R.I.P. WHITNEY HOUSTON Dead at 48

Whitney Houston died this afternoon … a rep for the singer told the Associated Press.

According to our sources, Houston died at the Beverly Hilton hotel. A police crime lab vehicle was seen outside the hotel just moments ago.

Houston won two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards during her record-breaking career. Her album “Whitney” was the first female album to ever debut at #1 on the Billboard Charts. She has sold 200 million albums world wide.

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Album Format Not Dead (Adele #1 Digital Album)

The following news story shows that people will still download full albums if it is filled with great songs.

Just one week after Eminem’s Recovery became the first album to sell 1 million digital copies, Adele’s 21 has surpassed the milestone and is now the biggest-selling digital album in history. Digital sales of 21 exceed 1.017 million (out of 2.6 million total), compared with Recovery‘s 1.005 million (out of 3.9 million). Overall, almost a third (32%) of the 155.5 million albums sold in the first half of 2011 were digital, according to a midyear report released last week by Nielsen SoundScan. That’s up 19% from the same period in 2010, when 27% of 153.9 million album sales were digital.

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