1. Cissy Houston on Bobbi Kristina: 'She's Not Progressing at All'

    May 09, 2015 7:55 PM EDT Just one day after Bobby Brown and Pat Houston were named co-guardians of Bobbi Kristina Brown , her grandmother, Cissy Houston , is opening up about her granddaughter's condition. "She's the same, she's not progressing at all," Houston told Entertainment Tonight on…

  2. Bobby Brown Releases Statement on Bobbi Kristina's Condition, But Uncertainty Lingers

    April 20, 2015 5:45 PM EDT UPDATE: Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston's mother and  Bobbi Kristina Brown's grandmother, has spoken in contradiction to Bobby Brown's optimistic comments, calling Bobbi Kristina's brain damage "irreversible."  "Meeting with the doctors and understanding that…

  3. Whitney Houston's Mom Has Words for Bobby Brown in New Book

    January 29, 2013 9:14 AM EST In "Remembering Whitney," the mother of the late Whitney Houston writes that from the start she had doubted whether Bobby Brown was right for her daughter. And she thinks that Whitney might not have ended up so "deep" into drugs had they not stayed together. "I do…

  4. 2012 BET Awards: Best Beyonce, Jay-Z, & Kanye West Emoments

    July 02, 2012 11:50 AM EDT Last night's 2012 BET Awards show undoubtedly belonged to the Carters ( Beyoncé and Jay-Z ) as well as Jay's Throne buddy Kanye West . Aside from the countless nominations and wins between all three -- Best Female R&B Artist, Best Group, Video Director of the Year, Video of the…

  5. BET Awards 2012: Whitney Houston Tribute Marks Emotional High

    July 02, 2012 8:00 AM EDT With all the star power at the BET Awards - Kanye West, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce and Samuel L. Jackson, to name a few - the most stirring moment came not from a superstar, but from the mother of one. Whitney Houston's mother Cissy provided the emotional highlight of Sunday's…

  6. Cissy Houston Writing Book About Whitney

    June 05, 2012 8:55 AM EDT W hitney Houston 's triumphant, heartbreaking life is being remembered in a book by her mother, singer Cissy Houston. Houston has a deal with HarperCollins for a memoir it says will reveal the "unabridged and unbelievable story" of her Grammy Award-winning daughter, who died in…

  7. Whitney Houston's Relatives Coming Together for Reality Show

    May 13, 2012 11:30 AM EDT A reality show featuring Whitney Houston 's relatives, including daughter Bobbi Kristina and mother Cissy, is in the works. Houston representative Kristen Foster confirmed the Lifetime show, "The Houston Family Chronicles," on Friday. It will focus on Pat Houston, sister-in-law…

  8. Aretha Franklin: Whitney Houston's Mom Did Not Disinvite Me to Funeral

    February 23, 2012 9:50 AM EST When Aretha Franklin abruptly canceled her performance at Whitney Houston's funeral, the soul singer cited a bout of leg spasms as the reason she could not pay tribute to her late goddaughter. But her absence at Newark's New Hope Baptist Church on Saturday nevertheless raised…

  9. Whitney Houston Funeral: Broken Hearts Gather to Celebrate Singer

    February 18, 2012 4:00 PM EST Clapping hands and swaying to gospel hymns in the church where Whitney Houston's powerful voice once wowed her congregation, the biggest names in entertainment sang along with the choir to remember the pop superstar at her hometown funeral Saturday. Remembering Whitney • SLIDESHOW: The…

  10. Whitney Houston Fans Search for Places to Grieve

    February 15, 2012 9:25 AM EST In Whitney Houston's hometown, her family plans a private church service, with no public memorial set. In Los Angeles, where she died, there's not even a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for fans to pile flowers. So for the legion of music lovers mourning a global superstar, where…

  11. Whitney Houston May Have Drowned in Tub, Taken Xanax Before Death

    February 12, 2012 12:50 PM EST Reports have begun to roll in about Whitney Houston 's final hours and what may have caused her untimely death. Remembering Whitney SLIDESHOW: Her Life in Photos • Whitney Houston Dead at 48 • Her Legendary Chart Career • Honored at Pre-Grammy Party • Poised to Return to Billboard 200 •…

  12. Family Affairs: A History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 9:05 AM EST B.I.C.'s Arrival Lifts the Carters Into Rarified Chart Air Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole , Miley Cyrus , Jakob Dylan, Norah Jones , Matthew and Gunnar Nelson,…

  13. Aretha Franklin Honored By Chaka Khan, Lauryn Hill, Temptations at Rock Hall Tribute

    November 07, 2011 11:50 AM EST The stars came to Cleveland Saturday night (Nov. 5) as part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Case Western Reserve University's American Music Masters Tribute Concert to soul legend Aretha Franklin . The 16th annual concert, which has honored classic artists such as Hank Williams ,…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - At a press conference at the United Nations Def Jam president Jay-Z announces that he will trek to several countries plagued by the world's water crisis for the MTV documentary "Diary of Jay-Z: 2006 - At a press conference at the United Nations Def Jam president Jay-Z…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - At a press conference at the United Nations Def Jam president Jay-Z announces that he will trek to several countries plagued by the world's water crisis for the MTV documentary "Diary of Jay-Z: 2006 - At a press conference at the United Nations Def Jam president Jay-Z…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1987 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," U2. The album "The Joshua Tree" is U2's first top 10 album in the U.S.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Alicia Keys is…

  17. Sam Cooke Tributes / Nov. 5-6, 2005 / Cleveland (Playhouse Square)

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST The bridge was "A Change Is Gonna Come," one of Sam Cooke's last tunes. The overlap was Solomon Burke, Taj Mahal, the Manhattans, the Dixie Hummingbirds, Cissy Houston, the timelessly elegant Soul Sti The bridge was "A Change Is Gonna Come," one of Sam Cooke's…

  18. Billed as a companion piece to the new,

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Billed as a companion piece to the new, concurrently released book, "Uncloudy Days: The Gospel Music Encyclopedia," this 14-song collection of both new and classic material from a formidable cast of g Billed as a companion piece to the new, concurrently released book, "Uncloudy…

  19. This Day in Music

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1987 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," U2. The album "The Joshua Tree" is U2's first top 10 album in the U.S.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Alicia Keys is…

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses parents and children on the charts, No. 1 singles and song remakes with readers. FATHER AND SON Fred: With the debut of "Bridging the Gap" by Nas featuring Olu Dara on the Hot 100, the chart is once again experiencing a parent and child together on a single.…

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