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Remembering Whitney: Watch Whitney Houston’s Funeral Live


Family and friends of pop icon Whitney Houston gather at New Hope Baptist Church, her childhood church, in Newark, New Jersey to pay their final respects in a private ceremony for the singer. While the funeral is invite-only, fans worldwide can remember the life and legacy of Houston via online broadcast of the service.

According to the Associated Press, speakers scheduled for today’s service include, singer Dionne Warwick, who is Houston’s cousin; music mogul Clive Davis, who guided Houston’s career; actor Kevin Costner who co-starred with Houston in the “Body Guard,” and sister-in-law Patricia Houston. Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, R. Kelly and gospel stars CeCe and Bebe Winans are slated to sing. Houston’s voice, a recording of her biggest hit, “I Will Always Love You,” is to be played at the end. Houston’s ex-husband Bobby Brown is also expected to attened the service. Aretha Franklin, a close family friend, is reportedly ill to and will miss the service, according to the same A.P. report.

Watch the live feed from inside New Hope Baptist Church below.

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