Over 1,500 guests gathered on Saturday, February 18th, 2012, to celebrate the life and homegoing of singer/actress Whitney Houston. Several stars such as Marvin, Bebe and Cece Winans, Kevin Kostner, Tyler Perry, Stevie Wonder, Ray J, Alicia Keys, Beyonce, and Oprah, gathered to share words of wisdom, commemorate her, and even honor her in song. R. Kelly sang the song that he wrote for Houston titled I Look To You, and Kim Burrell rewrote lyrics of A Change Is Gonna Come to make the song befitting for Houston. It was a rather emotional time for all, but a joyous time at the same time as they celebrated the star’s homegoing. Check out the program from the service below. Continue reading
Singing legend, Whitney Houston, died unexpectedly this past weekend on the night before The Grammys. Her funeral is scheduled for this upcoming weekend, and will be an invite only service at the church she grew up in, New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J. Marvin Winans will deliver the Eulogy, and the singer’s Godmother, Aretha Franklin, is scheduled to perform a musical selection. Other people that are slated to be on the guest list include her cousin, Dionne Warwick, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Kevin Kostner, Beyonce, Jay-Z, and Oprah. The service is invite only, and will also begin at 12 noon EST, and will also be broadcast live on television. Her official Obituary was released. Check it out.