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Whitney Houston Won Her Second GRAMMY Award This Day 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 by performing “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” and won later that night for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female. The song was written by George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam (who also wrote “How Will I Know”) and produced by Narada Michael Walden.

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