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Originally published September 29, 2012

Whitney Houston to be Celebrated in November TV Tribute

by AFRO Staff

    FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2011 file photo, singer Whitney Houston performs at the pre-Grammy gala & salute to industry icons with Clive Davis honoring David Geffen in Beverly Hills, Calif. Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson and Usher will pay tribute to the late Whitney Houston in a one-hour TV special. “We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston” will tape Oct. 11 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live and will feature performances by Dion, Hudson and Usher. It will air Nov. 16 on CBS. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Pop icon Whitney Houston will be feted in a televised tribute "We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston."

Five-time Grammy winner Celine Dion, Grammy and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson and seven-time Grammy winner Usher are among the names on the star-studded lineup, according to the Recording Academy, which hosts the Grammy awards show.

The special will be taped on Oct. 11 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE and is to air Nov. 16 at 10 p.m. (EST) on CBS.

The one-hour special will not only include interviews and performances from artists paying homage to the musical legend, but also from some of Houston's own most memorable performances.

Houston drowned in a Bel Air, Calif. hotel bathtub on the eve of this year's Grammy Awards.