Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin. She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark...See full bio »
1996The Preacher's Wife
(performer: "I Believe In You And Me", "Step By Step", "Joy", "Hold On, Help Is On The Way", "I Go To The Rock", "I Love The Lord", "Somebody Bigger Than Tou And Me", "You Were Loved", "My Heart Is Calling", "Who Would Imagine A King?", "He's All Over Me", "Joy To The World")
1995Waiting to Exhale
(writer: "Count On Me" / performer: "Exhale Shoop Shoop", "Why Does It Hurt So Bad?", "Count On Me")
(writer: "Queen of the Night" / performer: "I Have Nothing", "Run to You", "I Will Always Love You", "Queen of the Night", "I'm Every Woman", "Jesus Loves Me" / producer: "Queen of the Night")
God gave me a voice to sing with, and when you have that, what other gimmick is there?"
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One of the last times Whitney Houston was seen on camera was at a rehearsal for Monica and Brandy's performance at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy party. At the time, Brandy did not know that Houston had planned a surprise birthday party for her on the night she passed away.
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