Throwback Thursday! Whitney Houston’s I Wanna Dance With Somebody – [Trivia & Video]

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress.

She was rated the most awarded female artist of all time by the Guinness World Records, and she remains one of the best-selling music artists of all time with 200 million records sold worldwide. 

Whitney Houston‘s I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) is a dance-pop song by the American singer, from her 1987 second studio album, Whitney.

The hit song was released as a single on 2 May 1986, and it got mixed reviews from critics and many who compared the song to American singer Cyndi Lauper‘s Girls Just Want to Have Fun.

The single was rated Number 1 in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and 12 other countries. In addition, it won the Grammys for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 30th Grammy Awards.

This song was Whitney’s biggest hit in the US after its release and was dethroned by her version of I Will Always Love You in 1992.

The song has been used in so many hit movies such as:

Dirty Dancing.

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13 going on 30.

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Love Struck.

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Love, Simon.

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Alvin and the Chipmunks.

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Isn’t it Romantic?

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Whitney’s hit song is evergreen. Haven’t seen the video ever? Watch it right here on Sidomex Entertainment!