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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

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.”

6:28 pm

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.

4:46 pm

Putting a positive spin on a tragedy, Whitney Houston's family is planning a ‘home going’ service rather than a funeral to celebrate her life tomorrow (February 18).

On the official invitation, the late “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” songstress’ family wrote, "With heartfelt gratitude, the Houston Family requests the honor of your presence at the home going service for Whitney Elizabeth Houston."

3:20 pm

As the still shocking news begins to settle in, the family of Whitney Houston has schedule a private viewing for Friday afternoon (February 17).

According to TMZ, the service will be held at the Newark, New Jersey funeral home where the “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” singer’s body is currently being held.

5:07 pm

It’s no secret that Bobby Brown has never had a great relationship with his late ex-wife Whitney Houston's family, and there’s a whole new war on the horizon.

According to a report from TMZ, Houston’s mother Cissy is petrified that Brown is trying to get into the good graces of his daughter Bobbi Kristina in hopes of padding his bank account with Whitney’s fortune.

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