Whitney Houston’s death was a tragedy like no other. Her passing hit the music world hard and for some, with the 5 year anniversary of her death on February 11th, it hasn’t gotten any easier. Houston passed away in her guest room at the Beverly Hilton in California with the official cause of death noted as drowning.
She left a dent on the music world with angelic pipes, and a stage presence that could captivate any audience. She left us with a legacy that includes the timeless classics “I Will Always Love You”, “I’m Your Baby Tonight”, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody”, and “Heartbreak Hotel”, among others. Her iconic singing of the “The Star Spangled Banner” at Super Bowl XXV has gone down as one of the best in history.
We celebrate the life of Whitney Houston with 5 Fast Facts about the singer, her friends and family.