Whitney Houston

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The Bodyguard review – Whitney Houston showstopper as resplendent as ever
It’s been 30 years since Mick Jackson’s sensational box-office hit bowled over audiences worldwide, and it still charms despite all its cheese

Peter Bradshaw

03, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Whitney Houston’s 20 greatest songs – ranked!
As the trailer for her biopic is released, we revisit the best of the R&B superstar’s often surprising output

Alexis Petridis

22, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Beauty review – flat Netflix drama plays like unauthorized Whitney biopic
The Lena Waithe-penned film about a young singer on the brink of stardom hiding a relationship with her best friend stumbles with too many wrong notes

Adrian Horton

29, Jun, 2022 @5:50 PM

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‘Nine Inch Nails is inappropriate for a Christmas party’: St Vincent’s honest playlist
The art-pop star was raised on Pearl Jam, wants Jacques Brel played at her funeral and thinks Iggy is sexy. But which song would she interrupt a haircut for?

As told to Elle Hunt

06, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘I keep hope alive’: Tamara Tunie on playing Kamala Harris in political dystopia The 47th
The Law & Order: SVU star is returning to the stage in a White House satire set in 2024. She talks about the ‘black-lash’ after Obama’s election, brokering a new deal for Broadway diversity – and her role as Whitney Houston’s mum

Arifa Akbar

22, Mar, 2022 @4:39 PM

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PJ Harvey, Sonic Youth, Madonna: the unseen archives of rock photographer Tony Mott
He’s partied with Queen. Tom Petty had his email. Now one of Australia’s most accomplished rock photographers has been digging through his negatives

Kirsten Krauth, photography by Tony Mott

12, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Waiting for a Star to Fall: Boy Meets Girl on how they made a pop classic
‘We were at a Whitney Houston concert in LA. I glanced up and saw a shooting star. It felt like a sign from the heavens’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

22, Mar, 2021 @3:33 PM

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How a great love of Whitney Houston helped me say goodbye to my mum
As a teen punk with a Whitney-obsessed mum, belting out the greatest hits in the car converted me to her delicious melodrama – and comforted me in a time of grief

El Hunt

08, Mar, 2021 @7:58 AM

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Britney Spears: another pop princess trapped in a man-made fairytale
One contributor is notably absent from the new film about Britney: herself. But from Rihanna to Beyoncé to Taylor Swift, female stars have always struggled to tell their stories

Grace Medford

19, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Whitney Houston: 'no holds barred' biopic in the works from Clive Davis
I Wanna Dance with Somebody will be written by the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of The Two Popes and involve input from the singer’s estate

Benjamin Lee

22, Apr, 2020 @8:40 PM

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Dear Carrie Symonds, Cummings is more bogeyman than babysitter | Barbara Ellen
Why a book at bedtime might end up terrifying the new baby of Downing Street

Barbara Ellen

29, Feb, 2020 @7:05 PM

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