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Whitney Elizabeth Houston: August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012

FILE - In this July 11, 1999, file photo, singer Whitney Houston performs 'Until You Come Back To Me' during the 26th annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Publicist Kristen Foster said, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, that singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48.   (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

FILE - In this July 11, 1999, file photo, singer Whitney Houston performs "Until You Come Back To Me" during the 26th annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Publicist Kristen Foster said, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, that singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

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  • In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Whitney Houston performs during the Billboard Awards at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Dec. 7, 1998.  Often referred to as the Queen of Pop music at her best, Houston ex-wife of singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at the age of 48.  (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau Archives)
  • FILE - In this March 25, 2001 file photo, Bobby Brown and his then wife Whitney Houston arrive at Vanity Fair's Oscar party at Morton's in Hollywood on Sunday, March 25, 2001. Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice was ravaged by drug use and her regal image was ruined by erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48.  (AP Photo/Laura Rauch)
  • In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Whitney Houston performs during the Billboard Awards at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Dec. 7, 1998.  Often referred to as the Queen of Pop music at her best, Houston ex-wife of singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at the age of 48. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau)
  • Beverly Hills Fire Department representative is seen at the loading dock outside the Beverly Hilton Hotel Saturday Feb. 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills Calif. Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
  • Security gather outside the Beverly Hilton Hotel Saturday Feb. 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills Calif. Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012.  She was 48.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
  • In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, file photo, Artist Whitney Houston performs onstage at the 37th Annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Houston died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, she was 48. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
  • FILE - In this Oct. 13, 1997 file photo, Whitney Houston looks over her shoulder as her husband Bobby Brown looks to her at the premiere of 'The Wonderful World of Disney' movie 'Cinderella,' at Mann's Chinese Theater in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48. (AP Photo/Rene Macura, File)
  • FILE - In this Sept. 10, 1998 file photo, Mariah Carey, left, and Whitney Houston present the award for Best Male Video during the MTV Video Music Awards, in Universal City, Calif. Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
  • FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2009 file photo, Whitney Houston performs on 'Good Morning America' in Central Park in New York.  Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
  • FILE - In this Oct. 21, 1998 file photo, former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali is greeted by singer Whitney Houston as he arrives on stage at New York's Radio City Music Hall to accept a GQ 'Men of the Year' Award. Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48. (AP Photo/Mitch Jacobson, File)
  • FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2009  file photo, singer Whitney Houston performs on 'Good Morning America' in New York's Central Park. Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48.(AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
  • FILE - In this July 25, 1984, file photo, Whitney Houston, left, and Jermaine Jackson sing during a rehearsal for the CBS television soap opera 'As the World Turns' in New York. Publicist Kristen Foster said, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, that singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48.   (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
  • FILE - In this March 3, 1988, file photo, Whitney Houston poses with her Grammy at the annual Grammy Awards presentation in New York. Publicist Kristen Foster said, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, that singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48.    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
  • FILE - In this May 23, 2003 file photo, Whitney Houston, right, and her husband, Bobby Brown, perform during the 'VH1 Divas' duets show in Las Vegas. Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48. (AP Photo/Joe Cavaretta, File)
  • FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2006 file photo, Whitney Houston, right, and music producer Clive Davis arrive at the 17th Carousel of Hope Ball benefiting the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes in Beverly Hills, Calif. Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
  • FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2002, file photo, singer Whitney Houston, left, smiles at her husband, singer Bobby Brown, during a court hearing  in Dekalb County State Court in Decatur, Ga. Publicist Kristen Foster said, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, that singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48.  (AP Photo/Erik S. Lesser, File)
  • In this Nov. 22, 2009, file photo, Whitney Houston performs at the 37th Annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Houston died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, she was 48. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
  • FILE - In this July 11, 1999, file photo, singer Whitney Houston performs 'Until You Come Back To Me' during the 26th annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Publicist Kristen Foster said, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, that singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48.   (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
  • File- In this Oct. 28, 2006, file photo, musician Whitney Houston arrives at the 17th Carousel of Hope Ball benefiting the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes in Beverly Hills, Calif. Houston died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, she was 48. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
  • FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 file photo, Whitney Houston accepts an award at the Warner Theatre during the 2010 BET Hip Hop Honors in Washington. Houston died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, she was 48. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
  • FILE  - In this Feb. 9, 2008 file photo, singer Whitney Houston arrives at the Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
  • FILE - In this July 17, 1994, file photo, Whitney Houston performs before a sellout crowd at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., during closing ceremonies for the final match that pits Italy against Brazil in the World Cup. Publicist Kristen Foster said, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, that singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48.   (AP Photo/Denis Paquin, File)
  • FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2009, file photo, Whitney Houston performs at the 37th Annual  American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Publicist Kristen Foster said, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, that singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
  • FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2009, file photo, singer Whitney Houston receives the International Artist Award onstage at the 37th Annual  American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
  • FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2009 file photo, singer Whitney Houston, right, sings with her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown during a performance on 'Good Morning America' in Central Park in New York. Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. She was 48. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
  • Donzaleigh Abernathy places a flower at a memorial outside the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday, Feb. 11. She was 48. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
  • Fans take pictures of a bronze disk honoring Whitney Houston's Record of the Year and Album of the Year in the 36th Grammy Awards, in LA Live before the 54th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
  • The marquee of Harlem's Apollo Theater bears a tribute to superstar Whitney Houston Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, in New York. Houston, 48,  died Saturday in Los Angeles. Her death came on the night before music's biggest showcase, the Grammys. (AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)
  • FILE -- In a March 28, 1998 file photo Whitney Houston and her husband Bobby Brown arrive for the Versace Fall 1998 fashion show in New York. Whitney Houston's life of glorious song ended Beverly Hilton Hotel Saturday Feb. 11, 2012, on Grammy weekend.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)
  • Local newspapers with headlines saying 'American Pop Queen Whitney Houston dies' are displayed at a newsstand in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. Houston died in Beverly Hills Saturday at the age of 48. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
  • FILE - In a Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 file photo, singer Dionne Warwick holds her trophy for 'Musical Lifetime Achievement' during the 47th Golden Camera award ceremony in Berlin. Warwick has postponed a Valentine's Day concert at at The Palace Theater in Greensburg, western Pennsylvania after the death of her cousin Whitney Houston. Warwick's concert at The Palace Theater will instead be held March 2. Tickets for Tuesday night's concert will be honored for the new show.    (AP Photo/Maurizio Gambarini, pool, File)
  • Flowers placed on a Grammy sidewalk plaque honoring Whitney Houston's wins for Record of the Year and Album of the Year in 36th Grammy Awards, have been scattered and replaced several times outside the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, Feb. 12, 2012. Houston died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, on the eve of the 54th Grammys, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where she was preparing to attend a pre-Grammy party. She was 48. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
  • Evelyn Rios cries after reading a poem she wrote and posted on a makeshift memorial for the late singer Whitney Houston outside of New Hope Baptist Church, Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, in Newark, N.J. As a young girl, Houston sang in the choir at New Hope Baptist Church. Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Feb. 11. She was 48. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
  • Stacey Bates, center, and Gregory Hanks put up balloons on a makeshift memorial for the late singer Whitney Houston outside of New Hope Baptist Church, Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, in Newark, N.J. As a young girl, Houston sang in the choir at New Hope Baptist Church. Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Feb. 11. She was 48. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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