Posts Tagged ‘Andy Sheldon’

Grammy Winner Jason Mraz To Perform Live On HSN July 1

June 28, 2014

We’re getting old: Things are blending together and we don’t know all the names of popular musical artists. A case in point is Grammy Award-winning Jason Mraz.

This guy, who we are sorry to say that we are not familiar with, will be performing live on HSN next Tuesday, July 1, at 9 p.m. He will be hawking his fifth album, “Yes!”

Mraz and his band Raining Jane will perform tracks from “Yes!”


He joins the growing list of performers who have done live concerts now on the home shopping network, such as Mary J. Blige, Tony Bennett, Josh Groban, Lionel Richie and Rod Stewart.

“Jason’s partnering with Raining Jane has resulted in an intimate journey of acoustic splendor,” Andy Sheldon, chief creative development officer for HSN Entertainment, said in a statement. “This night will be a special one for HSN viewers as we create a visual and audio experience that truly showcases the artistry and brilliance of Jason.”

The singer’s global hit was “I’m Yours.”

HSH’s exclusive “Yes!” CD bundle includes:

YES! Track List:
1. Rise
2. Love Someone
3. Hello, You Beautiful Thing
4. Long Drive
5. Everywhere
6. Best Friend
7. Quiet
8. Out of My Hands
9. It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday
10. 3 Things
11. You Can Rely On Me
12. Back To The Earth
13. A World With You
14. Shine

Bonus Tracks, available exclusively at
1. I’m Yours (Live)
2. I Won’t Give Up (Live)
3. You & I Both (Live)
4. 93 Million Miles (Live)

British Singer Matt Goss Goes Live On HSN Sunday

April 18, 2014

Well, once again we are out of the music loop.

British crooner Matt Goss, who we have never heard of, will do a concert and debut his first U.S. album on HSN Easter night at 11 p.m., the network said Friday.

Described by HSN as a “singing sensation,” Goss will perform tracks from that album, “Life You Imagine,” during a one-hour special performance across all of HSN’s platforms, including TV, online and mobile.

He will also perform songs from his new CD on “Good Morning America” and “Fox & Friends” in the coming weeks.

Goss is now headlining at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, and is the former front-man of the band “Bros.”

“We are thrilled to be the U.S. launch partner for international superstar Matt Goss,” Andy Sheldon, Chief Creative Development Officer of HSN Entertainment, said in a canned statement. “Matt’s soulful voice and sophisticated style is sure to resonate with our customers and I can’t wait to introduce them to this amazing talent.”

“Matt’s repertoire features modern classics inspired by timeless themes,” HSN said in its press release.

As a member of Bros, Goss sold more than 17 million albums.

“Life You Imagine the Deluxe Edition CD” ($9.95) can be pre-ordered across all of HSN’s platforms including TV, online and mobile and features three bonus tracks, available only through HSN.

Track List:
1. Mustang
2. Lovely Las Vegas
3. When Will I Be Famous
4. Strong
5. I Do
6. Face My Fears
7. Evil
8. The Day We Met
9. There’s Nothing Like This
10. All About The Hang

Bonus Tracks on Deluxe Edition, available exclusively at
1. Feeling Good
2. Fly Me To The Moon
3. Luck Be A Lady

HSN Opens Left Coast Office, Partners With United Entertainment Group

February 4, 2014

Establishing a presence in Hollywood, HSN named United Entertainment Group (UEG) its marketing partnership agency of record Monday and said it is opening a Los Angeles office.

The aim is for UEG and its partner UTA (United Talent Agency) to leverage their combined presence in Los Angeles and on Madison Avenue to build on the home shopping network’s continuing effort “to integrate entertainment and retail by building partnerships that consist of celebrity brands, unique music platforms, television and film collaborations, and like-minded brand partnerships,” HSN said in its press release.

“We are extremely excited to be entering into this partnership with HSNi as we believe they have a hugely successful, proven, and unique platform with which to engage and excite the Hollywood and Brand community,” UEG CEO Jarrod Moses said in a canned statement.

UEG, which is a joint venture with UTA, creates marketing platforms for consumer brands and entertainment properties.

“HSNi is thrilled to be working with a highly respected agency such as UEG as we open our Los Angeles offices to better engage the entertainment industry,” said Andy Sheldon, chief creative officer of HSN and general manager of HSN Entertainment.

