Whitney Houston

Jordin Sparks (left) and Whitney Houston star in the remake of SPARKLE

SPARKLE: Whitney’s 12+-Year-Long Labor Of Love Comes To Fruition

Imagine taking a movie as beloved as Sparkle and updating it for the 21st century. No small feat – to say the least. But that’s exactly what the producers of Sparkle did with their version of Sparkle, executive-produced by Whitney Houston.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2012

Props from the upcoming movie "Sparkle" were donated to the local Habitat For Humanity by Sony Studios. (Courtesy of The Auction Block)

‘Sparkle’ Props Donated To Local Habitat For Humanity

.The Detroit chapter of Habitat For Humanity recently got a surprise donation from Sony Studios – but this wasn’t cash or check.


Jordin Sparks walking the red carpet at the Emagine theater in Royal Oak.  (WWJ photo)

Stars ‘Sparkle’ On The Red Carpet

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, and American Idol winner Jordin Sparks thrilled a crowd attending a special screening of the upcoming movie “Sparkle.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

Whitney Houston performs onstage during the 2011 Pre-Grammy Gala & Salute to Industry Icons, with Clive Davis Honoring David Geffen at the Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Autopsy Report: Whitney Houston Bought Drugs In Detroit

Details of Whitney Houston’s autopsy report are indicating a Detroit connection.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

Whitney Houston In Concert

Coroner Says Cocaine Use Contributed To Whitney Houston’s Death

Cocaine was found in Whitney Houston’s system when she died, according to the final report from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.


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Poll: Is It Too Soon To Sell Whitney Houston’s Mansion?

Some fans are upset that Houston’s New Jersey home, the one where she married Bobby Brown in 1992 and filmed her reality show with him in 2005 — is already on the market.

CBS Detroit–02/28/2012

Father Of Fallen Vet Protests N.J Flying Flags At Half-Staff For Houston

The father of a Michigan man killed while serving in Iraq was outraged when he heard that flags in New Jersey were being flown at half-staff for the death of Whitney Houston.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2012

The hearse carrying the body of singer Whitney Houston leaves the Whigham Funeral Home on February 18, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey, en route to a private funeral at the New Hope Baptist Church. (Credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Whitney Houston Funeral: Watch The Final Goodbyes Online

While the world remembers Whitney Houston from afar, those closest to her will gather Saturday at a private funeral to say goodbye.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012


Counselor: Early Addiction Tough To Beat

The verdict is still out on what exactly killed legendary pop singer Whitney Houston. However, her past problems with drugs have brought the topic of addiction back into the limelight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2012

Adele performs onstage at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Getty Images)

Grammy Awards: Adele Wins 6, Stars Pay Tribute To Whitney Houston

Adele emerged as the top winner at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, winning six trophies including record, song and album of the year.