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[108] .Their first project was a made-for-television remake of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.^ Their first project was a made-for-television remake of Rodgers & Hammerstein 's Cinderella .
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^ In 1997, Houston co-produced and starred in (along with Brandy, Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg, and Bernadette Peters) a made-for-television remake of Rodgers & Hammerstein‘s Cinderella.
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^ When Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella premiered on ABC-TV on November 2 , 1997 , it was watched by over 60 million Americans.
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.In addition to co-producing, Houston starred in the movie as the Fairy Godmother along with Brandy, Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg, and Bernadette Peters.^ In addition to co-producing, Houston starred in the movie as the Fairy Godmother along with Brandy , Jason Alexander , Whoopi Goldberg , and Bernadette Peters .
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^ Houston played the Fairy Godmother.
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^ In 1997, Houston co-produced and starred in (along with Brandy, Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg, and Bernadette Peters) a made-for-television remake of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella .
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.Houston was initially offered the role of Cinderella in 1993, but other projects intervened.^ Houston was initially offered the role of Cinderella in 1993, but other projects intervened and CBS lost interest.
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^ Houston was initially offered the role of Cinderella in 1993, but other projects intervened.
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^ In 1997, Houston starred in and produced a multicultural version of the classic fairly tale Cinderella featuring multimedia sensation Brandy in the title role.
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[109] .The film is notable for its multi-racial cast and nonstereotypical message.^ The film is notable for its multi-racial cast and nonstereotypical message.
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[110] .An estimated 60 million viewers tuned into the special giving ABC its highest TV ratings in 16 years.^ An estimated 60 million viewers tuned into the special giving ABC it's highest TV ratings in 16 years.

^ An estimated 60 million viewers tuned into the special giving ABC its highest TV ratings in 16 years.
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^ When Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella premiered on ABC-TV on November 2 , 1997 , it was watched by over 60 million Americans.
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[111] .The movie received seven Emmy nominations including Outstanding Variety, Musical or Comedy, while winning Outstanding Art Direction in a Variety, Musical or Comedy Special.^ The movie received seven Emmy nominations including Outstanding Variety, Musical or Comedy, while winning Outstanding Art Direction in a Variety, Musical or Comedy Special.
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^ Whitney and her company, BrownHouse Productions, served as executive producers on the project, which garnered seven Emmy nominations including Outstanding Variety, Musical or Comedy.
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^ The movie went on to win an Emmy Award and has become the best selling video ever of a made-for-TV movie.
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[112]
.Houston and Chase then obtained the rights to the story of Dorothy Dandridge.^ Houston and Chase then obtained the rights to the story of Dorothy Dandridge.
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^ Houston and Chase then obtained the rights to the story of Dorothy Dandridge .
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.Houston was to play Dandridge, who was the first African American actress to be nominated for an Oscar.^ Houston was to play Dandridge, who was the first African American actress to be nominated for an Oscar.
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^ Thursday, October 06, 2005 WHITNEY HOUSTON Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9 , 1963 , Newark, New Jersey ) is an American pop , R&B and soul singer and actress.
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^ Houston plays Rachel Marron,a star who is stalked by a crazed fan that hires a bodyguard to protect her.
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.She wanted the story told with dignity and honor.^ She wanted the story told with dignity and honor.
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[108] .However, Halle Berry also had rights to the project and she got her version going first.^ However, Halle Berry also had rights to the project and she got her version going first.
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[113] .Later that year, Houston paid tribute to her idols such as Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and Billie Holliday by performing their hits during the three night HBO Concert Classic Whitney, live from Washington, D.C..^ Later that year, Houston paid tribute to her idols such as Aretha Franklin , Diana Ross , and Billie Holliday by performing their hits during the three night HBO Concert Classic Whitney , live from Washington, D.C..
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^ In 1997, Houston performed the 3 night HBO televised "Classic Whitney" concert in Washington DC. The concert saw Houston perform her hits as well as covering classics by idols Aretha Franklin, Dionne Warwick, Billie Holliday and Diana Ross.
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^ Concerts near Whitney Houston .
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.The special raised over $300,000 for the Children's Defense Fund.^ The special raised over $300,000 for the Children's Defense Fund.
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^ In 1989, Houston formed The Whitney Houston Foundation For Children, a non-profit organization that has raised funds for the needs of children around the world.
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^ The show was a benefit concert that helped raise over $300 million to the United Negro College Fund .
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[114]

1998–2000: My Love Is Your Love and Whitney: The Greatest Hits

.After spending much of the early and mid 1990s working on motion pictures and their adjacent soundtrack albums, Houston's first studio album in eight years, the critically acclaimed My Love Is Your Love, was released in November 1998. Though originally slated to be a greatest hits album with a handful of new songs, recording sessions were so fruitful, enough material was produced for a new full-length studio album.^ Back to the studio: 1998–2001 After spending much of the early and mid 1990s working on films, with their adjacent soundtrack albums as an outlet for new music, Houston's first studio album in eight years, the critically acclaimed My Love Is Your Love was released in November 1998.
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^ After the release of her fourth studio album My Love Is Your Love (1998), she renewed her recording contract with Arista Records in 2001 for a historic $100 million dollars.
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^ After spending much of the early and mid 1990s working on films, with their adjacent soundtrack albums as an outlet for new music, Houston's fourth studio album in eight years "My Love Is Your Love" was released in November 1998.

.Recorded and mixed in only six weeks, it featured production from Rodney Jerkins, Wyclef Jean and Missy Elliott.^ Recorded and mixed in only six weeks, it featured production from Rodney Jerkins , Wyclef Jean and Missy Elliott .
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^ Recorded and mixed in only six weeks, it featured production from Rodney Jerkins, Wyclef Jean and Missy Elliott.
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^ Enlisting the songwriting help of Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott , Diane Warren and Wyclef Jean , among others, the album was a confident attempt by Houston to reclaim her sonic glory of years past.
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.The album had a funkier and edgier sound than past releases and saw Houston handling urban dance, hip hop, reggae, mid-tempo R&B, torch songs, and ballads all with great dexterity.^ The album had a more funkier and edgier sound than past releases and saw Houston handling urban dance, hip hop , reggae , mid-tempo R&B , torch songs , and ballads all with great dexterity.

