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Whitney Houston’s ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ Hit #1 On R&B Chart This Day In 1999

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Twenty-five years ago today, “Heartbreak Hotel” (featuring Faith Evans and Kelly Price) reached #1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The song was produced by Soulshock & Karlin and was the second single from Whitney’s 1998 album My Love Is Your Love. The single peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The song received two nominations at the 2000 GRAMMY Awards for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. The music video was shot in Miami, Florida, and it was nominated for Best R&B Video at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards.

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