American Idols, X Factor, Glee React to the Death of Whitney Houston

Stars from American Idol, X Factor, The Voice and Glee react to the sudden and tragic death of Whitney Houston


Diana DeGarmo @dianadegarmo: “Words can’t describe the shock. She will always be a loved & always a legend. Rest in Peace Ms. Houston. My heart truly hurts with the news of Ms. Houston’s passing… I send all of my love & prayers to her family, friends, and fans.”

Taylor Hicks @taylorrhicks: “Wow. Whitney Houston. RIP. We have lost a great voice in music.”

Justin Guarini @justin_guarini: “We’ll miss you Whitney”

Stefano Langone @STEFANOLANGONE: “My condolences go out to the family. What a horrible loss for the music industry, and really for the world RIP”

Katie Stevens @thekatiestevens: “I’m speechless… My idol since I started singing passed away today.. Rest in peace Whitney Houston.. You are always and forever a legend.”

RJ Helton @RJ_Helton “My heart is aching. Etta James and Whitney Houston in just a couple months. Really hard to hold it together right now. #RIPWhitneyHouston”

Anthony Fedorov @anthonyfedorov: RIP Whitney Huston.

Karen Rodriquez @KarenRodriquezAi10: “I cannot believe that Whitney Houston passed away today. I just can’t. She’s a part of my life…I’m in tears. RIP Whitney.”

Pia Toscano @PiaToscano: “am in complete disbelief that my hero Whitney Houston has passed away. I was only four years old when I heard I Will Always Love you..And from that moment I knew that I wanted to be a singer.. Thank you so much Whitney for all of your inspiration, it is because of you that. I will never give up this dream… Rest in peace angel.. I Will Always Love You

Tamyra Gray @TamyraGray: “Really sad to hear that BEAUTIFUL Whitney has passed on. She was one of my inspirations growing up and I am really blessed to have had the opportunity to meet her. My heart and prayers go out to her family. Her death is a great tragedy and I am sorry that life, we, judged her so harshly. May she find peace #RIPWhitneyHouston”

Brandon Rogers @BrandonRogersLA: “This is devastating news. We’ve lost one of the greatest voices of all time. Unbelievable. #whitneyhouston RIP”

Ruben Studdard @RubenStuddard: “I just can’t believe Whitney is gone. What an amazing voice. Rest In Peace Whitney I will Always Love You!!!!!!”

Naima Adedapo @Naima_Adedapo: “Wow. My heart TRULY hurts right now. I can’t even express it. R.I.P. Whitney Houston #AnotherLegendLost”

David Cook @thedavidcook: “Shocking news. RIP Whitney Houston.”

Constantine Maroulis @ConstantineM: “We lost a true Icon today. #RIPWhitney this @ToxieNYC is for you! Jersey style.”

Chris Richardson @ImChrisRich: “Stunned and saddened …RIP Whitney Houston ….U left behind a greatness that is unmatchable. Thank You for Sharing your gift with Us.”

Adam Lambert @AdamLambert: “RIP Whitney”

Clay Aiken @ClayAiken: “RIP Whitney Houston. The soundtrack of so many lives. I’m sure Heaven reverberates 2nite with the sound of ur voice. It always was angelic.”

Jacob Lusk @JacobLusk: “I Believe in You And Me, Will always be my favorite song of all time. THANK YOU Ms. Houston for inspiring me to be the best I can be”

Andrew Garcia @andrewagarcia “R.I.P Whitney Houston, her voice was the most angelic voice I’ve ever heard.”

Mikalah Gordon @MikalahGordon: “Heartbroken. RIP Whitney. I will always love you”

Danny Gokey @DannyGokey: “Whoa!!! just found out Whitney Houston died!!!!! Such sad news”

Alex Wagner-Trugman @AlexWTrugs “Damn… such a waste”

Brook White @brookwhite: “Sad to hear about Whitney… a vocal legend”

Trenyce @trenyce: “I feel like I’ve had the Wind knocked out of me…Whitney died???!!! Any1 who knows me, knows she was my reason for singing! This is HARD! All my love to her mother, Cissy and daughter Bobbi Kristina…OMG! I’m just….speechless…. #DearWhitney You were the reason I stood in front of my mirror w/a brush. U made this little black girl believe that my voice was 2 b heard #DearWhitney you were “The Voice”…the only voice I practiced day and night. There is NO ONE like u! You gave me hope as an artist! ”

Michael Sarver @michaelsarver1: “We’ve lost one of the greatest voices of our time today! Praying for the family! #RIPWhitneyHouston.”

Didi Benami @Didibenami: “My Goodness. No! :*( Whitney… Deepest condolences to her family friends may her soul rest in peace”

Scotty McCreery @ScottyMcCreery “R.I.P. Whitney Houston”

Matt Giraud @ImMattGiraud, “I’ll miss you Whitney Houston. You changed the world.”

Megan Joy @Meganjoysings: “RIP Whitney Houston”

Paris Bennett @ParisBennett: “….. speechless….”

Chris Daughtry @CHRIS_Daughtry “When CD’s first came out, my brother bought Whitneys’  “I’m Your Baby Tonight” album. Very vivid memories. It was one of the first CDs that ever graced our household.”

Katharine McPhee @katharinemcphee: “Wow…I just heard about my idol Whitney Houston. So shocked and saddened by the news. Send prayers out to her family.”

Carly Smithson @CarlySmithson: “I don’t think I would be a singer without Whitney Houston. I learned every song she had when I was a child. The Greatest voice EVER !”

Randy Jackson @Yo_RandyJackson: “wow I am devastated. the world has lost another one of the best voices in history. RIP whitney houston, so fortunate am I to have worked with u, and have u touch my life. may god bless this family.”

Simon Cowell @SimonCowell: “I am so sad to hear about Whitney. We have lost one of the greatest singers of all time.”

L.A. Reid @lareid: “I am completely devastated by the loss of the greatest voice of all time! R.I.P. Whitney Houston. I will always love you!”

Leroy Bell @LeroyBell: “So Sorry Whitney Houston passed away today! My heart goes out to her family! Rest in peace Whitney~”

Melanie Amaro @itsmelanieamaro: “I refuse to believe that I JUST met one of my two idols for the first time and 3 days later she is dead !!! Lies !!!! I won’t believe She told me to carry on the torch :( I didn’t know what that meant but now I know I must continue to sing with all my heart like she did I love u sooo much Whitney Houston :'( u will always be in my heart and my mind an my soul your music made me the girl I am today I sing as strong as I do now because of you Whitney #SHELIVESINMYVOICE”

Marcus Canty @IAmMarcusCanty “Can’t believe the news!!!!! Smh Whitney Houston gone? Still shocked! #RIP best female vocals ever lived!”

Josh Krajcik @JoshKrajcik: “You all are bringing me the news of W.H. Very surprising and sad.”

Dia Frampton @DiaFramps: “Sad to hear about Whitney Houston. So sad for her family too. Prayers to her family. What a legend.”

Cee Lo Green @CeeLoGreen: “R.I.P. Sister WHITNEY HOUSTON!!!!! We will always love you.”

Kevin McHale @druidDude: “it’s incredible the impact one voice can have. Whitney, you changed so much. A true Icon.”

Lea Michele: @msleamichele “I’m speechless. Such sad news about Whitney Houston..”

Amber Riley: @msamberpriley “I had to pull over off the road. RIP Whitney Houston. I’m glad now that I got to meet you and thank you for your beautiful music.”

Harry Shum Jr. @iharryshum “Grew up listening to Whitney. This news makes me sad. RIP to a legend, Whitney Houston.”

Grant Gustin @grantgustin “Remembering Whitney Houston. This video is pretty amazing. She will be missed incredibly.”

Jenna Ushkowitz @jennaushkowitz “RIP Whitney Houston #Iwillalwaysloveyou”

Chris Colfer @chriscolfer: “Whitney Houston #IWillAlwaysLoveYou”

Matthew Morrison @Matt_Morrison: “I’m very sad to hear about the passing of Whitney Houston, may she rest in peace.”

Dianna Agron @DiannaAgron: “Literally took this Thursday at work. Thought it was clever, random. I AM a fan…now she is gone. Etta & Whitney. RIP”


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