Top 10 Trending Whitney Houston Songs On iTunes [VIDEO, LIST]
Much like when Michael Jackson passed away a few years ago, Whitney Houston's music sales have spiked big time since the news of the singers death was announced Saturday.Houston, 48, has been a major pop star since the 1980s, and her popularity re surged following news of her death this weekend.
As of Valentine's Day Whitney had the #1, #9, #10, #12, #22, #27, #31, #33, #37, #40, #44, #45, #57, #61, #72, #74, #76, #80, #86, #90 and the #94 song on iTunes top 100 chart.
Over the course of her nearly 30 year career, Whitney sold more than 170 million albums, singles and videos during her career with Arista Records, according to Houston's official web site, and "I Will Always Love You" is the top-selling single of all time.
Whitney’s signature song. Written by Dolly Parton in the 1970’s this song was included in the film “The Bodyguard”. Released November 14, 1992 this song was #1 for 14 weeks.
This song was a moderate hit for George Benson from the film “The Greatest” starring Muhammad Ali. Whitney released the song on April 5, 1986 and was #1 for 3 weeks.
Whitney’s second biggest hit of her career. "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" is the first single from Whitney Houston's second studio album Whitney. Released on May 16, 1987 the song was #1 for 2 weeks.
The music video gave Houston exposure to the teens and MTV for the first time. Released on December 28, 1985, the song peaked at #1 for 2 weeks in early 1986.
This song was a hit twice for Whitney. It is a recording of her performance at Super Bowl 25 on January 27, 1991. The song was a hit again in the fall of 2001 after the 9/11 attacks.
"Didn't We Almost Have It All" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks, from September 26 to October 3, 1987, where the song became her fifth consecutive number one.
The single reached the #1 spot the week of October 26, 1985, and would became the first of seven record-setting consecutive number-one singles.
Yet another #1 song for Whitney Houston. The song was released on March 5, 1988 and was #1 for 2 weeks.
The third single from The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album on February 20, 1993. Since 2003, it has been one of the most performed songs on American Idol.