Whitney Houston

The 30 Best ’90s R&B Songs

The ‘90s may be the last decade when R&B, not hip-hop, was the dominant force in black music. Innovation abounded, with New Jack Swing giving…

Watch David Byrne Lead Whitney Houston Karaoke at His How Music Works Variety Show in NYC

Last night, David Byrne hosted a variety show at the Town Hall in NYC to celebrate a new edition of his How Music Works book,…
James Rettig, Stereogum / June 2, 2017

Watch Will Ferrell Sing “I Will Always Love You” at USC Commencement

Will Ferrell delivered the commencement address at the University of Southern California on Friday, treating the class of 2017 to a 20-minute speech that ended…
Taylor Berman / May 13, 2017

Aretha Franklin Is Still Mad at Dionne Warwick for What Happened at Whitney Houston’s Funeral

One thing you should never do is say that Aretha Franklin is the late Whitney Houston's godmother, because it's not true. Dionne Warwick made that…
Brian Josephs / April 25, 2017

Judge Says Nick Gordon Is “Legally Responsible” for Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Death

In July 2015, Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late Whitney Houston, was taken off life support, months after she was found unresponsive in…
Brian Josephs / September 16, 2016

Holy S**t, Here’s Christina Aguilera Duetting With a Hologram of Whitney Houston

Update: According to TMZ, Houston’s estate decided to cancel the Voice hologram segment. Why? Because the graphic "didn’t look like Whitney." Um, you think??
Brennan Carley / May 19, 2016

First Authorized Whitney Houston Documentary in Development

Last month, Showtime announced that they were working on a Nick Broomfield-directed Whitney Houston documentary simply called Whitney. The late singer's family claimed "no involvement"
Rachel Brodsky / April 29, 2016

Showtime Is Making a Whitney Houston Documentary With the Director of ‘Kurt & Courtney’

Showtime has announced it will produce an original documentary about iconic singer Whitney Houston, who died in 2012 at age 48 from drowning exacerbated by cocaine use, according…
Anna Gaca / March 15, 2016

Whitney Houston Hologram Will Tour in 2016

Bringing new meaning to the song title "I Will Always Love You," Hologram USA and Pat Houston — president of the Whitney Houston Estate —…
Brennan Carley / September 12, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the legendary Whitney Houston and R&B star Bobby Brown, died on Sunday, July 26. She was 22. "She…
James Grebey / July 26, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown Has Been Moved to Hospice Care, According to Family

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston, has been moved to hospice care, according to her family. The 22-year-old has been…
James Grebey / June 24, 2015

Watch Sam Smith Delicately Cover Whitney Houston’s ‘How Will I Know’

Covering Whitney Houston is a daunting task. Surely this wasn't an afterthought when Sam Smith decided to step up to the mic and take a…
Colin Stutz / June 20, 2014

Ricky Lawson, Drummer on Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You,’ Dead at 59

Ricky Lawson, a studio drummer who collaborated with Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, and Whitney Houston, among other greats, has died. According to the Associated Press,…
Kyle McGovern / December 26, 2013

Cop Accused of Mishandling Whitney Houston’s Naked Corpse

A Beverly Hills police officer has formally alleged that one of his colleagues interacted inappropriately with the nude corpse of Whitney Houston following her accidental…
Chris Martins / September 18, 2013

Bill Murray’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ Letterman Serenade Is the Best

The darkest of dark times for late-night TV musical guests exploded last night with a blinding bolt of love l-u-v. Late Show With David Letterman…
Marc Hogan / August 30, 2013
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