Best Whitney Houston Songs

The Top Ten

1 I Will Always Love You

No wonder why it is the most successful song of all time by a female

This song is Whitney's trading card/sign. She showed perfect and very emotional vocal - Alexandr

The most beautiful song from the beautiful woman.

Just... iconic! - TiffanyHwang

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2 I Have Nothing

This is the best followed closely by "I will always love you"

Her best song, by far. An amazing performance by one of the loveliest, if not the loveliest voices of all time.

Whitney's best song, without a doubt. This should definitely be in the top 3 because it has a great tune, fantastic lyrics and only few people can do decent renditions of it. Pity it is so underrated.

It's an emocional and powerful song, so many feelings are into this song.

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3 Greatest Love of All

Touching. And it transcends through time. Vocals is incredible, as usual.

This song got me through a lot. I loved you girl. RIP and God love on you now and forever. Melissa in Austin tx.

I feel this song speaks to the greatest audience, from the very young to the very old. Great love is timeless.

No only is this a beautiful song by a beautiful lady, but its message is tremendously profund and inspiring. Every person on earth should take its message to heart.

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4 I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)

One of Whitney's best and most memorable songs to date. Fantastic vocal, beat, lyrics, video. I adore this woman - Goddess of Voice! - Irina2932

One of the best Whitney songs ever. Great lyrics, sound, voice, video... great everything. Whitney is phenomenal artist - Irina2932

I had always heard of Whitney's legacy but never had a chance to hear her beautiful songs. Recently when I listened to it, I couldn't listen to anything else. It is so beautiful, amazing and Whitney's voice is tremendously soothing. It makes me cry every time I hear the part,"And I wish you joy and happiness/But above all this I wish you love". No doubt she's one of the greatest female singer of all time.

This and I Will Always Love You are in my opinion her best songs.

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5 How Will I Know

Just like 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' this beautiful & catchy track marked Whitney as versatile artist. In the 80's she sang not only powerful ballads but very cool disco/dance tracks. I adore 'How Will I Know'. I still listen to it over and over again

R.I.P. the Queen of Voice Whitney Houston! - Irina2932

One of her most amazing songs! It's a song any woman can relate to whose in love with a man but doesn't know if he feels the same way... She was and always will be amazing

Beautiful song and very catchy one, the beautiful thing about this song is her voice and the video.

I love her range here.

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6 Saving All My Love for You

One of Whitney's oldest songs, but I hate to say this: This song should be top 1 too in this list. It is known to be the "best romantic song ever by a female artist". A jazzy inspiring and heart-embracing song, with lyrics that show what love is, even when its done by cheating. Here is how is begins : "A few stolen moments is all that we share, you've got your family and they need you there".

Great beat, great melody, great feel... I just loove this song so much! :) I used to sing it ever since I was so little and I still do!

I think this song is her best, However, I LOVE THE NEWER SONG "I LOOK TO YOUALMOST AS MUCH. I feel it says how she was feeling the last few years of her life and was looking to God for help.

Epic performance

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7 Run to You

It's so amazing and emotional song! It really can touch people's souls.

A very beautiful song, a total MUST-HEAR. (If I didn't explain a lot about this song, it doesn't mean I am underestimating it).. You must hear RUN TO YOU!

It uplift my spirit, after losing the love of my life I keep on listening to it more often. I loved Whitney more than anything her songs are so amazing

This is really her best

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8 One Moment in Time

This is such a wonderful song,. It epitomizes whitney's excepionnal vocal talent because it as song full of high notes and belting, and its lyrics are very inspirational and extremely meaningful, and can put someone on tears quickly. It is one houston song that should not be missed, for it shows Whitney's vocal ability.

I love this song! The absolute greatest song by whitney to me. Such a powerful voice and so inspirational. Amazing rest in peace whitney, we love you

The greatest song that I heard and for me she was a wonderful lady and I miss her and her voice especially because she had a wonderful voice that the god gave it to her.

Amazing song

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9 All the Man that I Need

True masterpiece from Whitney Houston. This song should be at least in the Top 5. Very beautiful voice, melodious sound and touching lyrics. Whitney's performance is adorable - Irina2932

Just perfection! This is the most emotional performance I've ever heard... Can't listen to this song only once. Her vocal abilities are exceptional and the closing of this song is magnificent

I just love how she hits the notes it's not her biggest hit but it is surely one of her best.

