Thursday, 28 June 2012 11:16
Whitney Houston will never be forgotten, and her legacy continues in the video for Celebrate off the Sparkle soundtrack. The final recording before Whitney’s untimely death features Jordin Sparks, who also co-stars in the 1976 Motown-era film remake that hits theaters on August 10th. For the celebratory single, Sparks throws a house party with fellow co-stars Mike Epps, Derek Luke, Goapele, Tika Sumpter, Carmen Ejogo, and Omari Hardwick. While Sparks never got to record with the late pop icon, she calls the experience to work with such an artist “amazing.” Enjoy.
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Tuesday, 22 May 2012 15:07
Ray J was reportedly rushed to hospital shortly after the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. The singer attended the award ceremony at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas where his rumored ex-girlfriend, the late Whitney Houston, was being honored with the Millennium Award at the ceremony. According to TMZ, Ray was "extremely upset" by his confrontation with Pat Houston, where he was asked to leave his seat which was placed next to Whitney's family's. The site reports that someone went to Ray's hotel room on Monday morning, but he appeared "out of it," and couldn't get out of bed. [See & Read More]
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Tuesday, 22 May 2012 12:59
Whitney Houston‘s final recording, a duet she performed with Jordin Sparks for the movie Sparkle, has finally been released. The song, entitled Celebrate, was recorded just four days before Whitney’s death in February, reports TMZ.The two collaborated on the track for the movie (to be released in August) in which Whitney plays Jordin’s mother. Despite Whitney’s history of drug use, which ultimately led to her untimely death, producer Harvey Mason Jr. said that Whitney was “really positive” during the recording process. “We ended the session dancing around the control room while she said, ‘Turn it up! Turn it up!’ She was so fun-loving. Enjoy.
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Friday, 06 April 2012 14:39
New disturbing details have emerged regarding the cause of Whitney Houston’s death. While it was previously reported that Whitney died of an accidental drowning, the final coroner’s report obtained by E! Online states otherwise. According to the report, Whitney complained of a sore throat shortly before deciding to take a bath before that evening’s Grammy party. [Read More]
Thursday, 22 March 2012 22:28
Whitney Houston died from drowning in a hotel bathtub, but coroner's officials said Thursday that heart disease and chronic cocaine use were contributing factors to the singer's death.The release of the autopsy findings ends weeks of speculation about what killed the Grammy-winning singer on February 11th on the eve of the Grammy Awards.
Houston was found submerged in the bathtub of her room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and her death has been ruled as accidental. Several bottles of prescription medications were found in her hotel room, but coroner's officials said they weren't in excessive quantities. [Read More]
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 18:15
On Saturday, legendary singer Whitney Houston suffered a tragic death, and tonight Piers Morgan is joined by a panel of music insiders that knew her best. Singer-songwriter Chaka Khan first recorded the single I'm Every Woman, a song Houston took to new heights 15 years later.
Calling the late star her "little sister," Chaka Khan questions the decision to proceed with Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy party just hours after Houston's passing: "I thought that was complete insanity," Chaka Khan tells Morgan.
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Wednesday, 15 February 2012 20:00
Industry #4,080. After Whitney Houston's death, we expected that album sales would go up as fans were mourning her loss and wanting to revisit her contributions to music.
What we didn't expect is that the price of her albums would go up, but they did. It seemed like a classic case of supply and demand in play, but it also came across as highly inappropriate considering the circumstances. [Read More]
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Sunday, 12 February 2012 22:41
The celeb world has taken to Twitter and news outlets to send their condolences over the tragic death of Whitney Houston.
Simon Cowell told CNN: "People like that can’t be manufactured. They’ve either got it or they haven’t. I was only talking about her music to a friend of mine the other day. Her records don’t sound old fashioned now. [Read More]
Sunday, 12 February 2012 02:52
Whitney Houston died this afternoon, a rep for the singer told the Associated Press. Our sources tell us a member of Whitney's entourage found her in her room at the Beverly Hilton hotel and called hotel security -- who then dialed 911.
When paramedics arrived Houston was found unresponsive. We're told police arrived to the scene within minutes and fire was already there on an unrelated call. [Watch & Read More]
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 10:30
Battling years of substance abuse, Whitney Houston has checked into rehab, as part of an out-patient treatment program recently. She was admitted in 2004 and 2005 for the same behavior. A rep for Whitney had this to say:"Whitney Houston is currently in an out-patient rehab program for drug and alcohol treatment. Whitney voluntarily entered the program to support her long-standing recovery process." (Get Better Whitney! Love, Blueprint)