Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963 - February 11, 2012) was an American R&B/pop singer, actress, and former fashion model. Houston is the most awarded female artist of all time, according to Guinness World Records, and her list of awards include 2 Emmy Awards, 6 Grammy Awards, 16 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards, among a total of 415 career awards as of 2010. Houston is also one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 million albums and singles worldwide. Inspired by several prominent soul singers in her extended family, including mother Cissy Houston and cousins Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick, as well as her godmother, Aretha Franklin, Houston began singing with New Jersey church's junior gospel choir at age 11. After she began performing alongside her mother in night clubs in the New York City area, she was discovered by Arista Records label head Clive Davis. As of 2011, Houston has released six studio albums and three movie soundtrack albums, all of which have had diamond, multi-platinum, platinum, or gold certification. Houston's 1985 debut album, Whitney Houston, became the best-selling debut album by a female act at the time of its release. Her second studio album, Whitney (1987), became the first album by a female artist to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Houston's crossover appeal on the popular music charts as well as her prominence on MTV, starting with her video for "How Will I ...

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Nora's Hair Salon (2004)

Welcome to Nora's Hair Salon. Leave your troubles outside and get set for neighborhood drama, juicy gossip, and the occasional knock-down, drag-out fight. Nora runs the place and takes care of her family. Whatever the problem, Nora can make it all right in this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry LaMothe
CAST:  Tatyana Ali  •  Jean-Claude La Marre  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Tamala Jones

Welcome to Nora's Hair Salon. Leave your troubles outside and get set for neighborhood drama, juicy gossip, and the occasional knock-down, drag-out fight. Nora runs the place and takes care of her family. Whatever the problem, Nora can make it all right in this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry LaMothe
CAST:  Tatyana Ali  •  Jean-Claude La Marre  •  Jenifer Lewis  •  Tamala Jones

The Bodyguard (1992)

A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks fireworks of another ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Kevin Costner  •  Michele Lamar Richards  •  Ralph Waite

A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks fireworks of another ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Kevin Costner  •  Michele Lamar Richards  •  Ralph Waite

The Preacher's Wife (1996)

Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property developer Joe Hamilton. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Whitney Houston  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Gregory Hines

Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property developer Joe Hamilton. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Whitney Houston  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Gregory Hines

Waiting to Exhale (1995)

Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined to find a better way to breathe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Angela Bassett  •  Loretta Devine  •  Lela Rochon

Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined to find a better way to breathe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Forest Whitaker
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Angela Bassett  •  Loretta Devine  •  Lela Rochon

Cinderella (1997)

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Cinderella chafes under the cruelty of her wicked stepmother and her evil stepsisters, until her Fairy Godmother steps in to change her life for one unforgettable night. At the ball, she falls for handsome Prince Christopher, whose parents, King Maximillian and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Iscove
CAST:  Brandy  •  Whitney Houston  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Victor Garber

Cinderella chafes under the cruelty of her wicked stepmother and her evil stepsisters, until her Fairy Godmother steps in to change her life for one unforgettable night. At the ball, she falls for handsome Prince Christopher, whose parents, King Maximillian and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Iscove
CAST:  Brandy  •  Whitney Houston  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Victor Garber

Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances (2014)

With a bold, confident voice that commanded listeners to take notice and a body of work boasting some of the most upbeat and romantic recordings of the past three decades, Whitney Houston (1963-2012) has long solidified her place as one of the 20th century's most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kimberley Ferdinando
CAST:  Whitney Houston

With a bold, confident voice that commanded listeners to take notice and a body of work boasting some of the most upbeat and romantic recordings of the past three decades, Whitney Houston (1963-2012) has long solidified her place as one of the 20th century's most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kimberley Ferdinando
CAST:  Whitney Houston

Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (2011)

