The 2012 Grammy Awards ceremony included a touching tribute to the late, great Whitney Houston.
Jennifer Hudson had less than 24 hours to prepare for her performance at the 2012 Grammy Awards, and she pulled it off flawlessly in a room full of the music industry’s most influential players — and the millions of music lovers watching at home.
After the memorial portion of the show ended with a freeze frame of Whitney, Jennifer appeared on stage under a single spotlight. Complete silence fell over the audience, as she sang “I Will Always Love You.”
Watch Jennifer’s emotional performance below: