On May 4, 1994 – Whitney received five World Music Awards including World’s Best Selling Pop Artist of the Year at The Sporting Club in Monte Carlo. The annual event was hosted by Patrick Swayze that year and was attended by many celebrities including Prince Albert and Princess Caroline of Monaco, Kylie Minogue, Ursula Andress, David Copperfield, Prince, and Cissy Houston. Here is Whitney’s wonderful performance of “I Will Always Love You” from that evening.
Whitney won the following awards:
- World’s Best Selling Overall Recording Artist
- World’s Best Selling Pop Artist of the Year
- World’s Best Selling R&B Artist of the Year
- World’s Best Selling American Recording Artist of the Year
- World’s Best Selling Female Recording Artist of the Era