Jennifer Hudson sings ‘I Will Always Love You' at Grammys as tribute to Whitney Houston

CLEVELAND - With Whitney Houston's death coming just a day before the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, the show paid tribute to the legendary performer Sunday night. 

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson performed Houston's classic song from 'The Bodyguard' soundtrack, ‘I Will Always Love You.'

On our Facebook page , Jacqueline Gates said Hudson "sounded beautifully for the moment she was on the air" and praised her for "having the courage to step up to the plate to honor Whitney Houston under those circumstances."

Host LL Cool J led a prayer for Houston in the show's opening moments.

Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys and Stevie Wonder also praised Houston on stage.

Houston earned six Grammys in her career and won the most awards of any female artist all-time, according to Guinness World Records.

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