Photos: Whitney Houston's Brightly Burning Stardom

Feb 12, 2012
Originally published on May 23, 2012 9:02 am

After years of struggling with addiction and a troubled marriage, singer Whitney Houston was found dead in a Beverly Hills hotel on Saturday. The pop diva's superstar career is riddled with achievements, including Grammy Awards, record sales and seven consecutive No. 1 singles.

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