Several R&B artists are sharing their thoughts on Twitter following the news that Whitney Houston had been found unresponsive in her room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday afternoon and declared dead after paramedics were unsuccessful performing CPR on the singing legend. Houston was 48. Among the Tweets:
Willow Smith (@Willow_Camille1): R.I.P Whitney… :) we will always love you<3 Rihanna (@rihanna): No words! Just tears #DearWhitney I honestly can't think of anything else!!! Feels so strange being at the Grammy rehearsal right now!! If I should die this very day... Don't cry!!! #DearWhitney Michelle Williams (@RealMichelleW): I don't know what to say.... Jawan Harris (@singerjawan) Im not even gonna believe Whitney Houston just passed away... Nope?? Not having it. My heart dropped when I heard about her... Smh. R.I.P Whitney Houston Life is short... Thank GOD for what you have, Even if you feel it's not enough. GOD BLESSED YOU with 1 life. Live it and Enjoy it!?? # ItsOn Aaron Fresh (@AaronFresh1): I am deeply hurt by Whitney Houston's death... I love u and u will forever be tee best! #teamfresh Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys): I feel sick.... Life is precious, we are fragile souls. Let's love each other! I miss you beautiful Whitney, the whole world misses you!! Chrisette Michele (@ChrisetteM): It was hard to sing tonight and think of Whitney at the same time. Chicago you were a beautiful audience. I love you. Kelly Rowland (@KELLYROWLAND): I am beyond heartbroken. Whitney Houston was undoubtedly one of the greatest singers & performers of all time & such a huge influence on me. She embraced me when I first started out with Destiny's Child, with love, with encouragement and with that powerhouse voice. My deepest sympathies and prayers go out to her daughter, her mother and to all of her loved ones.
Brian McKnight (@ItsBMcKnight): I was just with Whitney with my boys the other night this is extremely hard to believe
Solange Knowles (@solangeknowles): At this time, the question is not how she went… It is how she will be remembered. I will always remember Whitney Houston as a true legend. I will always remember Whitney Houston as a true, outstanding, talent. A radiant beauty. A magical smile. A voice that made you shiver.
Ameriie (@ItsAmeriie): Such terrible news to hear of Whitney Houston’s passing. She gave the world so much happiness. God bless her & her family at this time.
J. Holiday (@KingJHoliday): Damn Whitney!
Usher (@UsherRaymondIV): R.I.P Whitney Houston… A true icon of our time. Gone too soon. My heart goes out to the family in their time of distress. URIV
Christina Milian (@CMilianOfficial): I’m so sad to hear of #WhitneyHouston’s passing. May she rest in peace. My prayers & condolences to her daughter & family. 4ever remembered
Ciara (@ciara): RIP Whitney Houston. A Legend lost:( Her voice was insurmountable, her smile was illuminating, she was truly one of a kind and a huge inspiration to me. She has always had sweet and fun words to say to me. I will cherish the moment I was able to share with her, forever. This is truly unbelievable. My prayers and condolences to her family at this sad time.
Chilli (@officialchilli): I can’t believe this news about Whitney Houston..I am so upset, i loved her very much and I’ll never forget her….another Angel gone 2 soon
Mario (@MarioSoulTruth): CAN’T EVEN THINK RIGHT NOW! RIP WHITNEY HOUSTON! YOU WILL FOR EVER BE A VOICE IN OUR HEARTS! THIS is DEVASTATING! Pray for whitney’s fam!
Sisqo (@OfficialSisQo): RIP Whitney Houston =-( Prayers go out to her family & loved ones
KeriHilson (@Keri Hilson): Pleeeaaaase say this news about Whitney Houston all over my timeline is not true. A very sick joke? I can’t take it. Please!
Watching the news now…it’s true. R.I.P. Whitney Houston. Ugh I hate that I’m even typing this…I’m shocked. She was my hero growing up.
Cee Lo (@CeeLoGreen): R.I.P. Sister WHITNEY HOUSTON!!!!! We will always love you
John Legend (@johnlegend): RIP Whitney. So sad
I hope the Grammys can put together a tribute at the last minute
Tweet (@MS_HUMMINGBIRD): My heart is hurting right now OMG!!!!!
Jazmine Sullivan (@jsullivanmusic): My heart… I’m so sad!
SeanKingston (@SeanKingston): WOWOW R.I.P To A Beautiful Soul.. Beautiful Person… A Legend.. And Someone we will never FORGET!!! WOW Life Is Short Man SMH
One Of The Greatest Voices.. Huge Inspiration!!!… SMH Sad News Man Messed up the Whole Day!
Bobby V (@BobbyV): Wow R I P 2 a R&B legend;(I’m really hurt by this;( R I P Whitney Houston