June 29, 2002
New single July 29...
The release date for the new Whitney album has changed once again.
According to Arista, the new album is scheduled for a September 17, 2002
release date, and Whitney's first single will go for impact on July 29.
They still don't have a working title for the single.
More album news: according to Songwriter Universe, the talented Tamara Savage, who co-wrote
Whitney's 1999 hit "Heartbreak Hotel" (R&B No. 1, Pop No. 2), is writing songs
for Whitney's next album.
June 15, 2002
New Album updates!
Whitney's album release date has now been pushed back to October 8th.
This has been confirmed by Whitney's PR at Arista. Whitney is still recording.
She recently recorded two songs with Tweet, one ballad
and one uptempo and they both should make the final cut.
The songs with Jam & Lewis haven't been recorded yet.
The music is ready but they want Whitney to co-write the lyrics
with them. The photo shoot and the shooting of the first video
should take place in late July. We should hear the first
single on airwaves in august. Stay tuned for more details!
June 15, 2002
Kandi, Tweet, Batman...
According to various news reports, the following artists should soon work,
or have been working, on material for Whitney's next album:
- Kandi Burruss of R&B group Xscape (Kandi wrote TLC's "No Scrubs"
and "Bills, Bills, Bills" by Destiny's Child)
- singer Tweet, who has recently scored her first hit single with 'Oops (Oh My)'
- IMX's Batman
(source: Electronic Urban Report, June 11 - MTV, june 9 - MTV, June 5)
Tracks from Babyface, Rodney Jerkins, Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs, Jimmy Jam/Terry Lewis
should also be on Whitney's new album. (Rodney Jerkins wrote
"It's Not Right But It's Okay"... She'kspere worked with Destiny's Child, N'Sync, and TLC...
Jimmy Jam/Terry Lewis co-wrote several of Janet Jackson's No. 1 hits).