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Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. inducted into Rock Hall of Fame

Jan 16, 2020 - 10:09 AM

The 2020 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers is marked by legendary artists who died young

Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston among Rock Hall of Fame nominees

Oct 16, 2019 - 4:09 PM

The two late music icons top this year's list of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame potential inductees

Whitney Houston estate working on hologram tour, new album

May 21, 2019 - 8:29 PM

Pat Houston, the late singer's sister-i-law says it has partnered with Primary Wave Music Publishing for the deal

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 1, 2009, Whitney Houston performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" in New York City. - The estate of Whitney Houston has struck a deal to revive the late superstar's brand, potentially launching a touring hologram and album of unreleased music. New York-based company Primary Wave Music Publishing announced on May 20, 2019 it penned an agreement with megacelebrity Houston's estate, acquiring 50 percent of its assets including royalties from her music, films and merchandising. (Photo by Larry Busacca / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

Whitney Houston sexually abused as child says Cannes documentary

May 18, 2018 - 12:16 PM

'Whitney,' is made in cooperation with the late singer's family and premiered at the Cannes film festival

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Whitney Houston performs at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Ariana Grande performs Whitney Houston medley

Aug 05, 2016 - 10:20 PM

Ariana belts a medley of Whitney Houston s How Will I Know and Queen of the Night

WHITNEY HOUSTON TRIBUTE. Ariana Grande channeled her inner Whitney Houston with a medley of the singer's greatest hits. Screengrab from Instagram/arianagrande

Whitney Houston estate halts hologram debut

May 21, 2016 - 11:13 AM

Plans to have Whitney Houston s hologram perform a duet with Christina Aguilera on The Voice are canceled

WHITNEY HOUSTON. Plans to have the late singer's hologram debut on 'The Voice' with Christina Aguilera are canceled. File photo shows Whitney during German television show 'Wetten dass...?' (Bet that?) at the Rothaus-Arena in Freiburg, Germany. Photo by Patrick Seeger/EPA

Drugs, water immersion led to Bobbi Kristina Brown's death – medical examiner

Mar 05, 2016 - 10:38 AM

While her death was not due to natural causes it is unclear whether the death of Whitney Houston s daughter was accidental or intentional

BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN. The daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown did not die of natural causes, but it's unclear whether her death was accidental or intentional. Screengrab from Twitter/REALbkBrown

WATCH: Ariana Grande sings Whitney Houston song in Manila concert

Aug 23, 2015 - 11:36 PM

Ariana Grande belts out Whitney Houston s I Have Nothing in Manila

Autopsy to probe Bobbi Kristina Brown 'non-natural' death –coroner

Jul 28, 2015 - 10:03 AM

The Fulton County coroner s office says that an autopsy is still necessary to evaluate the possible cause of Bobbi Kristina s death

Stars mourn death of Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown

Jul 27, 2015 - 11:55 AM

Oprah Winfrey Missy Elliott Erykah Badu and more tweet about Bobbi Kristina

Putri tunggal Whitney Houston meninggal

Jul 27, 2015 - 9:46 AM

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Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown dead

Jul 27, 2015 - 9:15 AM

UPDATED Her death comes nearly 6 months after she was found unconscious in a bathtub in her home

GONE TOO SOON. 'She is finally at peace in the arms of God,' her family says. File photo/Shutterstock

WATCH: Jessie J sings Whitney Houston’s ‘I Have Nothing’

May 01, 2015 - 12:36 PM

She opts for a guitar for accompaniment instead of the piano

JESSIE J. Check out her version of Whitney Houston's 'I Have Nothing.' Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

WATCH: Ariana Grande sings Whitney Houston’s ‘I Have Nothing’

Apr 11, 2015 - 8:00 AM

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'I HAVE NOTHING.' Ariana Grande belts out Whitney Houston's 'I Have Nothing' and succeeds!

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown moved to rehab facility – media

Mar 22, 2015 - 12:03 AM

However the transfer does not show an improvement in her condition

MOVED. Bobbi Kristina is currently in a rehabilitation center

Police investigate boyfriend of Whitney Houston's daughter

Feb 08, 2015 - 11:56 AM

An investigation has been launched about Nick Gordon who reportedly said that he found Bobbi Kristina Brown non responsive in the bathtub of their home near Atlanta Georgia

Whitney Houston's daughter 'fighting for her life'

Feb 03, 2015 - 10:04 AM

The daughter was first pulled unconscious out of a bathtub

HAPPIER TIMES. The file picture dated 16 August 2012 shows former US musician and actress Bobbi Kristina Brown (R) and her foster-brother Nick Gordon (L) arriving for the world premiere of 'Sparkle' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown found unconscious

Feb 01, 2015 - 9:49 AM

Sources close to the family said Bobbi Kristina Brown has been placed in a medically induced coma to address swelling on the brain

