There are three artists known as Houston. 1) Is an American R&B singer from Los Angeles. 2) is a rock band from the American Midwest. 3) Is a Swedish duo making AOR style rock. 1) Houston Summers, IV (born on October 26, 1983), professionally known as Houston, is an American R&B singer best known for the hit single "I Like That". Houston grew up in Los Angeles, California and performed on the streets with his friends who rapped, his niche was singing freestyle rap lyrics, since he discovered he had a real knack for it.