Whitney Houston

This  July 11, 2013 photo shows a detail of a painting of Nelson Mandela which has been in Klerksdorp prison since it was made in 2011 by a prisoner named Renato Booysen, who was later released, after being donated by the prison authorities to the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

Mandela inspired music, movies, poems

NEW YORK (AP) — Heroic in his deeds, graceful in his manner, sainted in his image, Nelson Mandela long served as both cause and muse in the entertainment community. From the 1960s, when he was […]

12/05/2013

Luke Steele from the band Empire of the Sun performs on Day 1 of the 2013 Budweiser Made in America Festival, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Beyonce closes 1st day of Jay-Z’s Philly festival

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Beyonce closed the first day of her husband Jay-Z’s second annual music festival with a 90-minute set that featured hits like “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” and “Crazy In Love.” […]

09/01/2013

This Tuesday July 23, 2013 photo shows the new headstone at the grave of singer Whitney Houston, at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, N.J., about 20 miles west of New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

‘I will always love you’ on Houston’s headstone

WESTFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Whitney Houston’s grave in New Jersey has been marked with a teardrop-shaped headstone — with an inscription well known to her fans: “I will always love you.” The 48-year-old pop music […]

07/24/2013

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2014 Grammys to be held Jan. 26 in Los Angeles

NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re a fan of the Grammy Awards, you can mark your calendar for Jan. 26, 2014, and Feb. 8, 2015. The Recording Academy and CBS announced the dates Monday. The […]

05/13/2013

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Grammy audience down, still 2nd highest since 1993

NEW YORK (AP) — While the Grammy Awards couldn’t come close to the freakishly high ratings in 2012 because of Whitney Houston’s death and Adele’s smashing success, this year’s show had the second-largest audience for the program since 1993.

02/11/2013

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Winfrey’s Armstrong interview seen by 3.2 million

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Lance Armstrong is more than an illustration of a hero athlete tumbling from the heights. It’s also a pivotal moment for a famous media figure trying to climb the ladder back up.

01/18/2013

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2012

(AP) – Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever “the world’s oldest teenager.” Some of the notables who died in 2012 created images in our minds that remained unchanged over decades.

12/19/2012

Google zeit

Most Googled in 2012: Whitney, PSY, Sandy

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The world’s attention wavered between the tragic and the silly in 2012, and along the way, millions of people searched the Web to find out about a royal princess, the latest iPad, and a record-breaking skydiver. WATCH VIDEO.

12/12/2012

Hudson, Spears, LL Cool J honor Whitney Houston

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jennifer Hudson embodied the look of one of her idols, Whitney Houston, during a tribute to the late singer put on by Grammy organizers. Rocking a pompadour and glittery jacket reminiscent […]

10/12/2012

Celine Dion, Usher to perform for Houston special

NEW YORK (AP) – Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson and Usher will pay tribute to the late Whitney Houston in a one-hour TV special. “We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston” will […]

09/27/2012

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