An American Music Awards trophy given to Whitney Houston in 1987 for "Favorite Female Vocalist Soul / R & B". The trophy is a tall Lucite™ pyramid on a cube-shaped black-painted wood base. The clear quadrilateral pyramid is affixed to a small square Lucite™ platform that is adhered to the wood base. The pyramid has no markings or text. Etched onto the front edge of the square platform is the text infilled with white [AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD]. The black square wood base has a gold metal plaque affixed to the front. The plaque is etched with text infilled with black [FAVORITE FEMALE VOCALIST/ Soul/ R & B/ Whitney Houston/ 1987]. On the back of the base in the lower left corner is a small gold-colored metal strip etched with the text  infilled in black. The bottom of the wood base is covered in black felt.