Sunday, February 12, 2012

Whitney Houston has died

This is shocking news! A sad day for her family, the music industry and for her fans around the world. Whitney Houston has died, at age 48.

News from various sources..

Whitney Houston performs onstage at the 2011 Pre-Grammy

Rolling Stone:
Whitney Houston was found dead today in a Beverly Hills hotel room, the Los Angeles Times is reporting.

Paramedics arriving at the Beverly Hilton found the singer's body.

While the cause of death is still unknown, Houston's publicist Kristen Foster has confirmed the sad news.

Houston had been scheduled to attend the annual pre-Grammy party of music mogul Clive Davis, who discovered her, tonight and had attended rehearsals for the event earlier this week. CNN reports the party is still going on.

MSNBC: Singing superstar Whitney Houston dies at 48

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NY Times: Whitney Houston, Pop Superstar, Dies at 48

Whitney Houston, the multimillion-selling singer who emerged in the 1980s as one of her generation’s greatest R & B voices, only to deteriorate through years of cocaine use and an abusive marriage, died on Saturday in Los Angeles.

..and on CNN: Singer Whitney Houston dies at 48

Hollywood Reacts To Whitney Houston’s Death

Los Angeles (CNN) -- Legendary pop singer Whitney Houston was found dead Saturday at a Beverly Hills, California, hotel, officials said. She was 48.

The entertainer, whose incredible talent was discovered at an early age, was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m. (6:55 p.m. ET) at the Beverly Hilton hotel despite resuscitation efforts, a police spokesman said.

Listen to Simon Cowell talking to Piers Morgan about the talent of Whitney Houston on CNN..

R.I.P. Whitney Houston. We will miss you.
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  1. RIP Whitney Houston - one of the greatest singers that ever lived!

  2. Sorry first comment - spelt her name wrongly due to typing too fast!

  3. Love most of her songs!! She will definitely be missed!

  4. I was so shocked when I read about it today. She's so young!

  5. RIP Whitney, my heart and prayers goes out to Cissy, Dionne, Bobbi Kristina and the Houston family. Her legacy and her spirit will live on.

  6. the demise of yet another star!! may she rest in peace..

  7. Foong, yeah. another great entertainer gone too soon. She has won more awards than any female entertainer in the industry. I feel for her family.

  8. Rurousha, I too was stunned by the info when I first stumbled on it online. Was looking for something else, and the news of her death popped up. Oh gosh! 48 is indeed too young for someone with so much talent.

  9. Hi Julie, thanks for stopping by.

  10. SK, yes, may she rest in peace.