The Waiting to Exhale soundtrack was released 22 years ago today—so congrats on your year of legal drinking age, Exhale! I know 22 years isn’t a nice, rounded milestone in our arbitrary understanding of important anniversaries, but I did want to take the excuse to briefly reflect on a benchmark ’90s R&B album that I…
The soundtrack to the 1992 movie The Bodyguard was about as ubiquitous as oxygen itself in the early ’90s. The soundtrack stayed on the Billboard 200 albums chart for over two and a half years (141 weeks) and spawned five Whitney Houston singles, three of them Top 5 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including what would…
TV One could be temporarily blocked from airing its Bobbi Kristina Brown biopic in October as scheduled, following a lawsuit from her estate and her father Bobby Brown.
Bobby Brown, and now the estate of Bobbi Kristina Brown, have filed a $2 million lawsuit against TV One to prevent the network from airing a Bobbi Kristina biopic that’s set to air on October 8.
The trailer for TV One’s Bobbi Kristina Brown biopic, Bobbi Kristina, is one extremely sad scene after another, about how Bobbi Kristina dealt with the death of her mother Whitney Houston, felt overshadowed by greatness and stayed in a toxic relationship with her boyfriend Nick Gordon.
Madonna said something stupid again—we just happen to be learning it about 25 years later.
Before the Wednesday evening premiere of Whitney. “Can I Be Me” at the Tribeca Film Festival, its co-director (and documentary legend) Nick Broomfield announced that his film had been in jeopardy of being yanked from the festival slate—he’d been given final the go-head to screen less than three hours before. Since…
As sure as she can wail, Aretha Franklin can also talk piles of shit on her diva peers. Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Roberta Flack, Natalie Cole, Luther Vandross, and Celine Dion are just a few of the bold-faced names who’ve felt Aretha’s wrath and/or shade. Aretha? Sometimes it’s more like A-beef-a.
Ciara paid homage to Whitney Houston on Instagram this Saturday with a dance and lip-syncing routine to the tune of the late singer’s rendition of Chaka Khan’s “I’m Every Woman.” The video features Ciara doing normal household activities like singing into a spatula and dancing up on the living room door frame, done…
Nick Gordon has been ordered to pay $36.25 million in damages in the wrongful death lawsuit against him brought by the estate of Bobbi Kristina Brown.
After failing to appear in a Georgia courtroom Friday for a hearing in the wrongful death lawsuit of Bobbi Kristina Brown, a judge has ruled Nick Gordon “legally responsible” for the 2015 death of Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston and sole heir to the superstar’s estate, according to Atlanta’s 11 Alive.
Tituss Burgess, beloved Titus Andromedon of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, is doing his utmost to bring a version of the 1996 Whitney Houston/Denzel Washington seasonal classic The Preacher’s Wife to Broadway.
Ariana Grande, one of the few artists I’d trust to cover a Whitney Houston song other than myself at karaoke, sounded expectedly effortless covering a pair of the late singer’s classics on Greatest Hits.
The Whitney Houston estate has cancelled a planned duet between Christina Aguilera and a hologram of the late singer only hours after footage of the highly-anticipated performance, which was slated for NBC’s upcoming season 10 finale of The Voice, leaked online.
Holograms will ruin the world.
An official Whitney Houston documentary is in the works under the same umbrella as last year’s popular Amy Winehouse film, Amy.
The filmmaker behind Kurt & Courtney, the conspiratorial 1998 doc about Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, is releasing a documentary about Whitney Houston that will likely revolve around her drug battles.
Lady Gaga’s National Anthem at Super Bowl 50 had a lot to live up to—and while it didn’t quite reach Whitney Houston status (what does?), she reminded America that she’s got opera chops while striking the pose of a house mother who knew she just killed it. Send the tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the…