Famous U.S. singer and actress Whitney Houston has died at age 48, media outlets reported Saturday.
Her death was revealed by her publicist Kristen Foster, according to various media reports. Initial media reports said she was found by veteran music producer Clive Davis. However, the cause and location of the singer’s death has not been made public so far.
Whitney Houston was an award-winning singer, actress, producer and a former model best known for her chart-topping single “I Will Always Love You” which led to the production of an award-nominated film “The Bodyguard” in 1992.
As one of the most successful pop singers in modern music history, Houston was remembered as the most awarded actress of all time, garnering a total of 415 awards during her lifetime, according to Guinness World Records.
She is also one of the best-selling music artists in the world, having sold more than 170 million albums and singles before her death.
Her death came on the eve of the Grammy awards, which will be presented Sunday in Los Angeles.