Posts tagged "Whitney Houston"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Marc Hogan / August 30, 2013

Enduring Power of Whitney Houston’s ‘Always Love You’ Grounds Airplane Mid-Flight

On Friday (May 10) a commercial airliner had to make an emergency landing in Kansas City when an agitated/inspired passenger refused to stop belting out…
By: Chris Martins / May 13, 2013

Whitney Houston Grammys Documentary Will Toast 2012 Telecast, Not Singer’s Life

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards airs live on February 10, but the night before the annual ceremony, the Recording Academy will look back…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 1, 2013

Frank Ocean Scores First Album of the Year Win at 2012 Soul Train Awards

The 25th annual Soul Train Awards aired on BET Sunday night (November 25), and potential Oscar hopeful Frank Ocean earned the night's to…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 26, 2012

Bob Dylan, AC/DC, Whitney Houston Honored by Grammy Hall of Fame

Songs by Bob Dylan, Whitney Houston, and AC/DC are among 2013's crop of Grammy Hall of Fame inductees, the Recording Academy announced Wednesday (November 21).A…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 21, 2012

Whitney Houston Will Be Honored With TV Tribute, Greatest Hits, Book

Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, and Usher are all slated to perform in a Grammy-branded televised tribute to Whitney Houston, set to air o…
By: Chris Martins / September 27, 2012

Whitney Houston Smiles Down in Jordin Sparks’ ‘Celebrate’ Video

Joy, not sadness, fills Jordin Sparks' song with the late Whitney Houston, "Celebrate," an R. Kelly-produced dance-pop strutter from the upcoming movie Sparkle. Directed…
By: Marc Hogan / June 28, 2012

Whitney Houston’s ‘Final’ Song: Listen to Jordin Sparks Duet ‘Celebrate’

A day after Jordin Sparks paid emotional tribute to Whitney Houston at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, her collaboration with the late pop virtuoso debuted…
By: Marc Hogan / May 22, 2012

Billboard Music Awards 2012: Everything You Need To Know About Last Night’s Ceremony

The Billboard Music Awards (or BBMAs), which were revived last year after a four-year hiatus, are the real People's Choice Awards — with the exceptio…
By: Devon Maloney / May 21, 2012

Whitney Houston’s Memorial Cost Newark Taxpayers $187,000

The residents of Newark, New Jersey, were saddened by the death of hometown heroine Whitney Houston. And now they are yet sadder, and also, angrier…
By: Devon Maloney / April 9, 2012

Who Charted? The ‘Hunger Games’ Soundtrack, Duh

First! As predicted, the Appalachialicious Hunger Games soundtrack arrived at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200, becoming the first film soundtrack to hit…
By: Devon Maloney / March 29, 2012

Whitney Houston’s Cause of Death: Drowning, Heart Disease, Cocaine Use

The coroner's office conducting Whitney Houston's autopsy has issued a ruling on the late star's cause of death: The 48-year-old singer and actress drowned; heart…
By: Devon Maloney / March 22, 2012

Songs and Prayers: Watch Whitney Houston’s Funeral

Pop icon Whitney Houston, who died unexpectedly the night before the Grammy Awards, was laid to rest in Westfield, New Jersey, this weekend. Hundred…
By: Devon Maloney / February 20, 2012

Chris Cornell, Unlikely Gay Hero, Slams Homophobe and Covers Whitney Houston

Chris Cornell had a really righteous evening yesterday. Last night in San Francisco, Blabbermouth reports that the Soundgarden/ex-Audioslave frontman played solo at a…
By: Devon Maloney / February 17, 2012

Whitney Houston Album Prices Soar, Sony Apologizes for ‘Mistake’

Saturday night, when the news that Whitney Houston had died began to spread on Twitter, fans in the U.K. rushed to iTunes to gra…
By: Devon Maloney / February 15, 2012

Whitney Houston, R.I.P.: Hear Her Legacy in 15 Tracks

When Whitney Houston died prematurely over the weekend in a Los Angeles hotel, we didn't just lose a pop singer — we lost…
By: Douglas Wolk / February 13, 2012

The 2012 Grammys’ Highs and Lows: Didn’t We Almost Have It All

Adele's big voice triumphed on a night that paid too little tribute to one of the biggest voices in music history, while Nicki Minaj tried…
By: Ken Bachor / February 13, 2012
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