Today marks the 2-year anniversary of Whitney Houston’s death.
The “I Will Always Love You” singer’s impact on the music industry is still felt to this very day.
Over the course of her career, spanning several decades, Whitney earned 7 Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, and sold over 170 million albums worldwide.
Take a look back at theGrio’s interviews with some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Clive Davis, Natalie Cole, Tamia, Toni Braxton, and Tamar Braxton as they talk about Whitney Houston’s larger than-life legacy.
“We all knew in music… artists, arrangers, producers, writers… that Whitney Houston was the best singer, without question in the world,” Davis said.
“Whitney Houston will forever be the standard of what a real singer is,” Tamia added. “There’s a reason why people don’t remake her songs. She is the standard of what a real vocalist is.”
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