Continuing with GRAMMY Week – here is Whitney in the press room backstage at the 42nd GRAMMY Awards after winning for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for the song “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay,” which she also performed on the show. The ceremony was held on February 23, 2000 in Los Angeles, California.
Continuing GRAMMY Week – 1994 was a banner year for Whitney as she earned three GRAMMYs in one night at the 36th Annual GRAMMY Awards, held again in New York City at Radio City Music Hall on March 1. All the GRAMMYs she won that night were for The Bodyguard – Record of The Year (“I Will Always Love You”), Album of the Year (The Bodyguard soundtrack) and Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female (“I Will Always Love You”). Here is Whitney pictured in the press room after winning.
Continuing GRAMMY Week – Whitney won her second GRAMMY on March 2, 1988 for Best Pop Performance, Female for the song “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me).” The ceremony was held in New York City at Radio City Music Hall, which was a rare occurrence for the GRAMMYs. Whitney was presented the award by Anita Baker and Robbie Robertson that night.
It’s GRAMMY week. Here is Whitney when she received her first GRAMMY Award, for “Best Pop Performance, Female” for the song “Saving All My Love For You.” The ceremony was held on February 25, 1986 at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Calfornia. The award was presented to her by her cousin Dionne Warwick and Julian Lennon. She was 22 years old.
It’s Super Bowl weekend in the U.S. and here is a great article appearing on ESPN’s site about Whitney’s historic performance in 1991 and her place in music history. Enjoy!