^ The album had a more funkier and edgier sound than past releases and saw Houston handling urban dance, hip hop, reggae, mid-tempo R&B, torch songs, and ballads all with great dexterity.
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^ While the ballads were left unchanged, the album is notable for featuring house/club remixes of many of Houston’s past up-tempo songs, in place of their original version.
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.November 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] The album's first single, "When You Believe" (a duet with Mariah Carey for 1998s The Prince of Egypt soundtrack), became an international hit as it peaked in the Top 10 in several countries, the Top 20 in the U.S. and won an Academy Award.^ The album's first single, the Academy Award-winning 'When You Believe' (duetted with Mariah Carey for 1998s The Prince of Egypt soundtrack) became a Top 10 hit in the UK, Germany, and France, and reached the Top 20 of the U.S. Hot 100.

^ The album's first single, "When You Believe" (a duet with Mariah Carey for 1998s The Prince of Egypt soundtrack), became an international hit as it peaked in the Top 10 in several countries, the Top 20 in the US and won an Academy Award, while the album debuted at #13.
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^ The album's first single, the Academy Award-winning "When You Believe" (a duet with Mariah Carey for 1998s The Prince of Egypt soundtrack) didn't do as well as expected and only reached the Top 20 in the U.S. As a result, the album debuted at #13.
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.The soundtrack to the film debuted at number thirteen in the United States.^ Images, 0 Videos List of artists who reached number one in the United States .
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^ The album had become an international success, selling over thirteen million copies in the United States alone and becoming the best-selling debut album of all time by a female artist.
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^ The soundtrack debuted at number 1 and remained there for twenty consecutive weeks.
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[115] .The next three singles would all reach the Top Five.^ The next three singles would all reach the Top Five.
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^ The final single, "Greatest Love of All," became Houston's biggest hit at the time after peaking #1 and remaining there for three weeks.
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^ However, all the singles—" Whatchulookinat ", " One of Those Days ", and " Try It on My Own "—failed to reach the top 40 on the Hot 100 chart.

."Heartbreak Hotel", which featured Faith Evans and Kelly Price reached number 2 on the Hot 100, while topping the R&B chart for seven weeks.^ Heartbreak Hotel ", which featured Faith Evans and Kelly Price reached number 2 on the Hot 100, while topping the R&B chart for seven weeks.
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^ Charts: Hot 100: 31 Songs .
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^ Top 10 on the Hot 100.

."It's Not Right but It's Okay", which won Houston her sixth Grammy Award; and "My Love Is Your Love" both reached number four and also became international hits as did the previous two singles.^ And Whitney Houston is number four on the list.
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^ Houston also won two American Music Awards and an MTV Video Music Award.
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^ The same year, Houston hit the road with her worldwide "My Love Is Your Love" tour.

.The album's fifth single, "I Learned from the Best", became a moderate hit, peaking at number twenty-seven in the United States.^ The album's fifth single, " I Learned from the Best ", became a moderate hit, peaking at number twenty-seven.
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^ The album's fifth single, "I Learned from the Best," peaked inside the US top forty, at number twenty-seven.
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^ The album's fifth single, "I Learned from the Best", peaked inside the U.S. top forty, at number twenty-seven.
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.All singles, except "When You Believe", also became number one hits on the U.S. Dance/Clubplay Chart.^ The following songs reached number-one on the U.S. Dance chart: .

^ All singles, except 'When You Believe', also became number one hits on the U.S. Dance/Clubplay Chart.

^ The following songs reached number-one on the Zimbabwe singles chart: .

.The album went on to be certified four times platinum in the U.S.[31] The album gave Houston some of her strongest reviews ever.^ Still, the movie gave Houston her strongest reviews so far.
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^ The album gave Houston some of her strongest reviews ever.
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^ The album went on to be certified four times platinum in the U.S., with worldwide sales of ten million.
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.Rolling Stone said Houston was singing "with a bite in her voice"[116] and The Village Voice called it "Whitney's sharpest and most satisfying so far".[117] In 1999, Houston participated in VH-1's Divas’ Live '99, alongside Mary J. Blige, Tina Turner, Cher.^ In 1999, Houston participated in VH-1’s Divas’ Live ‘99, alongside Mary J. Blige, Tina Turner, Cher.
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^ Whitney Houston Biography , Rolling Stone (last visited Feb.
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^ Rolling Stone said Houston was singing "with a bite in her voice that she's never come close to before"[53] and The Village Voice called it "Whitney's sharpest and most satisfying so far".
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.The same year, Houston hit the road with her 70 date My Love Is Your Love worldwide tour.^ The same year, Houston hit the road with her worldwide "My Love Is Your Love" tour.

^ My Love Is Your Love (12", pro) .
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^ The same year, Houston hit the road with her 70 date My Love Is Your Love worldwide tour.
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.The European leg was Europe's highest grossing arena tour of the year.^ The 89 day tour was the sixth highest grossing tour of the year.
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^ The European leg was Europe 's highest grossing arena tour of the year.
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^ The European leg was Europe's highest grossing arena tour of the year.
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[118]
.In May 2000, Whitney: The Greatest Hits was released.^ My Love Is Your Love and Whitney: The Greatest Hits .
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^ The Greatest Hits by Whitney Houston - CD from Amazon.co.uk .
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^ Whitney The Greatest Hits .
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.The double disc set peaked at number five in the United States and reached number one in the United Kingdom.^ Images, 0 Videos List of artists who reached number one in the United States .
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^ The double disc set peaked at number five in America and reached number one on the UK chart.
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^ U.S., while reaching number one in the UK and Germany.

.While ballad songs were left unchanged, the album is notable for featuring house/club remixes of many of Houston's up-tempo hits, in place of their original version.^ While the ballads were left unchanged, the album is notable for featuring house/club remixes of many of Houston's up-tempo hits, in place of their original version.
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^ While the ballads were left unchanged, the album is notable for featuring house / club remixes of many of Houston's up-tempo hits, in place of their original version.
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^ While the ballads were left unchanged, the album is notable for featuring house/club remixes of many of Houston's past up-tempo songs, in place of their original version.
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.Also included on the album were four new songs: "Could I Have This Kiss Forever" (a duet with Enrique Iglesias), "Same Script, Different Cast" (a duet with Deborah Cox), "If I Told You That" (a duet with George Michael), and "Fine", all of which failed to break the American Top 40, but were hits in the UK and several European countries.^ Disc One- Cool Down featured a collection of her ballads as well as two new tracks, "Could I Have This Kiss Forever" (a duet with Enrique Iglesias ) and "Same Script, Different Cast" (a duet with Deborah Cox ).
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^ Also included on the album were four new songs: " Could I Have This Kiss Forever " (a duet with Enrique Iglesias ), " Same Script, Different Cast " (a duet with Deborah Cox ), " If I Told You That " (a duet with George Michael ), and " Fine ", all of which failed to crack the US Top 40, but were hits in the UK and several European countries.
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^ Also included on the album were four new songs: "Could I Have This Kiss Forever" (a duet with Enrique Iglesias), "Same Script, Different Cast" (a duet with Deborah Cox), "If I Told You That" (a duet with George Michael), and "Fine", all of which failed to crack the Billboard Top 40.
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.Along with the album, an accompanying DVD was also released of the music videos to Houston's greatest hits.^ The compilation was not released in the U.S. and also included a bonus DVD of music videos.
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^ Images, 0 Videos Whitney Houston (album) .
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^ Along with the album, an accompanying DVD was also released of the music videos to Houston's greatest hits.
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.The greatest hits album was certified triple platinum in the U.S., with worldwide sales of ten million.^ Whitney has been certified diamond in the US for sales of over ten million copies.
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^ The greatest hits album was certified triple platinum in the US, with worldwide sales of ten million.

