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Clive Davis Reads Desperate Letter He Sent To Whitney Houston In New Documentary

Shocked by her gaunt appearance at a Michael Jackson tribute concert, the singer's mentor put pen to paper and urged her to "face up to the truth" about her obvious substance abuse....

Clive Davis To Honour Pharrell Williams For Songwriting

The man behind hits like Get Lucky, Blurred Lines, and Happy has been named this year's (16) recipient of Davis' Legend in Songwriting Award, and the Sony Music boss will present the accolade...

Jennifer Hudson Signs To Epic Records

Jennifer Hudson has signed to L.A. Reid's Epic Records.The 'Spotlight' singer is planning to release a new album under the watchful eye of the label's head honcho - who recently signed Jennifer Lopez to his...

Pharrell Williams Teaches Music Masterclass At Nyu

The Grammy winner was named the 50th anniversary artist-in-residence at the school's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts in October (15), and recently had the chance to meet with undergrad students for a...

Police Investigating Clive Davis Death Threats

The Sony Music boss raised the alarm in November (15) after reportedly receiving a threatening voicemail message from a man named Jeffrey Choi. In the message, Choi allegedly said, "You're a piece...

Music Industry Veteran Sal Licata Dies At 77

The former label boss passed away on 19 March (15) from injuries sustained in a fall, reports Billboard.com. No further details about the incident were available as WENN went to press. Licata...

Haim Singer In Car Crash

Danielle Haim was involved in a car crash on Friday (06.02.15).The 25-year-old lead singer of rocking trio Haim was travelling to a pre-Grammy party hosted by music mogul Clive Davis when the accident occurred, causing...

Whitney Houston's Daughter Honoured At Clive Davis' Pre-grammys Party

Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus were among the guests at Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy Awards party where a moment of silence was held in honour of Whitney Houston's daughter.The music mogul's bash at the Beverly...

Clive Davis Admits Heartache Over Bobbi Kristina Brown's Troubles

Clive Davis admits it's ''heartbreaking'' to see Bobbi Kristina Brown's family suffering again.The 82-year-old record producer - the mentor of Bobbi's mother Whitney Houston, who was found dead in a hotel in 2012 - has...

Jennifer Hudson Prays For Bobbi Kristina Brown

Jennifer Hudson is praying for Bobbi Kristina Brown.The 33-year-old star, who was left devastated when her brother-in-law murdered her mother, brother and nephew in 2008, admits she ''can only imagine'' what the 21-year-old aspiring singer's...

Clive Davis Heartbroken Over Bobbi Kristina Brown

Whitney Houston's mentor Clive Davis is "heartbroken" over the pain the family is going through as the star's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown fights for her life in hospital.Bobbi Kristina was found unresponsive in a bath...

Clive Davis To Be Honoured By Harvard

Music mogul Clive Davis is to be honoured with one of Harvard University's highest accolades.The producer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, who masterminded Janis Joplin, Alicia Keys, Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin's...

Clive Davis: 'Bobby Brown Is Not To Blame For Whitney Houston's Death'

Music mogul Clive Davis is adamant the death of his friend Whitney Houston should not be blamed on her controversial ex-husband Bobby Brown.The I Will Always Love You hitmaker died of accidental drowning, with heart...

Clive Davis & Billy Joel Band To Be Inducted In To Long Island Music Hall Of Fame

Music mogul Clive Davis and Billy Joel's backing band will headline the inductees into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in New York next week (23Oct14).Rapper Kurtis Blow, songwriter Gerry Goffin, Patti Lupone and...

Clive Davis' Representative Slams Affair Allegations

A representative for music mogul Clive Davis has blasted allegations suggesting he has been having an affair with a married woman after her estranged husband slapped him with legal papers.South Carolina businessman Tig H. Krekel...

Clive Davis And Billy Joel's Band Among Hall Of Fame Honourees

Record industry mogul Clive Davis and Billy Joel's early backing band are to be inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.The music mogul, Joel's early touring group, stage star Patti LuPone, and veteran...

Clive Davis Joins Growing Backlash Against Hotel, After Sultan Owner Introduces Brutal Sharia Law

Record producer Clive Davis has become the latest big name to shun hotels owned by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who announced last week that he would proceed with the introduction of the Islamic Sharia law, a...

Stars Come Out For Clive Davis' Birthday

Barry Manilow, Jane Fonda and Joan Collins were among the stars who turned out to celebrate music mogul Clive Davis' 82nd birthday at a lavish party in California.The music industry veteran turned 82 on Friday...

Aretha Franklin Celebrates 72nd Birthday With Star-studded Bash

Aretha Franklin celebrated her 72nd birthday with Denzel Washington.The soul legend threw a private party in New York City on Saturday night (22.03.14) ahead of her birthday this coming Tuesday, and was joined by some...

Clive Davis And Dionne Warwick Record Radio Tributes For Whitney Houston's 50th

Music mogul Clive Davis and R&B singer Dionne Warwick are set to share their memories of late superstar Whitney Houston in a U.S. satellite radio special on Friday (09Aug13) to mark what would have been...

'A Band Called Death' Follows Detroit Brothers Making 'White Boy Music' [Trailer]

'A Band Called Death,' the Audience Award Winner at this year's SXSW Festival, is set to hit movie theaters in the U.S. on June 8, 2013. The documentary follows the story of Detroit brothers Bobby...

Snoop Lion Thinks Coming Out Is Hard

Snoop Lion isn't convinced homosexuality will ever be ''acceptable'' in rap music.The rapper - who recently spoke out in favour of marriage equality - thinks it will always be tough for rappers to be open...

Clive Davis Tried To Persuade Whitney To Kick Smoking Habit

Music mogul Clive Davis was seriously trying to persuade his pal Whitney Houston to give up smoking prior to her death hours before his pre-Grammy Awards party last year (12).The legendary talent spotter and producer...

Clive Davis Doesn't Blame Bobby Brown

Clive Davis doesn't blame Whitney Houston's ex-husband for her death.The music mogul - who managed the 'I Will Always Love You Singer' singer after discovering her when she was just 20 - believes her former...

Clive Davis Praises Frank Ocean For Honesty

Clive Davis credits Frank Ocean for giving him the courage to reveal his bisexuality.The music mogul - who confessed in his new memoir 'The Soundtrack to My Life' to having sexual relationships with men after...

Howard Stern Backs Kelly Clarkson In Clive Davis Feud

Shock Dj Howard Stern has stepped into the war of words between music mogul Clive Davis and his former protegee Kelly Clarkson after the release of the his tell-all memoirs this week (begs18Feb13).A new feud...

Anne Hathaway Wants My Fair Lady Role

Anne Hathaway wants to star in 'My Fair Lady'.The actress is hoping to capitalise on her Oscar-nominated performance in 'Les Miserables' by landing the lead role of Eliza Doolittle in a stage version of the...

Scathing Memoir Causes Fallout Between Kelly Clarkson And Clive Davis

You’d never think of Kelly Clarkson of all people as confrontational, but it looks like she actually has some beef – with Clive Davis of all people.After the legendary producer published a memoir, telling the...

Clive Davis To Offer Anne Hathaway Broadway Lead In My Fair Lady

Music mogul Clive Davis has set his sights of persuading Anne Hathaway to star in a planned Broadway revival of stage hit My Fair Lady following her Oscar-nominated performance in movie musical Les Miserables.The man...

Clive Davis Hits Back At Kelly Clarkson

Clive Davis insists his stories about Kelly Clarkson are accurate.The 80-year-old music mogul is standing by his version of events in his new memoir 'The Soundtrack of My Life' after being blasted by the 'Stronger'...

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