LOS ANGELES (Feb. 11) - Legendary pop singer Whitney Houston passed away at the age of 48. Reportedly, she was found dead in a suite on the fourth floor of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles where she was a guest. She was pronounced dead at 3.55pm local time.
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Whitney Houston rose from a gospel church choir in New Jersey to become one of the best-selling and most-admired female singers of all time. Houston ruled as pop music's queen until her magnificent voice and imperial figure were ruined by excessive drug use, died on Saturday afternoon. She was 48.
News of Houston’s death came on the eve of music’s biggest night, the Grammy Awards. It’s a showcase where she once reigned, and her death was sure to case a heavy pall on Sunday’s ceremony. Houston’s longtime mentor Clive Davis was to hold his annual concert and dinner Saturday; it was unclear if it was going to go forward.
Gossip website TMZ has reported that she died in a suite on the fourth floor of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles where she was a guest. She was pronounced dead at 3.55pm local time.
The R'n'B singer's press officer Kristen Foster confirmed the news to Associated Press on Saturday (February 11). Foster said the cause of her death was unknown; but an unconfirmed report later emerged which said that Houston had been found in her bathtub.
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