Whitney Houston charity gig

Whitney Houston to perform at charity gig to launch comeback

Whitney Houston will launch her comeback by taking to the stage for a one-off charity gig performance.The troubled singer will perform her greatest hits for the Caudwell Children’s Legend Ball at Battersea Evolution on 8 May.The annual event always draws in a celebrity crowd and last year saw Tina Turner perform, raising £1.2 million for disabled children. Organisers this year expect the event to break the record for funds raised.The news follows a recent announcement that Whitney will release a comeback album this November, hoping to lay to rest her drug-addled past and difficult divorce from husband Bobby Brown.John Caudwell, the charity’s founder said of the announcement: ‘We are thrilled to have an artist of Whitney’s calibre to headline the event. Last year was a huge success and with Whitney’s support, we are fully expecting this year’s event to be bigger and better than ever.’

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