Whitney Houston (birth name Whitney Elizabeth Houston) was born on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. She is an American R&B/pop/soul singer, songwriter and actress. She is also one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 140 million albums and 50 million singles, worldwide. Whitney Houston rose to fame in 1985 with her self-titled debut album, Whitney Houston, which you may download in mp3 from our site. It became the best-selling debut album by a female artist. In 1992, she appeared in her first starring role in the feature film The Bodyguard. The film's original soundtrack won the 1994 Grammy Award for Album of the Year, and became the world's best-selling soundtrack. It's lead single, "I Will Always Love You", became one of the best-selling singles in music history. She also collaborated with many artists such as Enrique Iglesias, Faith Evans, Mariah Carey, Bobby Brown, Stevie Wonder and others.