With all the star power at the BET Awards — Kanye West, Jay-Z,Nicki Minaj, Beyonce and Samuel L. Jackson, to name a few — the most stirring moment came not from a superstar, but from the mother of one.
Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy, provided the emotional highlight of Sunday’s ceremony as she sang “Bridge Over Troubled Water” in tribute to her late daughter, leaving audience members likeBeyonce and Soulja Boy in tears.
Mariah Carey opened the tribute, and her [...]
By Keith L. Alexander, Published: November 10
NEW ORLEANS — Chaka Khan is more than angry.
Instead of getting to rest before her show at the Louisiana Superdome, the R&B star has been booked for two speaking engagements. She’s holed up in her hotel suite, fuming. Outside, her assistants are waiting for her to open the door.
Her makeup artist, Derrick Rutledge, is waiting, too. He just flew in to do her after working [...]
Whitney Houston has checked into a drug and alcohol rehab facility. A spokesperson for the “I Will Always Love You” diva confirmed to MTV News on Monday (May 9) that Houston is undergoing treatment in an outpatient program for drug and alcohol issues on a voluntary basis as part of her “long-standing recovery process.”
The troubled singer, who has struggled with drugs and alcohol on and [...]