VH1 to Honor the Memory and World-Renowned Talent of Whitney Houston
"VH1 News Special: Whitney Houston: Death Of a Diva" Featuring Updates and Reactions From Throughout Music Industry To Premiere on Monday, February 13 at 9:30 PM**
Premiere of Next Week's "100 Greatest Women In Music" To Include Salute to the Musical Legacy of Multi-Grammy and Emmy Award Winner
New Special "VH1 News Presents Whitney Houston's Greatest Moments" To Premiere Thursday, February 16 at 11 PM
Catalog Of Iconic Videos Airing Now on VH1; VH1 Classic to Air "Whitney A-to-Z" Video Tribute on Tuesday, February 14 at 12 Noon and 8 PM
NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2012 -- VH1 is paying tribute to the incomparable talent of pop music icon Whitney Houston, one of the biggest-selling artists in history, who passed away yesterday in Los Angeles.
On Monday, February 13th at 9:30 PM/7c, VH1 will premiere the "VH1 News Special -"Whitney Houston: Death of a Diva,"hosted by Janell Snowden and featuring the latest updates on events surrounding her death as well as reactions from attendees at her mentor music mogul Clive Davis's annual pre-Grammy Awards party last night as well as tributes from officials, artists and music executives and fans.
VH1's new "100 Greatest Women In Music" five-night countdown special premiering on Monday, February 13th at 10 PM/9c will also acknowledge the tremendous loss and salute Houston's legacy and wide-ranging influence. "100 Greatest Women In Music" will honor female artists who have thrived in the music industry from 1990 to present day, pop, R & B, rap, country and rock.
On Thursday, February 16th at 11 PM/10c, VH1 will debut "VH1 News Presents Whitney Houston's Greatest Moments," a new special celebrating Whitney Houston's legacy by sharing performances from throughout her storied career which included appearances on VH1 Divas in 1999 and 2003, and VH1 Honors in 1996.
Monday morning's edition of VH1's "Big Morning Buzz Live" will provide updates on the tragedy on VH1's daily dose of pop culture news, chat and entertainment which airs each weekday morning at 10 AM/9c.
VH1 began airing Houston's music videos in a block last night at Midnight and will continue to run them in the daytime hours, including "I Will Always Love You," "So Emotional," "Greatest Love Of All," "How Will I Know," "I'm Your Baby Tonight," "I Wanna Dance With Somebody," "Saving All My Love For You" and "It's Not Right, But It's Okay."
VH1 Classic will air a three-hour video tribute "Whitney A-To-Z" comprising her entire video work premiering on Tuesday, February 14 at 12 Noon and 8 PM. VH1 Soul will continue to air Houston's videos all of today and through the night.
VH1.com, VH1's Tuner music blog and TheFabLife.com are all featuring a look back at Whitney's life through career-spanning performances (http://www.vh1.com/music/tuner/2012-02-11/whitney-houston-8-greatest-musical-moments/) and photos (http://www.thefablife.com/2012-02-11/whitney-houston-dead-at-48/) and will continue to update readers about the female icon's death and the tributes from around the world. VH1's social media accounts will also do the same. In addition, VH1.com will post images and reports from last night's Clive Davis event as well as exclusive interview footage from the red carpet at the Beverly Hilton.
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