Old Albums Outselling the New for the First Time


While many of the older generation are content to sit about on their rocking chairs and PlayStation 1′s, complaining about the state of music these days, recent figures have revealed that, for the first time since Nielsen Soundscan has been measuring US album sales, old albums are outselling the new. No, there hasn’t been a resurgence [...]

Whitney Houston ‘Sparkle’s on her final recordings

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Whitney Houston’s February 11th passing was a shock to the entire music world. Aside from tabloid baiting behavior however, Houston’s work got little attention. At the time of her death, Houston had completed work on the remake of the film Sparkle.  Sparkle will be released on August 17th, but the soundtrack will be available for [...]

Winner of ‘The Voice’ Flops at First Hurdle

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The first single by Leanne Mitchell, winner of BBC One’s ‘The Voice’, has stalled at number 45 according to The Official Charts Company, despite midweek indications that it would hit the Top 30. A cover of Whitney Houston’s ‘Run To You’, precedent suggests that the song would have instantly set the charts alight – in [...]

Listen: Whitney Houston’s Last Recorded Track


Whitney Houston’s last recorded track (as far as we know) has surfaced online. The song entitled “Celebrate” is a duet with AI alum Jordin Sparks. “Celebrate”, produced by  R. Kelly, was recorded for the film Sparkle, a remake of the 1976 movie that stars both Houston and Sparks. Listen to the track below. Sparkle hits [...]

Coronor: Heart Disease and Cocaine Played a Part in Whitney Houston’s Death (Update)


Heart disease and cocaine played a part in the accidental drowning death of singer Whitney Houston.

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Wants to Drop Bobbi


Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, is determined to drop the Bobbi from her name, according to reports. The 19-year, named after her father R&B singer Bobby Brown, has expressed interest in dropping her father’s name ever since her parents divorced but her mother wouldn’t allow it. Now that her mother has passed away, the teenager [...]

Video: Robin Thicke Covers Whitney Houston’s “Exhale”


During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Robin Thicke paid tribute to Whitney Houston, performing his rendition of Houston’s 1995 hit “Exhale (Shoop Shoop)” while images of the late singer flashed across a screen. Thicke also performed his single “Pretty Little Heart”. Watch below. ‘Pretty Little Heart’

Funeral Home Knows Who’s Reponsible for the Picture of Whitney Houston in Her Casket


The owner of the Newark, N.J., funeral home that handled services for Whitney Houston is still adamant that the family owned funeral home had nothing to do the leaked photograph showing Houston in an open casket, but she does know who’s responsible. Carolyn Whigham of Whigham Funeral Home and two pastors have come forward to [...]