Superstar Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Singer, actress, and producer Whitney Houston has died at the age of forty-eight.


According to the UK Mail Online and TMZ, Whitney Houston was discovered drowned in her bathtub in her hotel room at the Beverly Hilton. It is unconfirmed, but reports of prescription bottles of Lorazepam, Valium, Xanax and a sleeping medication were also claimed to be found in her room. If that is true, the sedatives could have reacted with alcohol that Houston consumed the previous evening, causing her to lapse into a deep sleep in the bathtub, resulting in her drowning.

CNN reports that Houston’s body was discovered in her room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel by her bodyguard. Emergency personnel attempted to resuscitate her, but she did not respond.

According to Beverly Hills Police Lt. Mark Rosen, Houston was pronounced dead 3:55PM PST in her room on the fourth floor. He said, “There were no obvious signs of any criminal intent at this time.”

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The Queen of Pop is the most awarded female act of all time, having amassed a total of 415 awards over her career, including two Emmy Awards, six GRAMMY Awards, thirty Billboard Music Awards, and twenty-two American Music Awards.

Known as “The Voice” by many, the singer has been troubled by drug use and a turbulent relationship with fellow singer Bobby Brown over the past decade, tarnishing the “good girl” image she built during the 1980s and most of the ’90s.

We will report more details as the story unfolds.


One Comment

  1. poppijj says:

    A beautiful songtress gone to soon ,she will be missed by many. My prayer’s go out to her family . God bless her love ones.

  2. MsRickie says:

    My prayers go out to her mom, daughter and brother. Please remember the voice and not her demons. Whether your struggle is drugs, alcohol, sex, food, gambling, low self esteem or whatever, we are all battling some demons or we have. It is so easy to point your finger and judge the actions of others. Take a look at yourself first. None of us are perfect. She was a tremendous artist and talent. She was my absolute favorite singer and no one else will ever come close in comparison. RIP Whitney. After nearly 30 years in the business you deserve the break! You’re singing in the heavens now. You were a beautiful woman with a beautiful instrument.

  3. scinell says:

    I love u whitney as a lil girl i was singing your songs at the age of 5 i’m now 33, i will miss u alot, your songs was the only songs that i could really sing that people can really hear my voice’s ! i hope u r now songing to my greadmother !

  4. scinell says:

    I love u whitney as a lil girl i was singing your songs at the age of 5 i’m now 33, i will miss u alot, your songs was the only songs that i could really sing that people can really hear my voice ! i hope u r now singing to my grandmother !! love scinell!

  5. MsRickie says:

    I wanted to give mad props to WPGC for being the only local station that played her music Sunday and celebrated her life. Some of the other stations played a handful of her songs, or played some of her music in between their usual programming. But I was impressed that WPGC handled an icon, with the respect she deserved. You guys have made quite a few questionable decisions over the past two years, but by far, this is the most strategic move you’ve made. It was good to hear songs I had not heard in a while. Thank you WPGC. Whitney was my favorite singer of all time, period. So I am saddened by the loss, but I am happy that you acknowledged her influence.

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