^ The greatest hits album was certified triple platinum in the U.S., with worldwide sales of ten million.
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.Houston and Chase, along with Warner Brothers, were then set to produce a remake of the 1976 film Sparkle about a 1960s singing group of three sisters in Harlem.^ Houston and Chase, along with Warner Brothers , were then set to produce a remake of the 1976 film Sparkle about a 1960s singing group of three sisters in Harlem.
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^ Houston and Chase, along with Warner Brothers, were then set to produce a remake of the 1976 film Sparkle about a 1960s singing group of three sisters in Harlem.
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^ In addition to co-producing, Houston starred in the movie as the Fairy Godmother along with Brandy, Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg , and Bernadette Peters.
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.Aaliyah, who was to star in the remake, was killed in a plane crash in 2001 before production began.^ Aaliyah , who was to star in the remake, was killed in a plane crash in 2001 before production began.
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[119]

2000–2005: Just Whitney, drug allegations, and personal struggles

.Though Houston was seen as a "good girl" with a perfect image in the '80s and early '90s, during the late '90s her behavior changed.^ Though Houston was seen as a good girl with a perfect image in the '80s and early '90s, during the late '90s many noted a change in her behavior.
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^ Though Houston was seen as a "good girl" with a perfect image in the '80s and early '90s, during the late '90s her behavior changed.
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^ Though Houston was seen as a good girl with a perfect image in the '80s and early '90s, during the late '90s many noted a change in her behaviour.
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.She was often hours late for interviews, photo shoots and rehearsals, and canceling concerts and talk-show appearances.^ She was often hours late for interviews, photo shoots and rehearsals, and canceling concerts and talk-show appearances.
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^ She was often hours late for interviews, photo shoots, rehearsals, while cancelling concerts and talk-show appearances.
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^ Wendy Williams , commenting on Lindsay Lohan’s appearance next to Donatella Versace , on her talk show .

[120][121] .With the missed performances and weight loss, rumors about Houston using drugs with her husband circulated.^ With the missed performances and weight loss people began to wonder if something was wrong while rumors began that there was drug use with her husband.
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^ With the missed performances and weight loss, rumors about Houston using drugs with her husband circulated.
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^ With the missed performances and weight loss, people began to wonder if something was wrong, and rumors began of drug use with her husband.
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.On January 11, 2000, airport security guards discovered marijuana in both Houston's and husband Bobby Brown's luggage at a Hawaiian airport, but the two boarded the plane and departed before authorities could arrive.^ On January 11, 2000, airport security discovered marijuana in the luggage of both Houston's and husband Bobby Brown's luggage at a Hawaiian airport, but the two boarded the plane and departed before authorities could arrive.
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^ On January 11, 2000, airport security guards discovered marijuana in both Houston's and husband Bobby Brown's luggage at a Hawaiian airport, but the two boarded the plane and departed before authorities could arrive.
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^ On January 11, 2000, airport security discovered marijuana in both Houston's and husband Bobby Brown's luggage at a Hawaiian airport, but the two boarded the plane and departed before authorities could arrive.
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.Charges were later dropped against her and Brown,[122] but rumors of drug usage between the couple would continue to surface.^ Charges were later dropped against her and Brown, [95] but rumors of drug usage among the couple would continue to surface.
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^ Charges were later dropped against her and Brown, [ 93 ] but rumors of drug usage among the couple would continue to surface.
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^ Charges were later dropped against her and Brown, [ 97 ] but rumors of drug usage among the couple would continue to surface.
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.Two months later, Clive Davis was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.^ Two months later, Clive Davis was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame .
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^ Two months later, Clive Davis was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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^ Houston's debut is currently listed as one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time [ 27 ] and on The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame's Definitive 200 list.
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.Houston had been scheduled to perform at the event, but did not attend.^ Houston had been scheduled to perform at the event, but did not attend.
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^ Shortly thereafter, Houston was scheduled to perform at the Academy Awards but was fired from the event by musical director and long time friend Burt Bacharach .
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^ Shortly after, Houston was scheduled to perform at the Academy Awards but was fired from the event by musical director and long time friend Burt Bacharach.
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[123] .Shortly thereafter, Houston was scheduled to perform at the Academy Awards but was fired from the event by musical director and long time friend Burt Bacharach.^ Shortly after, Houston was scheduled to perform at the Academy Awards but was fired from the event by musical director and long time friend Burt Bacharach.
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^ Shortly after, Houston was scheduled to perform at the Academy Awards but was fired from the event by musical director and long time friend Burt Bacharach .
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^ Shortly thereafter, Houston was scheduled to perform at the Academy Awards but was fired from the event by musical director and long time friend Burt Bacharach .
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.Though her publicist cited throat problems as the reason for the cancellation, many speculated it was drugs.^ Though her publicist cited throat problems as the reason for the cancellation, many speculated it was drugs.
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^ This, along with many cancelled concert appearances, led to more speculation about her health and drug abuse.

