Performers And Speakers Announced For Whitney Houston’s Funeral

Source: Sapphira Martin / Global Grind

The performers and speakers for Whitney Houston’s funeral are being announced by the minute. The invitation only funeral, which is scheduled for Saturday at noon, will be held at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J.

The memorial will take place at the very church where Whitney got her start singing in the choir. The funeral will be live-streamed on the internet as well.

So far Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder are the only musicians who will perform. Whitney will also be eulogized by gospel-recording artist Marvin Winans; Rev. Jessie Jackson is also invited.

Kevin Costner, who is known for his starring role in “The Bodyguard” with Houston, will also speak.

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