Legendary pop singer Whitney Houston was found dead Saturday at a Beverly Hills, California, hotel, officials said. Whitney Houston was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m at the hotel despite resuscitation efforts, it was a tragic fall for a superstar who was one of the top-selling artists in pop music history, with more than 55 million records sold in the US alone.
Reaction to her death has been pouring in from friends and fans.
Pop star Rihanna posted on Twitter: “No words, just tears.”
Mariah Carey wrote: “Heartbroken and in tears over the shocking death of my friend, the incomparable Ms Whitney Houston.
“My heartfelt condolences to Whitney’s family and to all her millions of fans throughout the world. She will never be forgotten as one of the greatest voices to ever grace the earth.
Here’s one of our favourite videos by Whitney Houston: