Whitney Houston (1963-2012)

Singer/Actress On February 11, 2012, the sudden death of pop icon Whitney Houston shocked the world.  Since then, reports have been released that the famous singer drowned in her Beverly Hills hotel due to atherosclerotic heart disease and chronic cocaine use.  Houston was 48-years old. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Whitney Houston was the most awarded female artist of all time with an astounding 415 career awards as of 2010.  Houston sold over 170 million albums and singles worldwide.  Some of her biggest hits came off of her self-titled debut album Whitney, I'm Your Baby Tonight and The Bodyguard. She starred both in movies (The Bodyguard, Waiting To Exhale, The Preacher's Wife) and TV (Cinderella).  Houston and pop star Bobby Brown divorced in 2007 after 14 years of marriage; they have one daughter, Bobbi Kristina.

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Nick Gordon Reportedly Turned Bobbi Kristina Grief Into Big Payday

He was paid $40,000 for gravesite photos, sources say.

Lift Every Voice: Loretta Devine and Kim Burrell

Full Episode: Fonzworth Bentley interviews Loretta Devine and Kim Burrell. (8/24/2015)

Lift Every Voice: Kim Burrell Struggles to Forgive Whitney

Kim Burrell struggled to forgive Whitney. (8/21/2015)

Lift Every Voice: Whitney Houston's Journey

Kim Burrell gets to the root of Whitney Houston's story. (8/21/2015)

Nick Gordon Tweets for the First Time Since Bobbi Kristina's Death

"I will always & forever love you," he writes.

Celebrities: When F. Gary Gray Demanded That Whitney Houston Be on Time

The Straight Outta Compton director reflects on the icon. (8/14/2015)
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