As most people already know, Whitney Houston died on Saturday February, 11 at the Beverly hills Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, the same hotel Jessie was scheduled to perform at more than 5 hours later at a pre-Grammy party hosted by Clive Davis, Jessie’s told news beat about almost meeting Whitney, while she was rehearsing Jessie met Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina the night before saying:
“I had to really bring myself together and go, ‘You can do it Jess, the audience were people that I’ve listened to and been inspirations. It wasn’t easy”.
Jessie went on to talk about her encounter with Bobby Kristina.
“She was like, ‘My mum is here and wants to meet you. Whitney was one of my huge inspirations, I’ve always spoken about her. She made proud to have a powerful voice. There’s a lot in the industry that isn’t about vocals and Whitney Houston was all about that – that’s what I’m trying to carry on. I was very proud to be representing the UK on such a kind of memorable night,” said Jessie J. Whitney Houston is someone that will never be forgotten and her music will live on forever.”