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Whitney Houston Birthday (August 9th)

Whitney Houston Birthday (August 9th)

Whitney Houston is a well-known singing sensation of all times, the super diva who stole millions of heart with her mesmerizing vocals in “I will always love you” and many more romantic numbers can never be displaced from our hearts. Whitney Houston full name was Whitney Elizabeth Houston and Whitney Houston was born on August 9th, 1963. Whitney Houston is a versatile performer and an all-round entertainer, who can sing, act, dance and song-write at ease. Whitney Houston has also been a producer for many motion pictures and record videos; her smoothly sculpted physique has given her publicity over the ramp also, as a fashion model.

Whitney Houston led the way for many African- American women to enter the professional musical world and achieve their success in the music industry. Whitney Houston is also a reputed gospel singer and is loved by all for her amazing praise and worship song series. Whitney Houston voice is so intensely powerful and vibrant to penetrate within every audible ear. In the eighties, Whitney Houston fame rose to the pinnacle, where Whitney Houston video were rotated heavily on the MTV, earning her more credits than ever. While the music scenario of the past was flooded and dominated with male black singers, Whitney Houston wave of confidence pierced through capturing the industry; to Whitney Houston singing spell. Whitney Houston was a solo artiste, who sold millions of records on her debut album and her solo single hit the number 1 spot at the billboard charts. After Whitney Houston strong success with her debut, Whitney Houston reached the number 1 spot several times at the billboard top 200, nearly seven successive times. Then arrived, her awesome performance in the romantic movie, “the bodyguard”, starring Kevin Costner as the hero, in which the most loved soundtrack was featured, with a very mushy and tingling video. Whitney Houston is even now, one of the best –selling female artiste of all times in the U.S. Whitney Houston has made herself hold the supreme position, by entering into the Guinness book of world records, for the achievement of “the most awarded female artiste”. At the peak of her fame and series of nomination for the world’s most prestigious awards, Whitney Houston fell in love and got married to R&B singer Bobby Brown, which ended in a complete disaster, due to rumors of drug abuse and other unethical issues, Whitney Houston had to visit the tabloid press. This event brought in a negative impact on her image and popularity, following which Whitney Houston attended the rehab programs, reformed her and made it again to the showbiz. Whitney Houston even secured the custody of her only daughter and both mentally and emotionally stabilized herself, by divorcing Bobby Brown in 2006. Whitney Houston is now, working endlessly for her seventh album, which is due to be released in 2009.

Whitney Houston Tours

  • Whitney Houston Tours in 1986: Greatest Love Tour
  • Whitney Houston Tours in 1987: Moment of Truth World Tour
  • Whitney Houston Tours in 1991: I'm Your Baby Tonight World Tour
  • Whitney Houston Tours in 1993-1994:The Bodyguard Tour
  • Whitney Houston Tours in 1997: Pacific Rim Tour
  • Whitney Houston Tours in 1998: The European Tour
  • Whitney Houston Tours in 1999: My Love Is Your Love World Tour
  • Whitney Houston Tours in 2004: Soul Divas Tour

Whitney Houston Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Nora's Hair Salon As Herself Cameo Appearance
2003 Boston Public As Herself Cameo Appearance
1997 Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Fairy Godmother made for television (ABC)
1996 The Preacher's Wife Julia Biggs Main Role
1995 Waiting to Exhale Savannah Jackson Main Role
1992 The Bodyguard Rachel Marron Main Role
1984 Gimme a Break! Rita "Katie's College" (Season 3, Episode 20)


Whitney Houston As Producer

Year Title Role
2006 The Cheetah Girls 2 executive produce
2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement producer
2003 The Cheetah Girls executive producer
2001 The Princess Diaries producer
1997 Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella executive producer


Whitney Houston Discography


Whitney Houston Studio Albums

  • Whitney Houston Studio albums in 1985: Whitney Houston
  • Whitney Houston Studio albums in 1987: Whitney
  • Whitney Houston Studio albums in 1990: I'm Your Baby Tonight
  • Whitney Houston Studio albums in 1998: My Love Is Your Love
  • Whitney Houston Studio albums in 2002: Just Whitney
  • Whitney Houston Studio albums in 2003: One Wish: The Holiday Album

