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Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston
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Whitney Elizabeth Houston
Birth Date: 
August 9, 1963
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East Orange, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Singer / Actress / Performer
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Passed away on February 11, 2011

Whitney Houston has had a roller coaster ride in Hollywood going from the top of the A-List with roles such as in Bodyguard, to more recent battles Whitney Houston has had with addiction. Pictures and news of Whitney Houston is at Gossip Center with photos

She enjoyed the finer things in life, and now some personal items that once belonged to Whitney Houston are set to head to auction next month.

Among the variety of possessions, the “So Emotional” singer’s pair of faux pearl earrings she wore in “The Bodyguard” along with a black velvet gown will be featured at the auction.

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She was one of the greatest singers of the 21st century, so it’s no wonder thousands of Whitney Houston's fans are continuously pouring in to pay their respects to the icon's fresh gravesite.

The “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” singer was laid to rest during a private burial, which took place yesterday (February 19).

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Dressed in all black for dinner, Mariah Carey was spotted grabbing a bite to eat in New York after Whitney Houston's funeral on Saturday (February 18).

Wearing dark round sunglasses and a black dress, the "Touch My Body" singer appeared to be in a somber mood as she made her way to Cipriani restaurant in SoHo.

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After having been remembered by family and close friends at a private funeral the previous day, Whitney Houston was officially laid to rest during a burial service on Sunday (February 19).

The Grammy Award winning singer's body was placed in a plot at the Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, NJ alongside her father, John Russell Houston, Jr., who passed away back in 2003.

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Offering her talents to the emotional tribute to beloved singer Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys was among the performers on-hand at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday (February 18).

The 31-year-old sat at a piano in front of those gathered to pay their respects to the "I Will Always Love You" star while proceeding forth to offer up a rendition of "Send Me An Angel".

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Flying into the east coast the previous night, Kevin Costner was among the stars in attendance for the funeral of recently departed singer/actress Whitney Houston.

With the proceedings taking place at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday (February 18), the "Dances with Wolves" actor took to the podium to offer up words in remembrance oh his former "Bodyguard" co-star.

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While Bobby Brown was spotted arriving at Newark's Hope Baptist Church in New Jersey this morning to attend the funeral of his ex-wife, Whitney Houston, he didn't stay long.

The "Every Little Step" singer released a statement later in the day, in which he told, “My children and I were invited to the funeral of my ex-wife Whitney Houston. We were seated by security and then subsequently asked to move on three separate occasions.”

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It's the place she began singing as a child, and today (February 18) Whitney Houston is being remembered with a funeral at New Hope Baptist Church, in Newark, N.J.

The invitation-only viewing is set to begin at noon ET, with the entire "Home Going Service" to be streamed live right here on GossipCenter.

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Taking a respite from honoring the past year's top African-American entertainers, the 43rd NAACP Image Awards followed suit with previous awards shows in holding a tribute for recently departed icon Whitney Houston during Friday night's (February 17) ceremony.

With the annual event taking place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Gospel great Yolanda Adams took the stage alongside a gospel choir while celebrating the life of the "I Will Always Love You" singer.

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Heading across the country to pay their respects for the late Whitney Houston, Ray J and Brandy were spotted catching a flight out of Los Angeles International Airport on Friday (February 17).

The “Last Wish” singer and his R&B singing sister looked appropriately somber as the sported sunglasses to hide their eyes upon arrival and during check-in.

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