Yolanda Adams and Cece Winans to Perform On Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston
citizen | 11/14/2012, 5:13 p.m.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. Four-time GRAMMY winner Yolanda Adams and 10-time GRAMMY winner CeCe Winans are the latest performers announced for "We Will Always Love You: A GRAMMY Salute To Whitney Houston." They join previously announced performers, five-time GRAMMY winner Celine Dion, GRAMMY and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson and seven-time GRAMMY winner Usher, for the one-hour special that will celebrate Houston's life and artistry through performances and interviews with various artists paying homage to the six-time GRAMMY winner, and will include Houston's own most memorable performances of her career. The show will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on Nov. 16, 10 p.m. ET/PT, on the CBS Television Network. (www.cbs.com), and will tape on Oct. 11 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE.
"We Will Always Love You" will include highlights of nearly all of Houston's GRAMMY telecast performances, her classic performance of the national anthem at Super Bowl XXV in 1991, and her first-ever television appearance on "The Merv Griffin Show" in the early '80s, among other iconic performances and exclusive interviews. The special will also feature other artists sharing their memories of Houston, as well as additional highlights of her career.
Houston was one of the biggest pop stars male or female of all time, selling more than 170 million combined albums, songs and videos, and garnering six GRAMMYs and two Emmys, as well as countless other.