Whitney Houston discography


Whitney Houston discography

Whitney Houston has sold over 170 million records worldwide during her career (albums and singles), 74 million in the U.S alone (albums & singles). She is the second biggest selling black artist in the world, behind Michael Jackson, the fourth largest selling female artist in the U.S. (source RIAA). [ [http://www.last.fm/music/Whitney+Houston/+wiki Whitney Houston’s Biography – Listen free at Last.fm ] ] , the 2nd biggest selling female artist in the U.K and the 4th biggest selling female artist in the world.

Infobox Artist Discography
Artist = Whitney Houston


Caption =
Studio = 6
Compilations = 3
Soundtracks = 3
Singles = 50
References =
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Albums

tudio albums

Total Album Sales Worldwide: 127 Million

ingles

Unreleased/rare songs

ingle B-sides

* "America, The Beautiful" was recorded in the "Star Spangled Banner" single released in 1991. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Dancin' On The Smooth Edge", written by David Lasley and Robbie Long, was recorded as a B-side of the "All the Man That I Need" single released in 1990. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Feels So Good", written by Bryan Loren, was recorded as a B-side in the "I'm Your Baby Tonight" maxi-single released in 1990. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Higher Love", written by Steve Winwood and Will Jennings, was recorded as a bonus track in the Japanese version of the "I'm Your Baby Tonight" album released in 1990. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Moment of Truth", written by Jan Buckingham and Favid Paul Bryant, was recorded as a B-side of the "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" single released in 1987. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Takin' a Chance", written by Whitney Houston, Benjamin Winans and Keith Thomas, was recorded as a bonus track in the Japanese version of the "I'm Your Baby Tonight" album released in 1990. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "The Star Spangled Banner" was recorded in the "Star Spangled Banner" single released in 1991. It is a live version as performed at the 1991 Super Bowl. The single was re-issued in 2001. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]

Guest appearances and duets

* "All in the Name of Love", a song by Alvin Fields, was recorded in Fields's album "Special Delivery" released in 1981. Houston participated in the background vocals of this song. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Are You the Woman", a duet with Kashif, was released in the early 1980s. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Believe in Love", a song by R&B group Sunday, was released in 1998 on the "Down in the Delta" soundtrack. Houston participated in the background vocals of the song.
* "Celebrate New Life", a song by BeBe and CeCe Winans, was released in the early 1990s. Houston participated in the background vocals of this song. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Do You Hear What I Hear" was recorded in "A Very Special Christmas Vol. 1" released in 1987. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Eternal Love", a duet with Paul Jabara, was written by Paul Jabara and Jay Asher and was recored in Jabara's album "Paul Jabara and Friends" released in the early 1980s. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Fifty Ways", a song by Kashif, was recorded in Kashif's album "Love Changes" released in 1987. Houston participated in the background vocals of this song. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Hold Up the Light", a duet with BeBe and CeCe Winans, was recorded in Winans' album "Heaven" released in the early 1990s. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "If You Say My Eyes Are Beautiful", a duet with Jermaine Jackson, was first recorded in Jackson's album "Precious Moments" released in 1986. In 2000, it was included in Houston's "Whitney: The Greatest Hits". [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be", a duet with Aretha Franklin, was written by Albert Hammond & Diane Warren and was recorded in Franklin's album "Through the Storm" released in 1989. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "King Holiday" was recorded in a 12" single entitled "King Holiday/King Dream Chorus & Holiday Crew" released in 1986. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Life's a Party", a song by the Michael Zager Band released in 1978 on the album "Let's All Chant". In 1997, a dance compilation entitled "Let's All Chant" credited this song as "Michael Zager Band featuring Cissy and Whitney Houston". [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Light of Love", a duet with Angie and Debbie Winans, was written by Steve Harvey and Gary Brown and was released in the 1990s. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Look Into Your Heart" was written by Curtis Mayfield and was recorded in "A Tribute to Curtis Mayfield" released in 1994. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Love Will Find a Way", a duet with Dionne Warwick, was released in 1993. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Nobody Does It Better", a duet with Bobby Brown, was written by Marvin Hamlisch. It is a cover of Carly Simon's version in 1977. This version was recorded in Brown's self-titled album released 1997. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "One Moment in Time", written by Albert Hammond and John Bettis, was recorded in "1988 Summer Olympics" released in 1988. In 2000, it was included in Houston's "Whitney: The Greatest Hits". [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Could I Have This Kiss Forever", a duet with Enrique Iglesias, was written by Diane Warren and was first recorded in Iglesias's album "Enrique" released in 1999. In 2000, it was included in Houston's "Whitney: The Greatest Hits". [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Same Script, Different Cast", a duet with Deborah Cox, was written by S. Daniels and was recorded in Houston's "Whitney: The Greatest Hits" released in 2000. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Share My Dream", a song by Alvin Fields, was recorded in Fields's album "Special Delivery" released in 1981. Houston participated in the background vocals of this song. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Shock Me", a duet with Jermaine Jackson, was recorded in "Perfect Original Soundtrack" released in 1985. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Something in Common", a duet with Bobby Brown, was written by Bernard Belle, Bobby Brown, Teddy Riley and Whitney Houston. It was released in 1992 and was included in Brown's album "Bobby". [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Stop the Madness", written by Tim Reid, Michael Stokes, Sharon Barnes and Lathan Armour, was recorded in the 12" single "Stop The Madness" released in 1986. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Sweetest Sweetest", a song by Jermaine Jackson, was recorded in Jackson's album "Jermaine Jackson" released in 1984. Houston participated in the background vocals of this song. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Take Good Care of My Heart", a duet with Jermaine Jackson and recorded in Jackson's album, "Jermaine Jackson", from 1984. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]

