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Grammys 2012: LL Cool J Leads the Crowd to Pray for Whitney Houston

February 13, 2012 (1:33 am) GMT
A video of Whitney singing her iconic single 'I Will Always Love You' is shown on the screen, and it's followed by a standing ovation from the crowd.
Grammys 2012: LL Cool J Leads the Crowd to Pray for Whitney Houston

In the wake of 's shocking death, the 54th Annual Grammy Awards took on somber mood on Sunday night, February 12 at Los Angeles' Staples Center. After live performances by and , host came onto the stage and paid tribute to the late singer.

"Tonight, we ask ourselves: How do we speak to this time, to this day? There is no way around this. We've had a death in our family," the rapper quietly told the crowd. "At least for me, for me, the only thing that feels right is to begin with a prayer. For a woman that we loved, for our fallen sister, Whitney Houston."

Cool J then prayed for Whitney. To the "Heavenly Father," he preached, "We feel truly blessed to have been touched by her beautiful spirit." The crowd gave a standing ovation in honor of the late singe after a vintage video of her singing "I Will Always Love You" hitmaker was shown on the screen. "Whitney, we will always love you," he said.



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