R.I.P. Whitney Houston: 1963 - 2012

Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston present an award at the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

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On Saturday, February 11--the night before last year's Grammys--the music world lost a legend, when Whitney Houston died suddenly at age 48, right before she was about to attend her mentor Clive Davis's famous pre-Grammy soiree. Here, Yahoo! Music takes a look at Whitney throughout the years. Please feel free to share your own memories and condolences on the message board below.