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Readers Poll: What is the Best Whitney Houston Song of All Time?

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February 17, 2012 4:00 PM ET
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Whitney Houston performs at the World Music Awards in Las Vegas.
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When Whitney Houston died last weekend, she left behind an incredible and highly influential body of work including massive hits such as "I Will Always Love You," "The Greatest Love of All," "How Will I Know," "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" and "So Emotional."

Earlier this week, Rolling Stone's Rob Sheffield named his 12 favorite Houston hits. Now it's your turn. Our question for you is: What is your favorite Whitney Houston song?

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“Money For Nothing”

Dire Straits | 1984

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