Whitney Houston

Which Artists Should Be Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for induction in 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Of the 16 artists nominated this year,…
SPIN Staff / October 15, 2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Nominations: All the Surprises, Snubs, and Subtext

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Not all of the 16 artists—which include Soundgarden, Nine…
Al Shipley / October 15, 2019

10 Women the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should Nominate This Year

When Janet Jackson entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2019 in March, she closed her acceptance speech with a simple request: "Rock…
Al Shipley / October 4, 2019

Janet Jackson: Our 1987 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the January 1987 issue of SPIN. Walk into the office of one of the hot managers in pop…
J. C. Stevenson / July 13, 2019

Whitney Houston & Kygo – “Higher Love” (Steve Winwood Cover)

Whitney Houston's first posthumous single is categorically a strange one, at least within her catalog. Back in 1991, the vocalist released a cover of Steve…
Rob Arcand / June 28, 2019

Watch Migos Dab to Whitney Houston on Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

Any attempt to account for the Migos’ entire vocabulary would be a useless exercise. The Atlanta trio has been inventing slang since Juug Season, shaping…
Will Gottsegen / November 14, 2018

Today We Learned Donald Trump and Whitney Houston Were Friends

Donald Trump today signed into law an artist-friendly overhaul of music copyright titled the Music Modernization Act, and a bunch of his musician buddies in attendance—including Kid…
Tosten Burks / October 11, 2018

Dionne Warwick Denies Allegation Her Sister Molested Whitney Houston

In a clip from a forthcoming interview with Larry King, singer Dionne Warwick speaks out against Whitney, the recent documentary about the life of Whitney Houston, and its filmmakers' decision to…
Anna Gaca / August 6, 2018

Pusha T’s Album Cover Is a Photo of Whitney Houston’s Bathroom

Pusha T's new album DAYTONA will feature a photo of Whitney Houston's bathroom sink, according to a listing on the rapper's website that was noted by Team…
Andy Cush / May 24, 2018

New Whitney Houston Documentary Reveals Allegations of Childhood Abuse

Whitney, filmmaker Kevin Macdonald's new authorized documentary about legendary singer Whitney Houston, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday (May 16), and although the film won't be…
Anna Gaca / May 17, 2018

Bobby Brown Doesn’t Think Whitney Houston Died From Drugs

The sixth anniversary of Whitney Houston's death passed on February 11th—Houston, who publicly spoke of her struggles with addiction, was discovered unconscious by paramedics in…
Emily Larcus / February 28, 2018

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
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