See Michael Jackson, one of the most recognizable and popular entertainers of all time, like never before in the feature-length tribute Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon. Known to millions of fans worldwide for his record-breaking albums, groundbreaking music ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Eastel
CAST:  Michael Jackson  •  David Gest  •  Tito Jackson  •  Rebbie Jackson

See Michael Jackson, one of the most recognizable and popular entertainers of all time, like never before in the feature-length tribute Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon. Known to millions of fans worldwide for his record-breaking albums, groundbreaking music ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Eastel
CAST:  Michael Jackson  •  David Gest  •  Tito Jackson  •  Rebbie Jackson

George Michael - Twenty Five (2006)

This set is a 25 year retrospective of Michael's career. Included are tracks with Wham!, Aretha Franklin, Sir Elton John, Mary J. Blige, and Whitney Houston. Though he made his initial mark on music history as half of the infectious British pop duo Wham!, ...  (more)

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CAST:  George Michael  •  Andrew Ridgeley  •  Aretha Franklin  •  Elton John

This set is a 25 year retrospective of Michael's career. Included are tracks with Wham!, Aretha Franklin, Sir Elton John, Mary J. Blige, and Whitney Houston. Though he made his initial mark on music history as half of the infectious British pop duo Wham!, ...  (more)

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CAST:  George Michael  •  Andrew Ridgeley  •  Aretha Franklin  •  Elton John

Sparkle (2012)

Musical prodigy, Sparkle struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother, she tries to balance a new romance with music manager Stix while dealing with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Salim Akil
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Cee Lo Green  •  Derek Luke  •  Mike Epps

Musical prodigy, Sparkle struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother, she tries to balance a new romance with music manager Stix while dealing with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Salim Akil
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Cee Lo Green  •  Derek Luke  •  Mike Epps

Whitney Houston: Live in Concert (1991)

Pop sensation Whitney Houston captured live in concert in 1991. Amongst the hits performed are 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' and 'Saving All My Love For You'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mallet
CAST:  Whitney Houston

Pop sensation Whitney Houston captured live in concert in 1991. Amongst the hits performed are 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' and 'Saving All My Love For You'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mallet
CAST:  Whitney Houston

Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration (2000)

Arista's greatest recording artists of the last 25 years gather for this May 15th concert in honor of the record label's 25th anniversary. The highly significant place that Arista Records holds in rock history is highlighted here by the high quality of the music ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Gowers
CAST:  Jay Leno  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Melissa Etheridge  •  Billy Bob Thornton

Arista's greatest recording artists of the last 25 years gather for this May 15th concert in honor of the record label's 25th anniversary. The highly significant place that Arista Records holds in rock history is highlighted here by the high quality of the music ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Gowers
CAST:  Jay Leno  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Melissa Etheridge  •  Billy Bob Thornton

Scratch the Surface (1997)

What you see on the magazine covers and on catwalks around the world is far from the whole story; indeed, it is far from the truth. In this captivating inside look at the cutthroat modeling industry, supermodel Tara Fitzpatrick talks in-depth with her famous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tara Fitzpatrick
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Whitney Houston  •  Bridget Hall

What you see on the magazine covers and on catwalks around the world is far from the whole story; indeed, it is far from the truth. In this captivating inside look at the cutthroat modeling industry, supermodel Tara Fitzpatrick talks in-depth with her famous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tara Fitzpatrick
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Phoebe Cates  •  Whitney Houston  •  Bridget Hall

VH1: Divas Live '99 (1999)

In 1999, VH1 brought together on one stage high-powered divas like Tina Turner, Cher, and Whitney Houston along with divas in training Leann Rimes, Brandy, and Faith Hill for an all-star concert. This DVD captures that show in a standard 1.33:1 transfer. English ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Simon
CAST:  Cher  •  Tina Turner  •  Whitney Houston  •  Elton John

