“The first time I heard Whitney’s voice, I was mesmerized like the rest of the world,” she said. “I was captivated by the power in her range and her unique ability to wrap a lyric in an emotion.”
Carey also spoke on seeing the 48-year-old for the last time, while overseas. “Even then folks were surprised to see us sitting next to each other, clearly enjoying each others’ company. I miss my friend, I miss hearing her voice in laughter, but we’ll always have the music,” she added, holding back tears.
The late singer was remembered by the likes of Monica , Brandy, and Houston’s mother, Cissy, all of whom took the stage. Cissy’s dedication to her only daughter made many in the audience teary-eyed, including Kanye West. Watch the video below: Read More »
Willow Smith debuted a brand new song called “I Am Me,” during the 2012 Bet Awards. Â GlobalGrindÂ reports the 11-year-old, who recently caused a media frenzy with her new tongue piercing, released the world premiere of her new single. Read More »
I would say more but the photos says all that needs to be said… LOL … Â Check out some of the 2012 BET Awards Live Performances…
BeyoncÃ© recently gave her first performance in over a year given an emotional tribute to Whitney Houston .
The singer took to the stage on Friday to begin the first of four dates at the Luxury Revel Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, her first performances since giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy in January.
Jay-Z, was in attendance Â jetting from overseas on his only day off between his Switzerland Watch The Throne stop on Thursday and the Denmark stop on Saturday. And even he was stanning for his wife tweeting:
“I’m gonna say this and then I’m gonna end mine. BEYONCE is the best performer in the world. Period.”
“B” also saluted Lauryn Hill (whose birthday was yesterday), and Donna Summer.
BeyoncÃ© performed to over 5,500 people, including best friend Kelly Rowland, husband Jay-Z and Selita Ebanks.
Towards the end of her two and a half hour set, BeyoncÃ© sung the intro verse of Whitney’s classic ‘I Will Always Love You,’ before launching into her own hit single ‘Halo.’Â BeyoncÃ© recently landed SIX nominations for the 2012 BET Awards including Video of the Year and Best Female R&B Artist!