Whitney Houston's legacy to be celebrated in Grammy salute
LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Whitney Houston will be remembered in a star-studded Grammy televised concert as well the release of a greatest hits album and a television reality series following the singer's family as they cope with her sudden death.
Celine Dion, Usher and Jennifer Hudson were the first performers to be announced by The Recording Academy on Thursday for We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute To Whitney Houston on CBS on Nov 16.
The one-hour event will be taped in Los Angeles on Oct 11 and will also feature interviews and footage with the late singer, as well as artists sharing their memories of her.
Houston's death at age 48 from accidental drowning in a bathtub at a Beverly Hills hotel on the eve of the Grammy awards in February shocked the music world. Authorities deemed her death was also a result of heart disease and cocaine use.