Brit Awards 2012: Whitney Houston, Amy Winehouse Remembered In Short Tributes

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Whitney Houston and Amy Winehouse were remembered at last night's Brit Awards
Whitney Houston and Amy Winehouse were remembered at last night's Brit Awards

Whitney Houston was served pitifully poorly at last night's Brit Awards, with a rushed video compilation remembering the pop diva who died ten days ago in Los Angeles.

Houston, who had a string of British single hits throughout the 1980s and 1990s, was remembered right at the beginning of the show, with host James Corden flatly introducing a swift video montage of Houston in action, while her song One Moment In Time was played.

Later in the ceremony, British singer Amy Winehouse was given a lot more time. Show producers played a black and white photographic montage of the jazz chanteuse who died last year, while audiences heard her describe her work in her own words: "I write songs and I sing."

Winehouse's comments were revealing. She said "I thought I'd be a waitress or something”, and more poignantly, "it's good to sing because you take a bad situation and make it good."

Adele, Rihanna and all the other stars of the Brit Awards 2012 on the red carpet:

Brit Awards 2012 Red Carpet
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