The music world lost one of its all-time greats when Whitney Houston was found dead at the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles the weekend of the 2012 Grammys. The six-time Grammy Award winner passed away at the far too young age of 48. While we are all still attempting to process this tremendous loss years later, we decided to take a look back at some of the most memorable moments that defined her unforgettable career.
9. Whitney’s performance of “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” at Nelson Mandela’s 70th Birthday Tribute Concert in 1988.
8. Whitney performs alongside her mom, Cissy Houston, on the Merv Griffin Show in 1983.
7. Whitney’s performance of “It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay” at VH1 DIVAS Live in 1999.
6. Whitney’s performance of “You Give Good Love” on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson back in 1985.
5. Whitney’s performance of “Greatest Love Of All” at the 1987 Grammys.
4. Whitney performs “One Moment In Time” at the 1989 Grammys.
3. Whitney performs “Saving All My Love For You” on Late Night With David Letterman in 1985.
2. The music video for “I Will Always Love You,” from her 1992 film, The Bodyguard.
1. Whitney’s performance of the “Star Spangled Banner” at the 1991 Super Bowl.
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