1. Television Academy Sues to Block Sale of Whitney Houston's Emmy

    June 22, 2016 6:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 The statuette is a loan, not a gift, according to the lawsuit. The Television Academy is suing to stop Whitney Houston 's heirs from selling her Emmy statuette because the sale would tarnish the award, according to a complaint filed Wednesday ( ...

  2. Bobby Brown Talks Letting Go of Bobbi Kristina on '20/20'

    June 03, 2016 1:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following a rough few years,  Bobby Brown candidly speaks about the tragic deaths of Whitney Houston and their daughter Bobbi Kristina on a new 20/20 , which will air on Tuesday, June 7. "The hardest thing I had to do in my life was tell my dau ...

  3. Watch Ariana Grande's Top 5 Celebrity Impressions -- From Celine Dion to Shakira

    May 19, 2016 12:26 PM EDT 1.909 k 0 8 This week's Billboard cover star has a penchant for imitating fellow celebs with surprising precision. Ariana Grande has taken her talent from SNL to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to her cover story interview with Billboard , whe ...

  4. Whitney Houston Doc in the Works From Oscar Winner Kevin Macdonald

    April 28, 2016 4:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Whitney Houston is the joining the growing ranks of late entertainers to get the documentary treatment, with the British banner behind the acclaimed, Oscar-winning  Amy  set to introduce the film to buyers in Cannes next month. Academy-winning Scott ...

  5. Bobbi Kristina Had a Drug Problem, Nick Gordon Tells Dr. Phil

    April 26, 2016 7:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been more than a year since Nick Gordon appeared on Dr. Phil , clearly inebriated and distraught as his girlfriend Bobbi Kristina Brown's condition worsened in a medically induced coma. Now he is making an appearance on the show again ...

  6. Controversial 'Kurt & Courtney' Director Making Whitney Houston Documentary, Singer's Estate Not Involved

    March 09, 2016 10:44 AM EST 0 0 0 A Whitney Houston documentary from filmmaker Nick Broomfield is headed to BBC Two. The director of controversial films like  Kurt & Courtney  and  Biggie and Tupac  will be tackling the life of the late singer, going "in search of the force ...

  7. Beyonce Sings Whitney Houston's 'I Will Always Love You' at School Fundraiser in L.A.: Watch

    March 06, 2016 11:44 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce gave her first major live performance since Super Bowl 50, lending her talent to the Center for Early Education's 75th Anniversary Gala at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium on Saturday night (March 5). Beyonce Shares Photos of Chris Martin ...

  8. Coldplay Performs During Super Bowl 50 Flashback Montage

    Coldplay Performs During Super Bowl 50 Flashback Montage

    February 07, 2016 9:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Past Super Bowl performances from the past 50 years -- including Whitney Houston -- are shown during the halftime show. Videos Whitney Houston Brightcove ...

  9. Top 10 Super Bowl National Anthem Performances

    February 05, 2016 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Since the Super Bowl stands at the pinnacle of American sports, it's no surprise that the nation’s most-high profile competition also boasts an iconic annual music tradition -- the singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” for an audience in the hu ...

  10. Every Song to Stay at No. 1 on Hot 100 for 10 or More Weeks

    January 07, 2016 2:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Adele's "Hello" is just the 31st of 1,048 total Hot 100 leaders to reign for double-digit weeks. Adele broke records at the end of 2015 with the release of her album 25 . Now, to kick off the new year, her smash song "Hello" ...

  11. The Year in Pop 2015: Taylor Swift, '1989' and 'Uptown Funk!' Rule as Top Artist, Album and Song

    December 09, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A thread of nostalgia weaves together the year’s biggest artist, album and song: Taylor Swift , her late-‘80s-pop retrofit  1989  and the soul throwback “Uptown Funk!” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars . The Year in Music 2015: See All the Billboa ...

  12. Woman Posing as Bobbi Kristina Nurse Faces More Charges

    December 05, 2015 1:06 PM EST 0 0 0 Police say a woman accused of posing as a nurse and giving hospice care to Bobbi Kristina Brown faces identity fraud and other charges. Roswell Police Department Officer Lisa Holland says Taiwo Sobamowo has also been charged with forgery, theft by d ...

  13. Rewinding the Charts: 20 Years Ago, Whitney Houston Landed Her Last No. 1

    November 25, 2015 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds says Hot 100 leader 'Exhale (Shoop Shoop),' which he wrote for the singer, was inspired by a Bruce Springsteen song. "I SAID TO MYSELF, 'OK, HE has shooped me now. He has run out of words to s ...

  14. Babyface Remembers 'Waiting to Exhale' Soundtrack 20 Years Later: Exclusive Q&A

    November 14, 2015 3:33 PM EST 0 0 0 The songwriter and producer chronicles his hit soundtrack, 20 years after its Nov. 14, 1995 debut. In 1995, Whitney Houston , tackling her first project since The Bodyguard elevated her to global superstardom, deviated from the planned script. Inste ...

