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About Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963) is an American recording artist, actress, and former fashion model. She died of unknown causes on February 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. Whitney was staying at the Beverly Hilton Hotel when she passed away. She was in the town to attend the 54th Grammy Awards.

Personal Biography

Whitney Houston married R&B singer Bobby Brown on July 18, 1992. She gave birth to Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown on March 4, 1993. Bobbi Kristina is her only child and Bobby Brown's fourth. She later separated from Bobby Brown and their divorce was finalized on February 1, 2007.

Drug addiction

Houston confessed that she was shocked to hear the news of Michael Jacksons death, and even went on to relate her own struggle with drugs to the King of Pops addiction to painkillers.

Other Personal Information

Death

Whitney Houston died on February 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. She was in BH to attend the 54th Grammy Awards on Monday, February 13. Houson was pronounced dead at 3:55 pm (6:55 pm EST) at the Beverly Hilton hotel. Houston's bodyguard found the body in the hotel room. One of the members of the Whitney's entourage founderr her in the 4th floor room where she was staying and called the hotel security. The hotel's staff called 911 and when the paramedics arrived, she was found unresponsive. There were no signs of foul play and the Beverly Hills PD detectives have begun the investigation.


Professional Career

Induction into R&B Hall of Fame

Whitney Houston is among the first inductees into the R&B Music Hall of Fame Museum. On 18 October 2012 it was announced that Whitney Houston along with Michael Jackson along with 23 others are inducted into the Hall of Fame. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on 5 May 2013.

UK Chart

As of October 2012, Whitney Houston is fourth biggest-selling female singles artist in UK history. She has sold over 8.5 million singles in the UK.

Whitney Houston in News

Andy Kaufman and Redd Foxx Return to Stage via Hologram USA
BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - October 23, 2015) - Comedians Andy Kaufman and Redd Foxx will be recreated for 21st Century audiences, Hologram USA CEO Alki David and Samantha Chang, Director of Licensing of CMG Worldwide announced today. Hologram USA will use its patented technology to create the holograms with the help and approval of CMG

Whitney Houston Returns via Hologram USA, Streaming Live on FilmOn
BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - September 11, 2015) - A partnership to bring back beloved singer and actress Whitney Houston to her massive worldwide audience via hologram in 2016 was announced today by Hologram USA and Pat Houston, President of the Whitney Houston Estate. Greek billionaire Alki David's Hologram USA will create the hologram with the help and approval of the Estate

Emerging Female Duo, AsOne, Releases Self-Titled Debut Album Available in Stores and Online Everywhere Today
Emerging female duo AsOne delivers an innovative sound to the industry with their self-titled debut album release AsOne (360 MusicWorx/Capitol Christian Distribution/Universal Music Group) available in stores and online everywhere on iTunes (apple.co/1eFxeRi), Google Play (bit.ly/1JfE1hf) and Amazon.com (amzn.to/1dcVN6j).

FONU2, Inc. Announces Famed Director, Penny Marshall, Becomes Major Shareholder
FONU2, Inc. (OTC PINK: FONU) (OTC PINK: FONUD) ("FONU2") announced today that Penny Marshall has chosen to invest Four Hundred Twenty Five Thousand ($425,000) Dollars of her Directors fees in restricted stock in FONU2, Inc. In addition, her Manager, Michael Mann, has also opted to receive his proportion of his fee in restricted shares of FONU2. Ms

FONU2 Announces Acquisition of Studioplex City LLC
FONU2 (OTCBB: FONU) (OTCQB: FONU) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Studioplex City LLC, for 2,500,000 shares of FONU's Series B Preferred Shares ($1.00 par value), convertible at a price of $0.10 per share. FONU also announced the appointment of Mr. Jake Shapiro, as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Florida National Guard Foundation: George Lopez Rock for The Troops
Executive Director of the Florida National Guard Foundation (FLNGF), Debra Cox names EMMY Award Winning Television Personality George Lopez, and film producer Marlon Campbell as headliner for November 14th first annual All Star Concert Jam benefit for the FLNGF. The Concert starts at 6pm at the Alachua County Fairgrounds, 3100 NE 39th Ave in Gainesville, FL.

