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Flowers and a sympathy card hang on a fence in front of New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., early Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. As a young girl, Whitney Houston sang in the choir at New Hope Baptist Church. Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday. She was 48. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Flowers and a sympathy card hang on a fence in front of New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., early Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. As a young girl, Whitney Houston sang in the choir at New Hope Baptist Church. Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday. She was 48. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Whitney Houston honored at Grammys

The Grammys got underway Feb. 13 as The Recording Academy grappled with the task of paying tribute to one of their fallen greats, Whitney Houston, while at the same time honoring the best in music, from the irreverent to the poignant.