  15. Coldplay's 'Adventure' Debuts on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    November 12, 2015 6:13 PM EST 0 0 0 The rock band returns with a No. 11 debut. Plus, Sam Smith & Sia double up on the survey. Coldplay ’s surprise new single, “Adventure of a Lifetime,” sets sail at No. 11 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart dated Nov. 21, the band’s highe ...

  16. Adele's 'Hello' Has Biggest Sales Week for a Single Since Elton John's Princess Diana Tribute in 1997

    November 04, 2015 11:06 AM EST 0 0 0 'Hello' joins John's 'Candle in the Wind 1997' in an elite club. As previously reported, Adele 's "Hello" blasts onto the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Nov. 14) at No. 1, setting a record for the most U.S. download ...

  17. From Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' to Taylor Swift's '1989': Albums with Five Top 10 Hot 100 Hits

    October 30, 2015 3:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 With  Taylor Swift 's  1989  recently celebrating its first birthday, the unstoppable album has joined an  exclusive  Billboard  chart club. The set is the latest to send five songs into the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, a testament to its e ...

  18. Friend Claims Bobbi Kristina Brown Did Heroin and Crack Prior to Death: Report

    October 26, 2015 10:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bobbi Kristina Brown , who died on July 26 at the age of 22, had a history of hard drug use, alleges friend and former roommate Danyela Bradley. Bobbi Kristina Brown's Final Autopsy Report Sealed Due to Court Order Bradley’s claims about Bobbi ...

  19. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 30 Years Ago, Whitney Houston Notched Her First No. 1

    October 26, 2015 8:05 AM EDT 1.388 k 537 49 In 1985, the diva earned her first of 11 Hot 100 leaders. Plus, remembering chart feats by Janet Jackson, Shania Twain & Elton John. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart hi ...

  20. 2015 American Music Awards: Taylor Swift Leads Nominations

    October 13, 2015 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 ABC will air the AMAs, which Jennifer Lopez hosts for the first time, live from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater on Nov. 22. Taylor Swift is the most nominated artist at the 2015 American Music Awards. The singer is up for six categories, includi ...

  21. Ask Billboard: Lady Gaga First Artist With Two 7-Million-Selling Downloads

    October 02, 2015 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, tweet @gthot20 LADY GAGA FIRST A ...

  22. Bobbi Kristina Brown's Final Autopsy Report Sealed Due to Court Order

    September 26, 2015 5:07 PM EDT Bobbi Kristina Brown ’s final autopsy results are in, but the findings – which would reveal her cause of death -- have not been released to the public. A court order has sealed the medical examiner’s report. Bobby Brown on Bobbi Kristina: ' ...

  23. Bobby Brown & Family Mourn the Late Bobbi Kristina at Funeral

    August 01, 2015 7:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 R&B singer Bobby Brown emerged from the funeral of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, staring toward the ground before lifting his head up and briefly gazing at the sky. Remembering Bobbi Kristina Brown Dressed in all black, the grieving Brown w ...

  24. Controversy Erupts at Bobbi Kristina Brown's Memorial Service

    August 01, 2015 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The ongoing tensions between the families of the late megastar Whitney Houston and her ex-husband, R&B singer Bobby Brown , erupted Saturday, Aug. 1, during a memorial service for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina . Remembering Bobbi Kristina Brown ...

  25. Bobbi Kristina Brown's Coffin Arrives at Church in Atlanta

    August 01, 2015 11:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 A hearse carrying the coffin of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown , arrived at a church in suburban Atlanta ahead of a funeral service on Saturday, Aug. 1. Bobbi Kristina Will Be Buried Next To Wh ...

  26. Bobbi Kristina Will Be Buried Next To Whitney Houston

    July 30, 2015 8:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bobbi Kristina Brown will be buried next to her late mother, Whitney Houston , following her Aug. 1 funeral, according to a report from ABC News . Remembering Bobbi Kristina Brown Houston is buried at the Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, New Jersey, ...

  27. Bobbi Kristina's Funeral Will Be Private

    July 29, 2015 12:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral and burial will take place this coming weekend, according to a report from E! News . Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies at 22 The funeral is scheduled for this Saturday (Aug. 1) at 11 a.m. local time at Atlanta's St. ...

  28. Bobbi Kristina Brown Is 'Reunited' With Whitney Houston, Cousin Dionne Warwick Says

    July 27, 2015 9:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Our family has had its share of sorrow these past few years," said Dionne Warwick in the wake of her second cousin Bobbi Kristina Brown's passing Sunday.  Bobbi Kristina Brown's Initial Autopsy Results Are In "It is with a ...