Whitney Houston Soundtracks

  • 1992: The Bodyguard
  • 1995: Waiting to Exhale
  • 1996: The Preacher's Wife

Whitney Houston Compilations

  • 2000: Whitney: The Greatest Hits
  • 2001: Love, Whitney
  • 2004: Artist Collection: Whitney Houston
  • 2007: The Ultimate Collection

Whitney Houston Videos/DVDs

  • Whitney Houston Videos/DVDs in 1991: Welcome Home Heroes with Whitney Houston
  • Whitney Houston Videos/DVDs in 1997: Classic Whitney Concert
  • Whitney Houston Videos/DVDs in 1999: VH1 Divas Live '99
  • Whitney Houston Videos/DVDs in 2000: The Greatest Hits
  • Whitney Houston Videos/DVDs in 2000: Fine
  • Whitney Houston Videos/DVDs in 2002: Whatchulookinat Video/Whatchulookinat Behind-the-Scenes Footage/Love to Infinity Megamix Video
  • Whitney Houston Videos/DVDs in 2004: Artist Collection: Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston Awards List

Whitney Houston Awards in 2008

• "I Will Always Love You" ranked #4 on VH1's "100 Greatest Songs Of The '90s"

Whitney Houston Awards in 2006

• N.J. Walk of Fame Inductee
• Guinness Book of World Records

  • Most Awarded/Popular Female Artist of All-Time

Whitney Houston Awards in 2005

• Silberner Kabel 1 Stern Germany

  • Filmsong of all time

Whitney Houston Awards in 2004

• Womans World Award

  • Achievement Award

Whitney Houston Awards in 2003

  • "I Will Always Love You" ranked #1 on VH1's "100 Greatest Love Songs"
  • "I Will Always Love You" ranked #8 on VH1's "100 Best Songs of the Past 25 Years"
  • Whitney Houston ranked #254 on Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums of All Time"
  • Ranked # 6 on Cove Magazine's 100 Outstanding Pop Vocalists

Whitney Houston Awards in 2001

• Whitney Houston BET Awards

  • Annual Lifetime Achievement Award

• Whitney Houston Japan Gold Disc Awards

  • International Pop Album - Whitney: The Greatest Hits

• Whitney Houston Meteor Ireland Music Award


Whitney Houston Awards in 2000


• Whitney Houston Grammy Awards

  • Female R&B Vocal Performance - "It's Not Right, But It's Okay"

• Whitney Houston Soul Train Music Awards

  • Artist of the Decade

• Whitney Houston NAACP Image Awards

  • Female Artist - "Heartbreak Hotel" (with Faith Evans and Kelly Price)

• HMV Harlem WALK OF FAME INDUCTEE
• Whitney Houston BlockBuster Awards

  • Favorite Single (Internet Only) - "Heartbreak Hotel"
  • Favorite Song from a Movie (Internet Only) - "When You Believe" (with Mariah Carey)

• Whitney Houston NJR Music Awards

  • de l'année (International Album of the Year) - My Love Is Your Love

• "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" ranked #81 on VH1's "100 Greatest Dance Songs"
• "I Will Always Love You" ranked #40 on Rolling Stone and MTV's "100 Greatest Pop Songs"

Whitney Houston Awards in 1999

• Whitney Houston MTV Europe Awards

  • R&B Artist

• Whitney Houston Bambi Award Germany

  • Artist of the Year "My Love Is Your Love"

• Whitney Houston NAACP Image Awards

  • Best work of a group/duo "When you believe" with Mariah Carey

• Whitney Houston Sold Out Award

  • Sold Out Concert at the "König Pilsener" Arena in Oberhausen Germany

• Whitney Houston Academy Award

  • Best Original Song - "When You Believe"

