Famous Singer Whitney Houston
One of the most awarded and the best-selling female music artist ever. Houston first came to prominence as a teen model and moved into music full time after she signed a record contract in 1983.Her debut album "Whitney Houston" was released in 1985 and in 1986 was the No. 1 selling album (Billboard).Her 2nd album "Whitney" was also a major success with a record 7 No. 1 hits.She moved into film roles with "The Bodyguard" in 1992. The film's soundtrack containing her so-called signature song "I Will Always Love You".
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American singer and actress. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time.Whitney continued to perform while her personal life became more chaotic amid alleged drug-taking until she died in 2012 in an accidental drowning. She is remembered for her huge vocal range and her use of the melisma technique.
- 1985-02-14 "Whitney Houston" debut album by Whitney Houston is released (Grammy Award Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female 1986, Billboard Album of Year 1986)
- 1986-01-27 13th American Music Awards: Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis & C Gayle
- 1986-09-05 3rd MTV Video Music Awards: Whitney Houston wins
- 1987-01-26 14th American Music Awards: Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie & Alabama
- 1987-09-29 "Didn't We Almost Have It All," by Whitney Houston hits #1
- 1988-01-25 15th American Music Awards: Anita Baker, Paul Simon & Whitney Houston
- 1988-03-30 2nd Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston win
- 1990-11-06 "I'm Your Baby Tonight" 3rd studio album by Whitney Houston is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1991)
- 1991-12-09 2nd Billboard Music Awards: Michael Jackson & Whitney Houston win
- 1992-11-03 "I Will Always Love You" (Dolly Parton cover) single released by Whitney Houston (Billboard Song of the Year 1993)
- 1993-12-08 4th Billboard Music Awards: Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard Soundtrack win
- 1994-02-07 21st American Music Awards: Whitney Houston wins