Superstar musician Whitney Houston has passed away at age 48.
The mastermind behind some of music biggest hits including "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" and "Greatest Love Of All" has struggled with drug issues for years.
The tragic news has rocked the music world one day before one of the industry's biggest events, on Grammy Eve.
The cause of her death is not yet know.
Houston's career reached an all-time high during he 80s and 90s. Houston is a Grammy Award winner and film star.
The last time she performed in Australia she came under fire for putting on disastrous performances.
Houston reportedly passed away at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles. Houston also became a hit in the movie world after starring in huge films like The Bodyguard and Waiting to Exhale.
Throughout her career, Houston won an impressive two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards and 22 American Music Awards.
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