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Teen Summit, now in its 7th year, became Whitney's favorite charity and she supported it and her sister in law, Patricia Houston, who started this teen mentoring program. This year's event was held in October and the keynote speaker was Tyler Perry (honorary mentor). Pictured here are Patricia Houston-founder, Ella Watson - Senior Ambassador and Tyler Perry. Click here to find out more.

Attention Whitney Fans! Don’t miss this BBC Radio Whitney Houston special! Tune in to BBC Radio 1Xtra on Sunday, October 20th at 9pm GMT. For US fans, tune in Sunday, October 20th at 4pm ET. Click here for more details.

UPDATE: The Whitney Houston special is streaming all week long now. Listen here.

Trevor Nelson tells the musical story of Whitney Houston along with contributions from the current crop of vocalists who she inspired with her natural singing voice. Also with unique access to her family & people who worked with her, this program reveals a personal side to Whitney.

Click here get an exclusive discount for the next two weeks on Whitney's official merchandise store.

Whitney Houston's stunning wax figure from Madame Tussauds will be unveiled in London today, October 17th and displayed for an eight week visit.

The figure is inspired by the Whitney's 2009 ‘I Look to You’ comeback album and portrays her smiling broadly with her arms gently outstretched. She is wearing a glamorous floor length gold sequined gown with sleek shoulder length hair. For more information, click here.

Last Saturday (October 5th), Whitney was posthumously inducted into The Georgia Hall of Fame. The beautiful event was highlighted by a performance by her brother, Gary Houston, who sang "Greatest Love of All" and "Where You Are".

Photo credit: David Caselli at Kennesaw State University

(left to right): Gary Houston, Rayah Victoria Houston (Gary and Pat's daughter and Whitney's niece), Patricia Houston, President of Whitney Houston Estate, Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon.



Check out Whitney performing at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 1999. FilmMagic photo.

Whitney is all smiles at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Awards Dinner in 1990. Ron Galella Collection photo.

Happy 80th Birthday Cissy Houston!

Chvrches released an incredible cover track of Whitney’s original “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay”. Stream it below.

Whitney Houston & Elton John are the only two artists in music history to have two number-one Billboard 200 Album awards.

Whitney performing “Heartbreak Hotel” at the 1998 Billboard Awards.

Whitney Houston sang at the American Music Awards in 1994. Over the course of her career, Houston won 22 AMAs - more than any other woman in history. WireImage photo.

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