Kashif, the producer of "You Give Good Love," contributed "Where You Are". [68], But after 1986, whenever the controversy involving Grammy Award for Best New Artist arose, Houston's ineligibility for that category was often mentioned. 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. He was not positive of her vocals on it, commenting "What's more unsettling is that in the two years since Whitney Houston was released, the singer hasn't gotten much more expressive. Whitney Houston is the self-titled debut studio album by American singer Whitney Houston. [74][75] The jazzy-pop "Saving All My Love for You" was released next and really put her on the map. "[45] St. Petersburg Times showed a favorable attitude toward her new album at large, stating "[Whitney] is, first and foremost, a product. But in '88 Jody Watley, who had been with Shalamar, won the best new artist Grammy. Records included in some cases. [63] In addition, ranked #71 on Q magazine's "100 Women Who Rock The World" in 2002 and took the #15 spot on Yahoo! With her debut also selling over a million copies, this would make Houston the first female artist to have two albums sell over a million copies in the UK. There are currently no tour dates for Whitney Videos. Titled Candid, it’s due out August 14th through Secretly Canadian. 51 talking about this. [32][76][77] In November 2006, Whitney was ranked number forty-seven for sales of 2.2 million, making it her biggest-selling album in the UK, on list of "100 Best Selling Albums of All Time in the UK" announced by The Official UK Charts Company. [20], The album received good response from major publications. [27], Don Shewey of Rolling Stone described her as "one of the most exciting new voices in years" and stated that: "Because she has a technically polished voice like Patti Austin's, [...] her interpretive approach is what sets her apart" and "Whitney Houston is obviously headed for stardom, and if nothing else, her album is an exciting preview of coming attractions." [34] Sales were low initially. Whitney to perform Livestream Event on June 4th. [39][40][41][42][43] "I Know Him So Well" was released as a single in Australia, Germany, Netherlands, and Spain. 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 best-selling debut album, Whitney Houston. [72] In 1988, Whitney was certified 6× Platinum[A] by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and 7× Platinum for shipments of 700,000 copies of the album by the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA), respectively. The band was formed shortly after the breakup of members Max Kakacek and Julien Ehrlich's band Smith Westerns in late 2014. Whitney is an American band from Chicago, which formed in 2015 and is signed to Secretly Canadian. WHITNEY Back in February we got the whole band together in Chicago with the idea of recording 2-3 covers to share throughout 2020. Here at amIright, we're not content with parodying just the music and lyrics of songs, we need the whole … [59], At the 28th Grammy Awards in 1986, Whitney Houston received four nominations—Album of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Saving All My Love for You", Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "You Give Good Love" and Best Rhythm & Blues Song for "You Give Good Love"—and won Houston's first Grammy, Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female. They released their debut album, Light Upon the Lake, in June 2016 and have toured internationally. "[10] With sales of over 20 million copies worldwide, Whitney is one of the best-selling albums of all time. The most consecutive #1's title was previously held by both The Beatles and the Bee Gees with six each. I Look to You (2009) Soul In Stereo rating: 3 stars out of 5 (read our review here) Edd said: Sigh. [33], The power ballad, "Didn't We Almost Have It All," was released as the album's second single in August 1987. In Canada, the album topped the albums chart for eleven weeks, being the third best-selling album in 1987, behind U2's The Joshua Tree and Bon Jovi's Slippery When Wet. Budgeted at $200,000, it finally cost almost $400,000. Whitney Announce ‘Candid’ Covers Album. In honor of its 25th anniversary, the album was reissued as Whitney Houston - The Deluxe Anniversary Edition on January 26, 2010, an expanded edition with five bonus tracks including the a cappella version of "How Will I Know" that original 12-inch remixes, a bookletking the history of the original album, along with a DVD of live performances and interviews by Whitney Houston and Clive Davis. Thinking About You was released as the single only to R&B-oriented radio stations. [15] It also topped the Hot Adult Contemporary chart for three weeks. In the United Kingdom, it peaked at number two on the albums chart, spending 119 weeks on the chart. [66] In 2018, Pitchfork placed Whitney Houston at number 117 on their newly revised list of "200 Best Albums of the 1980s". [29] In addition, it was certified Gold in UK, Canada, and Sweden. It peaked at number 10 on the Hot Black Singles chart and at number 24 on the Hot Dance/Disco Club Play chart. And Michael Masser covered the pop side of the tracks, producing four of his own compositions, including "Saving All My Love for You" and "Greatest Love of All", which had originally been recorded in 1977 by George Benson as "The Greatest Love of All" and was the main theme of the boxer Muhammad Ali biopic "The Greatest" in the same year. "[70], Despite Davis' refutation, the NARAS stuck by its decision to disallow Whitney Houston from competing for best new artist in the balloting. When someone comes along and makes an impact such as Whitney has, it'll come as a big surprise to quite a few people that, according to the rules of NARAS, sometimes new isn't New. [5] "All at Once" was released only to Adult Contemporary and Urban AC stations as a radio airplay-only single later in 1986. 