.In his book The Big Show: High Times And Dirty Dealings Backstage At The Academy Awards, author Steve Pond revealed that "Houston's voice was shaky, she seemed distracted and jittery, and her attitude was casual, almost defiant," and that while Houston was to sing "Over The Rainbow", she would start singing a different song.^ In his book The Big Show: High Times And Dirty Dealings Backstage At The Academy Awards , author Steve Pond revealed that "Houston's voice was shaky, she seemed distracted and jittery, and her attitude was casual, almost defiant," and that while Houston was to sing "Over The Rainbow", she would start singing a different song.
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^ In Steve Pond's book "The Big Show: High Times And Dirty Dealings Backstage At The Academy Awards", it was revealed that "Houston's voice was shaky, she seemed distracted and jittery, and her attitude was casual, almost defiant" and that while Houston was to sing "Over The Rainbow", she would start singing a different song.
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^ Shortly thereafter, Houston was scheduled to perform at the Academy Awards but was fired from the event by musical director and long time friend Burt Bacharach .
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[124] .Houston later admitted to having been fired.^ Houston herself would later admit to being fired.
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^ Houston later admitted to having been fired.
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^ Later that year Houston was scheduled to perform at the Academy Awards, but she was fired from by musical director and long time friend Burt Bacharach.

[125] .Later that year, Houston's long-time executive assistant and friend, Robyn Crawford, resigned from Houston's management company.^ Later that year, Houston's long time executive assistant and best friend Robyn Crawford resigned from Houston's management company.
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^ Later that year, Houston's long-time executive assistant and friend, Robyn Crawford, resigned from Houston's management company.
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^ Houston sued his daughter for $100 million (but lost); stating that she owed his company previously unpaid compensation for helping to guide her career, as well as for helping to manage the various controversies that had surrounded it in recent years.
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[123]
.In August 2001, Houston signed the biggest record deal in music history with Arista/BMG.^ In August 2001, Houston signed the biggest record deal in music history with Arista/ BMG .
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^ In August 2001, Houston signed the biggest record deal in music history with Arista/BMG. She renewed her contract (worth $100 million) to deliver six new albums on which she would also earn royalties.
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^ Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963) is an American recording artist, actress, and fashion model.
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.She renewed her contract for $100 million to deliver six new albums, on which she would also earn royalties.^ In August 2001, Houston signed the biggest record deal in music history with Arista/BMG. She renewed her contract (worth $100 million) to deliver six new albums on which she would also earn royalties.
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^ In August 2001, Houston signed the biggest record deal in music history with Arista/BMG. She renewed her contract for $100 million to deliver six new albums, on which she would also earn royalties.
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^ She renewed her contract for $100 million to deliver six new albums, on which she would also earn royalties.
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[126][127][128] .She later made an appearance on Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special.^ The next year, Houston made an appearance at Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special.
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^ She later made an appearance on Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special .
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^ She later made an appearance at Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special .
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.Her extremely thin frame further spurred rumors of drug use.^ Her extremely thin frame further spurred rumors of drug use.
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^ Her shockingly thin frame further spurred rumors of drug use, anorexia, and bulimia.
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^ Her shockingly thin frame further spurred rumors of drug use.
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.Houston's publicist said, "Whitney has been under stress due to family matters, and when she is under stress she doesn't eat."^ Houston's publicist said, "Whitney has been under stress due to family matters, and when she is under stress she doesn't eat."
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^ Her publicist said "Whitney has been under stress due to family matters, and when she is under stress she doesn't eat."
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^ Keywords: Whitney Houston live Nobody loves me like you do duet due...
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[129] .The singer was scheduled for a second performance the following night but canceled.^ The singer was scheduled for a second performance the following night but canceled.
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^ Houston was scheduled for a second performance the following night but cancelled without explanation.

^ The singer was scheduled for a second performance the following night but canceled without explanation.
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[130] .Within weeks, Houston's rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" would be re-released after the terrorist attacks of September 11. The song peaked at #6 this time on the US Hot 100.[115] Houston donated her portion of the proceeds.^ Within weeks, Houston's rendition of the "Star Spangled Banner" would be re-released after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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^ The song peaked at #6 this time on the US Hot 100.
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^ The song peaked at # 6 this time on the US Hot 100.
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.In 2002, Houston became involved in a legal dispute with John Houston Enterprise.^ In 2002, Houston became involved in a legal dispute with John Houston Enterprise.
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^ John Houston dispute .
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^ In 2002, Houston became involved in a legal dispute with her father, and one-time manager, John Houston.
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.Although the company was started by her father to manage her career, it was now actually run by company president Kevin Skinner.^ Although the company was started by her father to manage her career, it was now actually run by company president Kevin Skinner.
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.He filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit and sued for $100 million (but lost), stating that Houston owed his company previously unpaid compensation for helping to negotiate her $100 million contract with Arista Records and for sorting out legal matters.^ Houston sued his daughter for $100 million (but lost); stating that she owed his company previously unpaid compensation for helping to guide her career, as well as for helping to manage the various controversies that had surrounded it in recent years.
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^ He filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit and sued for $100 million (but lost), stating that Houston owed his company previously unpaid compensation for helping to negotiate her $100 million contract with Arista Records and for sorting out legal matters.
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^ Whitney Houston is sued for $100 million by her father's entertainment company - Entertainment ".
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[131] .Houston claimed that her 81-year-old father had nothing to do with the lawsuit.^ Houston claimed that her 81-year-old father had nothing to do with the lawsuit.
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^ Houston claimed that her 81 year old father had nothing to do with the lawsuit, it was Skinner.
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^ The singer's publicist claimed that Houston's 81 year old father had nothing to do with the lawsuit, but Skinner claimed otherwise.
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.Although Skinner tried to claim otherwise, John Houston never appeared in court.^ Although Skinner tried to claim otherwise, John Houston was never at any court appearances.
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^ Although Skinner tried to claim otherwise, John Houston never appeared in court.
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^ Houston claimed that her 81 year old father had nothing to do with the lawsuit, it was Skinner.
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[132] .Houston's father was ill at the time, and he died in February 2003.[133] The lawsuit was dismissed on April 5, 2004, and Skinner was awarded nothing.^ Houston claimed that her 81-year-old father had nothing to do with the lawsuit.
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^ The lawsuit was dismissed on April 5, 2004, and Skinner was awarded nothing.
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^ Houston claimed that her 81 year old father had nothing to do with the lawsuit, it was Skinner.
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[134]
.Also in 2002, Houston did an interview with Diane Sawyer to promote her upcoming album.^ Also in 2002, Houston did an interview with Diane Sawyer to promote her upcoming album.
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^ In late 2002, Houston did an interview with Diane Sawyer.
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^ Interview Diane sawyer 2002 interview .
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.During the prime-time special, Houston spoke on topics including rumored drug use and marriage.^ During the prime time special, the defiant and erratic Houston spoke on various topics including her rumoured drug abuse and marriage to Bobby Brown.
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^ During the prime time special, the defiant and erratic Houston spoke on various topics including her rumored drug abuse and marriage to Bobby Brown.
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^ During the prime time special, she spoke on various topics including rumored drug abuse and her marriage to Bobby Brown.

