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Whitney Houston Won GRAMMY For ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ In 1988

Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) U.S. 7-inch vinyl single front cover

March 2, 1988 – Whitney opened the 30th GRAMMY Awards in New York with her performance of “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me).” That same night she was awarded the GRAMMY for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female for the song. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” has only gained more popularity over time, and is the title of her upcoming biopic scheduled for release later this year.

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