Celebs Pay Tribute To Whitney Houston
Stars send messages of respect, admiration and condolence...
Celebrities have been paying tribute to R&B legend Whitney Houston, following the news that she Rihanna tweeted "No words! Just tears #DearWhitney", while Christina Aguilera said: "We have lost another legend. Love and prayers to Whitney's family. She will be missed."
Mariah Carey, Whitney's successor as the pop world's biggest big-ballad diva, made a touching tribute, saying: "Heartbroken and in tears over the shocking death of my friend, the incomparable Ms. Whitney Houston. My heartfelt condolences to Whitney's family and to all her millions of fans throughout the world. She will never be forgotten as one of the greatest voices to ever grace the earth."
Pop mogulSimon Cowellsaid: "I am so sad to hear about Whitney. We have lost one of the greatest singers of all time."
Crooner Nicki Minaj tweeted: "Jesus Christ, not Whitney Houston. Greatest of all time."
And Katy Perry said: "So devastating. We will always love you Whitney, R.I.P."
Pink expressed the same sentiment as many singers who felt Whitney had inspired them.
She said: "Whitney was the reason many of us do what we do. 'a few stolen moments is all that we share' RIP."