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February 26, 2013

Newly openly bisexual music mogul has denied rumors the singing superstar was a lesbian

February 19, 2013

The man who discovered or signed superstars such as Whitney Houston, Barry Manilow and Alicia Keys has revealed his sexuality

The man who discovered or signed superstars such as Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Alicia Keys and Barry Manilow has come out as bisexual.

Clive Davis, a music industry legend, has revealed in his new memoir The Soundtrack of my Life he has had two long-term relationships with men.

The 80-year-old father of four said he only opened himself up to the possibility he could have a relationship with a man after his failed marriage in the mid-80s.

February 19, 2013

The man who discovered or signed superstars such as Whitney Houston, Barry Manilow and Alicia Keys has revealed his sexuality

The man who discovered or signed superstars such as Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Alicia Keys and Barry Manilow has come out as bisexual.

Clive Davis, a music industry legend, has revealed in his new memoir The Soundtrack of my Life he has had two long-term relationships with men.

The 80-year-old father of four said he only opened himself up to the possibility he could have a relationship with a man after his failed marriage in the mid-80s.

January 29, 2013

Cissy Houston has told Oprah that she didn’t like Whitney’s friend Robyn Crawford but admits they may have ‘experimented’

Whitney Houston’s mother has told Oprah she ‘absolutely’ would have been bothered if the singer had been lesbian.

Cissy Houston was promoting her new book, Remembering Whitney, on Oprah’s Next Chapter show.

The book touches on Whitney’s friendship with Robyn Crawford, her friend who she described as ‘the sister I never had’.

Rumors about their relationship circulated both before and after Houston’s death, with many claiming they were a couple.

January 29, 2013

Cissy Houston has told Oprah that she didn’t like Whitney’s friend Robyn Crawford but admits they may have ‘experimented’

Whitney Houston’s mother has told Oprah she ‘absolutely’ would have been bothered if the singer had been lesbian.

Cissy Houston was promoting her new book, Remembering Whitney, on Oprah’s Next Chapter show.

The book touches on Whitney’s friendship with Robyn Crawford, her friend who she described as ‘the sister I never had’.

Rumors about their relationship circulated both before and after Houston’s death, with many claiming they were a couple.

December 11, 2012

Whitney Houston, Skyfall and the Olympics named most searched on Google in UK in annual 'Zeitgeist' list

Lesbian X Factor contestant Lucy Spraggan topped a list of music artists most searched on Google in the UK this year.

The internet search engine's annual 'Zeitgeist' list revealed the singer-songwriter was this year's top trending musician, beating One Direction, the Spice Girls and Korean rapper Psy.

Spraggan left the British version of the hit talent show early on in the contest due to illness.

She impressed viewers and judges with her self-penned songs.

April 27, 2012

Says actress 'is worth saving. ... She is the only one who can do it before it is too late'

Rosie O'Donnell says she wasn't looking to start a feud with Lindsay Lohan when she said on The Today Show this week that the young actress should be taking a break from Hollywood instead of starring as Elizabeth Taylor in a TV movie.

O'Donnell returned to Today on Thursday (26 April) to explain why she said Lohan, who has had several trips to rehab and jail in recent years, should lie low for awhile.

April 19, 2012

See them perform How Will I Know in preview of next week's episode

Two months after her untimely death, Whitney Houston and her music will be the focus of next week's episode of Glee titled Dance With Somebody.

FOX television on Thursday (19 April) released a preview video of one of the episode's most powerful musical numbers: How Will I Know.

It features two of the show's gay characters, Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Santana (Naya Rivera) singing background to the powerful lead vocals of Mercedes (Amber Riley) and Rachel (Lea Michele) in this slowed-down a capella version of one of Houston's early hits.

April 19, 2012

See them perform How Will I Know in preview of next week's episode

Two months after her untimely death, Whitney Houston and her music will be the focus of next week's episode of Glee titled Dance With Somebody.

FOX television on Thursday (19 April) released a preview video of one of the episode's most powerful musical numbers: How Will I Know.

It features two of the show's gay characters, Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Santana (Naya Rivera) singing background to the powerful lead vocals of Mercedes (Amber Riley) and Rachel (Lea Michele) in this slowed-down a capella version of one of Houston's early hits.

April 8, 2012

Whitney Houston's funeral will cost Newark $187,000 in police overtime

For the city of Newark, Whitney Houston's funeral did not come cheap. As reported by the Atlantic Wire, police officers amassed $187,00 in overtime. This is approximately 5 percent of the police department's budget.

The city's officers were 'barriers between fans and the proceedings on the day of the funeral.'

