From Newark to the... World Stage

Ogunnaike, Lola
April 2012
Essence (Time Inc.);Apr2012, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p122
The article recounts the life and career of singer Whitney Houston. One of the highlights of Houston's musical career was her dominance of the global musical charts, with her albums selling millions worldwide. She appeared in several television shows and movies such as "The Bodyguard," "Waiting to Exhale" and "The Preacher's Wife." Houston faced troubled times, including her rehabilitation and her marriage with rhythm and blues singer Bobby Brown.


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