Posts tagged "Whitney Houston"

Watch Jordin Sparks Tribute Whitney Houston, Plus Kelly Clarkson & Demi Lovato On ‘VH1 Divas’

Sunday night’s (December 16) VH1 Divas special had its share of outrageous covers, but much of the show was spent memorializing two divas we lost this year — Whitney Houston and Donna Summer. Houston’s Sparkle co-star Jordin Sparks started off the touching Whitney medley with “I’m Every Woman,” followed by Melanie Fiona on “I Wanna…

Carl Williott / December 17, 2012

Whitney Houston Tribute: Watch Performances By Jennifer Hudson, Usher & More

It’s taken quite awhile for CBS’ We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston to come around, given that the late great diva passed away way back in February. But it’s never too late to honor such a legend, as stars like Celine Dion, Usher, and Jennifer Hudson gathered to honor to…

X. Alexander / November 17, 2012

Whitney Houston’s ‘The Bodyguard’ Soundtrack Turns 20: Backtracking

Backtracking is our recurring look back at the pop music that shaped our lives. Friends may come and go, but we’ll be spinning our favorite albums forever.

The Bodyguard — the film and soundtrack — was arguably the zenith of Whitney Houston’s glittering career. She achieved a superhuman level of stardom in 1992 and…

Mike Wass / November 8, 2012

Whitney Houston’s “Never Give Up”: Hear The Previously Unreleased Track

Whitney Houston’s posthumous greatest hits collection I Will Always Love You: The Best Of Whitney Houston is due out on November 19, featuring a mix of her biggest singles and previously unheard tracks. The latest to surface is the Jermaine Dupri-produced “Never Give Up,” which premiered via a lyric video earlier today.
The track features raspy but…

Sam Lansky / November 6, 2012

Whitney Houston’s “Never Give Up”: Hear A Snippet

A 30-second preview of Whitney Houston’s “Never Give Up” has popped up online. The Jermaine Dupri-produced track is the only new song off the forthcoming greatest hits compilation I Will Always Love You — The Best of Whitney Houston (out November 13). The fact that one of the last songs Whitney ever recorded has such a…

Carl Williott / October 26, 2012

Brandy Covers ‘Vibe Vixen’, Talks Whitney Houston, ‘Two Eleven’ & The Election

Who better than Brandy to cover the October/November issue of Vibe Vixen? The “Wildest Dreams” songbird is smoldering in her hot pants, high heels and leather jacket for the latest issue. (The belt-between-the-boobs look does remind us a bit of Nicki Minaj’s dominatrix leotard in “The Boys” music video.) Below, the R&B siren speaks on the…

Erika Brooks Adickman / October 23, 2012

Brandy Tributes Whitney Houston At ‘Two Eleven’ Release Show: Watch

Last night (October 15), Brandy celebrated the release of her sixth LP Two Eleven (which dropped today and which we love) with an intimate concert in New York City. The singer performed tracks from the new album as well as old hits, but perhaps the most exciting moment came when she honored Whitney Houston. Brandy…

Carl Williott / October 16, 2012

Usher’s Whitney Houston Tribute: Watch Him Perform “I Believe In You And Me”

The hour-long, star-studded TV special We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston taped live at the Nokia Theater on October 11. And while the show won’t air on CBS until November 13 (the same day the compilation I Will Always Love You – The Best of Whitney Houston will be released),…

Carl Williott / October 15, 2012

Britney Spears To Join CBS’ Whitney Houston Tribute

Britney Spears is set to pay her respects to one of the greats: The pop superstar and X Factor judge has just been added to the line-up for the upcoming CBS hour-long special We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston. Just don’t expect a performance from the pop diva, since she’…

Sam Lansky / October 10, 2012

Whatcha Say: Adele’s “Skyfall,” Bieber’s Barf & The Nicki Vs. Mariah Drama Got Our Readers Talking

Over the past week, Adele’s James Bond theme song “Skyfall” was released, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey got into an apparent cat fight on the set of American Idol, Bruno Mars unveiled a new single, Christina Aguilera revealed her Lotus album cover and Chris Brown got hammered and threw some video online showing the “real”…