This song is amazing! It should be on the third place!

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10 I'm Every Woman

RIP Whitney. Beautiful song, beautiful voice, beautiful smile. We will miss you so much. Too bad today's kids will never hear real talent like yours, natural without a computer to autotone your voice. So sad to lose a talent like this. Hope others who need it will now get the help they need.

I love this song.. Best song Whitney ever sang! Awesome lyrics as well! Rest in peace sweet lady!

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11 I'm Your Baby Tonight

This song really has no genre which makes it fantastic. Her power and high notes and runs seem like it'd be an r&b song but I think it crosses over well.

Very nice song - one of her biggest hits from the 90's - Larissa

Song gives me chills I feel this song in my soul as if I'm singing it!

12 So Emotional

I adore this song, I listen to it all the time. Never gets old.

Original song and reminiscent of the time period. Hormones flying throught the air.

Sasha Velour

13 It's Not Right but It's Okay

Best song. The words are incredible. Whitney is still the best singer of all. She is an icon. She got the VOICE, the LOOK, the SMILE.

I couldn't imagine if someone else singing this song. Whitney really bring in on the "fun" side of the song although is about cheating man... Love it

When I was younger, I very liked this song. - BloodyMargarita

An awesome song

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14 When You Believe

With Mariah , two of the greatest divas . What a clash of the titans

She sings this song with mariah carey

So beautifull song and amazing voice from mariah carey and whitney houston. Love this song very much.

Whitney, Mariah
Need I say more?

15 Where Do Broken Hearts Go

I really really want to know why this song is not in her top 10.. It's is a very beautiful song. She touch this song like she kiss her loving one..

I agree this song should be in the top 10 it's actually my favorite. I would always try to sing it like her at karaoke. Lol. I know every word by heart. She sings it absolutely beautiful as usual.

Sad but so beautiful! Houston's voice sounds very moving - Larissa

This is such a pretty song... It should really be in top 10 below Greatest Love of All

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16 All at Once

I adore Whitney's vocals in this songs. One of her most brilliant songs - Larissa

Always loved this song from when it first came out all those years ago. It's so beautiful!

Can't understand why its not top 3... With it outstanding lyrics...

The best Whitney song!

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17 I Look to You

After all her struggling with drug abuse, and after rehab, whitney houston lost a big part of her voice, starting from years 1999-2000 and till today. But this song, which is quite new, is a very good song although whitney's vocals are not as always, but the meaning of this song left in me an impression after hearing it.

This song has truly made an impact on my life with its beautiful message about turning to God in times of struggle and her amazing voice and stunning beauty will be truly missed

I ink this is the most beautiful song. I was very touched when her brother struggled to sing his song after her death in the interview with Oprah Winfrey.

This song is the best for me.

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18 You Give Good Love

This is my favorite Whitney Houston song. Absolutely superb-the vocals, the lyrics, the music. It's sultry and smooth. Since it was mostly played on R&B stations, and on BET & VH1 (not MTV yet), I understand why it is ranked low. Not many people knew this one as much as Saving All My Love For You, which was her next song and her first # 1. Nonetheless, I think it's one of her best.

Why so low? This song is great. Well not as great as #1-4 but still this song is great. Favorite Whitney Houston song ever. I hold no regrets in saying that

This is true R&b at its finest! The vocals are superb on this song.

Best Whitney song ever. The soul and emotion she puts into this song is so deep and powerful. Should be much higher.

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19 My Love is Your Love

Not a typical Whitney Houston hit, nor the most notable showcase for her vocal gymnastics, but at once laid-back and intense, by turns subtle and then jarring - a masterpiece.

"My Love Is Your Love" - there's so much heart in it, you can't help but feel it.

This was my first dance wedding song

You gota b kidding me... This track not on top 10, practical joke!

20 Count on Me
21 Didn't We Almost Have It All

This is one of the best songs of all time and song by the best female singer of all time. - infiniti370

One of my favorite songs by Whitney that I could just hear over and over. Very touching and beautiful song. Reminds me of "one moment in time" with such meaningful lyrics. After hearing this, u know she'll always be the top #1 singer to go down in history. No one will ever come close!

