Whitney Houston died today, she was 48. Although the reason for her death has not been revealed yet, speculation surrounding why the legendary pop singer died have already started. Whitney had been expected to be present at a pre-Grammy gala, but she was found dead hours before the event. Representatives from the Beverly Hills Police Department confirmed that the singer died in her room at the Beverly Hilton hotel.
Houston’s mother, Cissy Houston, and her cousin, Dionne Warwick, reportedly spoke to the singer throughout the day and had no clue that something was wrong. It is guessed that the cause may have been from drugs as she was spotted last night with friends at the Beverly Hilton’s Hotel bar partying late.
Beverly Hills Police Department issued a statement saying, “Whitney Houston was pronounced dead that the scene by members of her entourage which included friends, co-workers, and family. Ms. Houston’s daughter and mother were notified of her death.”
“An investigation is currently being conducted” and that “there is no additional information at this time,” the statement also added.
At her highest point, Houston was the golden girl of the pop music industry. From the middle of 1980s to the late 1990s, Whitney was one of the world’s best selling artists. She wowed spectators with effortless, influential and superior lyrics rooted in the black church but made pleasant to the masses with a popular twist.