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Sales Update...

An update on Whitney Houston's sales in the US for the week ending 22 May 2005 according to Neilson Soundscan:

1. Whitney: The Greatest Hits (Album): 952 (-12%)
2. The Bodyguard: 305 (-5%)
3. Whitney: The Greatest Hits (Video): 144 (-32%)
4. Whitney Houston: 153 (-23%)
5. The Preacher's Wife: 137 (-32%)
6. My Love is Your Love (Album): 88 (+1%)
7. Whitney: 82 (-32%)
8. Just Whitney...: 78 (-24%)
9. The Star Spangled Banner: 77 (+208%)
10. I'm Your Baby Tonight (Album): 17 (-19%)
11. Itís Not Right But itís Okay: 9 (-18%)

[Thanks Jim R.]


NEWSFILE: 25 MAY 2005
 


Troubles Behind Whitney...

Bobby Brown has been busy plugging the upcoming reality TV series, Being Bobby Brown, by discussing Whitney Houston's progress and hinted that some of her journey may feature in the show.  Brown hopes he'll be allowed onto Whitney's next album..

Read Access Hollywood: Bobby Brown says Houston's troubles are behind her.


Release Date...

BMG in Poland are suggesting a tentative release date of 1 November 2005 for Whitney Houston's album.

[Thanks Sylwia M.]



NEWSFILE: 24 MAY 2005
 


Brown's Entourage In Restaurant Stabbing...

Two members of Bobby Brown's entourage were cut or stabbed during an altercation at P Diddy's restaurant.  It is not known if Whitney Houston was present.

Read Atlanta Journal Constitution: Two members of Bobby Brown's entourage injured during fight.
 


NEWSFILE: 23 MAY 2005
 


According To Bobby Brown...

Whilst out promoting his upcoming Bravo TV reality show, Bobby Brown spoke to reporters at the Ritz-Carlton in Atlanta.  As reported in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, according to Brown, Whitney Houston went to rehab because of a marijuana habit.  He went on to say "I'm really proud of her. It helps both of us, because I've been in recovery for almost two years."

Read AJC: Brown Hopes Show Will Boost Image


NEWSFILE: 21 MAY 2005
 


Jerudong Park Exclusive...

Classic Whitney Exclusive: The much anticipated first look at images from Whitney Houston's ultra rare Jerudong Park concert performance can be found here.  Over 70 screen captures available to see in the Jerudong Park Image Gallery.

[Very Special Thanks Neal M.]

Battling Through...

[Dotmusic Report]

Whitney leaves rehab
(Friday May 20, 2005 11:15 AM)

Whitney Houston is reported to have left rehab.

The singer was taken to Eric Clapton's Crossroads Clinic in Willoughby Bay, Antigua by court order on March 23.

Clive Davis, who first discovered Houston, told US TV show "Access Hollywood": "Whitney is out of rehab, and we are meeting in about 10 days."

"There is no-one like Whitney. If you go to the writers, the producers, the arrangers, they can't wait for her to come back."

The BMG boss added: "She has been through a battle, but she is the best singer, so I cannot wait to be in the studio with her."

Lil' John is one of the artists reported to be working on new material for Houston.

Her last studio album was November 1998's "My Love is Your Love". *

* Whitney's last studio album was 'One Wish: The Holiday Album' (2003) and before that 'Just Whitney...' (2002).
 


NEWSFILE: 20 MAY 2005
 


Apologize...

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Wyclef Jean discusses a duet he has written titled "Apologize" that he feels Whitney Houston would be perfect for - Read Rolling Stone: Wyclef Makes "Musician."

Sales Update...

An update on Whitney Houston's sales in the US for the week ending 15 May 2005 according to Neilson Soundscan:

1. Whitney: The Greatest Hits (Album): 986 (-21%)
2. The Bodyguard: 320 (-16%)
3. Whitney: The Greatest Hits (Video): 212 (+4%)
4. The Preacher's Wife: 202 (+5%)
5. Whitney Houston: 199 (+3%)
6. Whitney: 129 (+17%)
7. Just Whitney...: 102 (+11%)
8. My Love is Your Love (Album): 87 (-9%)
9. The Star Spangled Banner: 25 (-24%)
10. I'm Your Baby Tonight (Album): 21 (+425%)
11. Itís Not Right But itís Okay: 11 (-54%)

[Thanks Jim R.]


