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Nicki Minaj paid tribute to Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston in VMA speech

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Nicki Minaj paid tribute to artists who have inspired her when she was presented with the Video Vanguard Award at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards. "I wrote this down, I don't know why, but this was in my spirit to s...

Whitney Houston’s brother pays tribute to the late singer with performance for her 59th birthday

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The event took place at The Biltmore Ballroom, in Atlanta, Georgia where Houston's brother performed in front of a backdrop that displayed Houston and his sister singing together. The event took place on what would h...

Cast of ‘Heartstopper’ sings Whitney Houston against anti-LGBT protesters in viral video

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The cast of Netflix's same-sex love story "Heartstopper" celebrated London Pride with a Whitney Houston dance party as they faced off with anti-LGBTQ protesters. A viral video, with more than 220,000 likes on Twitt...

Bobby Brown on being blamed for Whitney Houston’s addiction battle: ‘Not many people knew what was going on’

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The R&B singer is reflecting on his decades-long career – along with the many triumphs and tragedies that came along with it – in a new tell-all documentary on A&E premiering on May 30 titled "Biography: Bobb...

Whitney Mercilus, former NFL Texans, Packers star, is retiring

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Mercilus, 31, announced his decision Wednesday via Instagram. The 2012 first-round draft pick from Illinois spent nearly his entire career with the Houston Texans before playing four regular-season games and one play...

Why the LGBTQ community loves — and will always love — Whitney Houston

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Washington It was a performance that likely would've made Whitney Houston proud. In the Season 9 finale of "RuPaul's Drag Race," in 2017, Sasha Velour faced off against Shea Couleé. As the two queens approached the e...

Dionne Warwick is not a fan of upcoming Whitney Houston biopic

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Dionne Warwick is not on board with the forthcoming Whitney Houston biopic. Warwick, who is a cousin of the late singer who died in 2012 at the age of 48 after an accidental drowning, told the Los Angeles Times "I w...

Dolly Parton used profits from Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ to buy office in Black neighborhood

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Parton is known for having written and recorded the song in the 1970s, but it found massive popularity in 1992 when Whitney Houston covered the tune for her film "The Bodyguard." Her version of "I Will Always Love Yo...

Whitney Houston and Amy Winehouse didn’t consent to this

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Holly Thomas is a writer and editor based in London. She tweets @HolstaT. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. View more opinion articles on CNN. A Whitney Houston hologram conc...

‘Bad Girls Club star Whitney Collings’ cause of death revealed

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Collings, who died in December 2020 at age 33, died of acute intoxication by the combined effects of fentanyl, cocaine, alcohol and clonazepam, according to TMZ.  The manner of death was accidental. A rep for Boston...

California’s Willow Fire only keeps growing as inland blaze shuts down Mt. Whitney trailhead

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The 2,848-acre wildfire, located in Monterey's Los Padres National Forest, was still 0% contained, though the Los Padres National Forest’s U.S. Forest Service said on social media that cooler temperatures and an incr...

Bobby Brown accuses Nick Gordon of foul play in deaths of Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina on ‘Red Table Talk’

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Houston died in 2012 at age 48. The late music icon was found dead in the bathtub of her Beverly Hilton hotel room with drugs in her system. Three years later, her and Brown’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, was found face...

Revisiting Whitney Houston’s radical reclamation of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

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Washington Exhilarating, glorious, lung-busting: There are countless words that capture Whitney Houston's rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner," which the late singer performed 30 years ago, at Super Bowl XXV. But ...

Whitney Houston biopic casts Naomi Ackie as late singer

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"I Wanna Dance With Somebody" has reportedly found its star. According to the Hollywood Reporter, British actress Naomi Ackie has been chosen to play the late singer Whitney Houston in the planned biopic. "We spent...

Taylor Swift tops Whitney Houston’s record for most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart

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Taylor Swift has surpassed Whitney Houston for the most weeks at No. 1 by a woman on the Billboard 200 album chart. Swift's latest, "Folklore," has sat on top for seven non-consecutive weeks, giving her a total of 4...