.She was asked about the ongoing drug rumors and replied, "First of all, let's get one thing straight.^ She was asked about the ongoing drug rumours and replied "First of all, let's get one thing straight.
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^ She was asked about the ongoing drug rumors and replied, "First of all, let's get one thing straight.
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^ She was asked about the ongoing drug rumors and replied "First of all, let's get one thing straight.
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Crack is cheap. .I make too much money to ever smoke crack.^ I make too much money to ever smoke crack.
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^ Crack ia wack, she makes way too much money to be smokin crack!!!
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^ Although you might convince her with money, but then again, you dont want her to have access to too much… or you'll wind up with a cracked out crazy diva… lol .
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Let's get that straight. Okay? We don't do crack. We don't do that. Crack is whack."[125] .The line would become infamous.^ The line would become infamous.
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[135] .Houston did, however, admit to using various substances at times.^ Houston, to her credit, admitted to using various substances at times.
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^ Houston admitted to using various substances at times and that she partied.
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^ Houston did, however, admit to using various substances at times.
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[125]
.In December 2002, Houston released her fifth studio album, Just Whitney.^ Houston’s second album, Whitney , was released in June 1987.
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^ Images, 0 Videos Whitney Houston (album) .
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^ Whitney Houston - the album .
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.The album included productions from then-husband Bobby Brown, as well as Missy Elliott and Babyface, while marking the first time Houston did not produce with Clive Davis.^ The album featured collaborations with then-husband Bobby Brown, as well as Missy Elliott, and received poor reviews upon its release.

^ The album included productions from then-husband Bobby Brown , as well as Missy Elliott and Babyface, while marking the first time Houston did not produce with Clive Davis.
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^ The album included productions from then-husband Bobby Brown, as well as Missy Elliott, and Babyface, while marking the first time Houston did not produce with Clive Davis.
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.It received mixed reviews upon release.^ It received mixed reviews upon release.
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^ It received mostly poor reviews upon release.
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^ The album featured collaborations with then-husband Bobby Brown, as well as Missy Elliott, and received poor reviews upon its release.

[136] Rolling Stone said the album "only shows an artist vainly trying to reach for what her future once could have been,"[137] while The San Francisco Chronicle said the album did "show signs of life, but not enough to declare a resurrection."[138] The album debuted at #9 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart and had the highest first week sales of any album she had released.[139] .However, all the singles—"Whatchulookinat", "One of Those Days", and "Try It on My Own"—failed to reach the top 40 on the Hot 100 chart.^ However, all the singles—" Whatchulookinat ", " One of Those Days ", and " Try It on My Own "—failed to reach the top 40 on the Hot 100 chart.
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^ The follow up singles "One of Those Days" and "Try It Own My Own" also failed to make much of an impact.
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^ The following songs reached number-one on the Zimbabwe singles chart: .

.(One of Those Days became a Top 40 hit on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles and Tracks.^ Her recording of the song was released as a commercial single, reaching the Top 20 on the US Hot 100 making her the only act to turn the national anthem into a pop hit.
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^ One Of Those Days (CD, Single, Car) .
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^ However, all the singles—" Whatchulookinat ", " One of Those Days ", and " Try It on My Own "—failed to reach the top 40 on the Hot 100 chart.
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) .All three singles (along with "Love That Man") would also become Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart, with two of the four hitting #1.[140] Just Whitney was certified platinum in the United States.^ Just Whitney was certified platinum in the United States.
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^ The next three singles would all reach the Top Five.
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^ All three singles (along with "Love That Man") would also become hits on the US Dance/Clubplay Chart with three of the four hitting #1 on that chart.
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[141]
.In late 2003, Houston released her first holiday album One Wish: The Holiday Album, with a track listing of traditional Christmas songs.^ In October of 2003, Houston released a holiday album, One Wish .
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^ In late 2003, Houston released One Wish: The Holiday Album , a specialty album of traditional Christmas songs.
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^ In late 2003, Houston released One Wish: The Holiday Album , an album of traditional Christmas songs.
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.Houston produced the album with Gorden Chambers and Mervyn Warren.^ Houston produced the album with Gorden Chambers and Mervyn Warren.
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^ For the album, Houston was given more control; she was co-executive producer along with Clive Davis.
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^ The album included productions from then-husband Bobby Brown , as well as Missy Elliott and Babyface, while marking the first time Houston did not produce with Clive Davis.
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.The album received positive reviews.^ The album received mainly positive reviews.
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^ The album received positive reviews.
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^ The album received good reviews ( The New York Times praised the "lavish swoops, the sultry whispers, the gospelly asides and the meteoric crescendos."
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The The New York Times praised the "lavish swoops, the sultry whispers, the gospelly asides and the meteoric crescendos."[142] USA Today also gave the album a positive review, stating, "she finds satisfying ways to bring new life to old classics."[143] The single "One Wish (for Christmas)" reached the Top 20 on the Adult Contemporary chart.[140]
.Houston spent most of 2004 touring Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Russia.^ Houston spent most of 2004 touring Europe , the Middle East , Asia , and Russia .
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^ In 2004, Houston embarked on an international tour, the Soul Divas Tour with Natalie Cole and cousin Dionne Warwick in Europe, before embarking on solo dates in the Middle East, Russia, and Asia.
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^ Houston spent some of her teenage years touring nightclubs with her mother while Cissy was performing, and she would occasionally get on stage and perform with her mother.
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.In September 2004, she gave a surprise performance at the World Music Awards, in tribute to long time friend Clive Davis.^ In September 2004, she gave a surprise performance at the World Music Awards , in tribute to long time friend Clive Davis .
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^ In September 2004, she gave a surprise performance at the World Music Awards, in tribute to long time friend Clive Davis.
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^ In September of 2004 she made a surprise appearance at the World Music Awards to sing for Clive Davis.
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.Houston received a standing ovation for her performance.^ Houston received a standing ovation for her performance.
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^ Houston received a thunderous standing ovation for her performance.
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  .After the show, Davis and Houston announced plans to go into studio to work on her new album.^ After the show, Davis and Houston announced plans to go into studio to work on a new album.
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^ After the show, Davis and Houston announced plans to go into studio to work on her new album.
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^ WHITNEY HOUSTON is having trouble finishing her "comeback" album and canceled a video shoot last week to go back into the recording studio.
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[144]
.In early 2004, husband Bobby Brown starred in his own reality TV program, Being Bobby Brown (on the Bravo network), which provided a view into the domestic goings-on in the Brown household.^ In 2005, husband Bobby Brown starred in his own reality TV program Being Bobby Brown (on the Bravo network), which provided a view into the domestic goings-on in the Brown household.
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^ Believe me, I covered “Being Bobby Brown” for the paper when it aired on Bravo.
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^ In early 2004, husband Bobby Brown starred in his own reality TV program, Being Bobby Brown (on the Bravo network ), which provided a view into the domestic goings-on in the Brown household.
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.Though it was Brown's vehicle, Houston was a prominent figure throughout the show.^ Though it was Brown's vehicle, Houston was a prominent figure throughout the show.
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^ The show was not renewed for a second season after Houston stated she would no longer appear on it, and Brown and Bravo could not come to an agreement for another season.
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^ Brown Cannot Overturn Houston Divorce Terms After Court No-Show , "The Daily Dish!", SFGate , Jan.
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.The series, which aired in 2005, featured Houston at, what some say, her lowest moments; many wondered why she took part in it.^ The series, which aired in 2005, featured Houston at, what some say, her lowest moments; many wondered why she took part in it.
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^ The series featured Houston at her lowest moments and many wondered why she took part in it.
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^ While the ballads were left unchanged, the album is notable for featuring house/club remixes of many of Houston's up-tempo hits, in place of their original version.
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.The Hollywood Reporter said it was "undoubtedly the most disgusting and execrable series ever to ooze its way onto television."^ Hollywood Reporter said it was "undoubtedly the most disgusting and execrable series ever to ooze its way onto television" [81] and The Washington Post said "Their lives seem sad much of the time, yet never rise to the status of tragedy."
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^ Hollywood Reporter said it was "undoubtedly the most disgusting and execrable series ever to ooze its way onto television"[92] and The Washington Post said "Their lives seem sad much of the time, yet never rise to the status of tragedy."
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[145] .Despite the perceived train-wreck nature of the show, it gave Bravo its highest ratings in its time slot.^ Despite the perceived train-wreck nature of the show, it gave Bravo its highest ratings in its time slot.