• Whitney Houston Brazil Dance Music Award

  • Best international female

• Whitney Houston BlockBuster Awards

  • Favorite Female R&B Artist

• Deidre O´Brien Child Advocacy Center honor Whitney Houston
• Ranked #61 on VH1's "100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll"

Whitney Houston Awards in 1998

• Whitney Houston Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

  • Best Female Singer

• Whitney Houston People's Choice Awards

  • Favorite Female Musical Performer

• Trumpet Pinnacle Award
• Dove Award

Whitney Houston Awards in 1997

• Whitney Houston American Music Awards

  • Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist

• Whitney Houston NAACP Image Award

  • Best Actress "The Preacher's Wife"
  • Album of the Year The Preacher's Wife
  • Gospel Artist of the Year "The Preacher's Wife"

• The Triumphant Spirit Award-Essence Magazine
• The Top Contribution To Gospel By A Mainstream Artist-Gospel Music Association
• ASCAP Pop Awards — "Count On Me"

Whitney Houston Awards in 1996

• Whitney Houston Soul Train Music Awards

  • Best R&B/Soul Single, Female — "Exhale (Shoop, Shoop)"

• Whitney Houston Carousel of hope ball

  • Carousel of hope Award

• Whitney Houston Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

  • Hall of Fame Inductee

Whitney Houston Awards in 1995

• Whitney Houston Soul Train Music Awards

  • Soul Train 25th Anniversary Hall of Fame Award

• Whitney Houston NAACP Image Awards

  • Outstanding Female Artist
  • Album of the year Waiting to Exhale

Best Soundtrackalbum Waiting to Ehxhale
• VH-1 Honor-for Whitney Houston Foundation for Children
• Distinguished Achievement in Music and Film/Video—The 2nd Annual International Achievement in Arts Award

Whitney Houston Awards in 1994

• Whitney Houston Grammy Awards

  • Album of the Year - The Bodyguard
  • Record of the Year - "I Will Always Love You"
  • Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - "I Will Always Love You"

• Whitney Houston American Music Awards

  • Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
  • Favorite Pop/Rock Single — "I Will Always Love You"
  • Favorite Pop/Rock Album — The Bodyguard
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Single — "I Will Always Love You"
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Album — The Bodyguard
  • Favorite Adult Contemporary Album — The Bodyguard
  • Award of Merit

• Whitney Houston Soul Train Music Awards

  • Sammy Davis Jr. Entertainer of the Year Award
  • Best R&B Song of the Year — "I Will Always Love You"

• Whitney Houston NAACP Image Awards

  • Outstanding Female Artist
  • Entertainer of the Year
  • Outstanding Music Video "I'm Every Woman"
  • Outstanding Album The Bodyguard

• Whitney Houston World Music Awards

  • World's Best Selling Overall Recording Artist
  • World's Best Selling Pop Artist
  • World's Best Selling R&B Artist
  • Best Selling American Recording Artist of the Year
  • Special Award for being named 'World's Best Selling Recording Artist of the Era'

• Whitney Houston JUNO Music Award

  • Best selling Album of the year The Bodyguard

• Whitney Houston NABOB AWARD

  • Entertainer of the Year

Whitney Houston Awards in 1993

• Whitney Houston Bravo Otto Award Germany

  • Silver Award Best female Artist
  • Silver Award Best female Actress

• Whitney Houston Smash Hit UK Award

  • Best female Artist

• Whitney Houston Soul Train Music Awards

  • Best R&B Single, Female - "I Will Always Love You"

• Whitney Houston BRIT Awards
o Best Soundtrack - The Bodyguard
• Whitney Houston MTV Movie Awards

  • Best Song - "I Will Always Love You"

• Whitney Houston People's Choice Awards

  • Favorite New Music Video - "I Will Always Love You"
  • Favorite Female Music Performer

