Name: Whitney Houston
Birth Name: 
Whitney Elizabeth Houston
Birth Date: 
August 9, 1963
Birth Place: 
East Orange, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Singer / Actress / Performer
Relationship Status: 
Passed away on February 11, 2011
Celebrity Ranking # 76

Fans Gather at Whitney Houston's Gravesite

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 3:18 PM GMT

She was one of the greatest singers of the 21st century, so it’s no wonder thousands of Whitney Houston's fans are continuously pouring in to pay their respects to the icon's fresh gravesite.

The “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” singer was laid to rest during a private burial, which took place yesterday (February 19).


Mariah Carey's Somber Night Out in NYC

Posted Sunday February 19, 2012 2:16 PM GMT

Dressed in all black for dinner, Mariah Carey was spotted grabbing a bite to eat in New York after Whitney Houston's funeral on Saturday (February 18).

Wearing dark round sunglasses and a black dress, the "Touch My Body" singer appeared to be in a somber mood as she made her way to Cipriani restaurant in SoHo.


Whitney Houston Laid to Rest Alongside Her Father

Posted Sunday February 19, 2012 12:35 PM GMT

After having been remembered by family and close friends at a private funeral the previous day, Whitney Houston was officially laid to rest during a burial service on Sunday (February 19).

The Grammy Award winning singer's body was placed in a plot at the Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, NJ alongside her father, John Russell Houston, Jr., who passed away back in 2003.


Alicia Keys Sings "Send Me An Angel" at Whitney's Funeral

Posted Saturday February 18, 2012 5:38 PM GMT

Offering her talents to the emotional tribute to beloved singer Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys was among the performers on-hand at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday (February 18).

The 31-year-old sat at a piano in front of those gathered to pay their respects to the "I Will Always Love You" star while proceeding forth to offer up a rendition of "Send Me An Angel".


Kevin Costner Pays Tribute to Whitney Houston

Posted Saturday February 18, 2012 4:46 PM GMT

Flying into the east coast the previous night, Kevin Costner was among the stars in attendance for the funeral of recently departed singer/actress Whitney Houston.

With the proceedings taking place at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday (February 18), the "Dances with Wolves" actor took to the podium to offer up words in remembrance oh his former "Bodyguard" co-star.


Bobby Brown Leaves Whitney's Funeral Early, Blames Security

Posted Saturday February 18, 2012 2:29 PM GMT

While Bobby Brown was spotted arriving at Newark's Hope Baptist Church in New Jersey this morning to attend the funeral of his ex-wife, Whitney Houston, he didn't stay long.


Whitney Houston Funeral: Live Stream Coverage

Posted Saturday February 18, 2012 12:00 PM GMT

It's the place she began singing as a child, and today (February 18) Whitney Houston is being remembered with a funeral at New Hope Baptist Church, in Newark, N.J.

The invitation-only viewing is set to begin at noon ET, with the entire "Home Going Service" to be streamed live right here on GossipCenter.


Yolanda Adams' NAACP Awards Tribute to Whitney Houston

Posted Friday February 17, 2012 11:44 PM GMT

Taking a respite from honoring the past year's top African-American entertainers, the 43rd NAACP Image Awards followed suit with previous awards shows in holding a tribute for recently departed icon Whitney Houston during Friday night's (February 17) ceremony.

With the annual event taking place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Gospel great Yolanda Adams took the stage alongside a gospel choir while celebrating the life of the "I Will Always Love You" singer.