Dionne Warwick, Whitney Houston's cousin, was in charge of the mic at the music legend's funeral today. Warwick passed the mic to musicians Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, R. Kelly and Cece Winans, and also spoke some passages in honor of the singer. The 71-year-old spoke with poise and didn't seem to be too emotional as she took the stage, unlike Ms. Keys who choked back tears before her performance. It was Kevin Costner who really delivered an amazing speech, however. The actor's speech was one...Read Full Story
Sinbad Adkins (From a Publicity Still) and Dionne Warwick (Getty Images) owe a combined $4.7 million in back taxes.If Sinbad doesn't pay his taxes, he really could find himself in A Different World -- prison.The 52-year-old comedian owes $2.5 million in back taxes while singer Dionne Warwick owes $2.2 million, placing them both in the top 10 worst offenders in cash-strapped California. The California State Franchise Tax Board released its annual list of the top 250 offenders Thursday, placing...Read Full Story
Dionne Warwick will be making her status as an Obamamaniac official on Inauguration Day by hosting the massive American Music Inaugural Ball: "Rock With Barack" According to a press release, it will be the only dual-event ball in D.C., featuring both a Legends Ball and an Urban Ball. The Legends Ball will feature Warwick and a host of other "legends" such as George Clinton, Chaka Khan, and the Temptations. The Urban Ball features a younger line-up with Outkast's Big Boi hosting the...Read Full Story
Marie Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940) is an American singer and actress who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.