VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson’s Touching Tribute To Whitney Houston

While the Grammys were sprinkled with nods to Whitney Houston from performers and winners, the show's official, most touching tribute was a simple and dignified musical performance of her iconic hit I Will Always Love You, sung by Jennifer Hudson.

Jennifer Hudson pays tribute in song.

While the Grammys were sprinkled with nods to Whitney Houston from performers and winners, the show’s official, most touching tribute was a simple and dignified musical performance of her iconic hit I Will Always Love You, sung by Jennifer Hudson. (Video below for as long as youtube allows!)

Hudson, who sang the song in an understated but powerful way, had met Houston a few times before. In 2009, Houston presented Hudson with the prize for Best R&B Album, and Hudson later paid tribute to Houston at a BET Honors show in 2010.

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