So many things have been and will continue to be, spoken and written about the legendary Whitney Houston.  She was an amazing talant, and unfortunatly someone who also had a lot of personal demons.  The story continues to develop and of course we’ll keep you updated on EZ Rock.  For now I thought I’d share a few interesting numbers with you.  ~Kevin~

1963 - Whitney Elizabeth Houston is born in East Orange, N.J. to gospel singer Cissy Houston on Aug. 9.

200 million – the number of Whitney Houston albums sold

6 – Grammys won by Whitney, followed by 30 Billboard awards and 22 American Music Awards

3- number of female artists who have sold more albums then Whitney (Madonna, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion).

1991- Returns to limelight with performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” at the Super Bowl during the first Gulf War.

1992- Begins high profile and tumultuous marriage to former New Edition member Bobby Brown.

2001 – the year MTV admits they began compiling video clips for a Whitney “Im Memorium” clip

2005 - Appears in reality TV show “Being Bobby Brown.”

2007 - Divorces Brown.

2009 - Comeback album “I Look To You” debuts at top of charts, eventually goes platinum.

2009 - In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, declares herself drug free. She would return to rehab in 2011.

3:15 pm – the time on Saturday that Whitney spoke with her cousin Dionne Warwick and her mother Cissy.  Both said she seemed perfectly fine.

2012 – Dies at age 48 in a hotel room in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 11

£7.99 – the amount you’ll pay for Whitney’s “Ultimate Collection” on UK Itunes (40% higher then you would have paid before Sat night)

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