One Direction's Niall Horan "Sad And Shocked" At News Of Whitney Houston's Death

12 February 2012, 13:12 | Updated: 12 February 2012, 13:21

The 'Gotta Be You' singer follows band mate Harry Styles in tribute to the 'Love That Man' star.

One Direction singer Niall Horan has posted a tribute message on his Twitter account following the news of Whitney Houston's death.

The 'What Makes You Beautiful' star admitted to feeling "very sad" and offered his thoughts to the family of the 'I Will Always Love You' singer.

He tweeted: "Morning all! Very sad and shocked to hear news of whitney houston ! She had a great career, feel for her family at this time x"

Niall's message comes shortly after band mate Harry Styles posted his own tribute to the late star who was pronounced as dead yesterday (11th February).

The news comes just hours before the 54th Annual Grammy Awards are due to take place which will now feature a special performance by Jennifer Hudson in hounour of Whitney.

Last night, Jessie J and Alicia Keys paid their own tribute on stage at a pre-Grammys party in Los Angeles.