Singers across the world train for years so that they could develop powerful voices similar to Whitney Houston or Patti LaBelle. Yet, despite their numerous vocal exercises, they find themselves utterly overwhelmed by the massive lung power that their favourite artists pack into their famous performances.
When the Billboard chart rules are changed, some artists benefit from those adjustments and accomplish feats that were previously impossible. That was exactly the case for the late Whitney Houston who has earned the distinction of being the first female artist to simultaneously land 3 top 10 albums in the history of the Billboard 200.
Mary J. Blige is one of the few singers who have had the opportunity to work with Whitney Houston but she also shared another experience with the diva. Indeed, similar to her fallen friend, Blige struggled with substance abuse and she provided unique insight about that life during an interview with ‘The Morning MIX’ radio [...]
Whitney Houston was excited to remake the movie ‘Sparkle’ that inspired her during her youth. Sadly, when the diva finally got her wish, the film became the final project of her career before her sudden passing.
Katy Perry was unable to break Michael Jackson’s record of 5 #1 songs from a single album on the Billboard Hot 100 but thanks to her high profile performance at the 2012 Grammy Awards, she has found her way to the summit of chart in another respect. However, Perry wasn’t the only Pop star to [...]
One of the most challenging tricks that many vocalists struggle to master is the use of vocal runs. What truly makes this coveted skill such a difficult ability to master is not simply hitting a wide range of notes. Rather, it is emphasises timing, pitch control and an acute sense of melody.
After dominating the 2012 Grammy Awards with her historic 6 wins, many people thought that Adele’s journey with ’21′ had reached an impressive end. However, those persons might be shocked to discover that the British Soul singer had only just begun her reign. In fact, Adele’s ’21′ reached a new sales peak this week, exactly [...]
Janet Jackson sparked a major buzz when a preview of her ‘Anderson’ interview, in which she discussed the death of her fellow icon Whitney Houston, was released. Now, additional footage of her appearance on the show, which aired on February 20th, has surfaced.