Whitney Houston

BET Awards 2012: Whitney Houston Tributed By Mariah Carey, Brandy, Monica & Cissy Houston

During the the BET Awards in Los Angeles, Mariah Carey did the honor of delivering a touching speech about her late friend Whitney Houston, who died on February 11. “The first time I heard Whitney’s voice, I was mesmerized, like the rest of the world,” Carey said after walking on stage. The songstress went on…

Robbie Daw | July 2, 2012 - 6:54 am

Brandy Talks Chris Brown, Lady Gaga And Whitney Houston On ‘Showbiz Tonight

Brandy made an appearance on Showbiz Tonight to promote her role on Drop Dead Diva, and she instead ended up spending the majority of the interview being quizzed on pop culture. The show’s host did manage to ask her a few relevant-to-Brandy questions, such as her working with Chris Brown on her song “Put It Down” and…

Becky Bain | June 29, 2012 - 2:59 pm

Jordin Sparks & The ‘Sparkle’ Cast Pay Tribute To Whitney Houston In “Celebrate” Video

Jordin Sparks and the rest of her Sparkle co-stars have a joyous get-together to celebrate the life and memory of Whitney Houston in the new video for “Celebrate”, Whitney’s last recording before her death. Sparks looks fabulous in the clip, whether we see her in scenes from the upcoming movie musical or during her intimate…

Becky Bain | June 28, 2012 - 11:50 am

Preview Whitney Houston And Jordin Sparks’ “Celebrate” Music Video

Whitney Houston’s final recorded track “Celebrate” was, of course, not originally intended to be in remembrance of the departed diva. But it’s a fitting tribute to the joyous, dance party-friendly vibe of many of her best-loved songs. Now we get a teaser for the music video, featuring Jordin Sparks and friends gathering for good times…

X. Alexander | June 27, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Pink Dons A Bra And Her Baby For New Album Cover Shoot: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Pink shared a picture of herself and daughter Willow Sage on the set of her album packaging shoot. The newly gallbladder-less pop star tweeted: “Lunchtime at my album photoshoot. Deborah Anderson takes some purty pictures:)” [That Grape Juice]

:: Bobby Brown tied the knot in Hawaii on Monday…

Idolator Staff | June 20, 2012 - 5:00 am

Jordin Sparks & Whitney Houston’s “Celebrate” Video: Go Behind-The-Scenes

Whitney Houston’s last known recording before her death, the R. Kelly-produced Sparkle song “Celebrate”, is getting the music video treatment. In the clip, the joyful duet with Jordin Sparks is played during a house party, and even Whitney is able to join in: Houston’s scenes from the movie musical are projected on a screen while her Sparkle

Becky Bain | June 7, 2012 - 10:50 am

Whitney Houston’s Mother Writing Memoir About Whitney’s Life: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy Houston, has struck a deal with HarperCollins for to write a memoir about her daughter’s life. “In sharing our story in this book, I hope to give her fans something to treasure, the way we all treasured Whitney,” she said in a statement. The book…

Becky Bain | June 5, 2012 - 5:00 am

The Grammys Announce 2013 Show Date, Release Behind-The-Scenes Film On Whitney Houston

It’s time to already get excited for next year’s Grammys! The 55th Annual Grammy Awards will take place Sunday February 10, 2013, with the nominees announced at the Grammy Nominations Concert on Wednesday December 10. This past year’s ceremony drew the largest viewing audience since 1984, which may have something to do with the public’s curiosity of how the…

Becky Bain | June 1, 2012 - 12:37 pm

Jessica Sanchez Performs “I Will Always Love You” & “And I Am Telling You” On ‘Today’

American Idol Season 12 runner-up Jessica Sanchez is on a roll. After delivering a breathtaking rendition of the National Anthem earlier this week, the 16-year-old brought her powerful pipes to the Today show this morning (May 31), performing two numbers not many people can pull off: Whitney Houston’s version of “I Will Always Love You”, and…

Becky Bain | May 31, 2012 - 11:39 am

Beyonce Covers Whitney Houston And Lauryn Hill In Atlantic City

After tributing the recently deceased Robin Gibb and Donna Summer, Beyonce decided to pay homage to both a living legend and another we are still mourning, Lauryn Hill and Whitney Houston. Bey opened “Halo” with her own perfect take on “I Will Always Love You” (originally by Dolly Parton, made famous by Houston) and also…

X. Alexander | May 26, 2012 - 10:16 am

Whitney Houston And Jordin Sparks’ “Celebrate” From ‘Sparkle’: Listen To The Duet

Following Jordin Sparks’ tribute to Whitney Houston at the Billboard Music Awards last night, where the singer belted out “I Will Always Love You” on stage at the MGM Grand, the pair’s Sparkle duet “Celebrate” has premiered. This is the last song Houston is known to have recorded before her death in February at the…

Robbie Daw | May 21, 2012 - 8:31 am

2012 Billboard Music Awards: Read The Full List Of Winners

The 2012 Billboard Music Awards turned into the 2012 Adele Awards, as the British songstress was honored with 12 awards, including Top Artist, during the show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Party-meisters LMFAO also walked away with some major booty — six trophies, to be precise, with their smash single “Party Rock Anthem” nabbing the…

Becky Bain | May 20, 2012 - 8:51 pm

2012 Billboard Music Awards: Watch John Legend & Jordin Sparks’ Whitney Houston Tribute

Duets cast member John Legend and Jordin Sparks, star of the upcoming film Sparkle, paid tribute to Whitney Houston at the Billboard Music Awards this evening. The late singer, who passed away in February at the age of 48, was honored with the Billboard Millennium Award at the Las Vegas ceremony. Her sister Pat Houston…

Robbie Daw | May 20, 2012 - 8:00 pm

Billboard Music Awards 2012: A Viewer’s Guide

A day before the Grammys in February, Whitney Houston died suddenly and producers hastily pulled together a tribute segment for the late singer. And with the Billboard Music Awards just around the corner — the event is being broadcast live this Sunday, May 20, from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas at 8 p.m. EST…

Robbie Daw | May 18, 2012 - 2:11 pm

Bobby Brown Talks About The Day Whitney Houston Died On ‘Ellen’

Bobby Brown has followed up his sitdown with Matt Lauer on the Today Show with the news that The Masterpiece, his first album in 15 years, will arrive this summer. Naturally, this provides a great opportunity for other talks shows to invite Brown on to talk about his late ex-wife, Whitney Houston.


Robbie Daw | May 16, 2012 - 8:02 am

Whitney Houston’s Family To Star In Reality Show ‘Houston Family Chronicles’

Whitney Houston’s appearance in 2005 Bravo reality show Being Bobby Brown was certainly not a bright spot in the iconic singer’s career, but the cautionary tale of filming your life as entertainment is clearly lost on the rest of her family. Whitney’s surviving family members will star in a reality series of their own, Lifetime…

Becky Bain | May 11, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Idolator Hype Index (Week Of 5.7.12)

One week ago today, the music world lost Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch following his three-year battle with cancer. It was a major blow to fans of the trio whose music had soundtracked the past 26 years. Additionally, The Voice finally wrapped up Season 2 this week, but not without a few barbs coming from…

Idolator Staff | May 11, 2012 - 6:43 am

Whitney Houston To Be Honored On ‘VH1 Divas’

Whitney Houston has been been paid tribute to several times over in the last few months (by Glee, American IdolThe Grammys, and her own family members), but there’s an even bigger one planned for the end of this year. The singer, who passed away in February, will be honored at the next VH1 Divas, to be filmed…

Becky Bain | May 8, 2012 - 5:03 pm
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