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2/13/12

Apple Exploiting Whitney Houston?

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Whitney Houston fans point out Apple has exploited the death of singer Golden voice. The reason is, the price of the album Whitney Houston in iTunes suddenly rises to coincide with her death.

According to Digital Spy that is reported by the Daily Mail, the price of the album Whitney Houston the Ultimate Collection in iTunes which was released in 2007 was up 3 Euro (approx. 4, 70 US dollars) to be 7.99 Euro (approx. 12.6 US dollars).

A number of users have complained of rising prices on the iTunes album and alleges Apple profit above the suffering of others.

"I am angry and I feel iTunes has been taking advantage of the death of Whitney Houston. It's really a parasite," said one of the customers of iTunes that will buy the album Whitney Houston.

On iTunes, there are eight albums Houston is in the list of the 100 most selling album. The Greatest Hits Album was in the top positions, including the original version and the deluxe version.

Whitney Houston has the full name of Whitney Elizabeth Houston. R & B singer born in the middle of the great musician in the family, Newark, New Jersey, USA, on August 9, 1963.

Her mother, Cissy Houston, is a well-known gospel singer in the US. Her cousin, Dionne Warwick, is one of American pop diva of the Decade 1960s. Her stepmother is the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

She honed her vocal ability since childhood, as a singer in the church choir group near her home. Step on the preteen years, Houston entered the world of photo models at once became the backing vocals for some of the big names of world music of that time, like Chaka Khan and Jermaine Jackson.

The Debut of the world's first recordings, Houston signed a record deal with Arista. Her first Album, Whitney Houston, released in 1985 and contains some of her best songs, such as "How Will I Know", "Saving All My Love for You", and "Greatest Love of All".

The Album was nominated for Grammy Awards directly in 1986, including for category Album of the year. He finally won her first Grammy in the category Best vocal performance for a female artist.

Top achievements occurred in 1992, when she starred in the film The Bodyguard with Oscar-winning actor, Kevin Costner, and sang the soundtrack songs, including a cover version of the old Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You".

The song and The Bodyguard soundtrack album won three Grammy Awards in 1994, including the 2003 for Album of the year, Record of the year, and best Pop Vocal Performance female artist.

Six Grammy Awards and no less than 170 million pieces of footage that sold around the world to form a real award for Houston.

However, her career started to go down since he encountered various problems in her marriage with former member of New Edition, Bobby Brown.

Whitney Houston died in a room where he was staying at the Beverly Hilton Hotel 4th floor, Beverly Hills (California) on sat, 11/2/2012. She stayed at the hotel because it will be attending the Grammy Awards-54 at Staples Center, Los Angeles (California, USA) on Sunday, 12/2/2012. Houston died at age 48.

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