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14/02/1985 Debut album by Whitney Houston is released

Whitney Houston is the debut studio album by American contemporary R&B and pop singer Whitney Houston. It was released by Arista Records. The album initially had a slow commercial response but began getting more popular in the summer. It eventually topped the Billboard 200 for 14 weeks in, generating three number-one singles.


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  • Grammy Awards 

  • Singles 

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  • Charts