Complete Name: Whitney Elizabeth Houston (African Americans)
Birth : August 9, 1963
Profession : Singer, actress, film producer, record producer, songwriter, former fashion model.
Music Group : R & B
Ø Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female, Song: Saving All My Love for You
Ø Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program.
Ø American Music Awards and an MTV Video Music Award for "Greatest Love of All"
Ø Second Grammy for 'Best Female Pop Vocal Performance' for "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)"
Houston was became one the first black artists to receive regular rotation on MTV in the network's early years during a white male rock dominated time, on 1980. Her debut album became the biggest selling debut album of all time for a solo artist (a record that has since been broken), her follow up album became the first album by a female artist to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200, and she had a record seven consecutive #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.