Completely unreleased songs

* "Memories" recorded for the unreleased album "One Down" in 1982, credited to the group Material. [http://www.whitney-fan.com]
* "Take Me to Your Heart", recorded in 1989 for "I'm Your Baby Tonight" but eventually dropped from the album.

VHS & DVD

Number One Video Hits
*Released: 1986
*RIAA Certification: Platinum [http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?table=SEARCH_RESULTS&artist=Whitney%20Houston&format=VIDEO&go=Search&perPage=50 RIAA Gold and Platinum Search for videos by Whitney Houston] ]
*Videos: You Give Good Love, Saving All My Love For You, How Will I Know, Greatest Love Of All

Welcome Home Heroes
*Released: 1991
*RIAA Certification: Gold
*Concert Done For Troops In Norfolk, Va. It was broadcasted on HBO in 1991.

The Star Spangled Banner
*Released: 1991
*RIAA Certification:

The Greatest Hits
*Released: May 2000
*RIAA Certification: Platinum
*Videos: You Give Good Love, Saving All My Love For You, How Will I Know, Greatest Love Of All, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Didn't We Almost Have It All (Live), So Emotional, Where Do Broken Hearts Go, I'm Your Baby Tonight, The Star Spangled Banner, All The Man That I Need, I Will Always Love You, I'm Every Woman, I Have Nothing, Run To You, Queen Of The Night, Exhale (Shoop,Shoop), I Believe In You And Me, Step By Step, Heartbreak Hotel, My Love Is Your Love, It's Not Right But It's Okay, I Learned From The Best
*Behind The Scenes @ Greatest Hits Photoshoot
*Live Performances, Interview With Whitney & Clive

Fine/If I Told You That
*Released: 2000
*RIAA Certifiaction:

Try It On My Own/One Of Those Days
*Released: May 20,2003
*RIAA Certification:

Notes

References

* U.S. chart positions: Billboard 200, Billboard Hot 100, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, Hot Dance Music/Club Play.
* [http://www.whitneyhouston.com Official website]
* [http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/retrieve_chart_history.do?model.chartFormatGroupName=Singles&model.vnuArtistId=4849&model.vnuAlbumId=607708 Billboard chart history]
* [http://www.everyhit.com/ UK chart database]
* [http://www.charts-surfer.de/index2.htm German chart database]

* [http://www.bpi.co.uk/ The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) sales certificate database]
* [http://www.riaa.com/gp/database/default.asp Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) sales certificate database]
* [http://www.whitney-fan.com Whitney-Fan.com]

External links

* [http://www.nippyfanclub.blogspot.com NIPPY FAN CLUB]
* [http://www.rockonthenet.com/artists-h/whitneyhouston_main.htm Rock on the net.com]
* [http://www.classicwhitney.com classicwhitney.com]
* [http://www.allwhitney.com allwhitney.com]
* [http://www.mediatraffic.de/ United World Chart]


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