Five years ago, the world was shocked to learn about the untimely passing of Whitney Houston. The I’m Every Woman singer was found dead inside of a hotel room at the Beverly Hilton in California. Houston’s death will forever go down in history as a painful day in music.
The news came just hours before her mentor, Clive Davis pre-grammy awards party, a party where Houston reigned as the queen of the night for years. Her death also came on the eve of music industry’s biggest night, The Grammy Awards.
Here’s a look at Houston’s most memorable moments at the Grammy Awards.
During her decades-long career, Houston racked up accolades include:
- 22 American Musical Awards
- 7 Grammy’s
- 30 Billboards Music Awards
- 29 NAACP Image Awards
- 14 World Music Awards
All together she’s won more than 600 awards. Here’s a clip of a stellar performance from Houston at the 1994 American Musical Awards, she sung I Loves You, Porgy, And I Am Telling You, and I Have Nothing. The 10 minute performance proves to show why she’s considered THE VOICE!