It takes an Oscar winner to pay the ultimate tribute to diva Whitney Houston.

“American Idol” finalist Jennifer Hudson took the stage for the BET Honors Monday night (Feb. 1) to sing Houston’s signature song, “I Will Always Love You,” which was written by Dolly Parton.

Besides showing off J-Hud’s powerful vocals, the song also displays her control and vocal facility. Whitney goes crazy for the performance.

Just watch:

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