Whitney Houston - Whitney (Reissue, Special Edition)
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Whitney is the second studio album by American singer Whitney Houston, released on June 2, 1987, by Arista Records as the follow-up to her debut album. The album features five top 10 hits on the US Billboard Hot 100, which also became international hits. The album's first four singles—"I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)", "Didn't We Almost Have It All", "So Emotional" and "Where Do Broken Hearts Go"—all peaked at number one on the US Hot 100, making her the first female act to achieve four number-one hits from one album. Along with three straight number-one singles from Houston's previous album, this gave the singer an unprecedented seven consecutive number-one hits, surpassing the Beatles and the Bee Gees, who each had six number-one consecutive hits. None of Houston's seven consecutive number-one singles were duets, and none were recorded with other major acts. The album Whitney also included the top-ten US hit "Love Will Save the Day". The album and the first single, "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)", were hits worldwide, peaking at number one in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and several countries throughout Europe. It also became a major hit in various other countries in Asia, South America, and Africa. The album was a global success and debuted at number one on the US Billboard Top 200 Album Chart on June 27, 1987. This made Houston the first female artist to ever debut at number one in the United States. The album remained at the top for eleven consecutive weeks, creating a record; for the most cumulative weeks (25 weeks) at number one on the albums chart by a female artist during the 1980s. At the 30th Grammy Awards, it received three nominations including Album of the Year, with Houston winning Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female for "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)". With sales of over 20 million copies worldwide, Whitney is one of the best-selling albums of all time. On October 28, 2020, the album was certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America, for sales of over 10 million copies.
Artist: Whitney Houston
Format: LP, Album, Reissue, Special Edition
Genre: Funk / Soul, Pop
Style: Disco, Soul, Ballad, Contemporary R&B
A1 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
A2 Just The Lonely Talking Again
A3 Love Will Save The Day
A4 Didn't We Almost Have It All
A5 So Emotional
B1 Where You Are
B2 Love Is A Contact Sport
B3 You're Still My Man
B4 For The Love Of You
B5 Where Do Broken Hearts Go
B6 I Know Him So Well