Whitney Houston

  • Mariah Carey helping Whitney Houston's daughter to launch career? February 13, 2014

    London: Singer Mariah Carey and producer Randy Jackson are reportedly preparing Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown for music stardom. Carey, 43, and Jackson, 57, are said to have decided to help Bobbi's music career, reported Showbiz Spy. "Mariah and Randy were close friends of Whitney's and were heartbroken after...
  • Madonna is not dating anyone: Representative January 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Queen of Pop Madonna is not dating a dancer after breaking up from Brahim Zaibat, her representative has confirmed. The representative for the 55yearold singer has responded to a report that she dated 26yearold dancer called Timor Steffens, telling it is not true, reported Radar online. The 'Like a...
  • Mary J Blige gave up alcohol after Whitney Houston's death November 30, 2013

    Los Angeles: American singer songwriter Mary J. Blige has revealed that the death of her close friend Whitney Houston shocked her so much that she gave up drinking alcohol as she realised the 'importance' of her own life. Blige, 42, says her close friend's death in February 2012 had such...
  • I'm Whitney Houston when drunk, says Katie Price November 4, 2013

    London: Reality TV star Katie Price says she imitates singer Whitney Houston when she gets drunk. The 35yearold model sings five songs of Houston on her karaoke machine at home while her friends are forced to watch, OK! magazine reported. "I do the same routine at the end of every...
  • Passenger thrown out of the plane for singing nonstop May 14, 2013

    Washington: A passenger was booted off an American Airlines flight en route from Los Angeles to New York Monday when she would not stop singing Whitney Houston's hit 'I Will Always Love You'. The plane's pilot made an unscheduled stop in Kansas City about halfway through the sixhour flight after passengers...
  • FBI files on Houston show letters from obsessed fans March 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: The FBI on Monday released decades-old files on late pop singer Whitney Houston, detailing letters from obsessed fans and an alleged extortion attempt investigated by the bureau. The 128 pages from Houston's files posted online on the FBI's website showed one fan's attention-seeking letters but did not divulge any...
  • Whitney Houston wax works unveiled February 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Whitney Houston is all set to be immortalised after Madame Tussauds officials unveiled images of four new waxworks of the tragic singer. The tribute to the star, who died a year ago on the eve of the Grammy Awards, marks the first time in 200 years that museum...
  • 19 people we will miss January 5, 2013

    1. Gore Vidal, 86 An American author, playwright, essayist and an occasional actor, who also aspired to be the President. Few litterateurs have made their presence felt in public life as Vidal. He was witty and acerbic and his penchant for sharp, incisive statements put him at loggerheads with his contemporaries...
  • Was Whitney Houston murdered by drug thugs? December 29, 2012

    London: Singer Whitney Houston was murdered, according to a leading private investigator, who claims to have unearthed new evidence. Paul Huebl, a former Chicago police investigator and now a top Hollywood private detective, plans to present his secret dossier to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to get the case...
  • Whitney Houston's family shares her story on TV October 25, 2012

    Los Angeles: Making a TV reality show may not be the most obvious way to cope with the sudden death of a loved one, but most families don't count an icon like Whitney Houston among their relatives. Less than a year after the 'I Will Always Love You' singer drowned...
  • Chris Brown, Beyonce Knowles win top BET Awards July 2, 2012

    Los Angeles: The BET Awards on Sunday split top honors among several artists, including Beyonce Knowles and Chris Brown, in a telecast filled with lively performances and an emotional tribute to late singer Whitney Houston. Beyonce was named best female R&B artist, while Brown, who performed his hit single Turn Up...
  • No crime in Whitney Houston's death: Police April 12, 2012

    Beverly Hills: Police have closed their investigation into Whitney Houston's death without finding evidence to suggest it was anything other than an accidental drowning, investigators have announced. The Beverly Hills Police Department did not release a detailed report on the case, but Lt Mark Rosen yesterday said the conclusion came...
  • Costner wanted Princess Diana in 'Bodyguard 2' April 11, 2012

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Kevin Costner says Princess Diana was keen on being a part of the sequel to Whitney Houston starrer film 'Bodyguard'. Costner, 57, helped give singer Houston her big screen break with the 1992 film and had high hopes of making a film star out of the...
  • Houston drowned in hot water, cocaine in system April 5, 2012

    Los Angeles: Whitney Houston drowned in a hot bathtub in a Beverly Hills hotel room with cocaine in her system and white powder nearby, a final coroner's report revealed on Wednesday. Detectives found white powdery substances, a rolledup piece of paper, a small spoon and a mirror in the bathroom...
  • Watch: Trailer of Whitney's last film 'Sparkle' April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The much awaited trailer of late Whitney Houston's last film 'Sparkle' is out. Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks, Derek Luke, Mike Epps and Carmen Ejogo play the lead roles in the film. Whitney Houston will be seen as a mother of three girls, who form a music band. The...
  • Whitney was planning to remarry Bobby Brown March 23, 2012

