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Whitney Houston “I Wanna dance with somebody”

May 3, 2022

Whitney Houston’s iconic track ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ was released as the lead single from her second album ‘Whitney’ and received worldwide success. Here are a few facts you might not know about the song…

-The track was released this week in May 1987 and topped the charts in 18 countries, including the UK and the US.

-Whitney won the Grammy Award for ‘Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female’ at the 30th ceremony in March 1988.

-The song was written by George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam, the same pair who wrote Whitney’s ‘How Will I Know’ for her debut studio album.

-It is still one of the most widely beloved and instantly recognisable Whitney Houston hits!