Whitney Houston, one of the biggest superstars in the world, was found DEAD today at age 48. The cause of death is still unknown.
Houston was allegedly found around 4pm by her on again-off again boyfriend, R&B singer Ray-J, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. However, we later found out that it was actually Houston’s assistant that found her there, in a bath tub.
Houston leaves behind one daughter, Bobbi Kristina. According to Entertainment Tonight, when Bobbi Kristina heard the news, she was hysterical and had to be sedated.
Take a look at a clip of the singer during an interview with EbonyJet, when she was about 23 years old:
Here are a few facts about Whitney Houston’s career below:
Whitney Houston has been on six WORLD tours.
She has sold more than 55 million albums in the U.S., and 170 million worldwide.
Famous singer, Aretha Franklin, is Whitney Houston’s Godmother.
Her self-titled debut album went 13 times platinum in the U.S.
She was the first female artist to go ten times platinum (Diamond) twice.
Her album, the Bodyguard soundtrack sold 44 million albums worldwide.
The Preacher’s Wife soundtrack was the best-selling Gospel album of ALL time.
She has won 6 Grammy’s, 30 Billboard Awards, and 22 American Music Awards.
There will NEVER be another career like Whitney Houston’s.