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May 24, 2002
Divas Las Vegas

Last night at VH1's Divas Las Vegas broadcast live from the MGM Grand, Mary J. Blige gave a powerful performance of her hit song "Rainy Dayz," and was briefly joined by her friend Whitney Houston for the song's ending. Houston blew kisses to the crowd, then left the stage for the night.

May 22, 2002
Whitney in the studio

Whitney is continuing to work hard on her next album which is due August 6th and her official fan club says she will soon be entering the studio with her good friend Babyface to work on a few tracks.

In other album news, Radio 3 FM, a radio station from the Netherlands, interviewed this morning a Dutch producer who said he has been working on a track called "Believe" for Whitney's new album. The DJ said that he thought Whitney was high maintenance and that he disliked her attitude. The producer said that's what she is like on the outside, but once you get to know her, she is a really nice lady.

May 20, 2002
VH1 Divas Live 2002

Whitney Houston has confirmed that she will make an appearance at the VH1 Divas Live 2002 Show which will benefit "Save the Music". Although Whitney is not the headlining diva she will perform a song with Mary J. Blige. Whitney said she is excited about the event. The last time Whitney attended The Divas show was in 1999 when she headlined the event. She sang a song with Mary J saluting the godmother of soul Aretha Franklin. (Source: VH1)

May 20, 2002
New album Release Date

CEO of Arista L.A. Reid who has worked with Whitney on her new album, has confirmed that the release date will be August 6th. Originally Arista expected the album to be released in October but insiders say that Whitney has worked very hard on beating the deadline. A video promotion for the album is expected shortly. MTV backed up the information by saying "Whitney promises the best is yet to come".


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