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Bobbi Kristina Brown lashes back at critics of her thin frame

Bobbi Kristina Brown lashes back at critics of her thin frame

March 13 (UPI) -- Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, lashed out at critics of her apparent weight loss.
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Americans sweep gold medals in free ski slopestyle

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Joss Christensen led only the third American medal sweep in the history of the Winter Olympics Thursday, one that came in the freestyle skiing slopestyle debut.
Whitney Houston's New Jersey home back on market

Whitney Houston's New Jersey home back on market

Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Whitney Houston's custom-built mansion is listed for more than $1 million less than she originally paid for it in 1987.
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Bobbi Kristina announces she is married to Nick Gordon

Bobbi Kristina announces she is married to Nick Gordon

ATLANTA, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of U.S. singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, announced via Twitter she has married Nick Gordon, her off-on boyfriend.
Bobbi Kristina is engaged to Nick Gordon again

Bobbi Kristina is engaged to Nick Gordon again

ATLANTA, July 10 (UPI) -- Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late U.S. music icon Whitney Houston, said in a Facebook posting Wednesday she is engaged to Nick Gordon again.
Bobbi Kristina Brown voluntarily leaves Georgia home

Bobbi Kristina Brown voluntarily leaves Georgia home

ATLANTA, June 5 (UPI) -- Reality TV personality Bobbi Kristina Brown wasn't evicted from her Georgia home but voluntarily left because of disputes with her neighbor, E! News said.

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Singer Bobby Brown released from jail after 9 hours

Singer Bobby Brown released from jail after 9 hours

LOS ANGELES, March 21 (UPI) -- Singer Bobby Brown was released from a Los Angeles jail nine hours after he began serving his 55-day sentence for driving under the influence, TMZ said.
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Singer Bobby Brown begins jail sentence in LA

Singer Bobby Brown begins jail sentence in LA

LOS ANGELES, March 20 (UPI) -- Rhythm and blues singer Bobby Brown began a jail sentence in Los Angeles Wednesday for driving under the influence and other infractions.
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Singer Bobby Brown to serve 55 days in jail for DUI

Singer Bobby Brown to serve 55 days in jail for DUI

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles judge has sentenced R&B artist Bobby Brown to 55 days in jail for driving under the influence and with a suspended license, records show.

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Dozens of celebrities take their final bows in 2012

Dozens of celebrities take their final bows in 2012

The entertainment world mourned the loss of numerous titans and dozens of supporting players this year.
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Bobby Brown and Kimora Lee at the "Sean John" Fashion Show by Puff Daddy February 11, 2001, in Bryant Park, New York. The show was very controversial as Puff Daddy had alledgedly promised members of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) that he would no longer use fur, but did anyway. rlw/Star Max/Walter Weissman UPI.****Europe, Autralia, Japan Out****
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Robert Barisford "Bobby" Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, occasional rapper, and dancer. After success in pop group New Edition, Brown began his solo career in 1987 and had a string of Top 10 Billboard hits, culminating in a Grammy Award. He was a pioneer of New Jack Swing music, a fusion of hip hop and R&B. His second album, Don't Be Cruel, included popular songs such as "My Prerogative". Brown is the ex-husband of R&B singer Whitney Houston and starred in the reality show Being Bobby Brown.

Bobby Brown began his music career as a member of the R&B boy band New Edition which he founded along with childhood friend Michael Bivins. He is the youngest member of the group since the inception. The group's hits with Brown included "Candy Girl", "Cool It Now", and "Mr. Telephone Man". Brown was voted out of New Edition in 1986 when the other four members felt that their careers would be jeopardized by Bobby's lewd, line-crossing on-stage antics. Throughout the All for Love tour, he feuded with Ralph Tresvant and cut in on Tresvant's lead vocals. In 1996, Brown rejoined the group for New Edition's comeback album, Home Again. In the middle of the tour, he engaged in further racy on-stage antics. He extended his solo set and cut into Bell Biv Devoe's time. Once again, he left New Edition. In the fall of 2005, New Edition performed at BET's 25th Anniversary Special. The group performed a medley of its greatest hits, and even brought Bobby Brown on stage for a rendition of "Mr. Telephone Man". It was later announced on BET and Inside Hollywood that Bobby had rejoined the group and would be on the next group album. In January 2006, New Edition announced that the group would launch a new album and tour in 2008. Bobby also appeared at a concert in Columbia, South Carolina that New Edition had filmed for a future dvd release.

After leaving New Edition in 1985, Brown stayed with the group manager Steven Machat and Machat secured from MCA, the groups record label, a record deal guaranteed for Browns solo career if Brown agreed to leave the New Edition. MCA released his first solo album, King of Stage, in 1986. This album included "Girlfriend", a minor hit which went to #1 on the Billboard R&B charts and #57 on the Billboard Hot 100. Other than that, King of Stage did not garner much attention. However, Brown's next album, 1988's Don't Be Cruel with Machat overseeing the entire production and styling of Brown with Louil Silas, MCA's rep, rocketed him to super stardom. Working with the writing/producing team of L.A. Reid and Babyface, as well as Teddy Riley, Don't Be Cruel spawned five Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 singles: "Don't Be Cruel" (#8), "Every Little Step" (#3), "Rock Wit' Cha" (#7), "My Prerogative" (#1), and "Roni" (#3). The album would eventually be certified 8x platinum (8,000,000 units sold).

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