One of the best-selling musical performers of the 1980s and ’90s with an estimated 170–200 million records sold worldwide Diva Whitney Houston was cited as the most awarded female act of all time. Six studio albums, one holiday album and three movie soundtrack albums were released, all of which have diamond, multi-platinum, platinum or gold certification. Notably, she became the only artist to chart seven consecutive No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hits, one of which I Will Always Love You became one of the biggest hit that stayed at number one for 14 weeks. For her outstanding talent, Whitney Houston achieved two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards, among a total of 415 career awards as of 2010 throughout her career.
Born into a talented singing family to a successful backing singer Cissy Whitney Houston was destined to become a greatest artist of all time. Her career of singing started in the local gospel choir and served as a model. She spent some of her teenage years touring nightclubs where her mother Cissy was performing. Whitney was signed to record label Arista Records, with whom she produced the album, 'Whitney Houston' with 'Saving All My Love For You' earning her a Grammy Award.
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