Multichannel retailer HSN today announced plans for a special primetime homage to the late superstar and music legend, Whitney Houston. HSN Live Presents Whitney Houston's Greatest Hits will premiere on November 5 at 11 p.m. (ET) on HSN, HSN.com and via HSN Mobile. Music industry powerhouse and trusted friend and advisor, Clive Davis will appear on HSN to give his first network interview regarding Whitney since her passing in February. Through his compelling stories and unique insight, HSN will celebrate the life and talent of this amazing artist.
The special event will also feature an in-depth interview with legendary producer David Foster as he recalls working with Houston on numerous blockbuster hits including: I Will Always Love You, I Have Nothing and Run To You, among others. HSN will pay tribute to Houston with songs, music videos, and photographs, as well as television and film clips.
"We are honored to have the opportunity to celebrate the work of one of the most legendary singers of our time, Whitney Houston," said Andy Sheldon, EVP of Television, Live Events and Creative for HSN. "HSN's core is about storytelling and we look forward to telling the story of Whitney Houston's amazing life and career like no one else can. In partnership with RCA Records, we are able to provide her fans a unique way to remember the superstar."
The HSN Live special includes the premiere of Whitney Houston's greatest hits compilation, I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston, produced by Clive Davis. The exclusive 2-disc bundle features Houston's Grammy Award®-winning hits that transcend generations, including You Give Good Love, Saving All My Love For You, How Will I Know, I'm Every Woman, Greatest Love Of All, I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me), So Emotional,I'm Your Baby Tonight, I Will Always Love You and My Love Is Your Love, among many others. The greatest hits collection also includes the never heard before tracks, I Look To You, with R. Kelly andNever Give Up, written byJermaine Dupri, Bryan-Michael Cox and Johnta Austin.