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U.S.singer Whitney Houston dies at 48


10:38, February 12, 2012

Whitney Houston blows a kiss to the audience at the BET Honors Awards in Washington, DC Jan. 17, 2009.(Xinhua/Reuters,File Photo)

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Famous U.S. singer and actress Whitney Houston has died at age 48, media outlets reported on Saturday.

Her death was revealed by her publicist Kristen Foster, according to various media reports.

However, the cause and location of the singer's death has not been made public at the time when this story is filed.

Whitney Houston was an award-winning singer, actress, producer and a former model. She was the most awarded female act of all time, garnering a total of 415 awards during her lifetime, according to Guiness World Records.

She is also one of the best-selling music artists in the world, having sold more than 170 million albums and singles before her death.


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PD User at 2012-02-1480.94.16.*
2012-2-13.Whitney to be great singer.To respect her from talent.As well and weak woman.Great sorrow her fans.
Sam Teng at 2012-02-13175.136.54.*
The demise of Whitney Houston, a great and talented singer, model, actress and so on came as a shock to many of her fans throughout the world. Condolences to her family members especially her daughter.
Loel at 2012-02-1374.248.255.*
Do you still aspire to model and compete with the westerners? They are never satisfied, and if they get close the zionists intervene.

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