jennifer hudson whitney houston tribute Jennifer Hudson's tribute to Whitney Houston: Celebrity reactionsFollowing the In Memoriam montage during the 2012 Grammy Awards, Jennifer Hudson honored the late Whitney Houston with a performance of Whitney’s hit “I Will Always Love You.”

We thought J-Hud did her best. She’s not Whitney, but nobody is. And it’s hard to sing as you are fighting back tears. What did you think?

Reactions from celebs around Twitter were pretty positive:

“Jennifer Hudson has some serious pipes!” – Chris Daughtry

“both ladies sang very moving tributes to Whitney. Inspirational” – Adam Lambert

“You did Whitney Houston @IAmJHud and looked fabulous!!! Girl can you
bottle up some of those hips in a 6oz jar & sell ’em to me! xoxo” –
Sherri Shepherd

“It’s amazing how the lyrics to I Will Always Love You had a whole new
meaning tonight . Bravo Jennifer . RIP Whitney” – Derek Hough

“Just saw @IAMJHUD ‘s tribute to Whitney online (Thanks again @CBS ) – simple, beautiful, powerful, perfect. #Grammys” – Piers Morgan

“Oh God. Jennifer Hudson. #GRAMMYS” – Nia Vardalos

“#Adele #JenniferHudson #BonnieRaitt #love #grammys” – Eliza Dushku

“This is sooo heartbreaking with Jennifer Hudsons tribute to Whitney–OMG- soo sad” – Lisa Gastineau

“Jennifer Hudson’s tribute performance = tears” – Denise Vasi

“Jennifer hudson did it justice!!!” – QTip

“That was absolutely beautiful Jennifer Hudson. Absolutely beautiful! Made me smile. Great tribute” – Amber Riley

“Wow Jennifer Hudson did an amazing job honoring Whitney Houston … I think they should have saved Jennifer Hudson’s tribute for the finale.” Khloe Kardashian

“Is anyone else crying like I am after listening to Jennifer Hudson at the #Grammys? Such a beautiful tribute to Whitney. Blessings to all.XO” – Robin Roberts

“Thank you @IAMJHUD” – L.A. Reid

“Jennifer Hudson’s Whitney tribute was BEAUTIFUL!!” – Shannon Elizabeth

“Jennifer Hudson struggling to keep her composer, but pulls it off. Great Tribute to Whitney Houston #Grammys” – Trevor Donovan

“cant imagine the shoes Jhud had to fill all while mourning Whitney herself. the world stood still for 2min to watch her tribute.. Bravo Jen!” – Spinderella

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