NEWSFILE: 18 MAY 2005
 


Poised To Return...

[Access Hollywood Report]

Whitney Poised To Return To Studio

POSTED: 5:45 pm PDT May 16, 2005
UPDATED: 9:16 am PDT May 17, 2005


Access Hollywood has learned that embattled pop diva Whitney Houston will return to the studio in ten days under mentor Clive Davis's supervision.

Davis told Access that Whitney, 41, has left rehabilitation and will now complete the album she began earlier with the veteran music mogul.

Whitney entered a drug rehabilitation center in March. She was also hospitalized in March of 2004.

The singer, a multiple Grammy-winner, is best known for her rendition of "I Will Always Love You" and her role in the 1992 film "The Bodyguard."

Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown have been married since 1992 and have an 12-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina.

The couple live near Alpharetta, a suburb north of Atlanta.



Legends Ball Guests Keep Whitney In Mind...

Although not present at Oprah Winfrey's 'Legends Ball' weekend in Santa Barbara, Whitney Houston was remembered by guests such as Patti LaBelle and Dionne Warwick.  Read the KCRA-TV report: Oprah Rolls Out Red Carpet For Tribute.


NEWSFILE: 16 MAY 2005
 


David Foster Reflects...

David Foster is interviewed by Canadian TV News and reflects on his career and the artists he has worked with.  During the course of the interview, Foster makes two notable references to Whitney Houston.


NEWSFILE: 12 MAY 2005
 


Sales Update...

An update on Whitney Houston's sales in the US for the week ending 8 May 2005 according to Neilson Soundscan:

1. Whitney: The Greatest Hits (Album): 1,250 (+19%)
2. The Bodyguard: 381 (+29%)
3. Whitney: The Greatest Hits (Video): 203 (+37%)
4. Whitney Houston: 193 (+23%)
5. The Preacher's Wife: 192 (+2%)
6. Whitney: 103 (+1%)
7. My Love is Your Love (Album): 96 (+8%)
8. Just Whitney...: 92 (-13%)
9. The Star Spangled Banner: 33 (+43%)
10. Itís Not Right But itís Okay: 24 (+243%)
11. One Wish: The Holiday Album: 7 (+75%)
12. I'm Your Baby Tonight (Album): 4 (-75%)

[Thanks Jim R.]


NEWSFILE: 11 MAY 2005
 


A Celebration of Motherhood...

Cissy Houston, along with other celebrity mothers, will be honoured at a luncheon held by NABFEME (National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment).  These mothers are being recognised for their outstanding achievements in raising and managing icons of the music, movie and modelling industry.  Read BlackNews: A Celebration of Motherhood.


NEWSFILE: 10 MAY 2005
 


Sales Update...

An update on Whitney Houston's sales in the US for the week ending 1 May 2005 according to Neilson Soundscan:

1. Whitney: The Greatest Hits (Album): 1,049 (-1%)
2. The Bodyguard: 295 (-3%)
3. The Preacher's Wife: 189 (+51%)
4. Whitney Houston: 157 (+24%)
5. The Greatest Hits (Video): 148 (-10%)
6. Just Whitney...: 106 (-11%)
7. Whitney: 102 (-22%)
8. My Love is Your Love (Album): 89 (-9%)
9. The Star Spangled Banner: 23 (-58%)
10. I'm Your Baby Tonight (Album): 16 (+78%)

[Thanks Jim R.]


NEWSFILE: 5 MAY 2005
 


Brown Back In Court...

Bobby Brown was back in court today, this time for falling behind in payments towards his children's trust funds.  Brown has until Friday to prove he has the income to make payments to the education trust funds. 

Read Associated Press report, Bobby Brown in Court Over Children's Trust.


NEWSFILE: 4 MAY  2005
 


Tweet Duet In Archive...

In this interview with BallerStatus.net (Tweet: Soul Food Serving), singer Tweet discusses the duet she recorded with Whitney Houston in Miami.  The song has been archived for possible release on a future album.


NEWSFILE: 3 MAY 2005
 

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