Throwbacks

‘Heartbreak Hotel’ by Whitney Houston, Faith Evans & Kelly Price

Released: December 15th, 1998

‘Heartbreak Hotel’ was released as the second single from Whitney Houston’s ‘My Love Is Your Love’ album and featured Faith Evans and Kelly Price.

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The song was originally offered to TLC for their FanMail album, however they turned it down. Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes later said she wasn’t happy that they had turned it down, considering it ended up being such a big hit.

The song earned Whitney an NAACP Image Award, and a BMI Pop Award, and was certified Platinum in the US.

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‘Heartbreak Hotel’ peaked at #2 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, behind Cher’s ‘Believe’, however was a #1 hit on both the Dance Club Songs chart and the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

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Some notable chart positions:

  • Australia: #17
  • Canada: #12
  • France: #7
  • Iceland: #15
  • UK: #25
  • US: #2

Watch the music video:

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