The AP is hosting a live Ustream broadcast of Whitney Houston’s Funeral where everyone can be apart of the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, NJ. Ustream.tv is featuring a main banner that calls the event, “Remembering Whitney” – Coverage of Whitney Houston’s Funeral Saturday February 18th, 2012 at 9am PST 12pm EST.
A hasthtag for Twitter is provided to allow people to participate and add their thoughts and memories to the funeral. The Hashtag the funeral for Whitney Houston will be using is #RIPWhitney.
There are people that were on an invite only list for the funeral but everyone was allowed to join Whitney Houston’s funeral by livestream and as well as video screens outside and around the funeral itself. The love broadcast of Whitney’s Funeral is available to everyone in the world all day long and recordings are expected to be provided to guests that want them.
People participating in the funeral ceremonies are expected to be Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys and Arethra Franklink. Speakers during the live Whiteny funeral stream are expected to be people like Kevin Costner, Bebe & Cece Winans, Diane Warren, Chaka Khan, Clive Davis, Brandy, Dionne Warwick, Marvin L. Winans, Jesse Jackson and Rev. Jesse Jackson.
The entire event will be broadcast below at the following stream on Ustream.tv: