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The FBI has released its files on singer Whitney Houston, which include three investigations the agency conducted on behalf of the singer for an extortion attempt and threatening letters she received from fans.
The records included 128 pages of documents and were released on Monday, March 4. The documents show the agency conducted one investigation into an alleged extortion attempt in 1992, but agents and prosecutors determined no crime occurred.
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Clive Davis, an 80-year-old music executive and producer who served as a mentor to the late Whitney Houston, gets personal in his new book -- he reveals publicly for the first time that he is bisexual.
In "The Soundtrack of My Life," which was released on Tuesday, February 19, he also recalls how he discovered the troubled pop star and the concern he felt and expressed to her personally about her drug abuse.
Whitney Houston died at age 48 at a hotel in Beverly Hills, California on Saturday, February 11, a day before the 2012 Grammy Awards, whose producers are already planning a tribute to the iconic singer.
Houston's body was found inside a bathtub in a room at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California, OnTheRedCarpet.com has learned.
Madame Tussauds unveils four Whitney Houston wax figures in February 2013, about one year after the iconic singer's death.
Her mother, brother and sister-in-law attended the unveiling and posed for pictures with the statues, which will be displayed at four of the company's museums in the United States. Check out photos.
Whitney Houston has been immortalized in wax with four different figures, which will be displayed at four Madame Tussauds museums in the United States to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the iconic singer's shocking death.
The statues are worth a total of about $1.2 million. All four were unveiled at Madame Tussauds New York on Thursday, February 7, at a ceremony attended by Houston's mother Cissy, brother Gary and his wife Pat. The four wax figures are shown in the photo above. Check out details below.
Bobbi Kristina Brown is not a fan of her grandmother's book "Remembering Whitney" and took to her official Twitter page to voice her opinion.
"ANYTHING concerning mygrandmothersBook...I& @nickdgordon OFCOURSE personally haveNOTHING2dowith... I ask youplsRESPECT tht...Haven't read&won't," she wrote on January 31.
In her new book, "Remembering Whitney," Cissy Houston opens up about her feelings towards Whitney Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown and wonders what Whitney's life would have been like had they not stayed together.
"I do believe her life would have turned out differently," Houston writes, according to The Associated Press. "It would have been easier for her to get sober and stay sober. Instead she was with someone who, like her, wanted to party. To me, he never seemed to be a help to her in the way she needed."
Dolly Parton said she had an emotional reaction to Jennifer Hudson performing "I Will Always Love You" in tribute to the late Whitney Houston at the Grammys on February 12.
Parton wrote and originally performed "I Will Always Love You" in 1974 for her 13th studio album "Jolene." She later rerecorded the song in 1982 when it was included on the soundtrack of the film "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," starring Parton and Burt Reynolds.
Dolly Parton is clearing up some rumors about her love life.
The legendary singer is featured in an interview for "Nightline" on Thursday, November 26, and responded to gay rumors, talked about her love life and Whitney Houston. The singer is promoting her new motivational memoir "Dream More" due out on November 27.
Adam Lambert is set to host the 2012 "VH1 Divas" which will feature performances from Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato and Jordin Sparks, as well as from the glam rocker himself.
The "VH1 Divas" dance party is set to celebrate current and classic dance music. This is the biggest hosting gig for Lambert, a self-proclaimed "sometimes diva" who is also an "American Idol" alum.
Grammy winners Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, Usher, CeCe Winans, Yolanda Adams are among the stars who sing to honor the late Whitney Houston in a tribute performance event called "We Will Always Love You: A GRAMMY Salute To Whitney Houston."
The ceremony airs on Friday, November 16, at 10 p.m. ET on CBS and was taped in October at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Other celebrity guests include actresses Halle Berry and Taraji P. Henson as well as singer Britney Spears, another Grammy winner.
A song recorded shortly before Whitney Houston's death, called "Never Give Up," has been released posthumously.
The previously unreleased Hip Hop song hit the web on November 6 and was produced by Jermaine Dupri and Brian Michael Cox. The song speaks to those struggling to stay afloat through the challenges of being a woman and a single mother.
Bobbi Kristina Brown was photographed wearing what appears to be a black diamond engagement ring.
Brown debuted her massive ring with her fiance at the premiere party for her new Lifetime series, "The Houstons On Our Own," weeks after it was revealed that her "adopted brother" Nick Gordon popped the question and she had accepted.
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has confirmed her engagement to "adopted brother" Nick Gordon, after dodging rumors for months.
In a new clip from Lifetime's reality series, "The Houstons: On Our Own," featured on E! News, the 19-year-old is seen telling her family, "We're engaged!"
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late singer Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, had the media buzzing on March 16 when she stepped out wearing a ring on her engagement finger a few days after she was spotted getting close with her "adopted brother" Nick Gordon.
Update 3/19: Bobbi Kristina Brown's spokesperson has denied the two are engaged.