02/15/2012 12:50 pm ET

'Whitney Houston: In Her Own Words' To Air On MTV

MTV will honor the life and career of the late Whitney Houston on Wed., Feb. 15, with a live 30-minute tribute entitled "Whitney Houston: In Her Own Words." The legendary singer died at age 48 on Saturday in her Los Angeles hotel room.

The MTV News special, hosted by MTV correspondent Sway Calloway, will feature interview clips of Houston from her network debut in 1986 through her final interview with the network. During the special, Sway will share musicians' personal stories of Houston's impact on their careers and her iconic voice.

The show will stream simultaneously on and be available on demand immediately after it airs.

"Whitney Houston: In Her Own Words" will air Wed., Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. EST on MTV. Watch a preview clip below.


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Whitney Houston TV Tributes