It’s Grammy weekend so you know Clive Davis is gearing up for his annual pre-Grammy extravaganza at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Taking some time out to speak with the L.A. Times, the entertainment mogul confirmed his plans to release a Whitney Houston live album!
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It was a bittersweet moment on Thursday night as many of R&B’s stars held court at Tru Hollywood in honor of Whitney Houston. The late legends Sparkle co-star Jordin Sparks and Mario had hosting duties, and delivered some touching performances. They were also joined by Whitney’s close friend Kim Burrell who had many in tears during her rendition of “I Believe In You & Me.”
See another clip from the event below…
This year on February 11th will be a year that the late and great Whitney Houston passed away. The legendary Pop icon has had countless tributes in her honor since her passing but this one by far takes the cake. The famous Madame Tussauds wax museum just unveiled four brand new figures of the late Whitney Houston. The wax statues were all made in the museum’s London studio and will be dispersed to the museums in New York, Washington DC, Las Vegas, and Hollywood.
Watch as Twanée serenades us with her rendition of “Who Would Imagine A King,” originally sung by Whitney Houston, on this wonderful Christmas day.
Hope you all receive what you asked Santa for, Merry Christmas.
Whitney Houston’s legacy lived on once again Sunday night on ‘Vh1 Divas.’ Her friend and student, Brandy, opened with the introduction, as Whitney’s Sparkle co-star Jordin Sparks followed, kicking off the tribute with “I’m Every Woman.” Building the momentum Melanie Fiona sang down the aisles with “I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” followed by “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay.”
Soulful songstress Ledisi showed Whitney’s influence on her with a powerful rendition of “How Will I Know,” as all three ladies joined together for the grand finale. Watch their performance below…
The 44th NAACP Image Awards have announced their list of nominees and R&B/Soul singers Alicia Keys, Miguel, and Elle Varner lead the nominations. Keys and Varner are both up for three nominations and Miguel has been nominated for two. Rising star Lianne La Havas earns a well deserved nomination in the Outstanding New Artist category. The late and great Whitney Houston is up for two nominations in the Outstanding Song category with R. Kelly for “I Look To You” and the Outstanding Album category for “I Will Always Love You: The Best Of Whitney Houston.”
The 44th NAACP Image Awards will air Friday, February 1, 2013 on NBC.
Check out the full list of nominees below…
Last night some of music and Hollywood’s biggest stars celebrated the life and legacy of Whitney Houston during the tribute special, “We Will Always Love You: A GRAMMY Salute to Whitney Houston,” on CBS. Whitney Houston’s music and spirit is truly timeless and it was proven with kind words shared from presenters which included Halle Berry, Britney Spears, Taraji P. Henson, Clive Davis, and LL Cool J.
The one-hour special featured heartfelt performances from Jennifer Hudson who started with an uptempo dance medley of “I’m Every Woman,” “How Will I Know,” and “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me).” Celine Dion gave a beautiful rendition of “The Greatest Love of All.” Usher performed “I Believe in You and Me” from The Preacher’s Wife soundtrack and lastly two of Gospel’s favorite voices CeCe Winans and Yolanda Adams dueted on “Count on Me.”
Whitney Houston will never be forgotten, she was truly one in a lifetime. Check out the performances from last night below.
Whitney Houston provides some inspiration on the previously unreleased “Never Give Up.” The only new song off the late legends upcoming greatest hits album, I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston, due November 13th. The Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael Cox produced ballad is a powerful song, reminding us to keep hope alive no matter the situation. And a gift to remember the amazing talent of Whitney. Take a listen below…