Whitney Comeback Set For Release
June 5, 2009 at 6:31 AM (PT)
Pop diva WHITNEY HOUSTON's first album in seven years is set for U.K. release on AUGUST 31st and in the U.S. a day later, reports THE BBC. The new record, which is being produced by AKON and THE BLACK EYED PEAS' WILL.I.AM, is as yet untitled.
In recent years, HOUSTON hit the headlines for her divorce from singer BOBBY BROWN and stints in rehab. In FEBRUARY, she performed at a pre-GRAMMY AWARDS party and presented a prize at the ceremony.
The 45-year-old singer, whose self-titled debut record became a hit in 1985, has sold some 170 million records around the globe, as well as winning a slew of awards during her career, including six GRAMMYS and 23 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS.