When Whitney Houston died in Los Angeles on Saturday evening, it sent shockwaves through the pop music community and to people around the world. The following is a collection of tweets from devastated artists and executives reacting to her death immediately after it happened.
Jesus Christ, not Whitney Houston. Greatest of all time. Nicki Minaj
No words! Just tears #DearWhitney Rihanna
R .i.p to a Newark legend Whitney houston. I'm gonna miss auntie ,this one hurts. We lost a legend dam dam dam. Thank you for everything Shaq
I am completely devastated by the loss of the greatest voice of all time! R.I.P. Whitney Houston. I will always love you! LA Reid, CEO of Epic Recrds & X Factor Judge
I'm so sad. I just heard the news. Whitney Houston's music is incredible and shes an inspiration. My heart goes out to her family. Miranda Cosgrove
Watching the news now...it's true. R.I.P. Whitney Houston. Ugh I hate that I'm even typing this...I'm shocked. She was my hero growing up. Keri Hilson
She was A TALENT & A LEGEND. She was never a "reality star" No jokes from me about Miss Houston today. Kathy Griffin
Heartbroken and in tears over the shocking death of my friend, the incomparable Ms. Whitney Houston. Mariah Carey
#OneMomentInTime has propelled me to many of my grand slams victories. #whitneyhouston Serena Williams
You are the reason I fell in love with singing. My heart is broken. Melanie Fiona, Singer/Songwriter
I am devastated. I am absolutely devastated at the news about Whitney Houston. Such a tragic, tragic loss. Paula Abdul
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