• Whitney Houston Billboard Music Awards

  • Top Selling Album of 1993 - The Bodyguard
  • Hot 100 Singles Artist
  • Top Pop Single of the Yea r- "I Will Always Love You"
  • Hot 100 Singles Artist - Female
  • Top Selling Single of the Year - "I Will Always Love You"
  • Top R&B Album - The Bodyguard
  • Hot R&B Singles Artist
  • Hot R&B Single - "I Will Always Love You"
  • Hot R&B Singles Sales - "I Will Always Love You"
  • Top Soundtrack - The Bodyguard
  • Special Award for 14 weeks at #1 with "I Will Always Love You" (a record at that time)

Whitney Houston Awards in 1992

• The Children's Diabetes Foundation Brass Ring Award

Whitney Houston Awards in 1991

• Whitney Houston Cable Ace Awards

  • Top Performance in a Musical Special or Series - "HBO Presents Welcome Home Heroes with Whitney Houston"

• Whitney Houston Billboard Music Awards

  • Top R&B Artist
  • Top R&B Album Artist
  • Top R&B Album - I'm Your Baby Tonight
  • Top R&B Singles Artist

• The American Cinema Performer of the Year Award
• The Music Award — American Black Achievement Awards

Whitney Houston Awards in 1990

• Appointed by George Bush Points of Light Contributing Leadership Award
• The United Negro College Fund Founder Award - "The Frederick D. Patterson Award"
• The Songwriters' Hall of Fame Hitmakers Award
• The 1990 Essence Award for the Performing Arts

Whitney Houston Awards in 1989

• Whitney Houston American Music Awards

  • Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

• Whitney Houston People's Choice Awards

  • Favorite Female Musical Performer

Whitney Houston Awards in 1988

• Whitney Houston American Music Awards

  • Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
  • Favorite Pop/Rock Single, "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"

• Whitney Houston Grammy Awards

  • Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"

• Whitney Houston Billboard Magazine

  • Top Pop Female Singles Artist

• Whitney Houston Goldener RE Pinguin Germany

  • Best female Artist

• Whitney Houston Bravo Otto Award Germany

  • Silver Award for Best female Artist

• Whitney Houston Soul Train Music Awards

  • Female Album of the Year - Whitney

• Whitney Houston People's Choice Awards

  • Favorite Female Musical Performer

• Whitney Houston Special Record Award

  • For having the most consecutive number one singles on The Billboard Hot 100

• Whitney Houston Awards in First Annual Garden State (New Jersey) Music Awards

  • Best Music Video — "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)"
  • Best Female Vocalist, Rock/Pop
  • Best Single Rock/Pop — "So Emotional"
  • Best Single R&B/Dance — "So Emotional"
  • Best Female Vocalist, R&B/Dance
  • Best LP R&B/Dance — Whitney
  • Best LP Rock/Pop — Whitney

• KEY OF NEWARK
• PEOPLE MAGAZINE READERS POll

  • Best female Artist

• BOSTON HERALD AWARD FOR WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston Awards in 1987

• Whitney Houston American Music Awards

  • Favorite Pop/Rock Female Vocalist
  • Favorite Pop/Rock Album — Whitney Houston
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Female Vocalist
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Album — Whitney Houston
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Video Single —"Greatest Love of All"

• Whitney Houston Billboard Magazine

  • Top Female Album Artist

• Whitney Houston People's Choice Award

  • Favorite Female Musical Performer (tied with Madonna)

Whitney Houston Awards in 1986

• Whitney Houston Grammy Awards

  • Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - "Saving All My Love for You"

• Whitney Houston Emmy Awards

  • Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program— "28th Annual Grammy Award Telecast"

• Whitney Houston American Music Awards

  • Favorite Soul/R&B Single - "You Give Good Love"
  • Favorite Soul/R&B Video Single - "Saving All My Love for You"

• Whitney Houston MTV Video Music Award

  • Best Female Video - "How Will I Know"

• Whitney Houston Billboard Magazine

  • Top Pop Artist
  • Top Album (Whitney Houston)

• R Whitney Houston olling Stone Music Award

  • Best Album of the Year (Whitney Houston)

Whitney Houston Awards in 1985

• Whitney Houston Billboard Magazine

  • Top New Artist
  • Top New Black Artist

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