Robbie Daw / October 5, 2012

Whitney Houston’s 10 Best Songs That Were Left Off Her New ‘Best Of’

On November 12, RCA will release a new Whitney Houston hits CD called I Will Always Love You: The Best Of Whitney Houston. When the 18 tracks were announced, debates began over which singles didn’t make the cut. Message boards lit up, press-on nails were chewed off and it basically seemed confounding that at least…

Stephen Sears / October 1, 2012

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbi Kristina Involved In Car Crash: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: TMZ is reporting that Whitney Houston’s 19-year-old daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was in a nasty car accident Sunday (September 23) in Georgia. Boyfriend Nick Gordon was driving the car, which was reportedly the only vehicle involved, and they both got  home unscathed. The car, not so much. [TMZ]…

Carl Williott / September 27, 2012

Usher & Jennifer Hudson To Perform At Whitney Houston Tribute Concert

Jennifer Hudson and Usher are among the high profile singers who will perform at the televised Whitney Houston tribute concert “We Will Always Love You: A GRAMMY Salute to Whitney Houston” on October 11. The special takes place at the Nokia Theatre in LA next month and will air as part of a one-hour special…

Carl Williott / September 26, 2012

Whitney Houston’s ‘Best Of’ Tracklist Revealed

Whitney Houston’s upcoming hits collection hasn’t had the most auspicious start, with the disappointing R. Kelly collaboration “I Look to You” dropping this morning. Luckily, it’s impossible to mess with the perfection of most of Houston’s hits, which is why I Will Always Love You — The Best of Whitney Houston will probably still deliver…

Sam Lansky / September 25, 2012

R. Kelly Adds Vocals To Whitney Houston’s “I Look To You”: Watch The Lyric Video

Whitney Houston’s “I Look To You” — which served as the title track to her sixth and final studio album in 2009 — isn’t one of the legendary vocalist’s most iconic ballads, but it is one of her finest. The sparse, restrained production never spills over into histrionics, and her voice, which by that point…

Sam Lansky / September 25, 2012

Mariah Carey And No Doubt To Perform At NFL Kickoff: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Mariah Carey is bound to feel more triumphant than usual when she performs during the NFL pre-game show on September 5, showing off her powerful pipes before the New York Giants take on the Dallas Cowboys. No Doubt will also be on hand to perform their single “Settle Down”.

Becky Bain / August 17, 2012

‘Sparkle’ Opens Tomorrow, So We’re Live Tweeting It!

As any Whitney Houston fan will tell you, Friday (Aug. 17) marks the release of the late pop icon’s final appearance on the silver screen in Sparkle. Simultaneously, it’s also American Idol alum Jordin Sparks’ big movie debut. The film is a remake of the 1976 original and follows three sisters who rise to fame…

Erika Brooks Adickman / August 16, 2012

2 Chainz Tells His ‘T.R.U. Story’, Whitney Houston ‘Sparkles’ In Theaters: The Drop

It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for The Drop, our Soundbytes segment that reviews all the hottest releases of the week. Making these August days even hotter is a country-fried rapper formerly of Ludacris’ crew, now stepping out on his own with a new name and his first solo record. We’re talking about 2

Idolator Staff / August 14, 2012

Bobbi Kristina Gets Whitney Houston-Inspired Tattoo

Paris Jackson paid tribute her father Michael Jackson with a photo shrine in her bedroom, and now another daughter of a music icon is honoring their dearly departed parent in a big way. Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, got a tattoo of her mother’s initials on what would have been Whitney’s 49th birthday (August 9).

Becky Bain / August 10, 2012

Whitney Houston’s Career-Spanning Greatest Hits Collection Due Out This Fall

Whitney Houston’s 2000 collection Whitney — The Greatest Hits may be the fourth-best-selling album of the year after fans flocked to it in the wake of the singer’s death, but many who’ve purchased the compilation over the past 12 years have held the complaint that the upbeat tracks appear in remix form, rather than their…

Robbie Daw / August 9, 2012
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