Numbers Don't Lie

411 awards won as of 2006

CHART HISTORY Made the Billboard 200 Albums of the Year Chart 10 times (2009, 2003, 2000, 1999, 1993, 1991, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985)

Made the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Year Chart 10 times (2000, 1999, 1997, 1996, 1993, 1991, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985)

Had 7 consecutive No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 songs (only artist ever to do so)

After her death, she had 25 singles on iTunes Top 100 chart

Has won 23 American Music Awards, more than any other female.

2 albums received a diamond award (10 million copies sold) from the RIAA, The Bodyguard and Whitney Houston; she was the first female to do so.

THE BODYGUARD SOUNDTRACK Sold more than 42 million copies worldwide Peaked at No. 1 on more than 10 international album charts

WON 4 Billboard Music Awards (1993)

1 World Music Award (1993)

1 Grammy Award (1994)

3 American Music Awards (1994)

2 NAACP Image Awards (1994)

THE PREACHER’S WIFE SOUNDTRACK Sold more than 5 million copies worldwide Is the highest-selling gospel album ever in  Billboard chart history.

“I Will Always Love You” topped the Billboard Hot 100 for 14 weeks in 1992 and has sold 5 million+ singles since.

RECORDED 50+ SINGLES

ALBUMS HISTORY

7 Studio Albums > Whitney Houston (1985) 25 million+ worldwide

> Whitney (1987) 20 million+ worldwide  

> I’m Your Baby Tonight  (1990) 12 million+ worldwide

> My Love Is Your Love (1998) 13 million+ worldwide

> Just Whitney (2002) 3 million+ worldwide

> One Wish: The Holiday Album (2003) 500,000+ worldwide

> I Look to You (2009) 2.5 million+ worldwide

FILM CAREER

1. The Bodyguard (1992)

2. Waiting to Exhale (1995)

3. The Preacher’s Wife (1996)

4. Cinderella (1997)

5. Sparkle (2012)

Read more in the April 2012 issue of EBONY Magazine!