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 # 143

Bobby Brown Leaves Whitney's Funeral Early, Blames Security

Posted Saturday February 18, 2012 3:29 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 1:00 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 Saturday February 18, 2012 12:44 AM 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.


Ray J: Heads to New Jersey for Whitney Houston's Funeral

Posted Friday February 17, 2012 4:46 PM GMT

Heading across the country to pay their respects for the late Whitney Houston, Ray J and Brandy were spotted catching a flight out of Los Angeles International Airport on Friday (February 17).

The “Last Wish” singer and his R&B singing sister looked appropriately somber as the sported sunglasses to hide their eyes upon arrival and during check-in.


Whitney Houston’s “Home Going Service,” Sunday Burial and Ray J Shares Thoughts

Posted Friday February 17, 2012 2:41 PM GMT

Putting a positive spin on a tragedy, Whitney Houston's family is planning a ‘home going’ service rather than a funeral to celebrate her life tomorrow (February 18).

On the official invitation, the late “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” songstress’ family wrote, "With heartfelt gratitude, the Houston Family requests the honor of your presence at the home going service for Whitney Elizabeth Houston."


Whitney Houston Private Viewing Set for Friday

Posted Thursday February 16, 2012 5:06 PM GMT

As the still shocking news begins to settle in, the family of Whitney Houston has schedule a private viewing for Friday afternoon (February 17).

According to TMZ, the service will be held at the Newark, New Jersey funeral home where the “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” singer’s body is currently being held.


Bobby Brown vs. Whitney Houston’s Family: It’s a Money Thing

Posted Thursday February 16, 2012 10:44 AM GMT

It’s no secret that Bobby Brown has never had a great relationship with his late ex-wife Whitney Houston's family, and there’s a whole new war on the horizon.


Bobby Brown: Bobbi Kristina is "Improving"

Posted Wednesday February 15, 2012 3:50 PM GMT

No words can describe what she must be going through in the days following her mother’s sudden death, but Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina, is “improving” according to her father, Bobby Brown.

Over the weekend, Bobbi Kristina was rushed to the hospital after suffering from an emotional breakdown after learning of her “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” mother’s untimely demise.