Posts Tagged ‘Whitney Houston’

Nick Gordon Found Legally Responsible for Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Death


A judge in Atlanta has ruled against Bobbi Kristina Brown’s partner, Nick Gordon, in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by her estate.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge T. Jackson Bedford signed an order Friday saying Gordon repeatedly failed to meet court deadlines in the case. The order says that means the conservator of her estate wins by default.

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Keke Wyatt Pays Homage To Whitney Houston with “I Will Always Love You” Cover


Keke Wyatt returns with the second installment of her #KekeCovers series. This time the R&B songstress pays homage to the legendary Whitney Houston with a cover of “I Will Always Love You.”

February 11 will mark the four year anniversary of Whitney’s passing, and like so many other artists, Houston was one of Keke’s greatest inspirations.

Honoring the musical legacy she left behind, Wyatt gets in the booth and belts out the classic single from The Bodyguard soundtrack.

Check out her cover below.

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Watch: Monica Pays Homage To Whitney Houston at Howard University


This weekend, Monica attended and performed at the AT&T Nations Classic Kickoff Rally at Howard University. The R&B veteran blessed fans with a free concert in promotion of her forthcoming album ‘Code Red.’

Mo couldn’t complete her set without paying homage to her idol, Whitney Houston. The “Just Right For Me” singer paused the music to deliver an a cappella cover of Houston’s classic song, “You Give Good Love,” which caused the audience to join in with loud cheers and backing vocals.

Check out the footage below:

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Whitney Houston Hologram To Tour The World

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Hologram technology has grown in leaps and bounds and it is becoming a highly sought after new form of entertainment.  Earlier this week it was announced that the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem will launch a Billie Holiday hologram.

Now, the greatest voice of all time-Whitney Houston-is being brought back in hologram form, and set to tour the world!

The company Hologram USA and Pat Houston, president of the Whitney Houston Estate, have partnered together to create the hologram of the late singer.

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R.I.P. Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, has died at the age of 22.

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Ariana Grande Covers Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” On ‘Honeymoon Tour’


If you were a little standoffish on being a fan of Ariana Grande, we’re sure this performance will change your mind. While the singer has always been compared to elusive chanteuse Mariah Carey, it was in her recent cover of Whitney Houston’s 1993 single, “I Have Nothing,” that will make you nod your head in worthy approval.

Turning heads and watering eyes, the talented songstress perched herself upon a white piano in a white and lilac flowered cover dress and glittery shoes as she belted out lyrics to the classic single. Calling upon “one of the most incredible songwriters of all time” David Foster – who wrote and produced the single for Ms. Houston herself – the duo gave an outstanding rendition of the already timeless single.

Ready to be wowed? Take a look at the performance below:

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Throwback Tuesday: Whitney Houston feat. Kelly Price & Faith Evans – ‘Heartbreak Hotel’

Whitney Houston also known as “The Voice” was one of the most iconic singers of all time. Houston has sold an estimated 200 million records worldwide, and is the most awarded female act of all time. “Heartbreak Hotel” was released as the second single from her 1998 album My Love Is Your Love. The song features R&B singers Faith Evans and Kelly Price. “Heartbreak Hotel” reached the Top 30 of the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number one on Billboard ’​s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The song received two nominations at the 2000 Grammy Awards: Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance by a Group or Duo.

What makes the song so classic is that it contains 3 supreme R&B vocalists, and while Price and Evans back Houston, they also sell themselves grandly as empathetic friends on the track. Their vocals, soaring with emotion, helped keep the timeless Houston identifiable to a new generation of R&B fans. The three singers united for the purpose of soulful balladry.

Last week, Kelly Price hosted her 2nd Annual “For The Love of R&B” event in Los Angeles during Grammy week. This year’s event honored, as well as celebrated, Whitney Houston’s legacy with performances from Sevyn Streeter, Goapele, Faith Evans, Angie Fisher, Antonique Smith, B Slade and more. Price and Faith closed out the event by performing “Heartbreak Hotel” to roaring applause from the crowd.

Check out a clip of their performance, and interview from Kelly below:

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Throwback Thursday: Whitney Houston – ‘I Have Nothing’

As the television premiere of the Lifetime produced biopic, Whitney, premieres Saturday, it was only right to use a throwback by one of the best female vocalist of all time, Whitney Houston.

Houston was often referred to as “The Voice” for her powerful unparallelled vocal ability. Her exceptional range, power, control, and melisma inspired a generation of singers who followed. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time.

“I Have Nothing” was released as the third single from ‘The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album’ by Arista Records. The song is a richly orchestrated power ballad about deep love and commitment to ones lover. The single peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart and No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was certified gold. It received various nominations, including Best Original Song at the 1993 Academy Awards, Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television at the 36th Grammy Awards, and Best R&B Single, Female at the 1994 Soul Train Music Awards.

The song was promoted by Houston with several monumental live performances. She showcases her power and control on the record as she takes the song from velvety depths to airy heights. Enjoy the throwback above!

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