Remembering Late Legend Whitney Houston on Her 58th Birthday

Published August 10th, 2021 - 08:54 GMT

By Alexandra Abumuhor

On February 11, 2012, superstar Whitney Houston passed away tragically in Los Angeles on the eve of the Grammys.

In honor of what would have been Whitney's 58th birthday, take a look back on her most memorable moments.

 

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Whitney Houston signing her first recording contract alongside executive Clive Davis at Arista Records in New York City, April 1983

Whitney Houston signing her first recording contract alongside executive Clive Davis at Arista Records in New York City, April 1983

Whitney Houston at the 1988 Grammys

Whitney Houston at the 1988 Grammys

Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson at Neverland in 1989

Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson at Neverland in 1989

Whitney Houston sings the national anthem at Super Bowl XXV, 1991

Whitney Houston sings the national anthem at Super Bowl XXV , 1991

In 1994 at the 36th Grammys Whitney Houston took home three Grammy Awards.

In 1994 at the 36th Grammys Whitney Houston took home three Grammy Awards.

whitney houston at the bet awards, 2001.

whitney houston at the bet awards, 2001.

Whitney Houston and Mary J Blige at the rehearsals for Divas Las Vegas a Concert to Benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in 2002.

Whitney Houston and Mary J Blige at the rehearsals for Divas Las Vegas a Concert to Benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in 2002.

September 2006, Whitney Houston filed for a divorce from Bobby Brown.

September 2006, Whitney Houston filed for a divorce from Bobby Brown

in 2008,  Whitney Houston performed at the Mawazine music festival in Rabat, Morocco.

in 2008, Whitney Houston performed at the Mawazine music festival in Rabat, Morocco

Whitney Houston was listed in 2009 Guinness World Records as most awarded female act of all time

Whitney Houston was listed in 2009 Guinness World Records as most awarded female act of all time

On June 17, 2010 Whitney performed the last show of the ‘Nothing But Love Tour’ at Manchester Arena in the U.K

On June 17, 2010 Whitney performed the last show of the ‘Nothing But Love Tour’ at Manchester Arena in the U.K

Whitney Houston signing her first recording contract alongside executive Clive Davis at Arista Records in New York City, April 1983
Whitney Houston at the 1988 Grammys
Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson at Neverland in 1989
Whitney Houston sings the national anthem at Super Bowl XXV, 1991
In 1994 at the 36th Grammys Whitney Houston took home three Grammy Awards.
whitney houston at the bet awards, 2001.
Whitney Houston and Mary J Blige at the rehearsals for Divas Las Vegas a Concert to Benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in 2002.
September 2006, Whitney Houston filed for a divorce from Bobby Brown.
in 2008,  Whitney Houston performed at the Mawazine music festival in Rabat, Morocco.
Whitney Houston was listed in 2009 Guinness World Records as most awarded female act of all time
On June 17, 2010 Whitney performed the last show of the ‘Nothing But Love Tour’ at Manchester Arena in the U.K
Whitney Houston signing her first recording contract alongside executive Clive Davis at Arista Records in New York City, April 1983
Whitney Houston signing her first recording contract alongside executive Clive Davis at Arista Records in New York City, April 1983
Whitney Houston at the 1988 Grammys
Whitney Houston at the 1988 Grammys
Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson at Neverland in 1989
Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson at Neverland in 1989
Whitney Houston sings the national anthem at Super Bowl XXV, 1991
Whitney Houston sings the national anthem at Super Bowl XXV , 1991
In 1994 at the 36th Grammys Whitney Houston took home three Grammy Awards.
In 1994 at the 36th Grammys Whitney Houston took home three Grammy Awards.
whitney houston at the bet awards, 2001.
whitney houston at the bet awards, 2001.
Whitney Houston and Mary J Blige at the rehearsals for Divas Las Vegas a Concert to Benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in 2002.
Whitney Houston and Mary J Blige at the rehearsals for Divas Las Vegas a Concert to Benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in 2002.
September 2006, Whitney Houston filed for a divorce from Bobby Brown.
September 2006, Whitney Houston filed for a divorce from Bobby Brown
in 2008,  Whitney Houston performed at the Mawazine music festival in Rabat, Morocco.
in 2008, Whitney Houston performed at the Mawazine music festival in Rabat, Morocco
Whitney Houston was listed in 2009 Guinness World Records as most awarded female act of all time
Whitney Houston was listed in 2009 Guinness World Records as most awarded female act of all time
On June 17, 2010 Whitney performed the last show of the ‘Nothing But Love Tour’ at Manchester Arena in the U.K
On June 17, 2010 Whitney performed the last show of the ‘Nothing But Love Tour’ at Manchester Arena in the U.K