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  1. Sparkle: Film Review

    11:00 am PDT 08/16/2012
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    In her final acting role, Whitney Houston portrays the imperious matriarch of a late '60s-era girl group featuring Jordin Sparks as an aspiring soul diva. READ MORE

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  2. Jordin Sparks on Her 'Sparkle' Role: 'I Didn't Suck as Bad as I Thought I Did!'

    10:44 am PDT 08/15/2012
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    The "American Idol" winner tells THR about her emotional response to her big-screen debut alongside Whitney Houston. READ MORE

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  3. Remembering Whitney Houston: Jordin Sparks Shares the Real Story Behind 'I Have Nothing' (Video)

    8:38 am PDT 08/10/2012
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    The "Sparkle" star tells THR her favorite memory of working with the late music icon. READ MORE

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  4. Whitney Houston Greatest Hits Album Coming This Fall

    4:31 pm PDT 08/09/2012
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    RCA Records is releasing the first authoritative compilation spanning the late singer's career. READ MORE

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  5. Hollywood's Undercover Hitmakers: Salim and Mara Brock Akil

    9:00 am PDT 08/09/2012
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    They're black, Muslim and gorgeous in an industry not known for its diverse embrace. Yet the husband and wife have made one Hollywood winner after another, and now have Whitney Houston's final film, "Sparkle," as their biggest bet yet. READ MORE

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  6. 'Sparkle' Power Couple Open Up About Whitney Houston's Final Performance

    9:00 am PDT 08/09/2012
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    "I'm not saying I was oblivious to who Whitney Houston was," Salim tells THR of the singer, who died of a drug-related drowning. "I grew up around people with a bunch of serious problems." READ MORE

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  7. Whitney Houston's Final Performance Teased in 'Sparkle' Trailer (Video)

    9:39 pm PDT 08/04/2012
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    Cee-Lo Green’s rendition of "I’m a Man” serves as a backdrop for a quick look at the late singer's role in the film. READ MORE

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  8. Whitney Houston's Death and the Grammy Awards Scramble: Timeline of a Tragedy

    5:48 pm PDT 08/03/2012
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    The 54th annual Grammy Awards will go down in TV history not just as a result of its six 2012 Emmy nominations, but because, in the wake of Whitney Houston's unexpected death, the telecast pulled off the impossible: reconstructing a run-of-show some 36 hours before the curtain lifted. READ MORE

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  9. 'Just Wright' Scribe Tapped for 'Waiting to Exhale' Sequel (Exclusive)

    6:59 pm PDT 07/25/2012
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    Michael Elliott is currently rewriting "Guarding Cole" for the Disney Channel and working on "Looking for Jimmy Lee," which will mark the directorial debut of actor Boris Kodjoe. READ MORE

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  10. 'American Idol' Takes on Mariah Carey: 6 Stellar Covers of Her Hits (Video)

    3:11 pm PDT 07/25/2012
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    Kelly Clarkson, David Cook, Jessica Sanchez and even Bikini Girl has dived into the diva's songbook. THR takes a look back at a few of the Fox show's most memorable Mariah-inspired performances. READ MORE

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  11. Teen Choice Awards 2012: 'Sparkle' Star Jordin Sparks Talks 'Incredible' Whitney Houston (Video)

    9:49 pm PDT 07/22/2012
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    The "American Idol" alum tells THR that the process of promoting her first feature film has been "bittersweet," but insists that her idol is "up there watching." READ MORE

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  12. Whitney Houston Exhibit to Open at Grammy Museum

    8:25 pm PDT 07/20/2012
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    "Whitney! Celebrating the Musical Legacy of Whitney Houston" will open Aug. 15 and run through February 2013. READ MORE

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  13. In Honor of Independence Day, 5 Great Patriotic TV Moments (Video)

    8:28 pm PDT 07/03/2012
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    From Whitney Houston's rendition of "Star Spangled Banner" to Mary Lou Retton's perfect 10, take a look at five fantastic TV memories. READ MORE

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  14. 'Sparkle' Official Track Listing Features Whitney Houston's Last Recordings, 7 Songs by Jordin Sparks

    7:00 am PDT 07/02/2012
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    The movie's soundtrack, due out July 31, includes the singles "Celebrate," a duet produced by R. Kelly, and gospel hymn "His Eye is on the Sparrow," sung by the late R&B star. READ MORE

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  15. Ray Chew on Whitney Houston Tribute: BET Awards 2012

    11:49 pm PDT 07/01/2012
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    The show's music director, Ray Chew, talks with THR about the Whitney Houston Tribute at the 2012 BET Awards. READ MORE

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  16. BET Awards 2012: Network President on How the Show's A-List Whitney Houston Tribute Came Together

    11:40 pm PDT 07/01/2012
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    "We wanted a tribute that included family, peers, people that Whitney Houston had influenced and people who had influenced Whitney Houston," executive Stephen Hill told reporters after the show. READ MORE

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  17. BET Awards 2012: Jay-Z, Kanye West Among Night's Big Winners (Video)

    9:30 pm PDT 07/01/2012
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    Beyonce and Chris Brown also took home multiple award during the show, which featured a tribute to Whitney Houston. READ MORE

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  18. BET Awards 2012: Mariah Carey, Cissy Houston, Brandy Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston

    9:23 pm PDT 07/01/2012
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    Monica, Houston's brother Gary and Chaka Khan also were among those who took part in the segment. READ MORE

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  19. Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks' Music Video for 'Celebrate' Debuts (Video)

    11:20 am PDT 06/28/2012
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    The song, recorded before the iconic singer's death, is on the soundtrack for the upcoming film, "Sparkle." READ MORE

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  20. Tyler Perry on Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobbi Kristina: 'That Kid Has a Such a Future'

    7:24 am PDT 06/26/2012
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    The actor-director cast the late singer's daughter in his sitcom "For Better Or Worse." READ MORE

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  21. Michael Jackson Handwritten 'Billie Jean' Lyrics Fetch $40K at Auction, VMA Nod Nabs $50K

    9:35 pm PDT 06/25/2012
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    Madonna's "Blonde Ambition" negligee, Whitney Houston's Grammy dress and Elvis Presley's motorcycle jacket and pants also were among the memorabilia sold during the two-day event organized by Julien's Auctions. READ MORE

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