The icon would have celebrated her 54th birthday on Wednesday. One of the most singular, spectacular voices in the history of pop music was silenced on Feb. But the icon — who would have celebrated her 54th birthday on Wednesday — left behind decades of high notes for her fans. Fun fact No. Producers Babyface and L. Reid prodded her in a grittier, more street-oriented direction, but even in that altered and frankly, less vocally demanding setting, her voice remained a technical marvel.
Whitney Houston was undoubtedly one of the greatest vocalists of the 20th century, and she scored many hits in the s and s. To celebrate Whitney brilliant career, here are 10 of her absolute best songs. George Benson first scored a big hit with this song in , but Whitney later recorded an even more popular cover in for her debut album. Though producer Clive Davis wasn't too fond of the idea at first, it gave Whitney a number one in the States. Chaka Khan first scored a big hit with this anthem in , before Whitney recorded a cover version for the Bodyguard soundtrack. It gave her another top five hit in the UK and US. Taken from her fourth album of the same name, this song was co-written by Wyclef Jean and gave Whitney another top 5 hit in the UK and US in Another song written by Boy Meets Girl, this song was taken from Whitney's debut album in , and was originally intended for Janet Jackson, but she turned it down. It's still a classic floor-filler. This was the second single from Whitney's second album, and gave fans a clue at just what a vocal powerhouse she was.
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Houston also performing at Waiting to Exhale and Sparkle soundtracks with various artists. Her self-titled debut album, Whitney Houston , was released on February 14, This marked the first time in the chart's history that a debut album, and a debut album released by a female artist, had generated three number one singles. Houston released her second studio album, Whitney , on April 27, The dance-pop song was written by George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam.
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