1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Late Night Music Roundup: Chet Faker, Natalie La Rose, Dawes

    April 23, 2015 6:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Australia's  Chet Faker has been turning heads with his sublime mix of electronica and soul. Viewers who stayed up to watch Jimmy Kimmel Live got a first-hand look at Faker and his artistry -- not once but twice.   Faker (his real name is Nicho ...

  4. 'The Voice' Recap: Music's Biggest Producers Shape Top 10

    April 20, 2015 10:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 The top ten artists performed live on The Voice tonight, and the four coaches invited top-tier producers to help shape their teams. Christina Aguilera invited Mark Ronson of “Uptown Funk” fame. Blake Shelton brought in Scott Hendricks , and Adam Lev ...

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

    April 20, 2015 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 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."  "Mee ...

  6. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1989, Madonna's 'Like a Prayer' Hit No. 1

    April 20, 2015 8:05 AM EDT 3.617 k 399 41 Twenty-six years ago, the iconic set crowned the Billboard 200. Plus, remembering chart feats by USA for Africa, Whitney Houston and Rihanna. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard cha ...

  7. Watch Bobby Brown Tell Crowd Bobbi Kristina 'Is Awake'

    April 19, 2015 3:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Could Bobby Brown have dropped a hint to concert-goers in Dallas that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina, is on the road to recovery? Bobby Brown Reappears in Public After Bobbi Kristina Hospitalization On Saturday night (April 18) during a show at the Ve ...

  8. Music Producer Charles Huggins Facing Long Stint in Jail

    April 06, 2015 10:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Prosecutors called a music producer who once worked with stars including Kenny G and Whitney Houston a master manipulator Monday as they recommended he spend over two decades in prison for a Ponzi scheme that ripped off investors. In papers filed in ...

  9. Taylor Swift Is Feelin' 22… Weeks in the Billboard 200's Top Five

    April 03, 2015 6:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Her '1989' album has yet to leave the top five of the chart after 22 weeks. Taylor Swift 's smash album 1989 continues its incredible chart run on the Billboard 200 , as the former No. 1 set spends its 22nd consecutive week in the top ...

  10. Watch Bobbi Kristina's Boyfriend Nick Gordon's Tearful 'Dr. Phil' Preview

    March 09, 2015 7:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Wednesday (Mar. 11), an episode of "Dr. Phil" featuring Bobbi Kristina's boyfriend Nick Gordon will air. Ahead of the air date, a preview for the interview has been posted online. The clip features Gordon, alongside his mom, Michel ...

  11. Ask Billboard: Will 'Uptown Funk!' Be the Hot 100's No. 1 Song of 2015?

    March 03, 2015 11:05 AM EST With an array of honors - including global - for Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' smash, has the race for the year's top hit already been won? As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@bil ...

  12. Bobby Brown Cancels Australian Tour to Spend Time with Bobbi Kristina

    February 24, 2015 5:10 PM EST Ticketek, the Australia and New Zealand-based ticketing company founded in 1979, has announced the cancellation of Bobby Brown 's planned tour of Oz. The notice reads in part: Bobby Brown's upcoming Australian Tour featuring special gues ...

  13. Feud Grows Between Bobby Brown & Nick Gordon Over Bobbi Kristina

    February 22, 2015 12:22 PM EST While Bobbi Kristina Brown fights for her life, a feud has erupted over whether her partner can visit her in the hospital. The only daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston has been hospitalized at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta since bein ...

  14. Revisionist History, Valentine's Day Edition: Captain & Tennille Crunches Aerosmith, Van Morrison Boots Lulu

    February 14, 2015 1:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Few would argue that on Valentine's Day, love conquers all. In the world of Billboard Hot 100 Revisionist History, however, that might just be the other way around. When each year's No. 1 song from 1958 through 2003 is re-calculated to ref ...

  15. 'Whitney Houston' at 30: Classic Track-by-Track Review

    February 14, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Few debut albums launch artists from complete obscurity into the heights of cultural and commercial appreciation like Whitney Houston 's 1985 eponymous set. Crafted under the careful eye of Arista Records' Clive Davis, the 10-song collecti ...

  16. Bobbi Kristina's Cousin 'Must Be Disregarded,' New Bobby Brown Statement Says

    February 13, 2015 6:06 PM EST 1.825 k 41 50 Bobbi Kristina Brown's family has been rallying around the 21-year-old since she was found unresponsive on Jan. 31, almost exactly three years after mom Whitney Houston died. Bobbi Kristina Brown in Car Crash Before Hospitalization But ...

  17. Whitney Houston's Mother Visits Bobbi Kristina Brown

    February 11, 2015 3:23 PM EST 0 0 0 Whitney Houston 's mother on Wednesday (Feb. 11) visited the Atlanta hospital where the late singer's daughter is being treated after she was found unresponsive at her home. Cissy Houston arrived at Emory University Hospital around 1:30 p. ...

  18. Whitney Houston's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits: A Look at Her Legendary Chart Career

    February 11, 2015 2:20 PM EST 1.137 k 480 785 The late Whitney Houston's legacy on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart is legendary. Her biggest single on the Hot 100 chart is her iconic "I Will Always Love You," from her film "The Bodyguard." The track spent ...