“Having a presence on both coasts will provide us the agility we need to succeed. I look forward to working closely with Jarrod and his team to identify new brand sponsorship opportunities that will enable us to further develop our music platform and elevate our HSNi brands overall.”

UEG has developed campaigns for Procter & Gamble, Frito-Lay, General Mills, AT&T and Starbucks, while working with entertainment companies including Time Warner, Comcast, Facebook and Google, as well as celebrities such as Katie Perry, Mark Wahlberg, Queen Latifah, Pharrell Williams and Drew Barrymore.

Mary J. Blige To Perform Live From Vegas For HSN Sunday

November 14, 2013

Once again, here’s something we already gave you the scoop on — singer Mary J. Blige returning to HSN for a live concert — but here is the press release the home shopping network put out on it Wednesday.

Nine Time Grammy Award(R) Winner, Mary J. Blige Brings Holiday Cheer To HSN With Special HSN Live Concert November 17th

— Mary J. Blige will Perform Seasonal Favorites from her First-Ever Christmas Album A Mary Christmas as Part of the Entertainment Retailer’s Holiday Programming —
— Mary J. Blige Fans Can Now Order an Exclusive CD Bundle with 6 Bonus Digital Downloads of Some of Mary’s Greatest Hits on —

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — On Sunday, November 17th, leading entertainment retailer HSN will ring in the holiday season with the HSN Live Mary J. Blige Christmas Special presented by The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas. Nine-time GRAMMY Award winner Blige will perform tracks from her first ever holiday album A Mary Christmas, during a special one-hour performance across all of HSN’s platforms including TV, online and mobile. HSN veteran and the album’s producer David Foster will perform with Mary onstage in support of her new album.


Mary J. Blige is the latest artist to join the HSN Live concert series, which has featured other successful launches from some of the biggest names in music including Rod Stewart, Tony Bennett and Josh Groban.

“Working with the legendary David Foster to bring this project to life has been an amazing experience and I’m proud of what we have achieved together,” said Blige. “I’m excited to have David join me for my return to the HSN Live stage and look forward to singing these wonderful songs for my many HSN fans.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Mary J. Blige back to the HSN Live stage,” said Andy Sheldon, Chief Creative Officer for HSNi and General Manager of HSN Productions. “Through her fragrance and former album releases on HSN, we’ve seen how engaged and loyal Mary’s fans are and look forward to another successful concert in conjunction with her first holiday album.”

Blige has sold more than 50 million albums. Among her many accolades, Blige can claim eight multi-platinum albums, nine GRAMMY Awards (she has been nominated for a staggering 29) and four American Music Awards.

HSN’s exclusive CD bundle ($13.95) feature A Mary Christmas and 6 bonus digital downloads of some of her greatest hits. The individual A Mary Christmas CD is also available for $11.95. Both are currently available across all of HSN’s platforms including TV, online and via mobile.

Track List:

Little Drummer Boy
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
My Favorite Things
This Christmas
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Rudolph, The Red-nosed Reindeer
When You Wish Upon a Star (featuring Barbra Streisand & Chris Botti)
Mary, Did You Know
Do You Hear What I Hear? (featuring Jessie J.)
Petit Papa Noel
The First Noel (featuring The Clark Sisters)
Noche De Paz (Silent Night) (featuring Marc Anthony]

Bonus Digital Download Track List:

Be Without You
Family Affair
Mr. Wrong
Real Love
No More Drama

Earth, Wind & Fire To Perform Live On HSN Aug. 30

July 18, 2013

Hearts afire, love desire — Earth, Wind & Fire will be performing live on HSN next month.

The Grammy Award-winning group will sing tracks from its new “Now, Then & Forever” CD at part of the HSN Live Concert series on Aug. 30. The performance is coming from The Venetian Las Vegas.

The show will air at 11 p.m., with HSN hawking an exclusive CD bundle of Earth, Wind & Fire’s new release, along with a bonus CD featuring six of their greatest hits. That package is now available for pre-order at for $12.95.


“‘The Now, Then & Forever’ album is really about the legacy of Earth, Wind & Fire,” co-founder Philip Bailey said in a canned statement.

