Award-winning singer Whitney Houston dies at 48

Emergency assistance receive a call from the Beverly Hilton; a spokesman for the US singer and actress confirms her death.

By REUTERS
February 12, 2012 04:15
1 minute read.
Whitney Houston performs at the Pre-Grammy Gala

Whitney Houston performs at the Pre-Grammy Gala 390. (photo credit: REUTERS/Phil McCarten)

 
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LOS ANGELES - Singer and actress Whitney Houston, winner of six Grammy Awards including record of the year for "I Will Always Love You" and album of the year for "The Bodyguard," has died at age 48, a spokeswoman for the singer said.

"Unfortunately it is true," said spokeswoman Jill Fritzo.

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