Remembering Whitney - The greatest voice of our time.
On July 23, 2009 (10 years ago today ), Whitney's recording "I Look To You" was released as a promotional single and as U.S. single from the album of the same name, her seventh studio album.
More great news for #HigherLove! @usweekly names it Top 10 Songs of Summer! See link in bio.
On July 18, 1987 Whitney's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me )” reached #1 on the Dance Charts. To celebrate, we released 6 new @spotify visuals for some of Whitney’s top tracks! Listen now — link in bio.
Whitney's song "Run To You" from The Bodyguard Soundtrack peaked at #31 on the Billboard Hot 100 26 years ago today (July 17, 1993 ). It was her fourth Top 40 hit from this album/soundtrack.
This Sunday (July 14 ) will make the tenth anniversary of the first of three listening parties that Clive Davis and Whitney held to mark the imminent release of her last studio album "I Look To You". This event was held in London at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Whitney and Clive played tracks from the album for key UK press and invitees.
In July 1988, Arista Records officially released "Love Will Save The Day" as the fifth single from Whitney's second album "Whitney". It was produced by legendary Jellybean Benitez.
Go team USA & Whitney! 🇺🇸 #HigherLove #USWNT
"Hot-Gospel Houston Sends Shivers Down Spine!!" This is just one of the headlines from review of Whitney's July 1998 show in Manchester, England - 21 years ago this week!
#HigherLove will debut at #63 on the Billboard Hot 100!
On July 3, 1999 (20 years ago ), the song “My Love Is Your Love” was released. It was the fourth U.S single from the album of the same name.
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Thank you for all of the amazing support around “Higher Love”! To close out Pride Weekend in NYC, @kygomusic will be performing the track tonight! #HappyPride
This morning “Higher Love” hit #1 on iTunes Pop chart in the U.S!
New music from the greatest voice of our time! Stream "Higher Love," Whitney's collaboration with the incredible @kygomusic — link in bio!
The rumors are TRUE!!! We are thrilled to announce the collaboration between Whitney and @kygomusic on "Higher Love.”
Happy birthday @georgemofficial !
June is Gay Pride Month (a/k/a World Pride ) and, as we enter the last week, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Whitney's legendary surprise performance in 1999 at Gay Pride in New York City. Watch the performance — link in bio! #HappyPride
On June 21, 1993 (26 years ago today ), "Run To You" was released as the fourth and final U.S, single from The Bodyguard Original Soundtrack album. Written by Alan Rich and Jud Friedman and produced by David Foster, the song was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in '92 but lost out to "A Whole New World" from Aladdin. A live version of the song was released in November 2017 on the 25th Anniversary album titled "I Wish You Love: More From The Bodyguard".
Whitney was a mentor and influence to many of today's female singers. Kelly Rowland talked about meeting Whitney while coaching The Voice in Australia — watch via link in bio. | Repost 📸: @kellyrowland
Exclusive New Whitney T-shirt just in time for Summer! Now Available in sizes small through 4XL. Shop now — link in bio!
More good news for "I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston" as it continues to move up the charts (both R&B and Billboard 200 ) for the week of June 15.
June 11, 1988 (31 years ago today ), Whitney paid tribute to Nelson Mandela at his 70th Birthday Celebration at the Free Nelson Mandela concert at Wembley Stadium in the UK. The show was broadcast to 67 countries to an audience of 600 million people as part of a push to end apartheid in South Africa. Many artists performed including Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, George Michael, Peter Gabriel and more. Whitney performed 8 songs including gospel song "He/I Believe" with her mother Cissy Houston. Six years later, Whitney would be the first major artist to perform in South Africa post-Apartheid.
On June 8, 1991: ‘Miracle’ peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 4 on Adult Contemporary Chart. "Miracle" was the third single from Whitney's third studio album, I'm Your Baby Tonight and was written and produced by L.A. Reid and Babyface.
The Whitney exhibit at The GRAMMY Museum at Newark's Prudential Center is coming to an end soon. If you are in the New York area or planning a trip, make sure to catch this wonderful exhibit which will close on June 30. And if you cannot go, consider buying the beautiful coffee table book commemorating the exhibit. See link in bio!
More good news for "I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston" album - moves up on R&B chart and re-enters the Billboard 200 album charts!
Seven years ago today, RCA Records released "Celebrate", a duet by Whitney and Jordin Sparks ( from the soundtrack album Sparkle: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to the 2012 musical drama film Sparkle ) as a digital single and the first official single from the soundtrack. It was the last song recorded by Whitney.
On June 2, 1987, Arista Records released Whitney's second album, simply titled "Whitney". The album debuted at Number One on the Billboard 200 (and stayed at #1 for 11 weeks in a row! ) making her the first female artist to achieve this incredible milestone! To date, the album has sold over 20 million copies worldwide and is close to diamond certification in the U.S. (stay tuned ).
Whitney and Elton John at a party "back in the day" (his film opens in the US today ).
Good news! - Whitney's album "I Will Always Love You - The Best of Whitney Houston" is back on the Billboard R&B Album Charts for the week of June 1.