“The album gave us the opportunity to tie everything together musically and culturally,” said EWF’s co-founder Verdine White. “Without the support of the fans around the world, the Earth, Wind & Fire journey would not have been possible. We dedicate this album, Now, Then & Forever, to all the fans.”

And guess what? HSN is offering a travel package to Las Vegas for this event. Fans that want to be part of this shindig can purchase exclusive room packages for The Venetian and The Palazzo in Las Vegas.

These luxury suite packages start at $149 per night (2 night minimum) and include: two premium tickets to the “HSN Live” show; special dining, entertainment, retail and spa offers valued at more than $1,000: VIP check-in; late check-out; and special reduced rates for Vegas Nights helicopter tour.

HSN has also rousted music television executive producer Barry Summers and director Milton Lage. Summers has extensive experience producing 3D & high-definition music concert events for VH1 & AXS TV (formerly HDNET), while Lage has directed numerous MTV shows and live musical performances by superstars such as Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood and Beyonce.

“HSN is thrilled to welcome Earth, Wind & Fire to the HSN Live stage at The Venetian Las Vegas,” said Andy Sheldon, HSN’s Chief Creative Officer and General Manager of HSN Productions. “Earth, Wind & Fire is known for their elaborate, high-energy live shows and with Barry Summers and Milton Lage at the helm, I know this will be our best HSN Live production to date.”

The concert will be a 90-minute live show, with 60 minutes on HSN TV, followed by a special 30-minute encore performance that streams live across HSN’s digital platforms.

Music streaming service Songza will offer a special Earth, Wind & Fire/HSN playlist for subscribers during the week leading up to the show and will stream the event live on Aug. 30.

The HSN exclusive two-disc bundle will include Earth, Wind & Fire’s new CD and an exclusive bonus disc featuring six of the group’s greatest hits.

“Now, Then & Forever” Track List: Sign On; Love Is Law; My Promise;Guiding Lights; Got To Be Love; Belo Horizonte; The Dance Floor; Splashes;Night Of My Life; and The Rush.

Exclusive HSN Bonus CD Track List: Let’s Groove (Restless Soul Mix); September (Beautiful Latin Mix): One World; Fantasy; Shining Star; and Boogie Wonderland.

Bill Brand Gets Promoted As Even Bigger HSN Bigwig

March 8, 2013

We want to wish a belated congratulations to our buddy Bill Brand. He just got a promotion at HSN that makes him an even bigger kahuna than he was before.

This week HSN announced that Brand, formerly Executive Vice President of Programming, Marketing and Business Development at HSN, was promoted to Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer for HSN Inc., the parent company that includes the Cornerstone unit.

Hope you got a big fat pay raise, Bill!

HSN CEO Mindy Grossman, actor James Franco and Bill Brand

HSN CEO Mindy Grossman, actor James Franco and Bill Brand

In addition, Andy Sheldon, formerly Executive Vice President of TV, Live Events and Creative at HSN, was named Chief Creative Officer for HSN Inc., and General Manager of HSN Productions.

“Bill and Andy have the vision and expertise to help us continue to redefine the shopping experience and drive growth across all our businesses,” HSN CEO Mindy Grossman said in a canned statement.

“HSNi is bringing an integrated approach to everything we do — maximizing the power of our individual brands and our distinctive content and leveraging our customer segments, enabling us to shape the future landscape of experiential retail,” Grossman said. “Both Bill and Andy have been an integral part of the transformation of HSN over the past six years and we will now leverage their talent and expertise across our portfolio.”

We have to stay Brand has done a bang-up job at HSN since he joined in 2006, transforming it into “a lifestyle network,” according to HSN’s press release.

Here is his brag list, according to HSN.

“He created the network’s entertainment integration strategy that has generated unique marketing opportunities with major film studios including Disney, Universal and Paramount Pictures,” HSN said. “He has identified large scale partnerships with world-class brands that have been a key contributor to our customer file growth and has developed and oversees HSN Cares, the network’s corporate giving program designed to raise awareness and funds for organizations that support women and families on a national and global basis.”

In his new gig, Brand will set overall marketing standards and direction for HSN and the Cornerstone portfolio of seven lifestyle brands. He is supposed “to drive growth of the 59 million strong combined customer data base, and continue to forge strategic relationships with iconic brands such as the Coca-Cola Co., Disney, Toyota and Norwegian Cruise Lines.

