Whitney Houston’s forthcoming album “I Look To You” is being met with much anticipation but, the effort is also met with hopes that Houston will receive her just do and mount a stellar comeback. Unleashing two records at radio recently, Houston’s return has been made official with one of the songs (“I Look To You”) making its way up Billboard’s Hot 100. Fans around the world are pre-ordering the album or making plans to hit record stores on Monday, August 31 to support the diva. But, after a seven year break, some might ask what makes Whitney Houston relevant ? Def Jam recording star Chrisette Michele says it’s all about Houston’s class, consistency and voice. “Of course everyone loves âI Will Always Love Youâ and âThe Preachers Wifeâ. The way that she was so consistent with her style; year after year after year â¦everything was always classy and well put together,” Michele told Singersroom when asked about Houston’s career. “When she came back at the Grammysâ¦ she still looks like Whitney Houston with an element of class that is totally missing from the industry right now. Sheâs always been a lady and I appreciate that about her.” Comedian Loni Love is also looking forward to Houston’s return. “Iâm eager to hear her comeback. Sheâs missed out on a lot. There just arenât a lot of people out there that are real singers anymore,” Love tells Singersroom in a recent feature. “You know, when you see somebody sing the way she sung âI Will Always Love You,â you say âoh my goodness, sheâs just classy and sheâs great. We want the old Whitney back. Thatâs why weâre rooting for her. We want to see that comeback.” With just days to go, Houston’s new album “I Look To You” appears to be poised for success. “I Look To You” arrives in stores and at digital retailers Monday, August 31.
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