Celebrities from far and wide came to pay their respects at the late Whitney Houston’s funeral.  Held at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, NJ (Whitney’s childhood church),  the funeral was a star-studded hodge-podge of  actors, actresses, singers, and politicians.  Although there was some familial friction when Bobby Brown came to the service, the ceremony continued without incident.  Below are clips of some moving tributes to the incomparable queen of pop, Whitney Houston:

Alicia Keys sings “Send Me An Angel”

Kevin Costner speaks about casting Whitney Houston for The Bodyguard

R. Kelly sings “I Look To You”

Tyler Perry recalls meeting Whitney Houston

Stevie Wonder sings “Ribbon In The Sky”

CeCe Winans sings “Don’t Cry For Me”

Kim Burrell sings “A Change Is Gonna Come”

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