"Whitney Elizabeth Houston" was an American singer, actress, producer, and Model (people)/model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's List of best-selling music artists/best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170-200 million records sold worldwide. She released six studio albums, one holiday album and three movie soundtrack albums, all of which have diamond, multi-platinum, platinum or gold certification. Houston's crossover appeal on the popular music charts, as well as her prominence on MTV, starting with her video for "How Will I Know", influenced several African American women artists who follow in her footsteps.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Whitney Houston on Wikipedia.