Whitney Wows Glasgow...
Daily Record: Whitney Houston wows her fans as she finally hits Scotland
May 2 2010 Beverley Lyons, Sunday Mail
TROUBLED diva Whitney Houston apologised for keeping fans
waiting as she made her Scottish comeback last night.
The soul superstar, who had to reschedule her Glasgow SECC gig from last
month because of illness, said: "I have nothing but love, Glasgow. Thank you
"If I could have been here I would have. "I took ill but came back to
see you to tell you I love you. Thank you for coming back to see me.
"I really appreciate your love. That's what I'm calling loyalty and
faithfulness. "After 30 years. I thank you. May God bless you all."
Around 4000 tickets were returned to the venue from the cancelled April 11
concert. But the singer, 46, was buoyed by her reception last night. Though
she lip-synched for part of the first two songs, she worked hard to prove
Encouraged by her daughter and adopted son in the front row, Whitney belted
out some of the most demanding notes in her set.
She dabbed away sweat with a towel and even applied an extra coat of make-up
in a mirror before launching into I Look To You.
Whitney got extra encouragement from her daughter who mouthed "Sing mummy,
sing" at the intro of My Love Is Your Love.
As she prepared to sing Step By Step, she also lashed out at critics who
have given some harsh reviews to her Nothing But Love tour.
Whitney said: "You may see us one way - we have our troubles too. We just
2 MAY 2010