"She kicked down the doors for every Black artist, and artist[s] in general," Grammy-winning artist Brandy said about the "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" singer.
In addition to Brandy, "Superstar: Whitney Houston" will feature new interviews from those who knew the singer best -- musicians Chaka Khan, BeBe Winans and Darlene Love, as well as Narada Michael Walden, Michael Bearden and Savion Glover. The episode will also include interviews with Houston and Bobby Brown from the ABC News archives.
“She was the queen. A crown was given to her very early—and crowns are heavy.”— ABC News (@ABC) July 21, 2021
Now, watch the deeply private video of Whitney Houston you've never seen.
‘Superstar: Whitney Houston’ premieres Wednesday, August 11th at 10|9c on ABC and streaming next day on @Hulu. pic.twitter.com/a7FVufky1B
The television event is an expansion of ABC News' "20/20" brand and will continue with episodes centered on Kobe Bryant, Robin Williams and more.
"Superstar: Whitney Houston" airs Weds., Aug. 11, at 10 p.m. ET/PT | 9 p.m. CT on ABC, next day on Hulu.