08/09/2013 08:00 am ET

Whitney Houston's 50th Celebrated With Her No. 1 Singles


August 9 marks what would have been the 50th birthday of Whitney Houston.

The iconic artist was born 50 years ago today in Newark, New Jersey, later becoming one of our most celebrated singers. Houston released six studio albums and one holiday album, earning the singer six Grammy awards for her work before her death at the age of 48 in 2012.

In celebration of Houston's birthday, we've collected her 11 singles that hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Take a listen below.

1985: "Saving All My Love For You"

1985: "How Will I Know"

1986: "Greatest Love Of All"

1987: "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"

1987: "Didn't We Almost Have It All"

1987: "So Emotional"

1988: "Where Do Broken Hearts Go"

1990: "I'm Your Baby Tonight"

1990: "All The Man That I Need"

1992: "I Will Always Love You"

1995: "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)"

Remembering Whitney Houston

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