Whitney Houston: For the Record
Contributor(s): Halstead, Craig (Author)
ISBN: 0755212789 EAN: 9780755212781
Publisher: Authors Online
US SRP: $ 14.95 US
Binding: Paperback: 256 pages
Pub Date: September 30, 2010
Annotation: By the best selling author of 'Michael Jackson: For The Record' Whitney Houston exploded on the music scene in 1985.
Her self-titled album quickly became the best selling debut by a female artist, her second album was the first by a female artist to debut at No.1 in the States, and when she had seven consecutive chart toppers on Billboard's Hot 100, she smashed a record set by the Beatles and the Bee Gees.
Whitney's first film, The Bodyguard, grossed over $410 million, and the lead single from the soundtrack a cover of Dolly Parton's I Will Always Love You topped charts all over the world, and is one of the best selling singles of all time.
Marriage, motherhood and difficult times followed, but Whitney made a successful comeback in 2009 when I LOOK TO YOU, her first studio album for six years, debuted at no.1 in the States.
This is the story of Whitney and her music...
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