Whitney Houston To Receive Georgia Music Hall Of Fame Award

CICELY MITCHELL

The late and iconic singer Whitney Houston will receive a posthumous honor this coming weekend.

Houston who died in February back in 2012 is slated to receive a Posthumous Award from the 35th Annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards on Saturday, October 5 in Atlanta, at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Houston was one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold over 200 million records worldwide.

She released six studio albums, one holiday album and three movie soundtrack albums.

Her music reached diamond, multi-platinum, platinum and gold certification statuses throughout her career.

With tremendous crossover appeal, Houston was a force to be reckoned with on the music charts.

(Photo Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

She married New Edition’s Bobby Brown and the two co-parented a daughter named Bobbi Kristina.

Her first acting role came in 1992 as she was cast as the star of the feature film The Bodyguard.

The film’s original soundtrack won the 1994 Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Its lead single “I Will Always Love You”, went on to become the best-selling single by a female artist in music history.

On February 11, 2012, Houston was found dead in her guest room at The Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills, California.

Official reports stated that the singer died from an accidental overdose and that she had also reportedly drowned in a bathtub. Share your thoughts about Houston’s honor with us as you enjoy related video in this post.

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