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    Whitney Houston - American Music Award in the Category of "Favorite Single Pop/Rock" for "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)", 1988. With plaque to base inscribed "Favorite Single, Pop/Rock/ 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)'/ Whitney Houston/ 1988". Approximately 14" x 5" x 5". In Fine condition, with light blooming from the acid-etched engraving. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Estate of Whitney E. Houston.

    With a grand-total of 22 American Music Awards, Whitney Houston holds the record to this day for female artist with the most wins, and is only second overall behind Michael Jackson for total awards won by a solo performer. At the 1988 AMA's, Whitney co-hosted the event with Smokey Robinson, Mick Fleetwood, and the Bee-Gees, and on the show performed both "Where Do Broken Hearts Go" and the Gospel song "Wonderful Counselor" (with her mother Cissy and brother Gary).

    As seen in the Whitney Houston exhibit in the Grammy Museum from August 1, 2012 through May 27, 2013.




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