Entertainment of Thursday, 16 February 2012

Source: Ameyaw Debrah

Efya and others to honour Whitney Houston on Channel O

Channel O Africa has joined the world in honouring the legendary singer, Whitney Houston who passed away on Saturday, 11 February. Africa Remembers Whitney Houston is Channel O’s collaboration with some of the continent’s well-known artists, to record a tribute to the fallen musical diva, which will be aired on the channel.

Some of the artists who are part of this tribute include Nigeria’s Tiwa Savage, who has done backing vocals for Whitney Houston, South Africa’s Lira and Leanne, Maurice Kirya from Uganda, Efya from Ghana, Darey and Banky W also from Nigeria. The segment, which will be aired on the channel throughout the weekend, includes a heartfelt biographical account of Whitney’s life in music, recorded with Channel O VJ, Joey from Kenya.

Whitney Houston was found dead in her hotel room in Beverly Hills the night before the 54th Grammy Awards. Join Africa in honouring this musical talent by watching Africa Remembers Whitney on Channel O DStv Channel 320 on Sunday 19 February at 09:00, 17:00 and 22:00 CAT.