Whitney Houston's PEOPLE Covers

From chart-topping success to her rocky marriage, look back at how the singer made headlines

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May 19, 1986

May 19, 1986

A Song in Her Heart
The Headline: Our Eighth Annual Readers' Poll Propels Dynamite Whitney Houston to Center Stage – and Puts a Host of Others in Their Proper Place

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December 18, 1995

December 18, 1995

Not Who You Think She Is
The Headline: How Does Pop Diva Whitney Houston Survive Her Stormy Marriage and Pressure-Packed Career? Maybe by Being Tougher Than Dirt

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March 18, 1996

March 18, 1996

What's Wrong with This Picture?
The Headline: Exclusion of Minorities Has Become a Way of Life in Hollywood

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January 18, 1999

January 18, 1999

To Have, and Have a Lot
The Headline: They Get It All – Manor Homes, Designer Clothes, Devoted Minions and Spellbound Fans – For a Song

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April 17, 2000

April 17, 2000

Star Blight
The Headline: Her Reputation Marred by a Series of Missed Performances and Strange Appearances, Whitney Houston Faces a Fresh Round of Rumors

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