  19. Kevin Costner on Bobbi Kristina: 'I Hope That God Opens Her Eyes And Lets Her Breathe'

    February 10, 2015 6:51 PM EST 0 0 0 Actor Kevin Costner was a close friend of Whitney Houston 's since before the two shared the spotlight in the popular film The Bodyguard . So much so, he delivered an impassioned eulogy at the late-singer's funeral. And now, watching Houst ...

  20. Police Reportedly Investigating Injuries on Bobbi Kristina's Face, Mouth

    February 09, 2015 9:56 PM EST 0 0 0 New reports are surfacing relating to the relationship between  Whitney Houston  and Bobby Brown 's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown and her supposed husband Nick Gordon, suggesting there were issues of jealousy and possible foul play.  Police Rep ...

  21. Bobbi Kristina Brown Vigil Draws Crowds in Atlanta

    February 09, 2015 7:30 PM EST 0 0 0 UPDATE: Watch a live video stream from the Bobbi Kristina Brown vigil below: Fans and supportive residents gathered in suburban Atlanta on Monday night in support of 21-year-old Bobbi Kristina Brown , who has been hospitalized since she was found fa ...

  22. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 25 Years Ago, Paula Abdul Led the Hot 100 Again

    February 09, 2015 8:05 AM EST In 1990, 'Opposites Attract' became Abdul's fourth No. 1. Plus, remembering chart feats by Katy Perry, Whitney Houston and Bon Jovi. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart ...

  23. Clive Davis on Bobbi Kristina Brown: 'It's Heartbreaking'

    February 05, 2015 6:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Gearing up for his pre-Grammy gala, taking place Saturday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Clive Davis spoke to select reporters about what to expect at the A-list soiree, as he does every year, but the topic foremost on people's minds had little t ...

  24. Whitney Houston's Family Issued Restraining Order Against Bobbi Kristina's 'Husband': Report

    February 04, 2015 9:03 PM EST 0 0 0 While Bobbi Kristina Brown remains at Atlanta's Emory University Hospital with her condition unclear, it seems turmoil is surrounding her hopeful recovery.  While it came out Tuesday Brown was never actually married to the man she called her hu ...

  25. Bobbi Kristina Brown's Hospitalization: New Details

    February 03, 2015 9:12 PM EST Bobbi Kristina Brown was moved to a new hospital Monday, according to CNN , relocating from North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, Ga. to Atlanta's Emory University Hospital.  Brown, 21, was rushed to North Fulton Hospital after she was found fa ...

  26. Bobbi Kristina's Hospitalization: The Latest Details

    February 01, 2015 2:00 PM EST 1.127 k 57 91 0 Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown , was reportedly rushed to a hospital on Saturday (Jan. 31) after being found unconscious in her home in Roswell, Ga. Stars React to Bobbi Kristina Brown's Hospital ...

  27. Bobbi Kristina Brown Revived After Being Found Unconscious

    January 31, 2015 1:11 PM EST 1.341 k 333 54 0 Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown , has reportedly been revived after being found unconscious in her Roswell, Ga., home. Stars React to Bobbi Kristina Brown's Hospitalization on Social Media Bobbi, ...

  28. Lifetime's 'Whitney': TV Review

    January 18, 2015 11:33 AM EST A luminous Yaya DaCosta embodies Whitney Houston's talent and tragedy The biggest decision facing any biographical film is how much of the subject's life to include. Will childhood be broached, or will there be flashbacks? Will it sweep ...

  29. Lifetime's 'Whitney': What the Critics Are Saying

    January 18, 2015 11:05 AM EST Lifetime's Whitney Houston biopic aired Saturday night (Jan. 17), with Yaya DeCosta portraying the iconic songstress and Arlen Escapeta playing her husband, R&B star Bobby Brown . Whitney Houston's Estate Releases Statement Ahead of ...

  30. Whitney Houston's Estate Releases Statement Ahead of Lifetime Biopic

    January 17, 2015 6:06 PM EST Whitney Houston 's family says the singer's fans should "brace themselves for the worst" if they watch Lifetime's television movie about the late singer that premieres Saturday. Pat Houston, president of the singer's ...

  31. Whitney Houston's Death 'Too Recent' to Show in Biopic, Actress Says

    January 16, 2015 6:57 PM EST Playing Whitney Houston is "daunting." That was the word Yaya DeCosta ( Lee Daniels' The Butler ) chose to describe her latest part, playing the seven-time Grammy winner in the eponymous Lifetime biopic, directed by Angela Bassett. ...

  32. I Prevail, Natalie La Rose & Catfish and the Bottlemen: Emerging Picks of the Week

    January 16, 2015 4:18 PM EST As another weekend approaches, spice up your playlist with Billboard 's weekly roundup of tracks from the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart. After giving them a listen, make sure to check back next week for a new set of selections to ...

  33. Tomorrow's Hits: Natalie La Rose, Wash & Josh Dorr

    January 09, 2015 10:05 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Natalie La Rose New Republic signee Natalie La Rose nears her first Billboard chart appearance, as the ...

