Whitney Houston will be remembered for the success she created with her music, the records she sold and the trends she started. When she made her debut, she was making history–becoming the first female artist to have seven straight #1 singles and the first female artist to debut on the music charts at #1.
Many will remember the pop legend for her trouble with drugs and strange marriage to R&B singer Bobby Brown. The one thing that will always stay alive is her music, which has left an indelible mark on pop culture. Through the years, the music scene changed and new artists emerged to take the reins as the top female artist. Let’s take a look at some female artists who’ve been compared to Whitney Houston throughout the years, but will never be her.