February 11th, 2013
02:31 PM ET
On February 11, 2012, music lost one of its most iconic voices with the death of Whitney Houston.
Her unexpected passing at the Beverly Hilton, right ahead of the 54th Grammy Awards, sent shockwaves through the music community and created a tone of mourning on music's biggest night.
On the one-year anniversary of her death, Houston's contemporaries are still coming to terms with her death and her legacy. Here's what some in the industry expressed to CNN at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy bash on Saturday:
February 8th, 2013
05:24 PM ET
February 5th, 2013
12:16 PM ET
Gospel legend Cissy Houston has opened up about losing her daughter Whitney in a new memoir, but her granddaughter Bobbi Kristina is not happy about it.
On her Twitter account last week, the only daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown expressed her displeasure about her grandmother's book, called "Remembering Whitney."
January 28th, 2013
02:59 PM ET
Almost one year to the day after Whitney Houston's death, Cissy Houston is releasing "Remembering Whitney," a book about her daughter's extraordinary life and untimely demise.
While promoting the memoir on “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” the 79-year-old gospel singer detailed the moment that she learned Whitney, nicknamed Nippy by her family, had died on February 11, 2012.
“My son called me and he was screaming, ‘Mom, Mommy.’ Then, oh God. I said, ‘What is wrong, what’s wrong?’ He just said, ‘Nippy. Nippy.’ I said, ‘What’s wrong with Nippy?’ … I was getting annoyed because he wasn’t telling me anything. He said, ‘Mommy.’ I said, ‘Is she dead?’ And he said, ‘Yeah, Mommy, she’s dead.’ And I don’t remember too much else after that.”
August 9th, 2012
01:58 PM ET
Whitney Houston's life was heartbreakingly short, but it was filled with achievements. On what would have been her 49th birthday today, we can see how much she accomplished in her lifetime.
The Newark, New Jersey native provided a soundtrack to our lives in the late '80s, racking up seven consecutive No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Those tracks included hits like ...
August 6th, 2012
04:18 PM ET
Whitney Houston's turn as the mother of three sisters who encounter the downsides of fame in this month's "Sparkle" has been viewed as a performance that could have relaunched her career.
But in light of Houston's February death, it will be seen as the performance that "adds another diamond to her legacy," says Houston's co-star, Tika Sumpter ("Gossip Girl"; "Think Like A Man"), who portrays one of the late legend's on-screen daughters.
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