iradiophilly Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community

Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community
More Music. Fewer Interruptions. Just what you want to hear.

 
FOLLOW: FREE MOBILE APPS:
facebooktwitter Apple AppStore Google Play Store
   
Culture
Talk about Arts, Culture, & Entertainment
   
 
Listen Live Listen Live - 23 FREE Internet Radio Stations - We Are Philadelphia!
 
Philly Hot List
 
 
Advertise With Us
 
 
 
     

THE POST | News | Sports | Culture | Business | Free Forum

 
The Post  
 
Whitney Houston's Homegoing Complete
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 02/18/12 11:30 am | updated: 02/18/12 11:30 am
 
Whitney Houston, who passed away last week was celebrated in grand style at a public Homegoing ceremony. There was music, speeches and tears at the gathering at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, where Houston got her musical start in the church choir.

WHITNEY was honored by many in entertainment including mentor Clive Davis, mother Cissy Houston, daughter Bobbi Kristina, cousin Dionne Warwick, sister-in law and manager Patricia Houston, ex-husband Bobby Brown (who reportedly left abruptly), Stevie Wonder, R. Kelly, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige and many others including "Bodyguard" co-star KEVIN COSTNER.

There were several performances by Stevie Wonder, R. Kelly, Alicia Keys. Aretha Franklin, who was scheduled to sing "The Greatest Love of All," was ill and did not perform.

The service concluded with a stirring sermon by Marvin Winans leading those present in singing "Let The Church Say Amen", followed by a recording of Whitney Houston singing "I Will Always Love You" as her casket was wheeled out of the church.
Following the "Homegoing Service", Houston's family and her closest friends gathered for a private funeral.
 
Listen Live! Everything from Bach to Rock, Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community
Choose from 20 Internet Radio Stations today.
 
TOP STORIES
Made in America Festival 2014, Philadelphia Full Schedule, Artists and Set Times - 08/27 11:56 pm

Council Rock Teens die in SUV Crash; Made in America Singin' in the Rain; Showboat Casino/HOB Closed - 09/01 1:10 am

ROCK REMEMBERS ALBUMS AND BIRTHDAYS AUG. 31ST - 08/31 8:26 am

ROCK REMEMBERS ALBUMS AND BIRTHDAYS AUG. 30TH - 08/30 7:37 am

Made in America Festival 2014, Philadelphia Lineup Set Times, Road Closures, What to Bring, Transit - 08/30 1:58 am

 
(0) responses
 

THE POST | News | Sports | Culture | Business | Free Forum

 
 

Welcome to iradiophilly! Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community

Welcome! Start listening now for FREE!  The music is always on, so choose a radio station and click to listen. You can find fun Events around Philly and you can list yours on our Events page FREE.  We will also promote cool Philly shows, events and fundraisers on the air FREE. There are also great opportunities to become a sponsor or advertise. iRadioPhilly supports the Philadelphia music and arts scene. If you are a local musician or performer, send us your stuff.  We will play it on our BYO radio station, Philadelphia's Local Stage. We're designing the radio stations and iradiophilly to reflect Philadelphia's music tastes, so we'll want your input. We're glad you're here. Invite your friends.

 
   
   
    FOLLOW: facebook twitter rss rss rss youtube
HOME | ABOUT | ADVERTISE | CONTACT | EVENTS | PHOTOS | STATIONS | SPONSORS | BUSINESSES/ORGs | SCHEDULE | SITEMAP | THE POST   © 2010-14 Internet Radio Partners, LLC
    Site Design by Bananaland | Built by quadpain media