  29. Bobbi Kristina Brown's Death: Stars React on Twitter

    July 26, 2015 9:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of  Whitney Houston  and  Bobby Brown , died on Sunday, July 26 at the age of 22. Bobbi Kristina Brown Dead at 22 Soon after the sad news was confirmed, fans, artists, celebrities and more took to Twitter to give t ...

  30. Remembering Bobbi Kristina Brown

    July 26, 2015 9:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Prior to Bobbi Kristina Brown's death on July 26, Michael Jackson's nephew Austin Brown penned an essay for Billboard in which he relates and reflects on the girl he came to know as the adoring daughter of a very famous mom. I had the plea ...

  31. Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies at 22

    July 26, 2015 8:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown , died on Sunday, July 26, at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Ga., according to ET . She was 22. "She is finally at peace in the arms of God," the Houston family ...

  32. Tyler Perry Rips Media for Bobbi Kristina Coverage: 'This Child Is Still Not Allowed Any Peace'

    July 18, 2015 1:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bobbi Kristina Brown is in hospice and there have been constant rumors about her impending death swirling amongst some media outlets. Tyler Perry wrote a Facebook account asking the media to "please some show decency and respect" for Bobbi ...

  33. Michael Masser, Songwriter for Whitney Houston & Diana Ross, Dead at 74

    July 10, 2015 9:53 PM EDT 3.005 k 249 101 Michael Masser, a songwriter, producer and composer who penned hits for Whitney Houston , Diana Ross and Gladys Knight , died in Rancho Mirage, Calif. on Thursday. He was 74.  Masser's hits included Houston's "The Greatest L ...

  34. Bobby Brown at Atlanta Concert: 'I Am in a Different Zone Right Now'

    July 05, 2015 7:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bobby Brown reportedly forgot lyrics and left the stage more than once at a concert in Atlanta on Saturday, July 4. Bobbi Kristina's Family Gathers at Georgia Hospice According to People (and seen in a video posted by TMZ ), the singer -- whose ...

  35. Bobbi Kristina's Aunt Leolah Brown Angered Over Alleged Deathbed Photos

    July 04, 2015 3:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bobbi Kristina Brown 's aunt, Leolah Brown , posted a lengthy statement on Facebook Friday, July 3, addressing news that photos of her niece in hospice are being pitched to media outlets for sale. Bobbi Kristina's Family Gathers at Georgia ...

  36. Bobbi Kristina Brown's Boyfriend Hires Casey Anthony's Defense Attorney: Report

    July 01, 2015 12:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nick Gordon, the boyfriend of Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, has reportedly retained a high-powered team to help him face his mounting legal troubles. People reports that Gordon has hired attorney Jose Baez, who won a high-pro ...

  37. Ask Billboard: Rihanna's Best-Selling Songs & Albums

    June 23, 2015 11:05 AM EDT A look at RiRi's biggest hits, according to Nielsen Music. Plus, more about the No. 1 run of 'See You Again' & more. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com ...

  38. Whitney Houston's Fortune In Limbo Amid Bobbi Kristina Tragedy

    June 19, 2015 11:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston are photographed with their daughter Bobbi Kristina in 1993. Randee St. Nicholas/Contour by Getty Images Since Jan. 31, the day that Bobbi Kristina Brown was found face-down in the bathtub of her Roswell, Ga., townhou ...

  39. Mariah Carey's Self-Titled Debut at 25: Classic Track-by-Track Review

    June 12, 2015 2:30 PM EDT 7.525 k 897 4 Revisiting the 11-track collection that jumpstarted one of the most successful stories in pop music history. After the flash, glitz and glamor that governed '80s pop music, the woman who would become the next decade’s biggest act seemed ...

  40. Sunset Marquis: Secrets of Rock 'n' Roll's Wild Hotel

    May 28, 2015 6:16 PM EDT U2 's tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, passed away recently at the Sunset Marquis hotel, a Los Angeles institution with a history of hosting rock royalty.  This story first appeared in the Feb. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. When ...

  41. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea Score Latest Hit Diva Duet

    May 15, 2015 4:40 PM EDT 9.625 k 66 4 "Pretty Girls," new at No. 29, continues the tradition of women teaming up for chart hits. Plus, moves for Silento, Echosmith, Shaggy & Nicki Minaj. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack smash "S ...

  42. Whitney Houston Producer Charles Huggins Gets Decade in Prison for Ponzi Scheme

    May 13, 2015 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 A former music producer who helped launch acts like Kenny G and Whitney Houston was sentenced Wednesday (May 13) to 10 years behind bars for duping investors out of millions by claiming he had ties to West African diamond mines. Prosecutors in feder ...

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

    May 09, 2015 7:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 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,&q ...

  44. Ask Billboard: The Definitive List of Hit Fifth Singles

    May 05, 2015 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Before Ariana Grande's 'One Last Time,' from 'My Everything,' many other albums yielded at least five hit singles, including sets by Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Taylor Swift & more. As always, submit questions about Billbo ...

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