Until this very moment, I had not heard of British singer Sam Smith. I still don’t really get who he is, aside from the person who brilliantly covered Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know?” for an episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” and on SiriusXM this weekend. Now I want to know more. His voice is TO DIE FOR. [Sirius XM]
According to new TMZ reports, Ray J had to be restrained after charging at police because he heard them making inappropriate jokes about Whitney Houston’s dead body. Ray, who was rumored to be romantically involved with Whitney before her untimely passing, was outside her Beverly Hills Hotel room while paramedics and other officers tended to her lifeless corpus. He never made contact with the individual who made the comments, but after reading more of the details, we wish he had. Read more at Hello Beautiful…
We all wish we could sing like the late Whitney Houston. Most of us are keyed into reality enough to know that will never happen and that time we sang “The Greatest Love of All” at our 3rd grade talent show would be the last time we’d ever be brave enough to sing a Whitney Song in public. We understand that we have to settle for a life time of singing “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” in the shower, where the acoustics are most forgiving. But there are others of us who are still gutsy enough to attempt a Whitney song in public.
One such brave soul was on a recent American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to New York. In fact, she sang so many Whitney songs that the plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Kansas City when she refused to stop singing.”The woman was being disruptive and was removed from the plane for interfering with the flight crew. There was a federal air marshal on the aircraft, who subdued the woman and put her in cuffs and removed her from the plane,” said a Kansas City International Airport spokesman. Keep reading »
This Friday, fans of of the late Whitney Houston — who passed away suddenly in TK — will get a final chance to see the legendary sing her heart out on screen in “Sparkle.” The movie, which also stars Jordin Sparks, is about three teenage sisters from Harlem who start a girl group in the 1960s. Check out the trailer above. Sing it, Whitney. Keep reading »