Clive Davis Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

19th February 2013

Quote: "That is a mother's grief, you know, because Whitney died at that hotel... All that it meant was that her... continuing pain was such that she could not attend a party, even if we were tributing (sic) Whitney, but of course it was the polite thing to do as we invited her brother and sister-in-law. We invited Cissy, but I understood." Music mogul Clive Davis fully understands why Whitney Houston's mum Cissy called his invitation for her to attend his Grammy Awards eve party "obscene". The bash was held at the same hotel where her daughter died a year ago (Feb12).

30th May 2012

Fact: Comedian Bill Cosby, R&B singer Mary J. Blige, producer Clive Davis and veteran actor Warren Beatty will help mark the 100th anniversary of the famed Beverly Hills Hotel during a centenary bash next month (Jun12). The group will host a series of events at the chic Los Angeles destination throughout the weekend of 15 June (12).

12th January 2011

Quote: "I've become a damn good ping-pong player. Four times a year, I fill all the guest rooms at my weekend home in Pound Ridge, New York, and hold an elimination tournament." Music mogul Clive Davis on his secret passion for table tennis.

23rd July 2009

Fact: Alicia Keys, Dionne Warwick, actress VIVICA A. Fox and U.S. lifestyle queen Martha Stewart were part of an all-star audience for a special preview of Whitney Houston's comeback album I LOOK TO YOU in New York on Tuesday night (21Jul09). The listening party was hosted by Houston's mentor, music mogul Clive Davis.

2nd April 2008

Quote: "LEONA is a true original. This album might be the biggest new album of the year." Music mogul Clive Davis has high hopes for Leona Lewis, after she became the first British female to top the U.S. Billboard 100 chart in 21 years with single BLEEDING LOVE last month (Mar08).

27th March 2008

Quote: "I went to Clive Davis' Grammy party, and I nearly spontaneously combusted because everyone on my iPod was there - Carrie Underwood, Alicia Keys, and I met Whitney Houston. That was crazy." British pop star Leona Lewis was overawed by the stars she met at music mogul Davis' February (08) bash.

11th February 2008

Quote: "She (Harlow) only sleeps three hours at a time. She's with Grandma now, but if she wakes up..." New parents Joel Madden and Nicole Richie leave Clive Davis' pre-Grammy Awards party in Los Angeles before midnight on Saturday (09Feb08) to return home to their one-month-old daughter, HARLOW WINTER KATE MADDEN.

16th July 2007

Quote: "I am not a fan... I do respect him, but I don't want to barbecue with him. We don't braid each other's hair. And, despite the rumours, he is nowhere near a father figure." Kelly Clarkson continues her feud with label boss Clive Davis, who famously took issue with some of the tracks the pop star wrote for her new album My December.

31st January 2007

Fact: DREAMGIRLS star JENNIFER HUDSON has landed her first record deal with music mogul Clive Davis and will start recording the project a week after learning if she has won Oscar gold at the end of February (07).

19th November 2006

Quote: "I'm sensing a real, clear-eyed desire to record again... I'm extremely excited by the material we have." Music mogul Clive Davis has high expectations for Whitney Houston's comeback.

7th February 2006

Fact: <p>Music mogul Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy Awards party will be broadcast live on XM Satellite Radio's Grammy Radio station tonight (07JAN06). This year, party performers include Jamie Foxx, Kelly Clarkson and Barry Manilow. </p>

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