He will also oversee communications and corporate social responsibility initiatives for HSN Inc. In this capacity, he is now a corporate officer.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to extend our partnerships and collaborate across the HSNi brand portfolio,” Brand said in his canned statemnt. “This move will allow us to fully leverage the power of our direct-to-consumer reach, our creative content, our growing digital platforms, and our ability to create immersive, engaging customer experiences across all of HSNi.”

How about a fresh quote, Bill?

We don’t Sheldon from nowhere, but he joined HSN in 2007.

“Over the course of the last six years, he has worked to define the HSN brand and its personality and tone across all of the company’s consumer touch points,” HSN said in its press release. “His unique approach to the development and distribution of creative content has enabled HSN to lead in an era where immersive experiences drive engagement and technology is leveraged in new ways to reach consumers.

As Chief Creative Officer and GM of HSN Productions, Sheldon is charged with building HSN Inc.’s live music and entertainment business. In addition to managing the development and execution of live productions, he also will provide creative vision and strategy on HSNi-wide events and experiences.

“We see a tremendous opportunity to grow all aspects of our entertainment business, building on our recent successes with performers such as Rod Stewart and Lionel Richie,” Sheldon said. “To that end, we aim to develop new avenues that not only drive revenue but also increase our customer reach and awareness.”

HSN Inks Deal To Telecast Live Concerts From the Venetian In Las Vegas, Baby

January 25, 2013

HSN’s live Michael Bolton concert from Las Vegas isn’t a one-off for that venue, the home shopping network said Friday.

HSN and the Venetian Las Vegas have signed a multi-series concert deal to present “HSN Live From Las Vegas” with a kick-off concert featuring Grammy Award winner Bolton.

As we reported this week, Bolton will debut his newest CD “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – A Tribute to Hitsville U.S.A.” during a live performance on HSN with special appearances from such Motown greats as legend Smokey Robinson, Valerie Simpson (Ashford & Simpson), Martha Reeves and many others.

The CD featuring classic Motown hits including duets performed with Kelly Rowland and Melanie Fiona, along with exclusive room packages for The Venetian and The Palazzo and an exclusive six-track bonus CD, “Michael’s Greatest Hits Live,” can all be pre-ordered now at

The Venetian will be a venue for live HSN concerts

The Venetian will be a venue for live HSN concerts

The marketing partnership with The Venetian Las Vegas includes HSN Live concerts scheduled quarterly with various artists from The Venetian Theater and exclusive room packages at The Venetian and The Palazzo for HSN customers via TV, and HSN Mobile.

The HSN Live concert series has featured successful launches from some of the music industry’s biggest artists including Lionel Richie, Rod Stewart, Tony Bennett and most recently, Josh Groban, who introduced his new CD “All That Echoes” on HSN earlier this month.

“HSN has stepped up and provided exactly what artists and labels are looking for,” Bolton said in a canned statement. “HSN Live is a great platform with a built-in music-loving audience. HSN has delivered for great artists before me like Lionel Richie, Tony Bennett, Rod Stewart, and more and I can’t wait to put on a fantastic show at The Venetian with a tremendous group of amazingly talented artists and friends.”

And HSN corporate stuck its two cents in.

“HSN Live continues to provide its customers with unparalleled live music experiences from some of the music industry’s biggest stars and we are excited to welcome Michael Bolton to the HSN Live stage,” said Andy Sheldon, HSN’s executive vice president of television, live events and creative.

“We have seen tremendous success with our HSN Live concert series and are ready to take this innovative new music platform to new heights with our partnership with The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas. Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world and there is no better place for live music than at these two amazing resort hotels.”

Bolton is hawking what we hope will be a juicy memoir

Bolton is hawking what we hope will be a juicy memoir

During Bolton’s concert, some of the additional Motown stars confirmed to perform or appear during the broadcast are Lamont Dozier, Brian and Edward Holland, along with acclaimed R&B artist Melanie Fiona, Orianthi and many surprise guests. The Motown Museum will be a benefactor of the event.

“We are proud to welcome Michael Bolton to The Venetian Theatre, which is home to some of the biggest names in music,” said John Caparella, president and chief operating officer of The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo.

