Even though we where not alive when most of Whitney Houston’s music came out I think that we still need to know about her music and movies. We are going to grow through Whitney Houston’s childhood, sing and act through her career and then finally mourn about her death. Today I am going to tell you about Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston was born to John Houston and Emily Drinkard Houston better known as Cissy Houston. Both John and Cissy are very religious people and they also both like music. As a teenager Whitney was already singing on the scene in New York and records with her first young performances in the 70’s and the early 80’s. She said that she had a really normal child hood even though she was born into a family of famous people. According to: Whitney By Turman Publishing Co. and www.whitneyhouston.com
Now it is time to go through her career as a singer and as an movie star. In 1983 Clive Davis was taken to a New York nightclub where Whitney was performing and signed her on the spot. Two years went into the making of her debut album, but the results were worth it. The self-titled Whitney Houston in March of 1985. Not only did the album establish her as an important new recording artist, but also it went on to sell over 12 million copies in the United States, plus many millions more abroad. With the highly anticipated release of her 2nd album Whitney in June of 1987 she made history as the 1st female artist to enter the billboard album charts at number one. The new album soared past 9x platinum on the strength of four number one chart-toppers. Whitney’s 3rd best-selling album I’m Your Baby Tonight (November 1990) displayed her versatility on a new batch of tough rhythmic grooves, soulful ballads and up-tempo dance tracks. Sales records where set once again, as the album became an international multi-platinum best seller, to the tune... [continues]
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