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Whitney Houston, LG Arena, Birmingham

Back in the spotlight, but this one-time superstar dishes up a horror show

Whitney Houston plays first UK gig in 11 years

Whitney Houston played her first UK gig in 11 years tonight as the British leg of her world tour belatedly got under way.

First Night: Whitney Houston, LG Arena, Birmingham

Tired and erratic but still giving it everything

Whitney Houston postpones more dates after illness

Singer Whitney Houston has postponed three more dates on her European tour after suffering from a respiratory infection, her record label said today.

Album: Whitney Houston, I Look to You (Arista)

"Don't call it a comeback, no, I been here for years/Through all the drama and the pain and all the tears", sings Whitney on "Salute", one of a couple of songs here custom-built for her by R Kelly.

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Whitney Houston fills the O2 hole left by death of Jackson

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Miley Cyrus, Zac Efron and Robert Pattinson are now the real power in Tinsel Town

Halle/Katie Van Kooten Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Still in her twenties, Katie Van Kooten, from America's West Coast, claims to have been "a Whitney Houston sort of girl" until she sang opera for the first time at college. You might remember her as the breezy youngster who created a stir when she hit a high note standing in for Angela Gheorghiu in Puccini's La Rondine at the Royal Opera in 2004.

Stepmother sues Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston is being sued by her stepmother in a legal battle over the wishes of the singer's deceased father.

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Dottie Rambo was one of the most influential figures in Southern Gospel music. She was a charismatic performer who initially achieved fame as a member of the Rambos, alongside her then-husband Buck and their daughter Reba, before more recently consolidating her stature through a number of acclaimed solo projects.

Jane Birkin, Barbican, London

Out of the shadows of two husbands and 'Je T'aime...'

Album: Whitney Houston

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