Whitney Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012)

Singers Whitney Houston (L) and Dionne W
Singers Whitney Houston (L) and Dionne W
Singers Whitney Houston (L) and Dionne Warwick perform onstage during the 2011 Pre-Grammy Gala & Salute to Industry Icons, with Clive Davis Honoring David Geffen at the Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011. The event, on the eve of the 53rd Annual GRAMMY, honored Geffen Records founder and DreamWorks SKG co-founder David Geffen who was presented with the President's Merit Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the music industry and the impact his efforts have had on music and the business of music. AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Singer Whitney Houston performs onstage
Singer Whitney Houston performs onstage
Singer Whitney Houston performs onstage during the 2011 Pre-Grammy Gala & Salute to Industry Icons, with Clive Davis Honoring David Geffen at the Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011. The event, on the eve of the 53rd Annual GRAMMY, honored Geffen Records founder and DreamWorks SKG co-founder David Geffen who was presented with the President's Merit Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the music industry and the impact his efforts have had on music and the business of music. AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Singer Whitney Houston with Clive Davis
Singer Whitney Houston with Clive Davis
Singer Whitney Houston with Clive Davis onstage during the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute to Industry Icons, with Clive Davis Honoring David Geffen at the Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011. The event, on the eve of the 53rd Annual GRAMMY, honored Geffen Records founder and DreamWorks SKG co-founder David Geffen who was presented with the President's Merit Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the music industry and the impact his efforts have had on music and the business of music. Past recipients of the GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons President's Merit Award include Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, Clive Davis, Ahmet Ertegun, Berry Gordy, Doug Morris, and Mo Ostin. AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Clive Davis And The Recording Academy's 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Inside
Clive Davis And The Recording Academy's 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Inside
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Whitney Houston attends the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images For The Recording Academy)
Singer Whitney Houston (L) and Dionne Wa
Singer Whitney Houston (L) and Dionne Wa
Singer Whitney Houston (L) and Dionne Warwick perform onstage during the 2011 Pre-Grammy Gala & Salute to Industry Icons, with Clive Davis Honoring David Geffen at the Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011. The event, on the eve of the 53rd Annual GRAMMY, honored Geffen Records founder and DreamWorks SKG co-founder David Geffen who was presented with the President's Merit Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the music industry and the impact his efforts have had on music and the business of music. AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Singer Whitney Houston performs onstage
Singer Whitney Houston performs onstage
Singer Whitney Houston performs onstage during the 2011 Pre-Grammy Gala & Salute to Industry Icons, with Clive Davis Honoring David Geffen at the Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011. The event, on the eve of the 53rd Annual GRAMMY, honored Geffen Records founder and DreamWorks SKG co-founder David Geffen who was presented with the President's Merit Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the music industry and the impact his efforts have had on music and the business of music. AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singers Whitney Houston (L) and Dionne Warwick perform onstage at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singers Whitney Houston (L) and Dionne Warwick perform onstage at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singers Whitney Houston (L) and Dionne Warwick perform onstage at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Whitney Houston performs at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Whitney Houston performs onstage at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Whitney Houston performs onstage at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
Clive Davis And The Recording Academy's 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Inside
Clive Davis And The Recording Academy's 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Inside
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Singer Whitney Houston attends the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images For The Recording Academy)
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Show
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Producer Clive Davis (L) and singer Whitney Houston speak onstage at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
File photo of Bobby Kristina. (Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Arrivals
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Whitney Houston (L) and Bobbi Kristina Brown arrives at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
File photo of Bobby Kristina. (Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Arrivals
2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Arrivals
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Whitney Houston arrives at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Clive Davis And The Recording Academy's 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Inside
Clive Davis And The Recording Academy's 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Inside
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Singer Whitney Houston, Singer Dionne Warwick and Bobbi Kristina Brown arrives at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images For The Recording Academy)
2010 Keep A Child Alive's Black Ball
2010 Keep A Child Alive's Black Ball
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 30: Singer Cissy Houston and daughter singer Whitney Houston attend the 2010 Keep A Child Alive's Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on September 30, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston In Concert
Whitney Houston In Concert
BERLIN - MAY 12: US-American singer Whitney Houston performs live during a concert at the O2 World on May 12, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. The concert is part of the 2010 Nothing But Love tour to promote the album I Look To You. (Photo by Jakubaszek/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston In Concert
Whitney Houston In Concert
BERLIN - MAY 12: US-American singer Whitney Houston performs live during a concert at the O2 World on May 12, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. The concert is part of the 2010 Nothing But Love tour to promote the album I Look To You. (Photo by Jakubaszek/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston In Concert
Whitney Houston In Concert
BERLIN - MAY 12: US-American singer Whitney Houston performs live during a concert at the O2 World on May 12, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. The concert is part of the 2010 Nothing But Love tour to promote the album I Look To You. (Photo by Jakubaszek/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston In Concert
Whitney Houston In Concert
BERLIN - MAY 12: US-American singer Whitney Houston performs live during a concert at the O2 World on May 12, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. The concert is part of the 2010 Nothing But Love tour to promote the album I Look To You. (Photo by Jakubaszek/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston In Concert
Whitney Houston In Concert
BERLIN - MAY 12: US-American singer Whitney Houston performs live during a concert at the O2 World on May 12, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. The concert is part of the 2010 Nothing But Love tour to promote the album I Look To You. (Photo by Jakubaszek/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston Performs In Milan
Whitney Houston Performs In Milan
MILAN, ITALY - MAY 03: Whitney Houston performs at Mediolanum Forum on May 3, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston Performs In Milan
Whitney Houston Performs In Milan
MILAN, ITALY - MAY 03: Whitney Houston performs at Mediolanum Forum on May 3, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston Performs In Milan
Whitney Houston Performs In Milan
MILAN, ITALY - MAY 03: Whitney Houston performs at Mediolanum Forum on May 3, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston Performs In Milan
Whitney Houston Performs In Milan
MILAN, ITALY - MAY 03: Whitney Houston performs at Mediolanum Forum on May 3, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston Performs At The O2 Arena
Whitney Houston Performs At The O2 Arena
LONDON - APRIL 25: Whitney Houston performs at the O2 Arena on April 25, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)
Whitney Houston Performs At The O2 Arena
Whitney Houston Performs At The O2 Arena
LONDON - APRIL 25: Whitney Houston performs at the O2 Arena on April 25, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

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One Comment

  1. julie earls says:

    For the Houston family i am so sorry for yr loss.Whitney gave me the will to do alot and i really do miss her so much.She is a very respected lady all over the world and i know she will stay in my familys hearts forever i thank her for the love and energy she gave.

  2. Rev. Marcia Richardson says:

    I am praying for the family. I wish I knew her personally… She grew up in the church, so I hope she ask for God’s mercy.

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