Knowledge Identifier: +Whitney_Houston
Then in 1978, at age 15, Houston sang background vocals on Chaka Khan's hit single "I'm Every Woman", a song she would later turn into a larger hit for herself on her monster-selling The Bodyguard soundtrack album.
Marilyn McCoo - She was the first to record "Saving All My Love for You" in 1978, later sung by Whitney Houston
Paul Jabara - Jabara's album "Paul Jabara & Friends", released in 1983, features guest vocals by a then-20 year old Whitney Houston
Saving All My Love for You - A cover of the song was done by American recording artist Whitney Houston, for her debut, self-titled album, which was released on February 14, 1985, by Arista Records
Also included on the album were four new songs: "Could I Have This Kiss Forever", "Same Script, Different Cast", "If I Told You That", and "Fine," and three hits that have never actually appeared on a Houston album: "One Moment in Time," "The Star Spangled Banner," and "If You Say My Eyes Are Beautiful," a duet with Jermaine Jackson from his 1986 Precious Moments album.
After spending much of the early and mid 1990s working on motion pictures and their adjacent soundtrack albums, Houston's first studio album in eight years, the critically acclaimed My Love Is Your Love, was released in November 1998.
Luther Vandross - In 1990, Vandross wrote and sang background for Whitney Houston in a song entitled "Why Do You Love-" which appeared on her "I'm Your baby Tonight" album
Mariah Carey - Mariah Careys debut hit from 1990, Vision of Love, followed two years later by Whitney_Houstons version of I Will Always Love You, set the bar insanely high for notes stretched louder, longer and knottier than most pop fans had ever heard.
Kirk Whalum - The 1990s brought Whalum a diverse series of session and touring jobs, working with artists like Whitney Houston, Willie Norwood, Babyface, Nancy Wilson, Yolanda Adams, Take 6, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Barbra Streisand, Kirk Franklin, Edwin Hawkins, Quincy Jones, Kevin Mahogany, Al Green, and Luther Vandross
Linda Thompson (actress) - Their collaborative successes include "No Explanation" for the 1990 film "Pretty Woman", and "I Have Nothing" sung by Whitney Houston in the 1992 motion picture, "The Bodyguard", for which they were nominated both for the Academy *award for Best Song in 1993 and the Grammy *award for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television in 1994
Spandau Ballet - Gary Kemp did a little more acting, appearing in a supporting role in the Whitney Houston hit "The Bodyguard", and in 1995 he released his only solo album, "Little Bruises"
Jennifer Rush - "The Power of Love" held that status until 1992, when it was outsold by Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You"
Bobby Brown - In July 1992, Brown married singer Whitney Houston, with whom he had daughter Bobbi Kristina the following year.
Heal the World - The song reached number two in the UK Singles Chart in December 1992, kept off the number one position by Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You"
In 1996, Houston starred in the holiday comedy The Preacher's Wife, with Denzel Washington.
House Productions and was joined by Debra Martin Chase.
My Love Is Your Love - "'My Love Is Your Love"' is the fourth studio album by American singer Whitney Houston, released worldwide on November 17, 1998
Dolce & Gabbana - In 1999 the duo appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in support of singer Whitney Houston, who used the show to debut the Dolce & Gabbana designed costumes for her "My Love is Your Love" tour, considered by fashion and music critics to be unusually "risqué"
Luther Vandross - In 1999, Whitney Houston sang Vandross' "So Amazing" as a tribute to Vandross as he sat in the audience during the Soul Train *awards
It's Okay" (US 4, UK 3) won Houston her sixth Grammy Award for Best Female RB Vocal Performance; "My Love Is Your Love" (US 4, UK 2) with 3 million copies sold worldwide; and "I Learned from the Best" (US 27, UK 19).
Also in 2002, Houston did an interview with Diane Sawyer to promote her-upcoming album.
Kelly Rowland, in an Ebony's feature articles for celebrating black music in June 2006, recalled that " wanted to be a singer after I saw Whitney Houston on TV singing 'Greatest Love of All'.
Daniel Levitin - In 2006 mixed and co-produced tracks for Diane Nalini's "Songs of Sweet Fire" CD. He has performed on saxophone with Mel Tormé, Sting, and Bobby McFerrin, and on guitar with Rosanne Cash, Blue Öyster Cult, Rodney Crowell, Michael Brook, Gary Lucas, Victor Wooten, members of the Steve Miller Band, Norton Buffalo, Whitney Houston's band, and David Byrne
Houston's entrance into the music industry is considered one of the 25 musical milestones of the last 25 years, according to USA Today in 2007.
In 2008, Rolling Stone listed Houston as the thirty-fourth of the 100 greatest singers of all time, stating "Her voice is a mammoth, coruscating cry: Few vocalists could get away with opening a song with 45 unaccompanied seconds of singing, but Houston's powerhouse version of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" is a tour de force.
Swizz Beatz - In 2009, Swizz Beatz produced many popular singles including "Nasty Girl" by Ludacris featuring Plies, "Who's Real" by Jadakiss featuring OJ da Juiceman, "Million Bucks " by Maino, "Million Dollar Bill" by Whitney Houston, "I Can Transform Ya" by Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and "On to the Next One" by Jay-Z .
The Way You Make Me Feel - In February 2010, Whitney Houston performed "The Way You Make Me Feel", along with Jackson's "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'", during her I Look to You Tour
Lin Yu Chun - On April 2, 2010, Lin sang Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You", earning Lin 25 points
At the 2011 Grammys, Gaga gave a shout-out to Houston, and said that she wrote the song "Born This Way" thinking about Houston's vocals.
Marty Beller - On TMBG's 2011 album "Album Raises New and Troubling Questions", the fourth song is "Marty Beller Mask" which suggests that TMBG's drummer is actually Whitney Houston wearing a mask of Beller
BeBe Winans - In 2012, Winans released "The Whitney I Knew", a memoir about Whitney Houston, who had died earlier that year
I Will Always Love You - On the day of Houston's death in February 2012, Parton said in a statement to "Billboard" "Mine is only one of the millions of hearts broken over the death of Whitney Houston, I will always be grateful and in awe of the wonderful performance she did on my song and I can truly say from the bottom of my heart, 'Whitney, I will always love you
Dolly Parton - On February 11, 2012, after the sudden death of Whitney Houston, Dolly Parton stated, "Mine is only one of the millions of hearts broken over the death of Whitney Houston
Tika Sumpter - On May 21, 2012, "Celebrate", the last song Whitney Houston recorded with Sparks, premiered at RyanSeacrest.com
Jordin Sparks - On May 21, 2012, "Celebrate", the last song Whitney Houston recorded with Sparks, premiered at RyanSeacrest.com
Angela Bassett - It was announced in May 2014 that Bassett would make her directorial debut with a film based on the life of Whitney Houston, who Bassett had worked with previously
In March 2016, it was announced that Nick Broomfield, director of the controversial films Kurt & Courtney and Biggie & Tupac, is making a documentary on what caused Houston's success and death
Kevin Macdonald (director) - He is making a Whitney Houston documentary which is due to be released theatrically in 2018
Whitney Blake - R&B and Pop singer, Whitney Houston was named after Blake, as stated in the 2018 documentary "Whitney"
Dee Dee Warwick - The 2018 documentary film "Whitney", directed by Kevin Macdonald, included allegations that Warwick had sexually molested the young Whitney Houston when Whitney was between seven and nine years old