Whitney Houston’s publicist just announced that Whitney Houston has died, though the circumstances, including Whitney’s location and cause of death, remain unknown.
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Whitney Houston won several Grammy’s, which included album and record of the year. Though Whitney was often overtaken by drug addiction, many women looked up to her. She influenced singers such as Christina Aguilera and Mariah Carey. Her brilliance, fame , and history of abuse appear to have lead her into a path of self-destruction. She has contributed much to the music world, yet her death at age 48 brings renewed attention to the seriousness of domestic violence and addiction.