“HSN’s customers will visit The Venetian and The Palazzo during a noteworthy year for us — a year of exciting new entertainment options, and new shows in every one of our four theater venues. Special events such as this prove that The Venetian and The Palazzo continue to be the center of attention on the Las Vegas Strip.”

Bolton is also releasing his autobiography, “The Soul of it All: My Music My Life” (Center Street/Hachette Book Group) thus month.

“Bolton offers a backstage pass into a fascinating life journey from anonymity to a world-renowned music career,” HSN said in its press release.

The hell with that! We hope there’s some good dirt about his sex life.

To support the release of the book and new album, Bolton will be making several television appearances including “CBS Sunday Morning,” “Rhe Today Show,” “Katie,” “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” and “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.”

Bolton will also appear at The GRAMMY Museum in downtown Los Angeles on Feb. 12 for its “An Evening With…” series where he’ll discuss his long career, read excerpts from hia book and perform selections from the new album.

HSN customers will have the opportunity to pre-order a special two-disc set for $14.95, which includes his new release “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – A Tribute to Hitsville U.S.A.” and the HSN exclusive disc “Michael’s Greatest Hits Live,” featuring live versions of some of his biggest hits.

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – A Tribute to Hitsville U.S.A. Track List:

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough (featuring Kelly Rowland)
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing (featuring Melanie Fiona)
Gotta Keep Dreamin’
Nowhere to Run
The Way You Do The Things You Do
You Keep Me Hanging On
What’s Going On
Tracks Of My Tears
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)

Michael’s Greatest Hits Live Bonus CD Track List:

Said I Loved You But I Lied (Reggae Version)
How Can We Be Lovers
Steel Bars
Time Love and Tenderness
How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
(Sittin On The) Dock Of The Bay

HSN Sets Jan. 18 For Singer Josh Groban’s Live Performance

January 10, 2013

We already reported that singer Josh Groban was coming to HSN to hawk his new CD, but on Wednesday the home shopping network announced that he will appear on Jan. 18.

Groban will take the “HSN LIVE” stage at 9 p.m. a week from this Friday for the debut of his sixth album, “ALL THAT ECHOES,” before its official release on Feb. 5 with Reprise Records. The live one-hour concert is the latest installment of the HSN concert series, which has featured successful record launches from artists such Lionel Richie, Mary J Bilge, Rod Stewart, Tony Bennett and a tribute to the late Whitney Houston.


“I’m really looking forward to performing songs from my new album for the HSN audience!” Groban said in a canned statement. “The HSN Live platform gives me the chance to engage my fans in a new and exciting way.”

Groban in 2007 was charted as the best-selling artist in the United States with over 21 million records sold. To date, he has sold over 25 million records worldwide and is the top-selling classical artist.

“We are thrilled that Josh chose HSN as the launching pad for his newest project,” said Andy Sheldon, HSN’s executive vice president of Television, Live Events and Creative. “HSN Live has become a highly respected platform within the music industry and we look forward to announcing more exciting experiences in 2013.”

HSN customers will have the opportunity to pre-order an exclusive bundle for $14.95 (plus S&H) which includes the new release, ALL THAT ECHOES and the DVD “Josh Groban: The Making of All That Echoes” which features the behind-the-scenes making of the Grammy winner’s sixth album.

“ALL THAT ECHOES” Track-Listing:

False Alarms
Falling Slowly
She Moved Through the Fair
Below the Line
E Ti Promettero
The Moon’s a Harsh Mistress
Un Alma Mas
Happy in My Heartache
Hollow Talk
I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever)

Groban co-wrote seven of the 12 tracks that appear on “ALL THAT ECHOES,” which also features five covers, including Stevie Wonder’s “I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever),” Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova’s “Falling Slowly” (the Oscar-winning song from the film “Once”), and Jimmy Webb’s “The Moon’s A Harsh Mistress.”

Special guests on the album include Grammy-winning trumpet player Arturo Sandoval on “Un Alma Mas” and Italian vocalist Laura Pausini on “E Ti Promoterro.”

Immediately following the HSN concert, Groban will perform a special encore for Facebook fans which will also include an exclusive post-show chat at 10 p.m. on and HSN’s Facebook page.

Raspy Rod Stewart Breaks Records With 30,000 CDs Sold On HSN

November 1, 2012

Raspy rocker Rod Stewart still has it.