^ Despite the train wreck nature of the show, the series gave Bravo its highest ratings in its time slot.
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^ Houston's concert gave HBO its highest ratings ever.

[146] .The show was not renewed for a second season after Houston stated she would no longer appear on it, and Brown and Bravo could not come to an agreement for another season.^ The show was not renewed for a second season after Houston stated she would no longer appear in the show, and Brown and Bravo could not come to an agreement for another season.
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^ The show was not renewed for a second season after Houston stated she would no longer appear on it, and Brown and Bravo could not come to an agreement for another season.

^ So we have one more movie with Madea, and in the 2 years that he said he would no longer be Madea, maybe we can enjoy the character one last time.
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[147]
.In a 2009 interview with Oprah Winfrey, Houston admitted to using drugs with Brown.^ Whitney Houston is preparing to stage what she hopes will be one of the biggest comebacks in history…But first she opened up to Oprah, coming clean about her drug use and the abuse she suffered from Bobby Brown.
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^ By CelebTV.com Staff Topics: Crimes & Court Music News Splits TV News Celebrities: Oprah Winfrey 107 Comments Whitney Houston reveals her battle with drugs and abuse at the hands of ex-husband Bobby Brown in an explosive new Oprah interview.
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^ Whitney Houston sat down for an explosive tell-all interview with Oprah…And the talk show queen is calling it her “best interview ever”.
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.She said, "My mom came to my house and she told me, 'You have to go now.'"^ My prayers go out too Whitney much love.God be with you Tyler keep doing what you do.
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^ Now I usually don't like red lipstick but I'm feeling this color Whit....you are workin' da hell out of it...go girl.
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^ YOU GO GIRL, now that is the Whitney i like to see.
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2006–present: Return to music, I Look To You and the 25th anniversary of her debut album

.
An advertisement for Houston's I Look To You world tour.
^ Gossip I Look To You , New Album , Photoshop , Photoshopped , Whitney Houston .

^ 'I Look to You,' Whitney Houston 2.

^ Whitney Houston I Look to You Whitney Houston Drugs Whitney Houston Biography Whitney Houston Lyrics .
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This ad is for a concert in Paris.
.After years of controversy and turmoil, Houston separated from Bobby Brown in September 2006, filing for divorce the next month.^ After years of controversy and turmoil, Houston separated from Bobby Brown in September 2006, filing for divorce the next month.
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^ Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown separate ".
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^ The following month, on October 16, 2006, Houston filed for divorce from Brown.
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[148] .On February 1, 2007, Houston asked the court to fast track their divorce.^ On February 1, 2007 Houston asked the court to fast track their divorce.
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^ On February 1, 2007, Houston asked the court to fast track their divorce.

^ On April 26, 2007, Brown filed court papers with the Orange County Superior Court to set aside the divorce judgement that ended his marriage to Houston.
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[149] .The divorce was finalized on April 24, 2007, with Houston granted custody of the couple's daughter.^ The divorce became finalized on April 24, 2007, with Houston granted custody of the couple's daughter.
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^ The divorce was finalized on April 24, 2007, with Houston granted custody of the couple's daughter.
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^ Married to Bobby Brown , 18 Jul 1992, separated in Oct 2006 and divorced 24 Apr 2007.
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[150] .Less than a month later, Brown sued Houston in Orange County, California court in an attempt to change the terms of their custody agreement.^ Less than a month later, Brown sued Houston in Orange County, California court in an attempt to change the terms of their custody agreement.
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^ Nearly a year later, Houston gave birth to their daughter Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown, her first child, his fourth, on 4 March.
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^ We reserve the right, at any time and from time to time, for any reason in our sole discretion, to change the terms of this Agreement.
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.Brown also sought child and spousal support from Houston.^ Brown also sought child and spousal support from Houston.
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^ Nearly a year later, Houston gave birth to their daughter Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown , her first child, his fourth, on 5 March.
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^ Nearly a year later, Houston gave birth to their daughter Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown, her first child, his fourth, on 4 March.
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.In the lawsuit, Brown claimed that financial and emotional problems prevented him from properly responding to Houston's divorce petition.^ In the lawsuit, Brown claimed that financial and emotional problems prevented him from properly responding to Houston's divorce petition.
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^ Houston claimed that her 81-year-old father had nothing to do with the lawsuit.
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^ After years of controversy and turmoil, Houston separated from Bobby Brown in September 2006, filing for divorce the next month.
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[151] .Brown lost at his court hearing as the judge dismissed his appeal to overrule the custody terms, leaving Houston with full custody and Brown with no spousal support.^ Brown lost at his court hearing as the judge dismissed his appeal to overrule the custody terms, leaving Houston with full custody and Brown with no spousal support.
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^ As a result of this, the judge dismissed his appeal to overrule Houston's custody terms, leaving Houston will full custody and Brown with no custody or spousal support.
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^ Brown also sought child and spousal support from Houston.
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[152]
.In March 2007, Clive Davis of Arista Records announced that Houston would begin recording a new album.^ In March 2007, Clive Davis announced that the singer would be heading in to the studio to record her first studio album in 4 years.
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^ In March 2007, Clive Davis announced that the singer would be heading into the studio to record her first studio album in 4 years.
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^ In March 2007, Clive Davis of Arista Records announced that Houston would begin recording a new album.

