THE WORLD OF ENGLISH Monday, 21.10.2019, 08:44
Welcome Guest | RSS
Site menu

Login form

Main » 2012 » February » 12 » Whitney Houston died in LA at the age of 48
14:21
Whitney Houston died in LA at the age of 48
American singer and actress Whitney Houston has died in Los Angeles at the age of 48. Police said she died in her room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where she had been staying as a guest.

Houston was one of the most celebrated female singers of all time, with hits including "I Will Always Love You” and "Saving All My Love For You”. But her later career was overshadowed by substance abuse and her turbulent marriage to singer Bobby Brown. Ms Houston died on the eve of the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. She had been due to attend a pre-awards party in the Beverly Hilton Hotel organized by her long-time mentor and record industry executive Clive Davis on Saturday evening.

Whitney Houston had a perfect voice that inspired a whole generation of female singers. It was a voice that made her one of the world's best selling artists; but it was also a voice, which as it deteriorated, betrayed her drug and alcohol addiction. Houston's background was steeped in soul and gospel music. Houston also enjoyed success acting in blockbuster films such as The Bodyguard and Waiting to Exhale.

 

Houston's career highlights
  • 170m records sold worldwide 
  • 11 US number one hits 
  • Won six Grammys, including three for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance 
  • Won 30 Billboard Awards and 22 American Music Awards 
  • I Will Always Love You is the best selling single by a female artist of all time 

You can find more information here...
Views: 440 | Added by: Teacher | Tags: music, Society, USA | Rating: 0.0/0
Total comments: 1
0 Spam
1 Darya  
Talented people glow very quickly. They spend their inner forces and creativeness and present themselves to people. Their works help us. But we cannot rescue them. All that we can do is to say "THANK YOU".

Only registered users can add comments.
[ Registration | Login ]
Tags Cloud

Statistics

Total online: 1
Guests: 1
Users: 0

Chat window

Calendar
«  February 2012  »
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
26272829


Copyright MyCorp © 2019