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Whitney Houston’s ‘Why Does It Hurt So Bad’ Was Released In July 1996

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“Why Does It Hurt So Bad” was released as the seventh and final single from the Waiting To Exhale soundtrack in July 1996. The song remained on the charts for 20 weeks in the U.S. and peaked at #26 on the Billboard Hot 100. There was no official music video but Whitney’s incredible performance from the 1996 MTV Music Awards was used as a promotional clip.

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