Whitney Houston would have celebrated her 49th birthday this week, on August 9. Sadly, one of the greatest voices of our time died tragically earlier this year, on February 11. Since her untimely passing, Houston’s legacy has been celebrated and upheld all over the world. To prove just how loved she is, the pop icon’s homegoing service on February 18 aired on three cable channels — CNN, BET, and E! — for four hours and drew millions of viewers, even surpassing the royal wedding in online viewership. She is indeed gone, but not forgotten. From Glee to the Grammys, Oprah to the Obama’s, here’s how the world has paid tribute to Whitney Houston since her death.
She is indeed gone but not forgotten. From Glee to the Grammys, Oprah to the Obamas, here’s how the world has paid tribute to Whitney Houston since her death.