CNN If you listen close to the music wafting off the beach this summer, you may hear a voice you haven't heard in a while: Whitney Houston. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Whitney's Houston's cover of Steve Winwood's hit track was released as a bonus cut. The singer, who died seven years ago , will grace our lives once again with a remix of her cover "Higher Love" -- fitting right in with all of the best dance bops of the summer.
She was cited as the most awarded female artist of all time by Guinness World Records and is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time , with estimated sales of over million records worldwide. Houston 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. Her crossover appeal on the popular music charts as well as her prominence on MTV influenced several African-American female artists. Houston began singing in church as a child and became a background vocalist while in high school. With the guidance of Arista Records chairman Clive Davis , she signed to the label at age Her first two studio albums, Whitney Houston and Whitney , both peaked at number one on the Billboard and are among the best-selling albums of all time. Houston made her acting debut with the romantic thriller film The Bodyguard She recorded six songs for the film's soundtrack , including " I Will Always Love You ", which won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year and became the best-selling physical single by a woman in music history.
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Skip to this video now. Play Video. Vocal coach said Houston's voice was "gone" when they began working together. All rights reserved. Part 8: Houston and Brown's troubled lifestyle is exposed on a reality TV show. Read Full Story.
The upcoming Whitney Houston hologram tour announced its first round of dates and released the first image from the production. The upcoming Whitney Houston hologram tour will kick off in early with its first round of international dates. BASE previewed the tour with the first image from the production: a beaming Houston with a microphone, blue jeans, gold jacket and curly haircut. They also know that engaging her fans with an authentic Whitney experience would resonate worldwide because of the iconic status that she created over three decades. Her fans deserve nothing less because she gave nothing less than her best. The main goal in these types of shows is to preserve the legacy of one-of-a-kind musicians and using their actual master recordings, give fans the chance to see them perform — many for the first time. Newswire Powered by. Close the menu. Rolling Stone.