Over 1,500 guests gathered on Saturday, February 18th, 2012, to celebrate the life and homegoing of singer/actress Whitney Houston. Several stars such as Marvin, Bebe and Cece Winans, Kevin Kostner, Tyler Perry, Stevie Wonder, Ray J, Alicia Keys, Beyonce, and Oprah, gathered to share words of wisdom, commemorate her, and even honor her in song. R. Kelly sang the song that he wrote for Houston titled I Look To You, and Kim Burrell rewrote lyrics of A Change Is Gonna Come to make the song befitting for Houston. It was a rather emotional time for all, but a joyous time at the same time as they celebrated the star’s homegoing. Check out the program from the service below. Continue reading
Singing legend, Whitney Houston, died unexpectedly this past weekend on the night before The Grammys. Her funeral is scheduled for this upcoming weekend, and will be an invite only service at the church she grew up in, New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J. Marvin Winans will deliver the Eulogy, and the singer’s Godmother, Aretha Franklin, is scheduled to perform a musical selection. Other people that are slated to be on the guest list include her cousin, Dionne Warwick, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Kevin Kostner, Beyonce, Jay-Z, and Oprah. The service is invite only, and will also begin at 12 noon EST, and will also be broadcast live on television. Her official Obituary was released. Check it out.
Coincidentally, on the Valentine’s Day episode of Glee that aired on Valentine’s Day, Amber Riley performed a show stopping rendition of Whitney Houston’s I Will Always Love You. It wound up being perfect timing considering everyone has been covering that song since Houston’s unexpected death this past weekend. Check out the star’s performance from Glee, and let us know what you thought of her performance.
Nene Leakes, most known from Atlanta House Wives and Celebrity Apprentice, has officially joined the cast of Glee as a new regular on the show. She is the coach of the synchronized swimming team, and is about as heartless to her swimmers as Sue Sylvester is to her Cheerios! Check out the full episode to see her in action. Continue reading
American Idol alum, Todrick Hall, has struck again. You’ve seen him on Broadway, you’ve seen him in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and you’ve seen him performing flash mobs at places such as Target (which earned him a special ‘Thank You’ video from the Queen Bee, Beyonce, via YouTube). Now you can see Todrick in his latest music video, a remake of Rihanna’s “We Found Love” as he and his personal assistant, Siri, of the iPhone 4S, try to maintain, despite of the issues they face in their relationship. Is he not a creative genius? Check out the video for yourself, and let us know what you think of his creation!
Just a few days ago, Todrick Hall, a former American Idol contestant from the last season, released a video titled “I Wanna Be On Glee”. After a contestant from this season, Pia Toscano, tweeted the link to his video, it become an internet sensation, making it’s way to Fox New York news, as well as the director of Glee, Ryan Murphy, in less than 24 hrs. Consider it his official audition for Glee.