Name: Whitney Houston
Birth Name: 
Whitney Elizabeth Houston
Birth Date: 
August 9, 1963
Birth Place: 
East Orange, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Occupation: 
Singer / Actress / Performer
Relationship Status: 
Passed away on February 11, 2011
Celebrity Ranking # 397
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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Whitney Houston: Seeking Jesus in Final Days

Posted Wednesday February 15, 2012 10:17 AM GMT

While nothing can take away the pain of losing Whitney Houston, the thought of her being in a better place offers hope and peace.

The “I Will Always Love You” songstress had been talking a lot about Jesus Christ in the days leading up to her death.

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Amber Riley Remembers Whitney Houston on "Glee”

Posted Wednesday February 15, 2012 8:33 AM GMT

Given the untimely death of Whitney Houston over the weekend, it’s a crazy coincidence that Amber Riley sang “I Will Always Love You” on “Glee” last night (February 14).

The Valentine’s Day episode of the hit FOX show was taped long before Whitney’s demise, and the producers dedicated it to Houston’s memory.

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Whitney Houston's Public Memorial Service Canceled

Posted Tuesday February 14, 2012 3:34 PM GMT

Her fans are looking for ways to pay their respects to the late Whitney Houston, but it seems they won’t be having a public memorial service in Newark, New Jersey after all.

According to a report, Mayor Cory Booker has declared that they won’t be holding an event at the Prudential Center as previously thought.

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Whitney Houston's Funeral Date and Location Announced

Posted Tuesday February 14, 2012 12:28 PM GMT

As the reality of the singer's passing begins to set in, funeral arrangements for music icon Whitney Houston have been finalized.

Scheduled to take place at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey on noon this Saturday (February 18), the memorial service will be "invitation only" and will not include a wake.

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