Whitney Houston was a renowned singer with over 200 million records sold and seven consecutive number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
She won two Emmys, six Grammys, and 28 Guinness World Records and made her major blockbuster debut in the movie "The Bodyguard."
Houston died on February 11, 2012, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The cause of death was determined to be an accidental drowning, with heart disease and cocaine use listed as contributing factors.
Houston's mother denied rumors that her daughter had no money at the time of her death.
Houston's death at the age of 48 was a loss to the entertainment industry and her fans worldwide.
The circumstances of her death and the mysteries that remain have sparked speculation and intrigue over the years.
Fans and celebrities paid tribute to the legendary singer and her impact on the music industry in the aftermath of her death.