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09/01/1988 Whitney Houston is at #1 on the US singles chart

So Emotional is a song by American singer Whitney Houston. It was released as the third single from her second studio album Whitney. The song was written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly. Commercially, it peaked at number 5 in the UK and number one in the Billboard Hot 100, where it became her 6th consecutive number one, and a dance chart hit.


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