April 8, 2012

Whitney Houston's funeral will cost Newark $187,000 in police overtime

For the city of Newark, Whitney Houston's funeral did not come cheap. As reported by the Atlantic Wire, police officers amassed $187,00 in overtime. This is approximately 5 percent of the police department's budget.

The city's officers were 'barriers between fans and the proceedings on the day of the funeral.'

March 22, 2012

Singer accidentally drowned with cocaine use and heart disease contributing factors

The Los Angeles County coroner's office announced Thursday (22 March) that singer Whitney Houston died on the eve of the Grammy Awards last month from accidental drowning and from the effects of heart disease and cocaine use.

Houston, the six-time Grammy winner whose many hits included I Will Always Love You, Saving All My Love for You and The Greatest Love of All, was found dead in her bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11.

March 22, 2012

Singer accidentally drowned with cocaine use and heart disease contributing factors

The Los Angeles County coroner's office announced Thursday (22 March) that singer Whitney Houston died on the eve of the Grammy Awards last month from accidental drowning and from the effects of heart disease and cocaine use.

Houston, the six-time Grammy winner whose many hits included I Will Always Love You, Saving All My Love for You and The Greatest Love of All, was found dead in her bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11.

February 18, 2012

Whitney Houston's funeral held today

The church, and city, that raised her sent her home today.

Whitney Houston's funeral service was held this afternoon in Newark, New Jersey. Although the ceremony was by invitation only, it was lived streamed on sites such as CNN and BET. Various news organizations live-blogged and Twitter was filled with comments. News of the singer's death has been on the front pages ever since her body was found last week in a Los Angeles hotel.

February 18, 2012

Whitney Houston's funeral held today

The church, and city, that raised her sent her home today.

Whitney Houston's funeral service was held this afternoon in Newark, New Jersey. Although the ceremony was by invitation only, it was lived streamed on sites such as CNN and BET. Various news organizations live-blogged and Twitter was filled with comments. News of the singer's death has been on the front pages ever since her body was found last week in a Los Angeles hotel.

February 18, 2012

As Whitney Houston is laid to rest, millions of her fans can watch via a single camera, online

As Whitney Houston, the much-loved pop sensation and huge gay icon across the world, is laid to rest at 12pm ET (4am EST) millions of her fans will be able to view the service online via a single camera.

The Associate Press footage, titled “Remembering Whitney Houston” will be available at www.livestream.com/aplive and will act as an appropriate and much-needed connection for those that would like to give their own personal farewell to the late star.

February 18, 2012

As Whitney Houston is laid to rest, millions of her fans can watch via a single camera, online

As Whitney Houston, the much-loved pop sensation and huge gay icon across the world, is laid to rest at 12pm ET (4am EST) millions of her fans will be able to view the service online via a single camera.

The Associate Press footage, titled “Remembering Whitney Houston” will be available at www.livestream.com/aplive and will act as an appropriate and much-needed connection for those that would like to give their own personal farewell to the late star.

February 14, 2012

The rumors about her sexuality and why they should be treated with suspicion and respect

American singer Whitney Houston’s heavenly voice and image touched many souls during her career. But who was behind the voice and image? What was behind her passionate rise to fame and terrible decline and self-neglect, found in a hotel bath, alone on the eve of the Grammy awards?

February 14, 2012

The rumors about her sexuality and why they should be treated with suspicion and respect

American singer Whitney Houston’s heavenly voice and image touched many souls during her career. But who was behind the voice and image? What was behind her passionate rise to fame and terrible decline and self-neglect, found in a hotel bath, alone on the eve of the Grammy awards?

February 12, 2012

Whitney Houston is dead

The Associated Press, with other news organizations, is reporting that Grammy award singer Whitney Houston is dead.

Publicist Kristen Foster made the announcement on Saturday, but offered no details about cause or location.

The multiple award winner was 48.

February 12, 2012

Whitney Houston is dead

The Associated Press, with other news organizations, is reporting that Grammy award singer Whitney Houston is dead.

Publicist Kristen Foster made the announcement on Saturday, but offered no details about cause or location.

The multiple award winner was 48.

February 12, 2012

Whitney Houston's voice will live on

It was her voice. She had addiction demons. Went tawdry with the reality show Being Bobby Brown. Was made into a great punch line by comics Jamie Foxx and Kathy Griffin.

Despite all of this, Whitney Houston's talent as a singer is why we paid attention. From her first album to all of those sad comebacks, we wanted the diva to send chills down our spine.

February 12, 2012

Whitney Houston's voice will live on

It was her voice. She had addiction demons. Went tawdry with the reality show Being Bobby Brown. Was made into a great punch line by comics Jamie Foxx and Kathy Griffin.

Despite all of this, Whitney Houston's talent as a singer is why we paid attention. From her first album to all of those sad comebacks, we wanted the diva to send chills down our spine.