Whitney Houston

Born: 9 August 1963
Dead: 11 February 2012
In: Beverly Hilton Hotel, Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California, Stati Uniti

Short description:

She was an American singer and actress.
She was cited as the most awarded female artist of all time by Guinness World Records and remains one of the best-selling music artists of all time with 200 million records sold worldwide.
She released seven studio albums and two soundtrack albums, all of which have been certified diamond, multi-platinum, platinum, or gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Houston's crossover appeal on the popular music charts—as well as her prominence on MTV, starting with her video for "How Will I Know"—influenced several African-American women artists who followed in her footsteps.

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