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Friday, Feb 17, 2012 at 01:07 PM EST

Houston's Family to Hold Private Viewing

Houston's Family to Hold Private Viewing

Whitney Houston’s family will hold a private viewing of the body Friday at a New Jersey funeral home, one day before music’s biggest names will join in honoring the superstar at her childhood church.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012 at 02:38 AM EST

Houston Was "So Happy" at Rehearsal

Houston Was "So Happy" at Rehearsal

Former Whitney Houston music director Rickey Minor, now bandleader for the "The Tonight Show," was preparing to rehearse with singers Brandy and Monica for producer Clive Davis' dinner when a soaking wet Houston...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2012 at 06:46 AM EST

Aretha to Perform at Houston Funeral: Source

Aretha to Perform at Houston Funeral: Source

Aretha Franklin will perform at the private, invitation-only funeral for her goddaughter in New Jersey this weekend, a source involved with the arrangements tells NBC New York.

Friday, Feb 17, 2012 at 06:52 AM EST
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By Jennifer Millman

Tri-State Mourns Music Icon Whitney Houston

From the famed Apollo theater to a century-old church in Newark, tri-state...View gallery

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Monday, Feb 13, 2012 at 11:02 AM EST

Students at Houston School Honor Late Icon

Students at Houston School Honor Late Icon

Elementary school students at the Whitney Houston Academy in New Jersey pay tribute to the late music icon by visiting her childhood home, standing silent while a flag hangs at half-staff and releasing a bouquet...

Monday, Feb 13, 2012 at 11:16 AM EST

Somber Farewell at Houston's Childhood School

Somber Farewell at Houston's Childhood School

Students at Whitney Houston's childhood school in New Jersey held a solemn procession to her former home and released white balloons into the sky Monday in tribute to the fallen star.

Monday, Feb 13, 2012 at 02:46 PM EST

Grammys Celebrate Whitney Houston

Grammys Celebrate Whitney Houston

Singers remember Whitney Houston, giving high-energy performances at the 54th Grammys.

Thursday, Mar 22, 2012 at 05:52 PM EDT
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By Jerome McClendon

Remembering Whitney Houston

As the world remembers superstar Whitney Houston, take a look at her life in...View gallery

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Monday, Feb 13, 2012 at 06:39 AM EST

Whitney Houston Gave Us Good Love

Whitney Houston Gave Us Good Love

Whitney Houston's songs of the 1980s and 1990s gave us permission to feel things deeply.

Monday, Feb 13, 2012 at 10:15 PM EST

Newark Mourns Hometown Hero Whitney Houston

Newark Mourns Hometown Hero Whitney Houston

The death of Whitney Houston sent shock waves around the world, especially at the Newark church where she dazzled her first crowd as a child in the choir.

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