HAPPIER TIMES. The file picture dated 16 August 2012 shows former US musician and actress Bobbi Kristina Brown (R) and her foster-brother Nick Gordon (L) arriving for the world premiere of 'Sparkle' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA.  ( Paul Buck/EPA )

Dutch scientists use smell to recreate JFK, Diana and other famous deaths

Dec 27, 2014 - 3:12 PM

Dutch scientists recreate the deaths of some of the world s most famous personalities by reconstructing their last moments using scents and sounds

THE SMELL OF DEATH. A visitor is pulled out after testing one of the "Famous Deaths" installations in Breda on November 25, 2014. Photo by Nicolas Delaunay

Darren Espanto of 'The Voice Kids' wows audience in 2014 TOFA awards

Oct 26, 2014 - 1:42 PM

Journalist Sheila Coronel fashion designer Josie Natori and composer Robert Lopez are among the recipients of the 4th annual The Outstanding Filipino Americans TOFA

Whitney Houston live album due in November

Sep 17, 2014 - 11:05 AM

She was without question the greatest vocalist in the world says the singer s long time producer Clive Davis

I will always love you: 7 YouTube tributes to Whitney Houston

Aug 09, 2014 - 11:06 AM

Houston s powerful voice lives on in these Youtube covers

Nelson Mandela's life celebrated in song

Dec 07, 2013 - 10:18 PM

More than 600 million watched the 1988 gig at London s Wembley Stadium that marked Nelson Mandela s 70th birthday

FREEDOM FIGHTER. There were many, including Mandela himself, who asked several times that the struggle not be about him

Officer accused of 'inappropriate' conduct on Whitney's corpse

Sep 18, 2013 - 1:39 PM

Lawsuit claims police officer made undue examination following singer s death

SINGER-ACTRESS HOUSTON. Violated in death?

Whitney would be 50 this year

Aug 10, 2013 - 11:48 AM

Pop star remains beloved icon still popular in radio and the karaokes

MEMORIES. Whitney in another birthday celebration. Photo from her fan club's Facebook page.

Whitney Houston's marker updated with song title

Jul 16, 2013 - 5:58 PM

Pop superstar s tombstone etched with I will always love you

MY LOVE IS YOUR LOVE. In death, the pop superstar shines brighter in the collective memory

1988 concert for Mandela helped set him free

Jun 13, 2013 - 8:18 AM

You can t get out of jail as a terrorist but you can get out of prison as a black leader

FREEDOM FIGHTER. There were many, including Mandela himself, who asked several times that the struggle not be about him

Madonna tops Billboard.com list

Dec 19, 2012 - 8:18 PM

The queen of pop beats Adele and Lady Gaga 2011 s big winners

GOLDEN GIRL, GOLDEN YEAR. 50-year-old Madonna's star continues to soar. Photo from the Madonna Facebook page

Bobby Brown remarries

Jun 22, 2012 - 8:44 AM

Whitney Houston s former husband shows the world he s moving on

HAPPILY MARRIED. An Instagram photo from the Honolulu wedding taken and shared by Brown's son, Bobby Jr.

Bobby Brown clears his name

May 02, 2012 - 10:47 AM

Bobby Brown clears himself of any responsibility over what was Whitney s drug habit

THERE WERE HAPPY TIMES. Brown says that the last time he saw Whitney, "she glowed." Photo from mirror.co.uk

Michael and Whitney: Secret lovers?

May 01, 2012 - 11:48 AM

Michael Jackson s former bodyguard drops a bombshell

WERE THEY? Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston had a 'fling' in 1991, says British bodyguard Matt Fides. Photo from gossiponthis.com.

Jessica Sanchez advances to Top 7

Apr 06, 2012 - 10:08 AM

Judge JLo told Jessica and duet partner Joshua Ledet Looking at them and thinking final

Whitney Houston's ex held for drunk driving

Mar 27, 2012 - 10:43 AM

Bobby Brown was stopped after being seen talking on a cellphone while driving near LA

ARRESTED. This November 11, 1999 file photo shows American singers Whitney Houston with her husband Bobby Brown after she recieved the award for Best Rhythm and Blues performer at the 1999 MTV Europe Awards at The Point in Dublin, Ireland. Brown, the ex-husnand of the late Whitney Houston, was arrested March 26, 2012 in San Fernando Valley north of Los Angeles on suspicion of driving under the influence. AFP PHOTO / Files / Joel SAGET

Goodbye Whitney!

Feb 19, 2012 - 4:06 PM

The pop legend will be laid to rest in a private ceremony today

Adele sweeps 2012 Grammy Awards

Feb 13, 2012 - 10:11 AM

Adele leads 2012 Grammy winners with 6 awards

Filipino singers and Whitney Houston: A love affair

Feb 12, 2012 - 12:04 PM

Whitney Houston songs have always been a favorite of Filipino singers

Filipinos mourn superstar Whitney Houston's death

Feb 12, 2012 - 9:47 AM

The American singer who soared in the 1980 s to 1990 s is dead