On February 27, 1998, at The 12th Annual Soul Train Music Awards, Whitney was honored with the “Quincy Jones Award for Outstanding Career Achievement in the Field of Entertainment.” The event was held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and hosted by Patti LaBelle, Erykah Badu and Heavy D. The “Whitney Tribute” portion of show was performed by Ronald Isley ("Exhale Shoop Shoop"), Terry Ellis ("How Will I Know"), Kenny Lattimore ("I Believe In You and Me") and Monica ("You Give Good Love") #blackhistorymonth
Twenty-five years ago this week (February 20), “I Have Nothing” was released as a single in the U.S. It was the third Whitney single from The Bodyguard soundtrack and went on to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The song peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was #1 on Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. The song was written by David Foster and Linda Thompson and produced by David Foster. The song also appears on the current album 'I Wish You Love: More From The Bodyguard' as a live version.
The Winter @olympics are currently on in South Korea but the Summer @olympics also were held in South Korea – in 1988!! And the official song back then was Whitney’s “One Moment In Time!” Released in August 1988.
Attention Whitney fans! Available now from @barnesandnoble: Whitney Houston’s ‘I Wish You Love: More From The Bodyguard,’ pressed on purple vinyl and featuring an exclusive alternate cover photo taken by @randeestnicholas.
Pre-order the vinyl version of ‘I Wish You Love: More From The Bodyguard’ from @amazonmusic and experience unforgettable film and concert performances from Whitney Houston! This Manchester 1998 clip wasn’t selected for the album, but we like it so much that we’re sharing it!
Whitney Houston’s iconic 1992 recording of “I Will Always Love You” from The Bodyguard soundtrack is among 25 albums and singles inducted this year into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame in recognition of their historical significance. Whitney’s recording of “I Will Always Love You” won the 1994 GRAMMY Award for Record of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female.
Each year recordings that are at least 25 years old are reviewed by a special committee from all branches of the recording arts, with final approval by the Recording Academy's National Board of Trustees. With 25 new titles, the Hall, now in its 45th year, currently totals 1,063 recordings.