The talented but troubled singer was found unresponsive at a Los Angeles hotel on the eve of the Grammys. Debra Lee of Black Entertainment Television and music critic Steven Ivory join host Michel Martin to discuss Whitney Houston's life and legacy.
McKenzie, half of the New Zealand musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, wrote five songs in the recent Muppets movie. "Man or Muppet" is nominated for Best Original Song at this year's Academy Awards.
Whitney Houston died on Saturday at the age of 48. Her problems with drugs have been well documented. In her lifetime, she sold 170 million albums. Houston's most famous song is her rendition of a tune written by Dolly Parton, "I Will Always Love You."
Adele won every category in which she was nominated, including Record, Album and Song of the Year, and performed for the first time in months. Foo Fighters and Kanye West also won multiple awards in a ceremony that balanced celebration with mourning over Whitney Houston's death.
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