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17 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

X Factor Platt: I'm scared of Scary

X Factor hopeful Lauren Platt has confessed Scary Spice Mel B was the judge who made her the most nervous. The 16-year-old from Essex impressed at the arena auditions with her rendition of Whitney Houston's How Will I Know with the former Spice Girl telling her "I'm so excited right now I could slap you.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hairspray, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Musical Movies

19 hrs ago | The Atlantic

The Nation Janet Jackson Built

I realize that's a big claim for a decade that included such talents as Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, Annie Lennox, Cyndi Lauper, and Madonna. It may seem even more dubious given the fact that Janet really only emerged as a major figure in 1986 with the release of Control -and only released two substantial albums over the course of the decade.


Related Topix: Janet Jackson, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Entertainment, African-American

23 hrs ago | TMZ.com

Lindsay Lohan -- I Handled Whitney Houston's Dead Body

Lindsay Lohan had a run-in with Whitney Houston while performing her community service -- thing is, Whitney was dead. Lindsay was working at the L.A. County Morgue in her probation violation case a few years back when she came in contact with Whitney's body ... so she tells the Telegraph to promote her upcoming London play.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Sat Sep 13, 2014


It's All About Women In The Hot 100's Top Five

Women control the chart's top five this week, led by Meghan Trainor's 'All About That Bass.' How uncommon is a top-five male lockout? As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Sam Smith, Richmond, VA, Black Entertainment, Believe


X Factor favourite Amy crashes out of competition

One of this year's X Factor favourites Amy Connelly crashed out of the competition tonight after failing to impress the judges at Wembley Stadium. Amy, who got through to judges' houses in Cheryl's group six years ago, had the crowd cheering with her version of Whitney Houston's Greatest Love Of All.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock


Simon & Louis clash over 'flawless' Paul

X Factor judges Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh have had a war of words over returning hopeful Paul Akister, who Louis sent home from the competition last year. Paul, 25, made it as far as Louis' Judges' House but narrowly missed out on a chance to perform in the live finals as Louis thought he wasn't ready as a singer.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Simon Cowell, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Daily Mail

Lindsay Lohan makes astonishing claim she 'rolled a body bag' for...

But Lindsay Lohan's latest claims that she 'rolled a body bag' for the corpse of Whitney Houston during her stint of community service at a morgue is perhaps, the weirdest yet. And in the interview to promote her West End debut in the play Speed The Plow, she told the Telegraph that her punishment for violating her probation was: 'F***ed and inappropriate.'


Related Topix: Celebrities, Lindsay Lohan, Pop/Rock, Black Entertainment

Fri Sep 12, 2014


Tickets to Philly Engagement of Rogers and Hammersteina s Cinderella On Sale Today

Did you know that Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella did not make its Broadway debut until 2013? Originally written as a screenplay, the much-loved musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale aired in 1957 with the lovely Julie Andrews as the title role . Finally, Cinderella made it to the Great White Way last year, and lucky enough for Philadelphia, the National Broadway tour opens at the Academy of Music in November.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, The Sound of Music, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

South Wales Argus

The Bodyguard Musical Heads for Wales In 2015

The Bodyguard, the acclaimed romantic thriller musical is coming to Cardiff from 16-27 June 2015, direct from London's West End. Tickets will go on sale to the general public from Tuesday 2 September 2014.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, The Bodyguard, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Kevin Costner, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Nashville Scene

So, Tennessee Loves the '80s and Whitney Houston

If you've ever wondered what was being done with the reams of personal data you generate when you use social media, we've got at least one answer for you.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Tennessee, Startups, Facebook

Tue Sep 02, 2014


Q&A: Cranford native Kelli Glover talks 'America's Got Talent,' competes again tonight

Kelli Glover, 32, a Cranford native will compete in the "America's Got Talent" semifinals at 9 p.m. on Sept.


Related Topix: Cranford, NJ, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Union County, NJ, Red Bank, NJ


Idaho woman crowned Miss National Sweetheart

Kalie Wright of Idaho was crowned Miss National Sweetheart on Sunday in Hoopston, Illinois, the local Chronicle reported .


Related Topix: Illinois, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Mail

Birthday girl Alexandra Burke flashes toned midriff in bodycon...

But Alexandra Burke did her best to get over her emotional final curtain call for The Bodyguard musical as she enjoyed a belated birthday dinner at London eatery Gilgamesh on Saturday night.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, The Bodyguard, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Bobbi Kristina's husband 'arrested for DUI'

Whitney Houston's so-called 'adopted son', who married the late singer's daughter Bobbi Kristina in January, was involved in a collision Thursday in Roswell, Georgia.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Fulton County, GA, Roswell, GA


Dying father in hospital bed gives bride away

A bride completely changed plans for her dream wedding so her dying father could give her away and watch her get married from his hospital bed.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Little Green Footballs

How Ben Shapiro Spent His Time During Michael Brown's Funeral

So what was strange, twisted right wing hatchet man and malevolent garden gnome Ben Shapiro doing yesterday while the funeral of Michael Brown took place? He was busily digging up examples of funerals that weren't attended by Obama administration officials.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Claire McCaskill, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Criminal Defense Law, Law


Angela Bassett Shrugs Off Controversy Over Whitney Houston Biopic

Actress-turned-director Angela Bassett is adamant the controversy over her upcoming Whitney Houston biopic will give the project a boost by piquing the public's interest.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Yaya DaCosta

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Barry Manilow to Sing with Dearly Departed Legends on New Album "My Dream Duets"

Sure, anyone can make an album of star-studded duets these days, but Barry Manilow has come up with his own twist on the concept: he's going to be singing only with artists who are no longer with us.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Barry Manilow, Black Entertainment

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Deborah Cox on Re-Recording Whitney Houston's Vocals for Lifetime...

Airing in 2015, Lifetime's I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story ," starring Yaya DaCosta , has already faced major challenges.


Related Topix: Dance, R-N-B, Deborah Cox, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Yaya DaCosta


Whitney Houston's Music Agent Loses Cancer Battle

Whitney Houston , Tom Petty and Joan Baez 's music agent Peter Grosslight has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 68. Grosslight began his career in 1974, when he founded Regency Artists.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Brown, R-N-B