Whitney Houston, recording artist, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, the Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. She was one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 200M records worldwide. She released 6 studio albums, 1 holiday album and 3 movie soundtrack albums, all of which have diamond, multi-platinum, platinum or gold certification. Her films include Waiting to Exhale, Sparkle (remake), and The Preacher's Wife. R.I.P.