SABC News scraps Afrikaans TV news bulletin as well as additional TV news bulletins in other African languages

Liam Payne has revealed that he thinks Zayn Malik leaving One Direction after 5 years is strange

New Whitney Houston songs debut online

2012-11-08 14:04
 
Whitney Houston
Los Angeles - Two unreleased Whitney Houston songs have appeared on the internet.

The tracks were recorded before Whitney's death by accidental drowning ahead of the Grammy awards in Los Angeles in February, and will also be included on a new greatest hits album.

The tracks are called Never Give Up, which was written by Jermaine Dupri, Bryan-Michael Cox and Johnta Austin, and I Look To You - an alternative version of an earlier hit which has been re-recorded as a duet with R Kelly.

Never Give Up has a positive and upbeat message, and includes lyrics such as:"'Never, never give up/ Never, never give up/ No matter how many times somebody tells you it ain't working/ Never, never give up.

"Never, never give up/ Hold your head to the sky, look them right in the eyes/ Tell them you will never quit until the day you get it right."

Agreement over payments

The finances of Whitney's estate are still being worked out, but sales of the new album will help go toward paying back part of a $30-$40m advance she received for a $100m record deal signed in 2001.

Whitney's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is the sole beneficiary of her mother's estate, and its executors recently reached an agreement with her over payments.

Under the deal, 19-year-old Bobbi will receive 10% of her mother's wealth when she turns 21, almost 20% at age 25 and the remainder when she turns 30.

Listen to Never Give Up here:



Listen to I Look To You featuring R Kelly here:



- BangShowBiz

Read more on:    whitney houston  |  r kelly  |  celebrities  |  music

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Best-selling boy band One Direction bounded onto the stage in Johannesburg for their first show since fans across the world were plunged into teenage distress over heartthrob Zayn Malik quitting the group. Read More »

Cassper Nyovest has taken to Twitter to tell the world he thinks Kanye West stole Kwaito from us. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.