Whitney's Comeback Album Out Sept. 1

Akon, will.i.am are helping out
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Jun 4, 2009 1:33 PM CDT
Singer Whitney Houston performs at the Clive Davis pre-Grammy party in Beverly Hills in February.   (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
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(Newser) – Whitney Houston is releasing an album Sept. 1, and she's getting a little comeback help from today's R&B/hip-hop kings. The untitled Arista record is rumored to include collaborations with will.i.am, Sean Garett, and Akon, Billboard reports. During the run-up to the big release—her last effort was 2002's Just Whitney—selected tracks will preview on WhitneyHouston.com.
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