Whitney Houston’s return to music is fit for a diva. The singer’s release of her highly anticipated comeback album “I Look To You” debuted at No. 1.
This marks Houston’s fourth album to claim the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart.
Initial album sales were 305,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Houston was the first female artist to have an album debut at No. 1 in 1987. “I Look To You” is her first chart-topping debut since “The Bodyguard” soundtrack in 1993, which held down the No. 1 spot for 20 weeks.
The success of “I Look To You” comes despite recent live television performances, including one on Good Morning America, which some critics
Houston will appear on the premiere episode of Oprah this season in a sit down interview to discuss her personal (though often public) struggles over the past few years.
Written by Shaira B.