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This feat, with the three number ones from her debut album, also gave Houston seven consecutive number one songs; a record for the most consecutive number ones by any musical act. "[72], In 2000, Geoff Mayfield of Billboard magazine, on his column, criticized the NARAS for their vague application of criteria, commenting that "the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences need again to rewrite its definition of [new artists]. [10][45] It was certified 6× platinum for shipments of 1,800,000 units of the album by the British Phonographic Industry(BPI), becoming the fifth best-selling album of 1986. [68][69] Although Whitney Houston was her debut album released in 1985, she was not nominated in that category because of her disqualification as a new artist. [11], "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"1, 1 Narada Michael Walden - producer, arranger. [11] On October 28, 2020, the album was certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America, for sales of over 10 million copies, making Houston the first Black artist to have three diamond certified albums in the US.[12]. [17][18] According to the Official Charts Company, it sold 760,000 copies and became her best-selling single in the country at the point. "[71] Finally, the NARAS nominated a-ha, Freddie Jackson, Katrina and the Waves, Julian Lennon and Sade for Best New Artist. As such, it's easy to be cynical about. [56] In 2020, it was certified Diamond (10x Platinum) in the US, for shipping/ selling over 10 million copies by the Recording Industry Association of America [57][58] The album re-entered the Billboard 200 the week of February 25, 2012, after Houston's death, at number 122. [4] The album remained on the Billboard 200 for 162 weeks. 1 were excluded. It was 1987's third best-selling album in the UK, behind Michael Jackson's Bad and U2's The Joshua Tree, and was ranked number six on list of "The Best-Selling Albums of the 1980s in UK". "[1] Allison Stewart from The Washington Post stated that the album "provided a blueprint for the pop/dance/R&B-melding careers of Mariah Carey and others, and introduced the world to "The Voice", an octave-spanning, gravity-defying melismatic marvel. Since 1957, the magazine has distributed its "Bravo Otto" awards based on the readers' vote in different categories each year. She was not even a member of a continuing artistic duo. After two years of recording, the album was ready for release. [38][39], Whitney Houston spent 14 non-consecutive weeks at the top of Billboard 200 chart from March until late June 1986, which was short of one week for Carole King's record of 15 weeks for the longest running #1 album by a female artist. "[33] Los Angeles Times complimented Houston on her excellent vocal ability, writing, "neither the frequently listless arrangements nor the sometimes mediocre material of this debut LP hides the fact that Houston is a singer with enormous power and potential" on their reviews for 1985's releases. The single was certified Gold^ by the RIAA on July 28, 1987, for sales of one million more in the United States[29]―the requirement for a Gold single prior to 1989, and re-certified Platinum for the same sales on February 13, 1989. Philadelphia Inquirer. ft. The DAYTONA art is a photo of Whitney Houston’s bathroom, as Team Kanye Daily points out … It reads: An artist is not eligible in the best new artist category if the artist had label credit or album credit, even if not as a featured artist, in a previous awards' year. In 1983 Davis signed Whitney Houston, Warwick’s 19-year-old cousin, and began grooming the gospel-based singer for crossover pop success. He added that "For all the passionate avowals of the lyrics, Ms. Houston and her producers keep emotion at bay. "[71] Green noted firmly that "Houston's two duet recordings were entered in the 1984 Grammy Awards process for consideration for nomination. The single was an even bigger success hitting number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. [62] With current sales of over 2.2 million, the album was the first album by an African-American woman to sell over 2 million in the UK. Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings Whitney Houston ’s ex-husband Bobby Brown is not a fan of the cover art for Pusha T ’s new album, “Daytona,” which features a … [8][9][11][12][52][53][54] Worldwide, Whitney Houston has sold over 22 million copies, becoming one of the best selling albums in the 1980s. He signed her in 1983 and the two began work on her debut album. [23] Finally the songwriter-producer Kashif offered to produce "You Give Good Love". Albums aren't only known for their artwork, they can also be well known for an iconic piece of artwork that adorns the cover. [30][31][32] The single sold 4.2 million copies world wide. Green, in a statement, said that "The determination of eligibility or ineligibility in the best new artist category is not made capriciously or taken lightly. In Japan, the album was ranked number two on list of the 1986's best-selling album by a foreign artist, with a total of 450,000 units combined sales of LP, CD and Compact Cassette, only behind Madonna's True Blue. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1987 CD release of "Whitney" on Discogs. [82] "Take Good Care of my Heart" (as a duet with Jermaine Jackson) was also released as a promotional single in Panama.[83]. 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Kanye West Spent $85,000 On Photo Of Whitney Houston’s Bathroom For Album Cover Pusha T’s album, produced by West, features a photo of the late singer’s bathroom. The album initially had a slow commercial response, but began getting more popular in the summer of 1985. Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Original Soundtrack Vinyl LP Walmart Red $45.99 New I Wish You Love: More From the Bodyguard * by Whitney Houston (Vinyl, Jan-2018, 2 Discs, Arista) [34] It also topped the Hot Adult Contemporary chart for three weeks, becoming her fifth chart-topper. After she performed "Saving All My Love for You" captivatingly, won her first Grammy, There was an incident when Houston met France's greatest pop icon, the beloved, Having sung "Saving All My Love for You", Houston was brought by presenter, She performed "How Will I Know" and "Greatest Love of All" at the, Maxine Willard Waters – background vocals, Jermaine Jackson – producer, background vocals, Narada Michael Walden – arrangements, producer, This page was last edited on 19 February 2021, at 01:20. 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 best-selling debut album, Whitney Houston.[2]. They also praised her vocals as follows: "Houston's voice sounds good, real good. Even the album title fits in with an Arista Records custom of separating female singers—Dionne, Aretha, Carly—from their last names." Album covers are original vintage covers. Three major critics of the Los Angeles Times listed the album on their year end critics list. [35][36] Thanks to successive hit singles and winning at the Grammys, eventually Whitney Houston topped the Billboard 200 album chart in March 1986. Lacey added, "Houston has a silky, rich, vibrant voice that moves between steely edges, or curls sensuously around the notes. [12] The album was certified diamond for shipments of 10 million units or more on March 16, 1999, and later 13× platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America on July 29, 1999. However, he expressed his considerable disappointment that Whitney did precious little to define the singer's vision, adding that she had a sensational voice but didn't assert much vocal character on it. "[73] (The official guidelines read, "for a new artist who releases, during the eligibility year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.") Shura – Obsession. It eventually topped the Billboard 200 for 14 weeks in 1986, generating three number-one singles—"Saving All My Love for You", "How Will I Know" and "Greatest Love of All" (a cover of "The Greatest Love of All", originally recorded in 1977 by George Benson)—on the "[64][65] In 2013, the album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. The album features five top 10 hits on the US Billboard Hot 100, which also became international hits. [28] Thanks to its strong sales and airplay across Europe, it went to top position of European Hot 100 Singles chart and remained at the summit for eight weeks. Those were the cases with the past winners such as 1988's Jody Watley and 1999's Lauryn Hill, established their "public identities" through their work with Shalamar and the Fugees respectively. The album initially had a slow commercial response, but began getting more popular in the summer of 1985. The Roches’ “Hammond Song” Read More. "[24] Brad Wete, on a feature article to celebrate for Vibe magazine's 15th anniversary in September 2008, wrote "never before has an African-American woman earned such crossover appeal so early in her career. In a positive review for The New York Times, Stephen Holden wrote, "along with an appealing romantic innocence, [Houston] projects the commanding dignity and elegance of someone far more mature. [20] In 2003, the album was ranked number 254 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. [...] If differences of opinion arise as to the extent of identity a solo artist may have had while with a previously released group, we take a vote and abide by the majority. Initially Davis had a hard time finding songs for her. [55], The week ending of February 12, 2012, following Houston's death on February 11, the album re-charted on the Billboard 200 at No. Nominated categories were those of which were ranked in Top 5 on the year-end charts. [77] With her first number one, Houston began appearing on high-profile talk shows and became the opening act for Jeffrey Osborne and Luther Vandross. 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[7][8], Whitney achieved international sales success. Narada Michael Walden came in to revise and then produce "How Will I Know". [...] Whitney was merely a featured vocalist, not the artist, and certainly not the focal point of the song." [56], Whitney Houston was the first album by a black female artist to be number 1 on the Billboard Year End Albums Charts of 1986. And frankly, I don't have a lot of respect for N.A.R.A.S., the Grammy people's ruling system, because it's so inconsistent. Richard Marx, ruled ineligible for nomination as Best New Artist in 1988, stuck it to the NARAS about their inconsistency, on the feature article about him of Orange Coast magazine, stating as follows: "[...] But so did Whitney Houston for the same reason. Album is framed in a black 12x12 square frame with front and back cover and clips holding the record in place on the back. But if this is compared to her self-titled debut, "Whitney" isn't even a blip on the radar. 1, with Houston's best opening week sales of 305,000 copies, marking Houston's first number one album since The Bodyguard, and Houston's first studio album to reach number one since 1987's Whitney. [18][19] In addition, the album earned one nomination for Record of the Year in 1987 for "Greatest Love of All", a cover of "The Greatest Love of All", originally recorded by George Benson in 1977, ten years before and was the main theme of the boxer Muhammad Ali biopic "The Greatest" in the same year. As a result of massive popularity across Europe, the album topped the European Hot 100 Albums chart for eight weeks in 1987. By day, he's a journalist, software trainer, … They make what could have been a stunning debut merely promising. On March 31, 1987, it was certified 10× platinum for sales of over one million copies, making it the best-selling album of 1986, and later Diamond by the Canadian Recording Industry Association(CRIA). [50] It became the first time an African American artist had a number 1 album in Australia. Finally, Jellybean Benitez produced the top ten hit "Love Will Save the Day". The single also peaked at number one of the singles charts in Australia for five weeks,[19] Belgium for three weeks,[20] Canada for a week,[21] Germany for five weeks,[22] Italy for one week,[23] the Netherlands for four weeks,[24] New Zealand for four weeks,[25] Norway for seven weeks,[26] Sweden for six weeks,[27] and Switzerland for six weeks. It received heavy airplay and can still be heard on AC stations. What can I say? "Didn't We Almost Have It All" performance was used as the single's promo music video later. The Billboard Music Awards, based on Billboard magazine's year-end charts, was not held before 1990. The album entered the Billboard 200 at No. The album's third and fourth singles, "So Emotional" and "Where Do Broken Hearts Go," both reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in 1988, becoming her sixth and seventh number one hits, respectively. That natural vocal gift lay the foundation for Whitney Houston's eponymously-titled first studio album, a blend of ballads, duets, and mid-tempo dance songs. [44] The RIAA certified it Diamond on March 16, 1999 and later 13× platinum on July 29, 1999, for shipments of 13,000,000 copies of the album in United States. 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[37] With the album taking 55 weeks to hit number one, it became the slowest climb to the top of the charts since Fleetwood Mac took fifty-eight weeks to reach the top in 1976, with the band's second eponymous album. Houston made a debut as a solo artist at Sweetwater's club in New York, performing songs from her debut album. [40] It also spent a 46 weeks in the top 10, equalling Carole King's record with Tapestry. [...] There are bouncy, tinkly songs aimed at teen-agers, [...] and slow tunes aimed at sentimental adults, as before. The album Whitney also included the top ten US hit "Love Will Save the Day". Chicago indie rockers Whitney have announced a new covers album. However, he gave higher marks to the lighter tracks like "How Will I Know" and "Thinking About You", commenting these tracks "are what really impresses some 20-plus years on" and "turns the album into a fully rounded record, the rare debut that manages to telegraph every aspect of an artist's career in a mere ten songs. She sang "Saving All My Love for You" changing some of the words – "making love the whole night through" was changed to "holding each other the whole night through" – for the censors on the episode. Whitney ended up recording several more covers which they will share in the upcoming record, Candid. But he expressed a little disappointment about undistinguished pop-soul tunes, commenting "many of the songs here are so featureless they could be sung by anyone. Also, he made some sarcastic comments about the first single, "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)", calling it "How Will I Know II", spoken at Hollywood's blockbuster sequels. 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