It has been a year since the tragic death of Whitney Houston and as the industry continues to mourn her passing, Billboard has launched a special series to honor her legacy. Adding to the string of tributes were Melanie Fiona and Chrisette Michele with covers of their favourites songs in the diva’s catalogue.
Throughout her life, people have made excuses for Whitney Houston’s drug abuse but her mother, Cissy Houston, has never been among them. In fact, Cissy rarely commented about her daughter’s issues, at least until last evening’s shocking episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter.
We all know that Whitney Houston was the main inspiration for Brandy’s career but there were several other pieces to the songstress’ musical puzzle that helped make her into the great artist that she is today. Thankfully, we have shows like MTV’s This is How I Made It to give us insight into her interesting [...]
2013 is knocking on our front door like a late Christmas caroller who got drunk on eggnog and lost track of time. Before we welcome the new year, though, these final days are ideal for reflection on all of the events of 2012, specifically the loss of Whitney Houston. However, instead of mourning, we’ll celebrate [...]
If you purchase a holiday album by any of your favourite artists, there is one song that is almost guaranteed to appear on its track list. The classic ‘O Holy Night’ has long been recognised as one of the most popular Christmas tunes as well as one of the most covered songs of all time, [...]
The 2012 Vh1 Divas: Diva Dance Party ceremony was held earlier this evening at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and several of the music scene’s biggest stars launched onto the stage. Celebrating the legacy of Dance music icons, the show featured performances by various acts.
The final years of Whitney Houston’s life were defined by tabloid headlines regarding her erratic behaviour and allegations of drug abuse. However, thanks to the efforts of her label and Clive Davis, the topic of her dramatic vocal decline was rarely addressed by the media. So, it was quite refreshing when Brandy tackled the subject [...]