One of my favorite songs by Whitney. It's so touching and beautiful. Reminds me a little of "one moment in time" because of such meaningful lyrics. After hearing this, no doubt why she'll always be the top #1 singer of all time. no one could ever come close

Simply heartbreaking and beautiful love song

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22 Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
23 Same Script, Different Cast
24 Call You Tonight
25 Heartbreak Hotel
26 I Didn't Know My Own Strength
27 Miracle

Definitely one of the most underrated Whitney songs - beautiful as always, powerful as usual, emotional and touching... Real Whitney Houston! - Irina2932

This song has made my life like a miracle, goodbye my lovely singer. RIP. There will never be another Whitney Houston for me..

You need a miracle to be able to sing this songs... So beautiful!

28 I Believe in You and Me

If there were 2 TOP-2, I would add "I believe in you" and me to "one moment in time" as both top 2 songs, because this song, being the theme song for the movie "the preacher's wife" featuring Houston and Denzel Washington, is a very romantic and inspiring ballad that also should not be missed. A wonderful rendition with belting and high notes.

The toughest Whitney song to sing because of the key changes. Gentle yet remarkable. "I Have Nothing", "I Will Always Love You" and "I believe In You And Me" are Whitney's greatest songs in my opinion. Also, she is the only artist in my book where all of her songs are good.


29 I Learned from the Best

Amazing vocal performance! It's as strong as I Will Always Love You. - Larissa

I Learned from the Best, reminds me of myself and my relationship.

It's behinde the words this song

30 Step by Step

Very beautiful and inspirational track. One of my favorite songs from amazing Whitney - Irina2932

Love it love it love it, beautiful just beautiful, fun to sing and strong in a way and very precocious and has a good quality of voice

I love this song to bits! Very beautifullyy sung and I love the video as well. RIP Whitney our beautiful diva

31 I Belong to You
32 For the Lovers

Most underRated song should have been à hit

33 Try It on My Own

Listen to the song then think!


34 Million Dollar Bill

Number 32? It's the best song that any girl ever sang

35 You'll Never Stand Alone

Probably my favorite Non-single track by Whitney - inspirational and deep! This song is the main reason why "My Love Is Your Love" (1998) is my favorite Whitney album - Irina2932

A song that reminds me always, that I will not be alone because of the people that guides me always! Love you Whitney!

This is one of the best song ever sung, We will always love you Whitney, RIP. Your voice will be missed.

Its rises my hopes high since I kw ders some one who watch's over me

36 Could I Have This Kiss Forever


37 The Star Spangled Banner

Her version should be played at all sporting events to the exclusion of all others, period.

38 Love Will Save the Day

Words of wisdom for the ages, only Whitney had the voice and the heart to make this a fantastic song an enduring success!

This is a good song with fast tempo, which is rarely heard from Whitney's!

39 Queen of the Night

Just great song. One of the best Dance tracks ever. Whitney is real Queen of the Night. What a powerful voice! - Irina2932

I just loved all of the scenes of her acting and all of her out standing performance in her career and state of mind all of her talents of being just herself

This is the only song that whitney wrote - anewman

This is the only song that whitney wrote. - anewman

40 Why Does It Hurt So Bad

The best song because Whitney's whole heart (prescence) is there and also her voice had matured. This song is a bite of life, and about the most important thing in life -Love and betrayal Love and life itself

41 If I Told You That
42 Love that Man
43 Lover for Life
44 Whatchulookinat

I really love this song.. It always makes me want to dance and feel that she is making a strong statement.. A come back... She has many great songs. I adore her voice.. May she rest in peace.

Very underrated! I agree, she made a strong statement here - Larissa

45 One of Those Days
46 Thinking About You
47 Dear John Letter
48 Like I Never Left

In Love with this song!

49 You Were Loved

This is also a song from the preacher's wife, but this songs definitely brings everyone to tears, because its lyrics are unexplainably inspiring and emotional and sensual, its music is very classical, jazzy from time to time, and no one could listen to it without the song leaving a big impression is the spirit of that person, making us be aware that our precious ones are very important and love us a lot.

50 Who Would Imagine a King

Even if this song was top 1, it is still not enough, because this song is a prayer. It is about the miracle birth about our holy jesus christ, and how parents love their children more than anything.

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