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March 10, 2012 (5:08 am) GMT
The 'Pretty Lil' Heart' singer is on the brink of tears when performing 'Exhale (Shoop Shoop)' on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'.

Another emotional tribute performance was delivered in memory of . This time around, it's who took the stage to honor the late New Jersey singer. The husband of actress performed her 1995 single "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)" while playing a piano.

Thicke did the cover on "", and held back his tears near the end of the performance. "I'm sorry, I got a little choked up everybody," he said. "I was actually thinking about her the whole time." On Twitter, he wrote, "We miss you dearly. Your legacy will live on with us forever."

In addition to singing his rendition of "Exhale", Thicke performed "Pretty Lil' Heart", his own single which featured . He once said, "The inspiration behind this song was really just about when you're in a relationship and you're faced with all the challenges of temptation and attraction to other people, how can you trust when you're not with that other person they're doing you right?"

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