Whitney Houston [ August 9,1963 – February 11, 2012]
Whitney Houston has passed away at the age of 48, sources confirm to JustJared.com.
The singer passed away on Saturday afternoon (February 11), her rep told the Associated Press.
Whitney was the first female artist to ever debut at number one on the Billboard charts and she is considered one of the world’s best-selling female artists with over 200 albums sold worldwide. After struggling with addiction, Whitney returned to the music scene in 2009 with her album I Look to You.
Later this year, Whitney‘s new film Sparkle will be released into theaters. Check out a brand new still from the film that was released last week.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 — February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer and a former model. Often referred to as the “Queen of Pop” or simply “the Voice”.Houston is the most awarded female act of all time, according to Guinness World Records,and her list of awards include 2 Emmy Awards, 6 Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards, among a total of 415 career awards as of 2010. Houston is also one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 million albums and singles worldwide.