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Whitney Houston
4. Whitney Houston Dies at 48
We all knew about Whitney Houston’s drug troubles, but somehow we never thought that voice – “The Voice” – could ever be silenced. However on February 11 – the night before the Grammys Awards – news broke that the singer drowned in a Beverly Hills hotel bathtub with heart disease and cocaine use as contributing factors to her death. The aftermath of her passing was filled with drama too – from her ex-husband Bobby Brown storming out of her televised memorial service to the Houston family’s inking a deal to star in their own reality series, which many thought was capitalizing on the late star’s death. And Houston’s only daughter, 19-year-old Bobbi Kristina Brown, is still trying to pick up the pieces and controversially became (briefly) engaged to Nick Gordon, whom Houston had unofficially adopted as a teen and raised as her own son. The whole saga surrounding the death of Houston has been sadder than the words to "I Will Always Love You."

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