The Accomplishments Of Whitney Houston

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Whitney Houston: From Success to Struggles “As I lay me down, heaven hear me now. I’m lost without a cause, after giving it my all. Winter storms have come, and darkened my sun. After all that I’ve been through, who on earth can I turn to? I look to you.” This is a quote from the song “I Look to You” by Whitney Houston. This song came out right after Houston got out of rehab, making it seem like it was her recovery song and the way she told the world she was back in the entertainment world (Oprah Winfrey Show, 2009). In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Houston told her about the new song and album. She said, “That makes it real. The changes that we go through, being a mother, becoming a single mother. It all has its ups and downs, but for the most part, I kept my faith and I kept my head up…I took my time.” She later added, “All the triumphs and the ups and downs and stuff, it’s all incorporated on the album, and hopefully not only it inspires me, but it inspires a whole lot of other people.” Whitney Houston was an American singer, actress, and model. She was the most awarded African American singer and actress of all time (Finkelman, 2009). Houston was also one of pop music’s best-selling music artists of all time, and she estimated selling around 170-200 million records worldwide throughout her career. Houston released a total of six studio albums, which included one holiday album, and three movie soundtrack albums during her lifetime. All of her albums gained
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