Next up on Whitney’s video countdown is her iconic “Queen of the Night.” The fifth single issued from 1992’s 17xPlatinum The Bodyguard soundtrack – starring Whitney alongside multiple Oscar Winner Kevin Costner – was also the fifth #1 dance single of Whitney’s career, according to the Billboard Charts. However, unlike the version seen in the original motion picture, which was interrupted by a murder attempt on her character’s life, the music video featured Whitney’s complete performance of the song, and surely made for one of her most visually striking clips ever – not to mention an irresistible call for fans to hit dance floors across the planet!
As we count down the days until the release of Whitney Houston’s highly anticipated new album on September 1st, we’d like to invite you to look back on Whitney’s most era-defining videos, which will be showcased right here on www.whitneyhouston.com every week!
First up is “The Greatest Love of All,” one of the signature ballads from Whitney’s 13x Platinum debut album from 1986, Whitney Houston, and its third U.S. #1 single. The song also reached #8 in the UK and became Whitney’s first #1 in Australia, on its way to being nominated for a Grammy Award for ‘Record of the Year’ and a Soul Train Music Award for ‘Single of the Year.’ The music video won an American Music Award for ‘Favorite Soul/R&B Video,’ and was shot at Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater. It features Whitney’s mother, Cissy Houston, playing herself as she encouraged Whitney’s singing from the time she was a little girl to her blossoming stardom.
Go to ExtraTV.com to watch raw footage of Whitney at her recent photo shoot.