Articles Tagged 'Whitney Houston'

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Adele’s Six-Grammy Sweep Signals Embrace of ‘Real Music’

“Adele‘s performance is the best tribute to Whitney,” comedian Mo Rocca tweeted during tonight’s Grammys (February 12). “Brilliant unvarnished VOCALS.” Yes, Whitney Houston‘s passing on the eve of the Grammys has created a dialogue about how “manufactured” music has become since the pop icon’s heyday. Much has been said about the purity of Houston’s instrument, […]

Whitney Houston Dies: British Celebs React on Twitter

There are some celebrities that are so huge that they transcend national boundaries, and Whitney Houston, the diva with the titanic voice and a tragic life, was one of them. News of her sudden death today (February 11) at the age of 48 has drawn immediate and powerful reaction from around the globe, including from […]

Watch Video: Did Whitney Pull a Britney on X Factor?

Whitney Houston‘s performance on this past Sunday’s X Factor (Simon Cowell‘s British answer to American Idol) received a thumbs-down from viewers and critics. The Daily Telegraph says, “She sang her single ‘Million Dollar Bill,’ over some pre-recorded vocals, and suffered a wardrobe malfunction when a strap at the back of her long silver dress snapped […]

Whitney Houston’s Comeback More Likely Than Amy Winehouse’s

The Daily Telegraph‘s Adrian Bridge reviews Amy Winehouse‘s “big comeback performance” in St. Lucia, which was, apparently, a debacle: The vocal inadequacy was accompanied by increasingly strange antics. Winehouse kept taking off and putting on her high heeled cream-colored shoes. She greedily swigged down a steady supply of drinks. She threw a piece of chewed […]