  34. Whitney Houston Biopic Premiere Not a Family Affair

    January 07, 2015 4:51 PM EST The premiere of Whitney was no family affair. But no one expected Whitney Houston 's kin to attend. "It was the family's choice and decision because of what they want to do and whatever their desires or their plans are, not to be in ...

  35. Whitney Houston Lifetime Biopic Marks RedOne's Film-Scoring Debut

    January 07, 2015 2:46 PM EST Producer-songwriter RedOne makes his film music producing and scoring debut with the Lifetime Original Movie Whitney, which premieres Jan. 17. Whitney Houston Biopic Actor Defends Lifetime Movie "From the iconic songs to scoring, the RedOne t ...

  36. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1991, Madonna's 'Justify My Love' Hit No. 1

    January 05, 2015 8:05 AM EST Madonna scored her ninth Hot 100 leader 24 years ago. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Green Day, Usher and Christina Aguilera. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history Jan. ...

  37. Carrie Underwood, 'Voice' Winner Craig Wayne Boyd Debut on Country Charts

    December 18, 2014 12:25 PM EST Underwood scores her record-tying fifth consecutive No. 1 bow, of five career releases, on Top Country Albums. Carrie Underwood storms Billboard 's Top Country Albums chart with Greatest Hits: Decade #1 , which arrives at No. 1 with 94,000 so ...

  38. Kanye West, Usher to Receive BET Honors

    December 10, 2014 2:43 AM EST Someone other than Kanye West is confirming his visionary status. The superstar rapper will receive the Visionary Award next month at the 2015 BET Honors. West - who has called himself a visionary and more -- will be one of five luminaries honor ...

  39. Watch First Trailer for Lifetime's Whitney Houston Biopic

    December 06, 2014 3:58 PM EST 'Whitney' marks Angela Bassett's directorial debut. Whitney Houston 's impressive career highlights and turbulent personal life are at the center of Lifetime's first Whitney trailer. Whitney Houston Biopic Actor Defends Li ...

  40. How Jimmy Iovine Made It 'A Very Special Christmas' in 1985

    November 28, 2014 10:00 AM EST Jimmy Iovine recalls the exact moment he decided to make  A Very Special Christmas . It was January 1985, the day of his father Vincent "Jimmy" Iovine's funeral. A Brooklyn longshoreman "who loved Christmas," the elder Iov ...

  41. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Remember When Taylor Swift Was Country … in 2011?

    November 24, 2014 8:05 AM EST Swift's 'Sparks Fly' topped Hot Country Songs just three years ago. Plus, looking back at key chart feats for Mary J. Blige, Jay Z & Alicia Keys and the Beatles. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more th ...

  42. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Whitney Houston Returns to the Top 40

    November 21, 2014 6:38 PM EST Plus: Queen nets its highest-charting album since 1992. On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Taylor Swift 's 1989 spent a third straight week at No. 1, selling another 312,000 copies in the week ending Nov. 16, according to Nielsen So ...

  43. Whitney Houston Hologram? You'll Have to Wait

    November 12, 2014 3:13 PM EST Hoping for a Whitney Houston hologram? You'll have to wait.   Pat Houston, the late singer's sister-in-law and head of her estate, says she's had offers to debut a Houston hologram, but she won't sign on just yet. "We did ...

  44. Watch Dolly Parton Remember Whitney Houston in 'Foo Fighters Sonic Highways' Clip

    November 02, 2014 3:18 PM EST 31.714 k 63 6 0 "It's just the gift that keeps on giving," Parton says about her hit song "I Will Always Love You." Dolly Parton has learned that giving away hit songs to other artists is never an easy decision. Dolly Parton Q& ...

  45. Aretha Franklin’s ‘Great Diva Classics’ Due Oct. 21

    September 28, 2014 10:21 PM EDT Aretha Franklin is showing some R-E-S-P-E-C-T to her fellow divas: The Queen of Soul will release an album Oct. 21 covering classic songs from other female singers. Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics will include songs such as Gladys Kn ...

  46. Aretha Franklin’s ‘Great Diva Classics’ Due Oct. 21

    September 28, 2014 10:21 PM EDT Aretha Franklin is showing some R-E-S-P-E-C-T to her fellow divas: The Queen of Soul will release an album Oct. 21 covering classic songs from other female singers. Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics will include songs such as Gladys ...

  47. Exclusive: Brandy Breaks Down the Songs of Her Self-Titled Debut 20 Years Later

    September 27, 2014 2:16 PM EDT Brandy gives Billboard a song-by-song breakdown of her first album, released Sept. 27, 1994. Like many of her fans 20 years later, Brandy can still remember the first time she heard her debut single “I Wanna Be Down” on the radio in the late summe ...

  48. Ask Billboard: It's All About Women In The Hot 100's Top Five

    September 12, 2014 6:30 PM EDT 2.128 k 87 38 0 Women control the chart's top five this week, led by Meghan Trainor's 'All About That Bass.' How uncommon is a top-five male lockout? As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music mus ...

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