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Whitney Houston Latest News 2012

Right now, there’s a lot of controversy revolving around Whitney Houston latest news 2012. Whitney Houston latest news 2012 revolves around how she died of an unknown cause. This great artist, actress, producer, and model will forever be remembered as one of the most rewarded and successful females of all time. Going over these recent events, remembering her past, learning more about who she is, and realizing the different types of songs she has out today will not only honor who she is but be able to enjoy and respect the accomplishments she has made.

Whitney Houston Singer Actress

Whitney Houston Life Story

Whitney Houston was born during the year 1963. She grew up in Newark, New Jersey in a middle class family, daughter of John Russell and Cissy Houston. Her lineage and family early on was very involved in musical genres like gospel, pop, rhythm & blues, and soul. Later on in 1967 after the Newark riots, they later moved to East Orange, New Jersey.

At the young age of 11, she started following in her mother’s footsteps by playing the piano at her church, New Hope Baptist Church. The first piece she ever played in public was called “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jenovah”. Once she became a teenager, she went to school at Mount Saint Dominic Academy. Here, she met her first best friend named Robyn Crawford. She met great singers that inspired her at an early age such as Gladys Knight, Roberta Flack, and Chaka Khan that inspired her to become a world class singer and actress.

1977 to 1984 consisted of her early career. Shortly before he career started, she sang alongside her mother at different night clubs helping her get the feel and flow of doing it in public. Soon afterwards, she became a backup singer to the song “Life’s a Party”. Shortly before declining Zager’s offer to make a recording contract with her to finish school, at the age of 15 she sang background vocals for the single hit “I’m Every Woman” eventually turning it into her own masterpiece called the “Bodyguard”.

Not only that, but she eventually started modeling as a teen at the age of 17 and became very popular through that. She continued singing as she modeled, making the hit “One Down” and contributed to the ballad song called “Memories”. In response to the amazing accomplishments at such as an early, she became one of the first colored women to grace the front cover of a magazine and feature in the Glamour, Cosmopolitan.

Later on in 1983, an A&R rep. named Gerry Griffith saw her sing with her mother at a night club and was highly impressed. He convinced other people to see her performance which eventually struck a worldwide recording contract with Houston, paving her way to the national star you know her as now.

Whitney Houston Awards and Achievements

Whitney Houston awards and achievements were numerous and almost unbelievable for a colored women of her time. She had a total of 415 recorded career awards back in 2012 including 6 grammy awards, 22 American Music awards, 30 Billboard Music awards, and 2 Emmy awards. According to the Guinness World Records, she is the most awarded female artist of all time.

Recent News Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston Died From

It is currently unknown as to what Whitney Houston died from. The police found her body at Beverly Hilton hotel Saturday afternoon lying in a bathtub. The police informed that no “criminal intent” had been determined.

Whitney Houston Memorial

It is currently unknown as to where the family plans on having the memorial for Whitney Houston. All is known now is that the nation mourns in masses as one of the greatest singers of all time have recently died at the young age of 48 years. In realizing this, I’d like to touch base on Whitney Houston’s father and the impact that he had on her life growing up.

Whitney Houston Father Died

John Houston was the father and biggest inspirations of one of the greatest singers of all time, Whitney Houston. John Houston was a theatrical manager of early R&B. In his early years, he managed much of his wife’s, Cissy (mother of Whitney), career in music. He later managed much of Whitney Houston’s musical career in her early years as a musician.

Later on several years before his ripe age of 82, his health started deteriorating from diabetes and heart disease. So Feb. 2nd during the year 2002 at the age of 82, he passed away. Partly because of the amazing achievements his daughter made and his love Crissy, he will always be remembered as the father of Whitney Houston, one of the great and most successful musicians of all time.

Whitney Houston Information and Facts

Whitney Houston Thanksgiving

When Whitney Houston’s father died back in 2003, there was a $1 million trust that Whitney’s step mother and her went to court over. There was a life insurance policy debate over who was going to get the money in response to either Barbara getting the money after her death or Whitney getting it due to a mortgage that she was handling under his name for repayment. This certain court battle went on for a while, which became deemed as the Whitney Houston Thanksgiving. Let’s try not to fight around the thanksgiving table folks.

Whitney Houston Christmas Songs

If you Google Whitney Houston Christmas Songs, you can find a lot of songs and albums that she published over the years. One of her Christmas Albums include “One Wish”.

Whitney Houston Songs Listen Free Online

There are many different places where you can listen to Whitney Houston’s songs. One way you can do this is by typing in Whitney Houston Songs Listen Free Online on Google, and it should show videos from Youtube you can listen too. You also have the option of listening to sites like Pandora (which is free) and Rhapsody in the case of Whitney Houston.

Whitney Houston Net Worth 2012

Whitney Houston’s calculated net worth was at around $80 million thanks to her greatest hits and albums. Some of these greatest hits consisted of I will always love you, greatest love of all, how will I know, I wanna dance with somebody, and so emotional.

Whitney Houston Facebook Page

If you want to check out some more information about Whitney Houston, you can find her Facebook page and check out what some of her recent Facebook posts were and what her fan base is buzzing about.

Conclusion

Whitney Houston will always be remembered not only as an inspiration to people like you and me, but as one of the greatest actresses and singers of all time.

Final Thoughts

If you have any questions or thoughts over any of the topics on Whitney Houston latest news 2012, all comments are appreciated.


Street Talk

Such a shame, she was so fresh and clean when she started out 25 years or so ago - Bobby Brown wasn't good for her!

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  about 1 decade ago

Yea...I read a few things about Bobby. I'm sure you'd know more given you're a bit older than me and probably followed her better. I agree it's a shame she died so early.

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  about 1 decade ago

She was indeed a great singer. I was shocked when I heard of her death.

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  about 1 decade ago

Well, when I heard the news my mom told me. I didn't really know she was off the bat but I eventually realized who she was. It definitely was pretty shocking, especially after reading more about her.

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  about 1 decade ago

I still find it a mystery that many talented artists, who started singing at a tender age do not live up to 50 years. I wonder why?

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  about 1 decade ago

Yea, reminds me of Michael Jackson and how he died around the age of 50. I have no idea why.

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  about 1 decade ago

Many of them do their best work when they are troubled and just can't deal with life

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  about 1 decade ago

Weird, didn't know that. That does make a lot of sense though. I know I couldn't live a life of doing music all the time anyway, lol. I love music and enjoy making myself better but I couldn't do it all the time like these stars or writing more music and performing it.

  
  about 1 decade ago
Kyle  

Such a raw and beautiful talent, unfortunately she got wrapped up into the lifestyle that many of the Hollywood crowd seem to get trapped in. A good tribute to Whitney Houston last night at the Grammy's, she will be missed in the music world undoubtedly.

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  about 1 decade ago

I think a lot of people will miss her Kyle. After reading about her, she really did make a lot of achievements throughout her life. She started at a very young age, and during a more racist time period. Hopefully people will remember how she lived instead of how she died.

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  about 1 decade ago
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