Salute to Whitney Houston Coming in November

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston will be remembered and honored with a CBS special, We Will Always Love You: A Grammy® Salute To Whitney Houston, taping in October but airing on November 16, 2012. Paying tribute to the six-time Grammy winning singer will be Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, and Usher who were all just announced as the first batch of performers set to lend their voices to the Whitney Houston special.

Per The Recording Academy, the one hour show will “celebrate Houston’s life and artistry through interviews and performances from various artists.” It will also include past performances from Houston, never before seen footage, and exclusive interviews. Louis J. Horvitz is directing the special.

Tickets for the event go on sale today at

Over the course of her career Houston sold more than 170 million albums, songs & videos, and earned six Grammys as well as two Emmys.

Source: The Recording Academy