Stewart’s return to HSN last week broke music sales records at the home shopping network, selling nearly 30,000 copies of his first-ever holiday CD, “Merry Christmas, Baby,” before its official release this week.

Stewart surpassed the previous sales record he set at HSN in 2010 with his exclusive debut of “Fly Me To The Moon: Volume V,” selling 26,000 CDs on the day of launch. He continues to be the biggest-selling music artist on HSN.

With missed it last Friday, but Stewart apparently performed on “a beautifully decorated, holiday-themed set that even included snow fall during Rod’s lively performance of ‘Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!’,” according to HSN’s press release Wednesday.

A 20-piece orchestra led by 16-time Grammy Award®-winning composer, arranger and music producer David Foster accompanied Stewart as he performed holiday tunes and entertained viewers on HSN TV,, Facebook, HSN Mobile and via Skype.

“Rod is the ultimate entertainer and we congratulate him on another record-breaking debut on HSN,” Andy Sheldon, HSN’s executive vice president of television, live events and creative, said in a canned statement. “The natural camaraderie between Rod and David made for a fun-filled and festive live concert event that was enjoyed by all.”

There was also a second canned statement.

“It’s been a true team effort between Rod Stewart, David Foster, Stiefel Entertainment, HSN and Verve Records to help successfully kick off the worldwide launch of ‘Merry Christmas, Baby,'” said Mike Rittberg, vice president of artist development and promotion for Verve Records. “We are thrilled with the results.”

HSN Doing Whitney Houston Special Nov. 5, With Music Impresario Clive Davis

September 27, 2012

HSN is doing a tribute to the late music legend, and fellow New Jersey native, Whitney Houston, the home shopping network said Wednesday.

“HSN Live Presents Whitney Houston’s Greatest Hits” will premiere Nov. 5 at 11 p.m.

Music industry power and Houston’s friend and advisor, Clive Davis, will appear on HSN to give his first network interview regarding Whitney since her passing in February, according to the network.

Whitney Houston

“Through his compelling stories and unique insight, HSN will celebrate the life and talent of this amazing artist,” HSN said in a press release.

The special event will also feature an interview with legendary producer David Foster, who will discuss with Houston on such hits as “I Will Always Love You,” “I Have Nothing” and “Run To You,” among others. HSN said it will pay tribute to Houston with songs, music videos, and photographs, as well as television and film clips.

“We are honored to have the opportunity to celebrate the work of one of the most legendary singers of our time, Whitney Houston,” Andy Sheldon, HSN’s executive vice president of Television, Live Events and Creative, said in a canned statement. “HSN’s core is about storytelling and we look forward to telling the story of Whitney Houston’s amazing life and career like no one else can. In partnership with RCA Records, we are able to provide her fans a unique way to remember the superstar.”

The HSN Live special includes the premiere of Whitney Houston’s greatest hits compilation, “I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston,” produced by Davis. The exclusive 2-disc bundle features Houston’s Grammy Award®-winning hits such as “You Give Good Love,” “Saving All My Love For You,” “How Will I Know,” “I’m Every Woman,” “Greatest Love Of All,” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me),” “So Emotional,” “I’m Your Baby Tonight,” “I Will Always Love You” and “My Love Is Your Love,” among many others.

The greatest hits collection also includes the never-heard-before tracks, “I Look To You,” with R. Kelly and “Never Give Up,” written by Jermaine Dupri (Janet Jackson’s ex-squeeze), Bryan-Michael Cox and Johnta Austin.

HSN customers will also receive an exclusive 5-track bonus duets CD that features songs such as “Hold Me,” a duet with Teddy Pendergrass, “If You Say My Eyes Are Beautiful” with Jermaine Jackson, “I Know Him So Well” with Whitney’s mother, Cissy Houston, “It Isn’t, It Wasn’t, It Ain’t Never Gonna Be,” a duet with Whitney’s Godmother, Aretha Franklin, and “Count On Me” with CeCe Winans.

“We are thrilled to partner once again with HSN on what we know will be a heartfelt and moving tribute to the incomparable Whitney Houston,” said Tom Corson, President and COO of RCA Records. “HSN continues to be an innovative leader in today’s retail industry and will give voice to one of the world’s most beloved artists.”