Whitney Houston, the U.S. singer and six times Grammy Awards winner died at the age of 48, according to her representative. ” Unfortunately, it is true” Jill Fritzo, Whitney Houston’s rep said, who has not offered additional details about her passing.
Whitney Houston passed away at the age of 48. According to CNN, a representative of the Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, police department said: ” Whitney Houston’s death was called at 3:55 PM on Saturday, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel”. The rep also said that emergency services were called on the forth floor of the hotel, but CPR attempts were useless. The cause of death is unknown at the moment.
Mark Rosen from the Beverly Hills police department said that “no clues suggesting fowl play were found on the scene” and the police is currently investigating Whitney Houston’s cause of death.
It seems that Whitney Houston was in Los Angeles for a party organized by music producer Clive Daris, an annual event that takes place one day before the Grammy awards.
Whitney Houston, one of the best selling artists of all time returned on the music scene at the end of 2009, after she struggled with her drugs addiction for years. However some of her comeback concerts lacked quality.
Whitney Houston was the only singer in the world to release seven consecutive albums all, all going platinum, managing to beat the record set by the Beatles band. Worldwide, Whitney Houston sold more than 140 million albums and 50 million singles, including “I will Always Love You”, launched in 1993, who became one of the best sold songs of all time.
Rest in Peace, Whitney Houston!