Photos: Whitney Houston through the years

One year has passed since Whitney Houston was found dead by her bodyguard on the fourth floor of the Beverly Hills hotel. Hours later she was to attend a pre-Grammy bash hosted by her longtime mentor, Clive Davis. She was 48. Here, Houston performs at a 2011 pre-Grammy event in Beverly Hills. The following is a look at the singer's life through the years.

One year has passed since Whitney Houston was found dead by her bodyguard on the fourth floor of the Beverly Hills hotel. Hours later she was to attend a pre-Grammy bash hosted by her longtime mentor, Clive Davis. She was 48. Here, Houston performs at a 2011 pre-Grammy event in Beverly Hills. The following is a look at the singer's life through the years.