Jennifer Hudson To Perform Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ At Grammys
First Published: February 12, 2012 6:27 PM EST Credit: WireImage
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Jennifer Hudson will honor the late Whitney Houston at tonight’s Grammy Awards with one of her biggest and most memorable songs.
The Oscar winner will perform “I Will Always Love You.”
Hudson was overcome with emotion during rehearsals on Sunday. Both the singer and people watching her prepare for the performance were brought to tears, as Hudson said, “Whitney, we will always love you.”
Hudson previously performed her rendition of the iconic song at the 2010 BET Honors for Houston.
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, Dolly Parton, who penned and first recorded “I Will Always Love You,” shared her thoughts on Houston’s death on Saturday night.
“I will always be grateful and in awe of the wonderful performance she did on my song,” Parton said in a statement. “I can truly say from the bottom of my heart, ‘Whitney, I will always love you. You will be missed.’”
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