    London: Soul singer Whitney Houston was reportedly planning to remarry Bobby Brown in a small ceremony with just their daughter, Bobbi Kristina, present. The 48yearold singer, who died in a hotel suite on February 11, had apparently wanted to reunite with her former husband of 14 years, reported Sun online. Author Derrick...
  • Whitney Houston died from drowning: Coroner March 23, 2012

    Los Angeles: Whitney Houston was a chronic cocaine user who had the drug in her system when she drowned in a hotel bathtub, coroner's officials said Thursday after releasing autopsy findings that also noted heart disease contributed to her death. The disclosure ended weeks of speculation about what killed the Grammywinning...
  • Goodbye... Whitney Houston: A tribute February 19, 2012

    Here's to "The Voice", Whitney Houston, a final goodbye to the singer who mesmerised us with her stirring love songs and vibrant dance tunes during a 30year career that peaked with her 1992 signature hit "I Will Always Love You" and paved the way for a generation of singers that...
  • Family, fans gather to mourn Whitney Houston February 18, 2012

    Newark: Whitney Houston's family and friends paid their last respects at her funeral, held in her childhood church in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday evening, a week after the sudden death of the singer whose spectacular voice and bestselling albums made her one of biggest pop stars of her era. Houston,...
  • Family and friends gather for Houston funeral February 18, 2012

    Newark, NJ: To the world, Whitney Houston was the pop queen with the perfect voice, the dazzling diva with regal beauty, a troubled superstar suffering from addiction and, finally, another victim of the dark side of fame. To her family and friends, she was just 'Nippy'. A nickname given to Houston...
  • Whitney Houston fans to follow funeral on Internet February 16, 2012

    New York: They won't be there in person, but singer Whitney Houston's millions of fans worldwide will be able to share in her homecoming service Saturday as they watch her private funeral on the Internet. It will provide a muchneeded connection for fans who have lacked a formal place to eulogize...
  • Houston's death spurs look at her doctors, meds February 16, 2012

    Los Angeles: It's become standardoperating procedure when a celebrity dies too young investigators immediately go looking through their nightstand and medicine cabinet. That effort is well under way in the death of Whitney Houston, with investigators saying Wednesday they have subpoenaed records from the singer's doctors and pharmacies who dispensed...
  • Whitney found underwater in bath: Police February 14, 2012

    Los Angeles: Pop star Whitney Houston was found "underwater and apparently unconscious" when she was discovered in a Beverly Hills hotel room bathtub, police said on Tuesday. Beverly Hills Police said in a written statement that they could not yet speculate on the cause of Houston's death. "She was underwater...
  • Bollywood stars mourn Whitney Houston's death February 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities and singers expressed grief over the sudden demise of legendary singer Whitney Houston, terming it as "a great loss" to the music industry. Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar and Bipasha Basu took to Twitter to remember the 'I Will Always Love You' singer. Priyanka, who will be...
  • Investigators seek answers to Whitney's death February 13, 2012

    Los Angeles: Investigators worked Sunday to piece together what killed Whitney Houston as the music industry's biggest names gathered for a Grammy Awards show that at times felt as much like a memorial as a celebration. Coroner's officials say they will not release any information on an autopsy performed Sunday at...
  • Adele triumphs at Grammys with six wins February 13, 2012

    Los Angeles: British soul singer Adele won six Grammys on Monday, including song of the year for her smash hit 'Rolling in the Deep', in a show that began on a somber note with a prayer for late pop superstar Whitney Houston. Adele, whose album '21' was among the smash hits...
  • Curtain up on Grammys, prayer for Houston February 13, 2012

    Los Angeles: The Grammys got under way on Monday, with the Recording Academy trying to focus on music's biggest night after of the death of one of music's biggest names Whitney Houston. Houston died on the eve of the Grammys at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where she was preparing to...
  • PreGrammy gala celebrates Whitney Houston's life February 12, 2012

    Beverly Hills: It was a surreal scene: Whitney Houston had died at the Beverly Hilton, and hours later and a few floors below, her life was being celebrated at the event where her career was launched. On Saturday night, Clive Davis Houston's mentor, producer, champion and longtime friend memorialized...
  • Jennifer Hudson to pay tribute to Whitney February 12, 2012

    Los Angeles: Singeractress Jennifer Hudson will pay a fitting tribute to Whitney Houston at the Grammys tonight. Houston, who died on Saturday at the age of 48, was a sixtime Grammy Award winner. Grammy executive producer Ken Ehrlich announced that Hudson will be a part of the dedication that will air during...
  • Grammys to hold special tribute to Whitney Houston February 12, 2012

    Whitney's downfall was so long and sad that, in an impatient public's mind, it overshadowed her accomplishments. ...