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Whitney’s ‘How Will I Know’ Was Released As A Single 34 Years Ago Today

Whitney Houston - How Will I Know U.S. 7-inch vinyl single front cover

On November 22, 1985 (34 years ago today), Whitney’s song “How Will I Know” was released as a single from her debut album. The song was produced by Narada Michael Walden, who she worked with on many productions over the years and it became her second #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100. The video was able to expose Whitney to an MTV audience and was very successful, receiving MTV Award nominations for Best Female Video and Best New Artist (she won for Best Female Video). Rolling Stone called the song “irresistibly danceable.”

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