Mindpix Announces Mega-Church Gospel Tour to Kick Off September 11 in Dallas, TX

Ai's Adventure Game Now Available on iOS and Android
Craig Bouchard and Kalani Games today announced the launch of the "Ai's Adventure," a 3-D mobile game available on iOS7, Android, Samsung and Kindle. The unique game includes interconnective elements with the Adventures of Ai online experience (www.adventuresofai.com), expected to gather game players across four continents in one online location

Advertising and Marketing Industry Veteran Joins Keek Board of Directors
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - July 16, 2014) - Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) announced today that Matt Scheckner has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Scheckner is President and CEO of Stillwell Partners, a boutique consultancy. Stillwell is best known as the producer of Advertising Week, the world's largest advertising, marketing and media industry summit

TENTEN WILSHIRE Plays Host to 7 Decades of Hollywood Event Showcasing History of Some of the Most Reputable Names in Fashion and Entertainment
TENTEN Wilshire, a luxury downtown apartment complex considered one of the most prestigious addresses within the downtown Los Angeles metro area, hosted a gala 7 Decades of Hollywood event on Friday, May 16 from 7:00 to 10:30 pm

I Link 2 Music Appoints Ricky St. Hilaire as Director of I.T. & Engineering
iL2M International Corp. (the "company" or "iLink2Music.com") (OTCQB: ILIM), an emerging music entertainment and social media company, announced today that it has appointed Mr. Ricky St. Hilaire as Director of I.T. & Engineering.

William Shatner the new home plate umpire for The Boston Red Sox, music video preview now on YouTube
Well, sort of.Iconic film and TV legend William Shatner took to the field at Fenway Park to portray the home plate umpire in the first music video ever to be filmed in its entirety at the legendary baseball field, home to The Boston Red Sox.Shatner co-stars in ""At Fenway,"" a music video for ""The Croonerman,"" Brian Evans

TuneGO Will Change How the World Discovers New Music
TuneGO (www.TuneGO.com/) -- a new platform that connects independent artists with legendary music producers, songwriters, and promoters -- announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign today at www.TuneGO.com/IndieGoGo.

LGBT Icon, Emmy-Nominated Choreographer ('Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special') and Reality TV Star Glenn Douglas Packard Teams With 98 Degrees' Jeff Timmons to Take Sexy to a New Level With the Groundbreaking, Reality TV Ready Male Revue Show 'Men of the Strip'
Move over Justin Timberlake -- Glenn Douglas Packard (www.glenndouglaspackard.com) is now the guy bringing SexyBack!

The Royalty Exchange Secures $2.1 Million in Series A Investment From Grotech Ventures
The Royalty Exchange (TRE), a Raleigh, N.C.-based start-up founded in 2011 that has quickly gained the attention of the entertainment and financial industries, has secured $2.1 million in Series A capital funding from Grotech Ventures, one of the country's leading early investors in high-potential technology companies.

Brian Evans - "At Fenway" - The CD/DVD Package in Stores April 1st featuring William Shatner
No matter where you sit, you're in heaven for a little bit.That's what Brian Evans sings in his new music video ""At Fenway,"" featuring himself and legendary actor, William Shatner, as the home plate umpire. The music video will debut on YouTube in April, and then the rest of the world

Brian Evans - "At Fenway" - The CD/DVD Package in Stores April 1st featuring William Shatner

William Shatner & Brian Evans - "At Fenway" trailer now on YouTube, preview in AMC movie theaters Friday

William Shatner, others honor Helen Bousquet, mother of "At Fenway" singer Brian Evans
William Shatner, the legendary film and television icon who co-star's with Brian Evans in the upcoming music video ""At Fenway,"" honored Brian's mother Helen Bousquet by allowing her son to utilize a photo of the two for an upcoming story in a major national newspaper discussing his mother. Shatner granted the permission ""in honor of your mother

Helen Bousquet, Co-producer of "At Fenway" with William Shatner and Mother of Brian Evans, Dies at 62
Helen Bousquet, the energetic mother of entertainer Brian Evans, died on October 5th at The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts following knee surgery.Bousquet, 62, began her career working at AT&T, but gave up that career to help her son, Brian Evans, pursue a career in the entertainment industry. A high school graduate, Mrs

Helen Bousquet, Co-producer of "At Fenway" with William Shatner and Mother of Brian Evans, Dies at 62

William Shatner stars as home plate umpire in Brian Evans music video "At Fenway," at Fenway Park in Boston.
When William Shatner said ""Beam me up, Scotty!,"" we wonder if he had this destination in mind.Legendary film and television icon William Shatner flew into Boston to portray the home plate umpire at Fenway Park for the new music video, ""At Fenway,"" written and recorded by Sinatra-styled crooner Brian Evans

Technology and Politics Converge at the Social TV Summit New York November 8, 2012
On Thursday, November 8, 2012, Fox News' Emmy award winning newscaster, Harris Faulkner, will discuss how the network uses social TV applications and solutions during its election coverage, at the sold-out Social TV Summit at Gotham Hall in New York City

Powerhouse NYC Recording Artist Valerie Ghent Releases New Solo Album 'Day To Day Dream'; Brings Blues, Funk & Soul to Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar June 27
Fresh off her current tour with Valerie Simpson paying tribute to the musical legacy of the late singer/songwriter Nick Ashford, NYC based recording artist Valerie Ghent celebrates the release of her highly anticipated new CD, "Day To Day Dream," Wednesday June 27 with a special performance at Sugar Bar.

Bobby Brown checks himself into a rehab
Bobby was earlier ordered to complete a 90-day alcohol education program

Late diva Whitney Houston stars in Jordin Sparks' new video
Whitney Houston, who was found dead in the bathtub of her hotel suite this February, appears in pop star Jordin Sparks' new music video for the song 'Celebrate'.

Why Bobbi Kristina snubbed dad Bobby Brown's wedding
Bobby Brown's wedding that took place Monday last week with Alicia Etheridge, was bittersweet as his daughter Bobbi Kristina with late Whitney Houston, was missing from the ceremony.

Whitney Houston's mum Cissy slammed for 'cashing in' on daughter's death
Whitney Houston's mother Cissy has been accused of 'cashing in' on her daughter's death after she signed a deal with HarperCollins to tell the 'unabridged and unbelievable story' of the Grammy Award-winning singer.

Cissy Houston scores deal for Whitney memoir
Whitney Houston's triumphant, tragic life is being remembered in a book by her mother.

Tyler Perry urges media to leave Whitney Houston's daughter alone
Hollywood Producer-Director Tyler Perry wants the media to give Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, "some room to breathe and grieve".

Spice Girls to reunite for West End musical
All girls band 'Spice Girls' is all set to reunite for their big West End first night.

Beyonce dazzles at first show since giving birth
Beyonce Knowles showed that she is back on top form, as she dazzled in a skin-tight, red costume with cut out panels for her first gig since giving birth to baby Blue Ivy just five months ago.

Whitney Houston's daughter investigated over underage gambling
The daughter of Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, is being probed for alleged underage gambling in Las Vegas.

Whitney Houston's final record 'Celebrate' released
Whitney Houston's last song, which she recorded just days before her tragic death in the bathtub of a hotel suite, was released on Monday.

Whitney Houston's sister-in-law tried to have Ray J removed from audience
Before Whitney Houston was honoured at Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards with a posthumous award, the late pop diva's sister-in-law tried to have Houston's boyfriend Ray J physically removed from the audience, it has emerged.

Rihanna denies Whitney Houston biopic role rumours
Rihanna has denied being a part of a Whitney Houston biopic.

Venus Williams no longer in control of life due to painful condition
Venus Williams plays at Wimbledon even though she has an incurable autoimmune disease.

"Sleigh Ride" Still on Top of ASCAP's Most-Played Holiday Songs List With Airplay Data Updated Through Mid-December
Nothing raises peoples' spirits -- and inspires shoppers' zeal for finding the perfect gift -- like holiday music. That's why radio stations around the country are eager to start playing America's most beloved holiday songs early and often each year. ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) has just updated its list of most-played songs of the 2011 holiday season

Kelly Rowland knew she had made it at Grammys
Kelly Rowland knew she had "really arrived" when she first sung at the Grammy Awards and met her idol Whitney Houston for the first time.

Whitney Houston almost kicked off plane for refusing to tie seatbelt
Whitney Houston was almost thrown off a flight in Atlanta after refusing to fasten her seatbelt.

Tara Reid, Pamela Anderson to bust up in 'Celebrity Big Brother'
Busty 'American Pie' star Tara Reid has been signed for 'Celebrity Big Brother' - and will battle it out against Pamela Anderson.

Kim Kardashian yet to decide on her and Kris Humphries' 1st dance song
Looks like Kim Kardashian wants everything to be perfect during her wedding to Kris Humphries' on August 20.

Whitney Houston to stay in rehab a little longer
Whitney Houston has extended her rehab treatment, after the completion of a 30-day programme, to tackle her alcohol addiction issues.

Whitney Houston banned from Prince's future concerts
Whitney Houston has reportedly been banned from Prince's future concerts following her bizarre behaviour during his recent string of Los Angeles dates as part of the 'Welcome 2 America' tour.

Whitney Houston enters 'rehab' again for drug and alcohol treatment
Whitney Houston, who enrolled herself for the 'drug and control' treatment two weeks ago, has checked into a rehab.

Whitney Houston's daughter in talks to start her own reality show
Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina, has revealed that she is in negotiations to start her own reality show.

Whitney Houston's daughter denies rehab rumours
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina has denied reports that she is rehab bound after pictures allegedly showing her snorting lines of cocaine surfaced.

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