According to Guinness World Records, Houston is the most awarded female act of all time with a total of 415 awards. Throughout her career, she won 22 American Music Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 99 RIAA awards, one Emmy, seven Soul Train Music Awards, six Grammy awards, six Peopleâ€™s Choice Awards and 16 NAACP Image Awards. Right out of the gate with her debut album in 1985, Houston racked up three NAACP Image Awards. In 1986, she won a jaw-dropping 13 awards, ranging from a Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Performance to the Billboard Year-End Charts award for Top Black Album. She won multiple awards every single year in the '90s, and she continued receiving them until 2010. Houston literally had a 25-year history of being a renowned pop star who broke many records and earned numerous awards. You canâ€™t mention the words "music legend" without mentioning Whitney Houston.