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American R&B/pop/soul singer and actress Whitney Houston (birth name Whitney Elizabeth Houston) was born on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. Known as "The Voice" for her "powerful, penetrating pop-gospel" vocals, she has been listed by Rolling Stone magazine as one of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. Whitney Houston quickly gained popularity in 1985 with her first album, Whitney Houston, which you may download in mp3 from our site. In 1992, she released the soundtrack from the movie of the same name, The Bodyguard, which won the 1994 Grammy Award for Album of the Year. It's lead single, "I Will Always Love You", became one of the best-selling singles in music history. She collaborated with various artists including Enrique Iglesias ("Could I Have This Kiss Forever"), Faith Evans ("Heartbreak Hotel"), Mariah Carey ("When You Believe") and Stevie Wonder ("We Didn't Know").