In 1999, VH1 brought together on one stage high-powered divas like Tina Turner, Cher, and Whitney Houston along with divas in training Leann Rimes, Brandy, and Faith Hill for an all-star concert. This DVD captures that show in a standard 1.33:1 transfer. English ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Simon
CAST:  Cher  •  Tina Turner  •  Whitney Houston  •  Elton John

Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits (2000)

This collection includes Whitney's 1985 television debut, live performances from around the world, rarely sen behind-the-scenes footage, exclusive interviews and much more, all with a fully interactive Whitney as your guide!  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Whitney Houston

This collection includes Whitney's 1985 television debut, live performances from around the world, rarely sen behind-the-scenes footage, exclusive interviews and much more, all with a fully interactive Whitney as your guide!  (more)

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CAST:  Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston - We Will Always Love You (2012)

Famed for her extraordinary vocal range and uncanny ability to reach the emotional core of a song, We Will Always Love You pays tribute to that magnificent body of work and takes a closer look at the woman who brought it to life.Blessed with a once-in-a-lifetime ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Céline Dion  •  Usher  •  Jennifer Hudson

Famed for her extraordinary vocal range and uncanny ability to reach the emotional core of a song, We Will Always Love You pays tribute to that magnificent body of work and takes a closer look at the woman who brought it to life.Blessed with a once-in-a-lifetime ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Céline Dion  •  Usher  •  Jennifer Hudson

Always Whitney Houston (2012)

New Whitney Houston Documentary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Gibson
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Clive Davis  •  Diana Ross  •  Jennifer Hudson

New Whitney Houston Documentary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Gibson
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Clive Davis  •  Diana Ross  •  Jennifer Hudson

VH1: Divas Las Vegas (2002)

This concert DVD captures the 2002 VH1 Divas Las Vegas performance at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, the celebrity lineup includes Cher, Celine Dion, Mary J. Blige, the Dixie Chicks, and Shakira. Special guest musicians such as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Cher  •  Céline Dion  •  Anastacia  •  Whitney Houston

This concert DVD captures the 2002 VH1 Divas Las Vegas performance at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, the celebrity lineup includes Cher, Celine Dion, Mary J. Blige, the Dixie Chicks, and Shakira. Special guest musicians such as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Cher  •  Céline Dion  •  Anastacia  •  Whitney Houston

It's Black Entertainment (2002)

A star-studded tribute (from the creators of That's Entertainment) to the contributions of Afro-Americans in film over the last century. Vanessa Williams traces the struggles and triumphs of the superstars of music and film. Among the many artists featured are: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Lathan
CAST:  Vanessa Williams  •  Whitney Houston  •  Ella Fitzgerald  •  Snoop Dogg

A star-studded tribute (from the creators of That's Entertainment) to the contributions of Afro-Americans in film over the last century. Vanessa Williams traces the struggles and triumphs of the superstars of music and film. Among the many artists featured are: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Lathan
CAST:  Vanessa Williams  •  Whitney Houston  •  Ella Fitzgerald  •  Snoop Dogg

Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (2001)

The Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special was a 2001 New York City revue show by Michael Jackson. It took place on September 7, 2001 and September 10, 2001. In late November 2001, the CBS television network aired the concerts as a two-hour special in honour of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Gowers
CAST:  Michael Jackson  •  Muhammad Ali  •  Marc Anthony  •  Monica

The Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special was a 2001 New York City revue show by Michael Jackson. It took place on September 7, 2001 and September 10, 2001. In late November 2001, the CBS television network aired the concerts as a two-hour special in honour of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Gowers
CAST:  Michael Jackson  •  Muhammad Ali  •  Marc Anthony  •  Monica

Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017)

The life and tragic death of Whitney Houston.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Broomfield  •  Rudi Dolezal
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Bobbi Kristina Brown  •  Bobby Brown  •  Robyn Crawford

The life and tragic death of Whitney Houston.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Broomfield  •  Rudi Dolezal
CAST:  Whitney Houston  •  Bobbi Kristina Brown  •  Bobby Brown  •  Robyn Crawford
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