Singer Whitney Houston Facts: Cause of Death, Music Career, Life, Songs [Videos]

Singer Whitney Houston Cause of Death still a Mystery, Under Investigation
  • Police and coroner's officials sought to determine a cause of death for singer Whitney Houston as her teenage daughter was hospitalized Sunday in a distraught reaction to the loss of her mother.
  •  An autopsy was begun Sunday, but results would be withheld at the request of Beverly Hills police
  •  Toxicology tests were likely to take some time.
Pop music queen Whitney Houston has died at the age of of 48.
Whitney Houston Facts, Music Career, Songs
  • Whitney Houston was one of the top-selling artists in pop music history, with more than 55 million records sold in the United States alone.
  • She also starred in several movies including hits like "The Bodyguard" and "Waiting to Exhale."
  • Whitney Houston's publicist Kristen Foster said that the cause and the location of her death were unknown.
Whitney Houston Music Career Facts:
  • Whitney Houston reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown
  • From the middle 1980s to the late 1990s, she was one of the world's best-selling artists of the music industry
  • She wowed audiences with effortless, powerful, and peerless vocals that were rooted in the black church but made palatable to the masses with a pop sheen.
  • Whitney Houston starred in hit movies like "The Bodyguard" and "Waiting to Exhale."
  • Houston influenced a generation of younger singers, from Christina Aguilera to Mariah Carey, who when she first came out sounded so much like Houston that many thought it was Houston.
  • She one of the top-selling artists in pop music history, with more than 55 million records sold in the United States alone.
Whitney Houston's Life History Facts & Music Career Success: A video

Whitney Houston's Career End Facts:
  • By the end of her career, Houston became a stunning cautionary tale of the toll of drug use.
  • Her album sales plummeted and the hits stopped coming
  • Houston's once serene image was shattered by a wild demeanor and bizarre public appearances.
  • She confessed to abusing cocaine, marijuana and pills, and her once pristine voice became raspy and hoarse, unable to hit the high notes as she had during her prime.
Whiteney Houston once said - "The biggest devil is me. I'm either my best friend or my worst enemy," Houston told ABC's Diane Sawyer in an infamous 2002 interview with then-husband Brown by her side. The interview video is below

A video song dedication to Whitey Houston