[153] .In October 2007, Arista released The Ultimate Collection.^ Whitney: The Greatest Hits 2001: Love, Whitney 2004: Artist Collection: Whitney Houston 2007: The Ultimate Collection Videos/DVDs .
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^ In October 2007, Arista released The Ultimate Collection .
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^ In the meantime, Arista released The Ultimate Collection in October 2007.
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[154] .Houston released her new album, I Look To You, on August 2009.[155] The album's first two singles are "I Look To You" and "Million Dollar Bill". The album entered the Billboard 200 at #1, with Houston's best opening-week sales of 305,000 copies, marking Houston's first number one album since The Bodyguard , and Houston's first studio album to reach number one since 1987's Whitney.^ Whitney's new album, I Look to You , hit stores in August.
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^ Whitney has been certified diamond in the US for sales of over ten million copies.
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^ The album entered the Billboard 200 at #1, with Houston's best opening-week sales of 305,000 copies, marking Houston's first number one album since The Bodyguard , and Houston's first studio album to reach number one since 1987's Whitney .

.Houston gave her first interview in seven years, appearing on Oprah Winfrey's season premiere on September 2009. The interview was billed as "the most anticipated music interview of the decade".[156] As of December 2009, "I Look to You" has been certified platinum by the RIAA for sales that exceed of one million copies, in the United States.^ Whitney has been certified diamond in the US for sales of over ten million copies.
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^ Whitney Houston hits #1 , looks to Oprah season opener .
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^ Just Whitney was certified platinum in the United States.
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[8] .However, the album did not receive any Grammy nominations.^ Houston also won seven American Music Awards and an MTV Video Music Award, while "Greatest Love of All" would receive a Record of the Year nomination at the 1987 Grammys.
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^ At the 1986 Grammy Awards, Houston was nominated for three awards including Album of the Year.
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^ The album's popularity would also carry over to the 1987 Grammy Awards when "Greatest Love of All" would receive a Record of the Year nomination.
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.On January 26, 2010, Houston re released her 25th anniversary edition of her debut album, entitled Whitney Houston - The Deluxe Anniversary Edition.^ Houston’s second album, Whitney , was released in June 1987.
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^ Whitney Houston album .
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^ Whitney Houston - the album .
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[157]
.On January 16, she received the BET Honors Award for Entertainer citing her lifetime achievements and comeback success of ILTY album.^ In 2001, Houston was awarded the first annual Lifetime Achievement Award by BET. .
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^ Despite the film's enormous success, the reviews were mixed, and Houston received a Razzie Award nomination for Worst Actress.
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^ Houston was then the first ever recipient of the BET Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution towards black music.
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.The 2010 BET Honors was held at the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC and aired Feb 1, 2010. Jennifer Hudson and Kim Burrell sang in honor of her.^ Houston Chronicle 'American Idol': Jennifer Hudson joins 'VH1 Divas' - Orlando Sentinel shows host - Bet.com Explore All .

.Houston received the NAACP Image Award for Best Music Video for the track "I Look To You" on Feb 26, 2010. Houston received a nomination from the Echo Awards, Germany's version of the Grammys, for Best International Artist.^ Images, 0 Videos Whitney Houston (album) .
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^ Images, 0 Videos Whitney Houston discography .
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^ Images, 0 Videos List of Whitney Houston awards .
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.Live show to be telecast March 4, 2010. Houston lost out to Lady Gaga.^ Whitney houston Live was a clourful concert in Norolk, virginia, on the east coast of the USA, on March 31 that year.
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^ Mary J. Blige commented that Houston's inviting her onstage during VH1 's Divas Live show in 1999 "opened doors for [her] all over the world".

^ Mary J. Blige commented that Houston's inviting her onstage during VH1's Divas Live show in 1999 "opened doors for [her] all over the world".
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Legacy

Voice and influence

.During the 1980s, MTV was coming into its own and received harsh criticism for not playing enough videos by black artists.^ See also: List of Whitney Houston awards During the 1980s, MTV was just coming into its own and received harsh criticism for not playing enough videos by black artists.

^ At the time, MTV had received harsh criticism for not playing enough videos by African American artists while favoring rock acts.

^ During the 1980s, Houston was one the first black artists to receive regular rotation on MTV in the network's early years during a white male rock dominated time.
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.With Michael Jackson breaking down the color barrier for black male artists, Houston did the same for black female artists.^ With Michael Jackson breaking down the color barrier for black male artists, Houston did the same for black female artists.
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^ The next year, Houston made an appearance at Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special.
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^ Not only was it the all-time best-selling debut album in the US, it was also the most successful solo album by any black female artist.
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.She became one of the few black female artists to receive heavy rotation on the network following the success of the "How Will I Know" video.^ This would make the singer one of the first African American female artists to receive heavy rotation on the network.
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^ This would make the singer one of the only African American female artists to receive heavy rotation on the network.
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^ She became one of the few black female artists to receive heavy rotation on the network following the success of the "How Will I Know" video.
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[158] .Following Houston's breakthrough, other African-American female artists, such as Janet Jackson and Anita Baker, were successful in popular music.^ Following Houston's breakthrough, other African-American female artists such as Janet Jackson and Anita Baker were able to find notable success in popular music.
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^ Following Houston's breakthrough, other African-American female artists, such as Janet Jackson and Anita Baker , were successful in popular music.
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^ African American female singers .
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[42][43] .Baker commented that "Because of what Whitney did, there was an opening for me...^ Baker commented that "Because of what Whitney did, there was an opening for me...
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^ There are too many self righteous hypocrites posting negative judgmental comments about Whitney’s struggle.
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For radio stations, black women singers aren't taboo anymore".[159] The New York Times stated that "Houston was a major catalyst for a movement within black music that recognized the continuity of soul, pop, jazz and gospel vocal traditions".[160] Mary J. Blige commented that Houston's inviting her onstage during VH1's Divas Live show in 1999 "opened doors for [her] all over the world".[161]
.Houston's debut is currently listed as one of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine[39] and is on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Definitive 200 list.^ Known as "The Voice" for her "powerful, penetrating pop-gospel" vocals, she has been listed by Rolling Stone magazine as one of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.
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^ Houston's debut is currently listed as one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time [ 27 ] and on The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame's Definitive 200 list.
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^ Houston's debut is currently listed as one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time [ 141 ] and on The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame's Definitive 200 list.
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[40] .Houston's entrance into the music industry is considered one of the 25 musical milestones of the last 25 years, according to USA Today.^ Whitney Houston's grand entrance into the music industry was listed as one of the 25 musical milestones of the last 25 years according to USA Today .
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^ Houston's entrance into the music industry is considered one of the 25 musical milestones of the last 25 years, according to USA Today .

