Whitney Houston http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27574/all en Whitney Houston's mother wonders if she could have saved singer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/whitney-houstons-mother-wonders-if-she-could-have-saved-singer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Whitney Houston's mother has told People magazine that she questions her skills as a parent and wonders if she could have saved her superstar daughter from the drug use that played a role in her death.</p> <p>"Was I a good mother?" Cissy Houston, 79, was quoted as telling the celebrity magazine in an advance excerpt released on Wednesday from the magazine's Friday edition.</p> <p>"I still wonder if I could have saved her somehow. But there's no book written on how to be a parent. You do the best you can."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/whitney-houstons-mother-wonders-if-she-could-have-saved-singer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cissy Houston Entertainment Human Interest Whitney Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:00:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738554 at http://www.globalpost.com Whitney Houston anniversary to be marked with TV Grammy special http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/whitney-houston-anniversary-be-marked-tv-grammy-special <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Grammy organizers plan to mark the first anniversary of the sudden death of Whitney Houston with a behind-the-scenes TV show on how they scrambled to honor the singer just 24 hours after she died.</p> <p>The Recording Academy said on Thursday that the hour-long special entitled "The Grammys Will Go On: A Death in the Family" will air on Feb. 9, the day before the 2013 Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/whitney-houston-anniversary-be-marked-tv-grammy-special" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Singles Whitney Houston Whitney Houston albums Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:01:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742173 at http://www.globalpost.com Whitney Houston's hit voted best love song in U.S. poll http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/whitney-houstons-hit-voted-best-love-song-us-poll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, Feb 7 (Reuters) - With Valentine's Day just a week away, singer Whitney Houston's classic ballad "I Will Always Love You" has been voted the most popular love song in a U.S. poll.</p> <p>The signature song of the Grammy-award winning singer, who died suddenly a year ago, scored 38 percent of the vote among all adults in the Harris Interactive survey, and was the top pick among all divorced, separated or widowed Americans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/whitney-houstons-hit-voted-best-love-song-us-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Singles Whitney Houston Whitney Houston albums Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749245 at http://www.globalpost.com Grammys set for fun. night, but with clothes on http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/grammys-set-fun-night-clothes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The music world gathers in Los Angeles on Sunday for the Grammys, with oddly-punctuated indie pop band fun. hoping to win big at the industry's top awards show -- as long as they keep their clothes on.</p> <p>Elton John, Taylor Swift and Mumford &amp; Sons are among a galaxy of stars to take the stage at the Staples Center -- albeit with a warning not to show too much flesh, be it breasts, nipples or the dreaded "buttock crack."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/grammys-set-fun-night-clothes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Grammy Award Whitney Houston AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:01:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749654 at http://www.globalpost.com One year later, Grammys recall scramble over Whitney Houston death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/one-year-later-grammys-recall-scramble-over-whitney-houston-dea <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* TV special shows how 2012 Grammy Awards reshaped</p> <p>* Houston died Feb. 11, 2012, on eve of music's big night</p> <p>By Jill Serjeant</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Grammy host LL Cool J called it a "death in our family" and it was he who suggested starting the Grammy Awards show last year with a prayer for Whitney Houston.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/one-year-later-grammys-recall-scramble-over-whitney-houston-dea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aretha Franklin Entertainment Health Music Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 14:15:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750989 at http://www.globalpost.com Grammys show aims for spectacle, not drama http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/grammys-show-aims-spectacle-not-drama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The music world gathers in Los Angeles on Sunday for the Grammys, with veterans like Elton John and Sting joining the latest stars -- including oddly named indie pop band fun., hoping to win big.</p> <p>Security could be even tighter than usual for the industry's biggest awards show, as LA police watch out for a fugitive suspected cop killer, on the run for three days after threatening to murder more officers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/grammys-show-aims-spectacle-not-drama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Grammy Award Rihanna Whitney Houston AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 07:47:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751552 at http://www.globalpost.com Security tight as Grammys stars hit red carpet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/security-tight-grammys-stars-hit-red-carpet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Music stars hit the red carpet Sunday for the Grammys, with veterans like Elton John and Sting joining newcomers including indie pop band fun., hoping to win big in their breakout year.</p> <p>Security was tight for the industry's biggest awards show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, as police watch out for a fugitive suspected cop killer, on the run for three days after threatening to murder more officers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/security-tight-grammys-stars-hit-red-carpet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Grammy Award Rihanna Whitney Houston AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 22:45:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5752155 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Taylor Swift kicks off Grammys, Adele wins best pop solo award</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country-pop singer Taylor Swift brought the circus to the Grammy stage on Sunday, kicking off the annual awards with a lively performance and British singer Adele picked up the show's first award. The Black Keys, Skrillex and Gotye started the night strong, each picking up multiple awards prior to the televised ceremony.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United States Disaster Entertainment Human Interest Nationality Whitney Houston Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 05:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5752330 at http://www.globalpost.com Whitney Houston's FBI files show fan letters, possible extortion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/whitney-houstons-fbi-files-show-fan-letters-possible-extortion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, March 4 (Reuters) - The FBI on Monday released decades-old files on late pop singer Whitney Houston, detailing letters from obsessed fans and an alleged extortion attempt investigated by the bureau.</p> <p>The 128 pages from Houston's files posted online on the FBI's website showed one fan's attention-seeking letters but did not divulge any new insights into the troubled singer's personal life.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/whitney-houstons-fbi-files-show-fan-letters-possible-extortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Double agents Federal Bureau of Investigation Health Spies Technology Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Mar 2013 01:31:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5773397 at http://www.globalpost.com