Christina Aguilera Set To Pay Tribute To Whitney Houston At American Music Awards

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Christina Aguilera will perform a 25th anniversary tribute to Whitney Houston at this year’s American Music Awards (AMA), according to ABC and dick clark productions. ⠀

“It is with great appreciation and honor that she is returning to participate on the American Music Awards for a special tribute honoring the 25th anniversary of The Bodyguard,” the Estate of Whitney E. Houston wrote in a statement. “Whitney said that Christina is without a doubt one of the best voices she enjoyed in this generation of music.” Christina previously performed Whitney’s “Run to You” at the 2001 BET Awards. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

“I am honored and humbled to be asked to participate in such a special tribute of a timeless soundtrack that has been a huge inspiration not only in my own personal life and career, but to countless aspiring singers—touching music lovers worldwide and influencing the history of music itself,” Aguilera said in a statement. “To be honoring the one and only Whitney Houston is a blessing and I am grateful to celebrate the spirit of her songs and legend that lives on.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

“How To Get Away With Murder” star Viola Davis will introduce the singer at the show, scheduled on Nov. 19.

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