The Iconic Hits Whitney Houston's Top Songs of All Time

The Iconic Hits: Whitney Houston’s Top Songs of All Time

Hey there, music enthusiasts and groove aficionados! Today, let’s dive headfirst into the mesmerizing world of one of the greatest voices that ever graced the stage – none other than the incomparable Whitney Houston. Buckle up as we take you on a sonic voyage through her chart-topping anthems that have left an indelible mark on the tapestry of music history.

Biggest Top 40 Hits

I Will Always Love You: Pop (#1 for 14 weeks); 1992

Picture this: it’s 1992, and you’re swept away by an ethereal voice pouring out an ocean of emotions. That’s right, we’re talking about “I Will Always Love You.” This timeless ballad clinched the #1 spot on the Pop charts and held its ground for an astounding 14 weeks. Like a gentle yet powerful breeze, Houston’s voice effortlessly captured hearts and etched itself into the annals of musical supremacy.

I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Pop (#1 for 2 weeks), Dance (#1 for 4 weeks); 1987

Fast forward to 1987 – the world witnessed the birth of a dance-floor phenomenon. With infectious beats and vocal prowess that could lift spirits sky-high, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)” became an instant sensation. Not just content with dominating the Pop charts for 2 weeks, this groovy number even strutted its way to the pinnacle of the Dance charts for an impressive 4 weeks. Houston wasn’t just singing; she was orchestrating a euphoric dance party reverberating through hearts and sound systems.

Greatest Love of All – Pop (#1 for 3 weeks), R&B (#1 for 3 weeks); 1986

In the heart of 1986, Whitney Houston gifted us the gift of self-belief and unwavering determination through “Greatest Love of All.” This soulful gem wasn’t just confined to the Pop charts; it effortlessly surged to the top of the R&B charts as well, proving that music transcends genres. For 3 weeks, listeners were serenaded by Houston’s vocals, reminding them that learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.

How Will I Know – Pop (#1 for 2 weeks); 1985

As the sun set in 1985, a pop phenomenon illuminated the charts – “How Will I Know.” Houston’s voice weaved a tapestry of uncertainty and longing, captivating listeners and casting a spell that lasted for 2 weeks atop the Pop charts. The song’s infectious energy and Houston’s distinctive vocal delivery left everyone wondering – how will they ever forget this electrifying masterpiece?

So Emotional – Pop (#1 for 1 week), Dance (#1 for 1 week); 1987

1987 proved to be a year of musical riches as Houston once again graced the charts with “So Emotional.” Not content with merely conquering the Pop scene for a week, this track strutted its way to the zenith of the Dance charts as well, proving that its sonic waves could incite euphoria on any dance floor. Houston’s vocals weren’t just notes; they were a cascade of emotions that surged through veins, making hearts race and feet move.

Beyond the Chart

While the charts were undeniably adorned with the crowns of her chart-toppers, Whitney Houston’s musical prowess extended far beyond those exhilarating moments.


  • Hold Me


  • Didn’t We Almost Have It All


  • It Isn’t, It Wasn’t, It Ain’t Never Gonna Be


  • I’m Your Baby Tonight
  • All the Man That I Need


  • I’m Every Woman
  • I Have Nothing
  • Run to You


  • Count On Me
  • Why Does It Hurt So Bad
  • I Believe in You and Me


  • You Give Good Love
  • Saving All My Love for You


  • Where Do Broken Hearts Go
  • Love Will Save the Day
  • One Moment in Time


  • I’m Your Baby Tonight
  • The Star Spangled Banner
  • Miracle
  • My Name Is Not Susan


  • Exhale (Shoop Shoop)