Wednesday, April 13, 2011
HEARTBREAK HOTEL ~ WHITNEY HOUSTON, FAITH EVANS AND KELLY PRICE
"Heartbreak Hotel" is a song by American R&B/Pop singer Whitney Houston. It is the second single released from her My Love Is Your Love album. The song also features R&B singers Faith Evans and Kelly Price accompanying her. "Heartbreak Hotel" reached the Top 30 of the Billboard Hot 100 on January 26, 1999 and peaked at number two on March 9 and number one on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs on February 2, and was certified Platinum by the RIAA. It was a hit in several countries worldwide. The song also received two nominations at the 2000 Grammy Awards: Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance by a Group or Duo, though it did not win. The video was nominated for Best R&B Video at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards. It holds the distinction as being one of only three songs to be on both discs for Houston's 2000 Greatest Hits collection, in its original and remixed formats. It is absent on the 2007 The Ultimate Collection. "Heartbreak Hotel" was not initially released in the UK at the time of the My Love Is Your Love album release. It was released as the third single from Houston's Whitney: Greatest Hits album in December 2000 and peaked at #25.