Grammy Host LL Cool J called “a death in our family,” and it was he who suggested starting the Grammy Awards last year with a prayer for Whitney Houston.
scenes, Grammy producers had worked all night to reshape biggest night in the music industry just 24 hours after the drowning death of superstar difficulty in a Beverly Hills hotel. Producers
and musicians tell the story of TV one-hour special “The Grammy’s Will Go On: A Death in the Family.” Which will CBS air on Saturday on the eve of the Grammy this year’s ceremony awards
The singer, known both for his ballads slender and well chronicled history of drug abuse, should also be reminded of the annual pre-Grammy party held in Beverly Hills on Saturday by mentor, producer Clive Davis.
Earlier this week, Madame Tussauds unveiled four different wax figures of Houston in the various stages of his 35-year career that will be exposed during the outputs New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Washington, DC
Houston, 48, was found face to the ground in a bathtub February 11, 2012, that the authorities later mistakenly called drowning due to cocaine use and cardiovascular disease.
“My heart began to race. I started hyper-ventilation” recalls Grammy Awards Director Louis J. Horvitz in the special issue, as new Grammy rehearsals reached the final year of the death of Houston. Producers
immediately realized that, despite months of planning, the ceremony broadcast live in the following manner should reflect Houston.
tears and hard times
were rewritten, clips Grammy Houston were many previous performances added, and the call from the actress and singer Jennifer Hudson to enter and perform signature song Houston “I Will Always Love You.”
“A little later (after hearing the news of the death of Houston) I got called to sing in her memory. I would do anything for Whitney,” Hudson recalls the special edition. images repeat
Hudson shows an emotional burst into tears while practicing the song. “When it came to the end, there was not a dry eye in the house,” said Horvitz repetition.
“We are accustomed to difficult situations,” said the veteran producer Ken Ehrlich Grammy Awards, recalling how Aretha Franklin was called to replace a sick Luciano Pavarotti in 1998, when the Grammy show was on air. But the death of Houston, won six time Grammy with sales of about 200 million records, was something else. C ‘was rapper and Grammy host LL Cool J, who suggested the opening of the show prices with a prayer for Houston. But he said that his legs trembled behind the scenes with the pressure balance between the grief of his death in the fulfillment of the other artists on behavior, and prices that night. “I was in this strange country without a man between mourning and celebration,” said the rapper. special TV show also artists like Katy Perry, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and Bruno Mars have trouble rehearsals, old photos of Houston, later in his youth, and the clips Davis told his guests annual celebration of the music industry that the singer was found dead hours earlier in a hotel room in the same building.