Providing an unprecedented glimpse into the fascinating and often difficult life of Whitney Houston, this biography documents the star's career from her burst onto the R&B scene with her 1985 debut album that went on to sell more than 10 million copies to her starring role in The Bodyguard and an inspiring rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the 1991 Super Bowl. Featuring numerous color photographs, this tribute chronicles a life filled with triumph?two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, and seven consecutive number-one Billboard Hot 100 hits?and tragedy, including struggles with drugs and alcohol and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown. Houston?s unparalleled vocal range placed her among the top echelon of musical artists, and her tragic and untimely passing guarantees her immortality in pop culture.
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