Whitney Houston Dead at 48

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Whitney Houston, the legendary singer whose talent carried her to superstardom and whose tumultuous personal life ultimately put her under the pop culture microscope, died today at the age of 48.

The night before the Grammys, TV and movie stars expressed their grief over Houston’s death, and acknowledged her influence on a generation of performers.




At Grammys rehearsal hearing Whitney Houston has passed away at 48. Everyone here is absolutely stunned.




I am so sad to hear about Whitney. We have lost one of the greatest singers of all time.




We watched this happen in super-slow motion. Horrible. #RIPWhitney




Tomorrow night at the Grammys, the only person on our minds will be Whitney Houston.




I cant believe this. Whitney was one of the most gifted talents on the planet. Jersey’s Princess!! My heart goes out to The Houston Fam!




I am so very sad to hear of Whitney Houston’s passing. She was one of our great artist that graced us all. May she rest in peace.




Wow. RIP Whitney Houston. Grew up on her. She contributed to the soundtrack of many of my 12-year old sleepover parties.




Just got out of mass & heard the tragic news about Whitney. Speechless.. Absolutely loved her… Just spoke with @RayJ about her yesterday!!




RIP Whitney Houston. Xoxo




Oh my…heartbreaking.. to the Family and friends of Whitney Houston, deepest regards ….




RIP Whitney Houston




I love u sooo much Whitney Houston :’( u will always be in my heart and my mind an my soul your music made me the girl I am today :(




My heart is saddened.. Everyone please keep Whitney Houstons family in their prayers.. May she rest in peace




RIP Whitney. Devastatingly sad. My prayers go out to her family.




She was A TALENT & A LEGEND. She was never a “reality star” No jokes from me about Miss Houston today.