Cissy Houston

via BlackDoctor: To say Gospel singer Cissy Houston has been through a lot is an understatement. Having to watch her superstar daughter rise to fame and then battle with addiction and ultimately die in front of the world to see. Then witness her granddaughter’s death in an eerily similar way is pain enough that most […]

via BET: Cissy Houston has been through a lot over the last few years. From the tragic death of her daughter Whitney Houston to the devastating loss of Whitney’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, the Grammy award-winning Gospel singer is now said to be battling another huge feat. According to Radar Online, the 84-year-old is reportedly suffering from dementia. A source close to the […]

via FirstLadyB: So..Cissy Houston has released a statement on behalf of herself and Dionne Warwick saying she’s shocked, and having a hard time believing Whitney and her brother Gary were molested as children by her niece. Mary Jones, Whitney’s personal assistant, and Gary Houston, Whitney’s brother, revealed in her new documentary that their cousin DeeDee Warwick(Dionne Warwick sister) molested […]

CeCe Winans and Kelly Price paid tribute to the legendary  Cissy Houston during the Essence Festival gospel tribute  on Sunday in New Orleans.  The ladies sang “Count On Me” which was originally performed by Winans  and Whitney Houston. An accomplished singer and songwriter, Dr. Houston’s multi-faceted history in music has a presence in both Soul and […]

Happy Birthday to soul, gospel singer Emily “Cissy” Houston (née Drinkard; born September 30, 1933). She led a successful career as a backup singer for such artists as Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, and is now primarily a solo artist, and has won two Grammy Awards for her work. She is mother of Whitney Houston, […]

  Today the Praise 1300 Family shining the spotlight of Gospel Singer Cissy Houston on her BIRTHDAY!!!! Here is a brief bio: Born Emily Drinkard in Newark, New Jersey to Nitcholas and Delia Mae Drinkard (née McCaskill), she was the eighth child; older siblings were her brothers William, Hansom, Nicky, and Larry, and sisters Lee, […]

*Grammy-winning gospel singer Cissy Houston will be front and center at Saturday’s Gospel Image Awards in Charlotte, North Carolina. The mother of the late Whitney Houston will receive the lifetime achievement award at the event, to be held at the Halton Theater. Houston was in the well-known vocal group, the Sweet Inspirations, who performed alongside […]

Credit: GETTY In an Entertainment Tonight interview, Cissy Houston said of her late daughter Whitney Houston’s addiction, “My baby tried. She did. She just had the wrong partner.” The 81-year-old’s jab at ex-husband Bobby Brown upset Cousin Jerod. “So now the blame of auntie Whitney is my uncle Bobby?” he wrote in a scathing Facebook […]

  Cissy Houston is speaking out about the condition of her granddaughter Bobbi Kristina Brown and the news still isn’t good. It’s been more than three months since Bobbi K. was found face-down and unresponsive in her bathtub and is showing no signs of improvement in her condition, Houston says. “[Bobbi Kristina] is the same. […]

Cissy Houston says there’s “still not a great deal of hope” for ailing granddaughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, who remains in a medically induced coma in Georgia. In her first interview since Bobbi Kristina was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub nearly two months ago, 81-year-old Houston said Bobbi Kristina’s condition is “the same.” “They’ve moved her […]

Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon. (Photo: Twitter) Cissy Houston, the mother of the late singer Whitney Houston, reportedly agrees with her 20-year-old granddaughter Bobbi Kristina Brown getting married. Brown recently confirmed on Twitter that she has married longtime family friend Nick Gordon. While Houston previously disagreed with her granddaughter marrying at such a young […]