Whitney Houston Dies At Age 48

Whitney Houston

This afternoon, pop queen and music icon, Whitney Houston passed away in Beverly Hilton Hotel room. She was found by her bodyguard and pronounced dead at 3:55PM PST after failed attempts to resuscitate the body. The cause of death is unclear, but one can speculate it may be related to heart failure, due to her troubled, recent past. It is a somber day in the world of music as we have lost not only one of the best-selling artists of all time, but one of the most gifted talents to ever grace a microphone.