Remembering Whitney Houston

We remember the life and times of pop legend Whitney Houston. Check out our complete coverage now.

The entertainment world lost one of its brightest stars on February 11, 2012, when Whitney Houston, just 48 years old and poised to enter the spotlight again in the movie Sparkle, died suddenly in Los Angeles.

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In a special tribute, ESSENCE invited readers to pay their respects to a talent gone too soon: At noon on Saturday, February 18, readers watched a live stream from Houston's memorial service, and shared their memories with other fans in the live blog.

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