The Official Charts Company, which compiles Britain's music charts, added that a total of 27 Houston tracks were in the Top 200 as fans snapped up her music after her shock passing.
Since midnight on Saturday, 82,000 Houston singles and more than 37,000 albums had been sold in Britain as of Wednesday afternoon, when the mid-week charts are announced.
Following is the list of Houston songs in Britain's Top 40 music chart as of Wednesday:
10. I Will Always Love You
14. I Wanna Dance With Somebody
29. One Moment In Time
30. My Love Is Your Love
34. I Have Nothing.