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Whitney Houston’s ‘So Emotional’ Was Released As A Single In October 1987


On October 12, 1987, Whitney’s “So Emotional” was released as the third single from her second album, Whitney. With another stellar production by Narada Michael Walden, the song rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her sixth consecutive #1 single, as well as a dance chart hit. Whitney performed the song many times in her live shows, including this performance from her HBO special, The Concert For A New South Africa, in 1994.

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