Publicist Kristen Foster says singer Whitney Houston, the multi award winning singer, has died at the age 48.
She was found dead in her hotel room. Other details are not clear yet.
Houston won two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards during her record-breaking career. Her album “Whitney” was the first female album to ever debut at #1 on the Billboard Charts. She has sold 200 albums world wide said TMZ.
Houston had one child, Bobbi Kristina, with husband Bobby Brown. Houston and Brown were married from 1992-2007.
She was famed for her hit role in the film Bodyguard starring alongside Kevin Costner.
Later in her career, the toll of drug use had got to her and her album sales plummeted. Last year at the 02 in London she performed in front of a sell out crowd however many fans called her performance ‘bizarre’ and said had lost her voice and was not the same performer.
She confessed openly to abusing cocaine, marijuana and pills.