"We Will Always Love You" Whitney Houston Special Set For Nov. 16

GRAMMY winners Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson and Usher among artists to pay tribute to Whitney Houston during one-hour TV special on Nov. 16 on CBS
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    Jennifer Hudson
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    Celine Dion
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    Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans
November 12, 2012 -- 2:58 am PST

Four-time GRAMMY winner Yolanda Adams, five-time GRAMMY winner Celine Dion, GRAMMY and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson, seven-time GRAMMY winner Usher, and 10-time GRAMMY winner CeCe Winans will perform on "We Will Always Love You: A GRAMMY Salute To Whitney Houston," a one-hour special airing Nov. 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network. Broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound, the special will celebrate Houston's life and artistry through interviews and performances that will pay homage to the six-time GRAMMY winner.

Academy Award winner Halle Berry, actress Taraji P. Henson, and GRAMMY winners LL Cool J and Britney Spears will introduce segments during the special.

"We Will Always Love You" will also feature never-before-seen footage and exclusive interviews, along with artists sharing their favorite memories of Houston. Additionally, the special will include highlights of Houston's career, including great GRAMMY and other iconic performances.

One of the biggest pop stars of all time, Houston sold more than 170 million combined albums, songs and videos, and garnered six GRAMMYs and two Emmys, among other awards and accolades. She graced the GRAMMY stage eight times over the years — one of a few artists who has the distinction of performing the most times on the annual telecast. Most recently, she appeared as a presenter at the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2009 (ultimately presenting Hudson with her first GRAMMY for Best R&B Album).

A new compilation, I Will Always Love You — The Best Of Whitney Houston, will be released Nov. 13.

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