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Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston has passed away at the age of 48, sources confirm to JustJared.com.

The singer passed away on Saturday (February 11). She was expected to show up at a studio for a photo shoot in the afternoon and to attend Clive Davis‘ Annual Grammy Party in the evening, JustJared.com can exclusively reveal.

Whitney was the first female artist to ever debut at number one on the Billboard charts and she is considered one of the world’s best-selling female artists with over 200 million albums sold worldwide. After struggling with addiction, Whitney returned to the music scene in 2009 with her album I Look to You.

Later this year, Whitney‘s new film Sparkle will be released into theaters. Check out a brand new still from the film that was released last week.

Whitney is survived by her daughter Bobbi Kristina, whom she had with ex-husband Bobby Brown.

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  • Leenah

    Omg….whaaaaat?This is shocking…omg,I’m so sad…why?

  • bon

    what

  • Audrey

    :( I’m shocked there was just pictures up from her performing

  • Sarah89

    what?! no way !

  • TIME WILL TELL

    WHITNEY SINGS, HEARTBREAK HOTEL!!!!!!! HAHAHAHA

    LOVE,
    MIAMI!!!!!!! HAHAHA

  • Ynop

    What?!?

  • Emilie

    I’m guessing she never got over her addictions. Or relapsed. Sad for her daughter…

  • r

    OH my goodness – Whitney was a poor troubled soul. Rest in peace.

  • Polly

    Wow, sad. But what can you expect with the life she lived.

  • pow

    this is sad news, way too young and had so much talent

  • WoW

    Not surprised, another junkie celeb waste of space.

  • dd

    so sad. may she rest in peace.

  • TIME WILL TELL

    CRACK IS WACK!!!!!!! HAHAHA

    LOVE,
    PEACE OUT!!!!!! HAHAHA

  • offtheproperty

    I am hoping she held on tight to her Christian faith, as she was born and raised by Christian parents.
    God Bless Whitney Houston.
    A great talent and a good girl.

  • busted

    OMG.. what.. what

    I can’t believe this..

  • Dina

    WTF

  • Zuba

    I am shocked, just like many of the people who have posted. We knew she was troubled, but this comes out of left field.

    R.I.P Whitney!

  • Lilla

    What???? Oh that is so sad! Prayers to her family.

  • POGO

    RIP whitney, My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • miss t

    god this is so sad. rip whitney

  • http://www.twitter.com/mordeuvc Livia

    RIP. I Love you, Whitney.

  • Toni

    My heart is beating so fast right now. I’m about to cry Whitney was one of my favorite artist of all time man this hurts bad being that she was one of the few black artist to make it huge and create such an amazing legacy. No matter what she went through in the end, her voice was one of a kind that in no way, shape or form anyone could deny. Man this hurts bad and I was rooting for her.

  • Yinn

    “… the world’s best-selling female artists with over 200 albums sold worldwide.”

    You mean 200 MILLION albums sold. That’s the thing when you just copy&paste texts from other pages like TMZ.

    RIP Whitney

  • beeker

    Um, TMZ, I know you pride yourself on being “first”, but please do your fact checking before you hit “Send”….I’m sure Whitney Houston would be disappointed that she actually only sold 200 albums worldwide…

  • fan

    WHAT! This could not be true. I love all the songs that Whitney sang. Her voice was so amazingly great and that she has so many vocal auctive. I hope this is not true.

  • krys

    What a tragedy.
    She was so talented and beautiful and her daughter is so young to lose a mother.
    It’s a shame she fell into a pattern of addiction.
    I really hoped she would overcome it.
    My heart and prayers go out to her family and young daughter.
    RIP, Whitney.

  • jaspisgirl

    RIP great voice,many problems ,to much drugs but truly magnificent and never forgotten!!!!!

  • 3

    She was just out a few days ago, looking very “off”. I can’t believe it :(

  • HAPPY V-DAY

    HEY KEVIN!!!!!! I WILL ALWAYS LOVE U!!!!!!

    LOVE,
    THE BODYGUARD!!!!!! HAHAHA TRY A LITTLE RIGHT GUARD!!!!!! YOUR UNDERARMS SMELL!!!!!! OR BETTER YET TRY SECRET!!!! HAHAHA

  • Guy

    My heart just sank when I heard this and it wasn’t very long ago only a few minutes. It’s really sad and shocking, I really liked her music and I am very sad that she didn’t get a chance to overcome her issues. Rest in peace Whitney, I Will Always Love You and your music…

  • nicole

    wow way to copy straight from tmz. can’t even fix their typo. she didn’t only sell 200 albums. try 200 million albums

  • nicole

    nice just corrected it

  • Sushi

    I can’t believe that! Why must all these amazing people die? First MJ, then Amy & now Whitney……So sad :( We’ll miss you Whitney

  • Bradley Bobst

    Rest in peace Whitney Houston You will be Missed

  • likee

    omgggggggggggggggggg I just got chilllz nooooo not another music icon! omg omg nOOOOOOO.

  • Torii

    So sad escpecially in the face of another comeback. Prayers for her family

  • shae

    I keep thinking this is just a SICK joke that someone is playing on us!
    Like 48 years old thats young now-a-days!
    R.I.P Whitney Houston!

  • dookie

    Dookie bubbles ..black love

  • Heather

    R.I.P. Whitney

  • http://@agangell arthur gangell

    When will folks both rich or poor learn that drugs are nothing but a death sentence. Sometimes fame kills. I feel very fortunate to have survived all that crap, I only wish more would ask for help. Very sad day on the evening before the Grammy’s. RIP Whitney. Hope it was worth leaving your daughter alone.

  • annab

    Someone that was a big part of the 80′s music is gone….she was troubled and now she is in a place that has the peace she needed.

  • Priscilla

    Sad, but not shocking. Same as Amy Winehouse.

  • http://justjared.com Sammy

    WHITNEY HOUSTON IS DEAD!!!!!!!!! I CANT BELIEVE IT! THIS IS A NIGHTMARE! I LOVE HER SOOOOO MUCH!!!!!! SHE’S IN A BETTER PLACE NOW =’( R.I.P MISS HOUSTON. YOU WILL ALWAYS BE THE VOICE! MY HEART IS HURTING SO MUCH RIGHT NOW!!!! =”””’(

  • Sarah89

    I was hoping it wasn’t true… now I’m reading it everywhere.. I’m shocked.. Rest in peace Whitney Houston!

  • Shawna

    Wow! I was not expecting to see this! So many wonderful talentented people’s lives being cut short (Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, etc) and now Whitney. RIP Whitney, you left a great mark on the world!

  • lisa

    I am shaking from shock. RIP Whitney and keep her family in our thoughts. This is so sad…beyond words.

  • https://twitter.com/#!/Renan_NY Renan Gama

    So sad, I can’t believe yet, Whitney, we’ll miss you…
    Peace…Love youu

  • Kevin

    I’m going to go out on a limb and guess this was from her addictions. Terribly sad. To all those people who use “recreational” drugs, I hope you learn something from these tragic deaths

  • omg

    I am in shock. I will never forgive that nobody SOB who is reposnsible for her downfall! ever since her angelic self met that guy she went downhill! Girls if you are with a guy into drugs LEAVE him NOWWWWWWW! please!

  • Please, no……

    This is a hoax! No way! No, no, NO!
    I love Whitney Houston despite it all. I Will Always Love You, Whitney.
    The rest of my weekend is ruined……..

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