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Cissy Houston, Bobby Brown Nasty Funeral Fight Detailed

Singer Bobby Brown's reportedly had an angry confrontation with Whitney Houston's mother, Cissy Houston, the day before his ex-wife and mother of his child was laid to rest earlier this month. It may explain his angry behavior at the funeral. Brown and Cissy Houston reportedly met on the day before Whitney's funeral Feb. 18 and had a blowout fight. Cissy put the blame squarely on Bobby for the superstar singer's death. Drugs and alcohol appear to be the cause, pending results of toxicology tests....

Jennifer Hudson Best for Whitney Houston Biopic; Here's Why

Whitney Houston's sudden death was shocking, but what a story. Not surprisingly, a biopic is already being talked about and a number of top stars are being mentioned for the role. But here's who's likely to get it. Rihanna, who just turned 24, has been reported to be the favorite for the role, and bears some resemblance to the young Whitney. But in reality, her chances are pretty slim....

Rihanna, Chris Brown American Idol Hookup Talks Rumored

Rihanna and Chris Brown may be reuniting live for a performance on “American Idol,” which is suffering through its worst ratings since the show’s first season. The couple may be scorned, but they are the hottest act going at the moment. Their appearance is reportedly in the talking stage and American Idol may be floating the rumors to see what kind of reaction it draws. But the show needs help, big time....

Carrie Underwood Edges Into Pop-Rock on Good Girl (listen!)

Carrie Underwood is singing the boyfriend blues on her uptempo single “Good Girls,” off her forthcoming album, which she has yet to name. The hard-driving song is a warning to all good girls; watch out for that bad boy. While the tune doesn’t quite qualify as a cross-over, it’s got a rock-pop beat and definitely a pop theme with just a hint of country, mainly the twang in Underwood’s voice....

Lana Del Rey Surprise; Surfaces in UK Rapper's Mashup (listen!)

Lana Del Rey is suddenly everyone’s darlin’… again. She’s popping up in the most unusual and surprising places like a a collaboration on a 1966 Shirley Bassey tune, “Big Spender,” with UK rapper Smiler. Although the collaboration took place two years ago for Smiler’s remix of “Spender,” off his mixtape All I Know, it’s suddenly gaining traction on YouTube....

Lindsay Lohan, Jack White to Tackle Saturday Night Live

Lindsay Lohan is taking another stop in her comeback effort, She's landed a return spot as host on NBC's "Saturday Night Live." She also will have a powerful music guest, Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes. The move will give her a chance to regain control of her image. Since her DUI arrest in 2007 and the string of legal problems that followed, she's been a creature of the tabloids....

Chris Colfer Goes Back to School in Struck by Lightning (watch!)

“Glee’s” Chris Colfer heads to the big screen in “Struck by Lightning,” but judging from a newly released trailer he doesn’t stray too far from his Gleek roots. He plays a high school student, a subject he obviously knows well. Colfer’s character, Carson Phillips, gets killed by lightning and spends the film looking back on his life and some of the things he did in high school to get into a journalism school....

Whitney Houston Secret Love a Factor in Her Demise

Whitney Houston's disastrous marriage to Bobby Brown and her ultimate demise may have been triggered, in part, because she loved a woman. She lived in fear her lesbianism would destroy her family and career. Although rumors followed her throughout her life, she never addressed them, nor did her alleged lover Robyn Crawford, a lifelong friend. But it profoundly affected her life....

Alicia Keys Touched By Angel in Whitney Houston Eulogy (video)

Alicia Keys, a sister in soul with Whitney Houston reached out the singer’s mother Cissy and daughter Bobbi Kristina during her eulogy to the fallen superstar at her funeral today (Feb. 18). Keys, who performed a powerful “Send Me an Angel,” singing and playing the piano solo, gave a brief tearful address afterward....

Beyonce Marks Sexy, Erotic Return in DT Magazine (photos)

Beyoncé and Jay-Z have another mouth to feed with the arrival of baby Blue Ivy Carter, and both are back at work. Beyonce appears in a new spread in the February issue of Spain's DT magazine, and the duo are reportedly mapping out new albums. Lady Bey is already hard at working shedding her pregnancy pounds, and both she and Jay-Z are reportedly anxious to get back in the studio and crank out some new tunes....

Taylor Momsen Softens Edges for New You Video (watch!)

aylor Momsen never gets out of her tank top and panties in the new video for her moody ballad “You.” It’s a departure from her usual hard-edged rock, where she’s banging out tunes on stage and variously taking off her clothes. Momsen and her band, The Pretty Reckless, will open for the North America leg of Marilyn Manson’s tour, and the singer says she’s been hold up rehearsing....
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Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin Slated for Whitney Houston Funeral

Whitney Houston’s funeral Saturday (Feb. 16) at noon will be a star-studded invitation only event that will include musical performances and eulogies by stars like Kevin Costner. Fans will be able to watch through a live stream over the Internet. A single video camera will capture the footage of the funeral which will be shown live online through TheImproper. Click here and bookmark this page to follow the service....

Miley Cyrus Artfully Covers Bob Dylan on Kimmel (watch!)

Miley Cyrus is fast becoming the voice of her generation for Bob Dylan's legacy. She performed a moving version of his song "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" on Jimmy Kimmel last night. Go figure. Cyrus, 19, is one of a number of artists who cover Dylan songs on Amnesty International's benefit compilation Chimes of Freedom....

Whitney Houston NJ Mansion Sale Price Slashed (photos)

Whitney Houston's expansive New Jersey home is back on the market for a cut-rate $1.75 million. The palatial property is where she lived with singer Bobby Brown and was the setting for his reality television show. The Mendham, NJ, home is within commuting distance to New York City. At more than 12,000-square feet, it would normally fetch substantially more money....

Taylor Swift Moves Like Katniss in Hunger Games Video (watch!)

Taylor Swift talks a walk through woods and meadows in a video of the haunting lead single, “Safe & Sound” from the soundtrack for “The Hunger Games,” a movie about life and death in a strange post-apocalyptic land. The video debuted today (Feb. 14) Valentine’s Day on MTV. Swift picked up a couple of Grammy’s for her song “Mean” over the weekend, and keeps the momentum going with the release of clip....

Katy Perry New Grammy Song: Shot at Russell Brand? (watch)

Katy Perry debuted a raucous new anthem at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards that seemed to target her recent break up with husband of 14 months Russell Brand. But is it really? The song, with a driving dance beat, is all about self-esteem and self-empowerment and Katy put on a powerful performance. They lyrics seemed to focus on a bad breakup, even though her divorce from Brand was said to be amicable....