^ USA Today listed it as one of the 25 most memorable movie moments of the last 25 years.

[41] .In 1997, the Franklin School in East Orange, New Jersey was renamed to The Whitney E. Houston Academy School of Creative and Performing Arts.^ Whitney Houston News and Gossip .

^ Shortly after, Houston was scheduled to perform at the Academy Awards but was fired from the event by musical director and long time friend Burt Bacharach.
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^ In the natural progression of things, the church was to become the humble venue for Whitney Houston's first solo performance.
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In 2001, Houston was awarded the first annual Lifetime Achievement Award by BET.[162]
.Houston is a mezzo-soprano.^ Houston was a dramatic soprano 130 , but now appears to be a mezzo-soprano .

^ Houston was a dramatic soprano [ 130 ] , but now appears to be a mezzo-soprano .
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[163] .Her vocal range extends from G3 to high B-flat (Bb5), she could belt to high F (F5).^ Houston, a dramatic soprano [128] who posesses an extraordinary five-octave vocal range, is known as "The Voice" for her powerful, pop-gospel voice, and belts.
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[164] .She came in third on MTV's 22 Greatest Voices,[165] sixth on Online Magazine COVE's list of the 100 Best Pop Vocalists with a score of 48.5/50, and thirty-fourth on Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers list.^ Known as "The Voice" for her "powerful, penetrating pop-gospel" vocals, she has been listed by Rolling Stone magazine as one of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.
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^ She came in third on MTV's 22 Greatest Voices [129] , sixth on COVE's list of the 100 Best Pop Vocalists with a score of 48.5/50, and thirty-fourth on Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers list.
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^ She came in third on MTV's 22 Greatest Voices [ 131 ] , sixth on COVE's list of the 100 Best Pop Vocalists with a score of 48.5/50, and thirty-fourth on Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers list.
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[166][167]
.Houston's vocal stylings have had a significant impact on the music industry.^ Houston's vocal stylings have had a significant impact on the music industry.
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^ Whitney Houston's grand entrance into the music industry was listed as one of the 25 musical milestones of the last 25 years according to USA Today .
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^ Houston's entrance into the music industry is considered one of the 25 musical milestones of the last 25 years, according to USA Today .
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.According to The New York Times, Houston had "revitalized the tradition of strong gospel-oriented pop-soul singing".[168] Ann Powers of the Los Angeles Times referred to the singer as a "national treasure".[169] She has influenced countless other vocalists, both female and male.^ According to The New York Times , Houston had "revitalized the tradition of strong gospel-oriented pop-soul singing".
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^ The The New York Times praised the "lavish swoops, the sultry whispers, the gospelly asides and the meteoric crescendos."
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^ The Washington Post said Houston is "doing nothing more than playing Houston, comes out largely unscathed if that is possible in so cockamamie an undertaking" [51] and The New York Times said she lacked passion with her co-star.
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[170] .A number of artists have acknowledged Houston as an influence.^ A number of artists have acknowledged Houston as an influence.
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Mariah Carey, who was often compared to Houston, said, "Houston has been a big influence on me."[171] She later told USA Today that "none of us would sound the same if Aretha Franklin hadn't ever put out a record, or Whitney Houston hadn't".[172] Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson cites Houston as her biggest musical influence. .She told Newsday that she learned from Houston the "difference between being able to sing and knowing how to sing".[173] Leona Lewis, who also has been compared to Houston, cites her as an influence.^ Leona Lewis , who also has been compared to Houston, cites her as an influence.
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^ Leona Lewis , who has also been heavily compared to Houston, cites her as an influence.
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^ She told Newsday that she learned from Houston the "difference between being able to sing and knowing how to sing".
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.Lewis has stated that she idolized Houston as a little girl.^ Lewis has stated that she idolized Houston as a little girl.
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^ Houston recorded the song "Family First" with Dionne Warwick and Cissy Houston for the soundtrack Daddy's Little Girls.
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[174] Beyoncé Knowles told the Globe and Mail that Houston "inspired [her] to get up there and do what [she] did."[175] Christina Aguilera, Celine Dion, [176] Britney Spears,[177] Alicia Keys,[178] P!nk,[177] Robin Thicke,[179] Jennifer Hudson and Destiny's Child[177] have all cited Houston as a musical inspiration. .In 2009, Rolling Stone listed Houston as one of the 100 greatest singers of the rock era.^ In 2009, Rolling Stone listed Houston as one of the 100 greatest singers of the rock era.
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^ She came in third on MTV's 22 Greatest Voices [ 131 ] , sixth on COVE's list of the 100 Best Pop Vocalists with a score of 48.5/50, and thirty-fourth on Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers list.
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^ WhitneyHouston.com — Whitney Houston official website Whitney News Whitney-Info.com Whitney Houston at the Internet Movie Database Whitney Houston at Rolling Stone .
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Discography

Studio albums
Soundtrack albums
  • 1992: The Bodyguard
  • 1995: Waiting to Exhale
  • 1996: The Preacher's Wife
Compilation and other albums

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes and Awards
1992 The Bodyguard Rachel Marron Main Role / nominated for Best Female Performance, Best Breakthrough Performance, and Best On-Screen Duo with co-star Kevin Costner at The 2nd MTV Movie Awards in 1993, as well as for a Razzie Award for "Worst Actress" in 1992.[183][184][185][186]
1995 Waiting to Exhale Savannah Jackson Main Role / nominated for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture in 1996.[187]
1996 The Preacher's Wife