Whitney Houston Funeral: Video Live Stream Announced

16 February 2012, 15:17

The 'I Will Always Love You' singer funeral service will be streamed on the internet.

Whitney Houston's funeral will be streamed live on the internet, it's been announced.

The 'I Will Always Love You' singer will be laid to rest at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark on Saturday (16th February).

As many as 1,500 guests are expected to be invited to the funeral service.

Asked why Whitney's funeral would not be a public memorial, the church's pastor said that her family did not "want to have a parade".

Whitney Houston died at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Saturday (11th February).

While an autopsy took place on Sunday (12th February) police are withholding the results while further investigation and toxicology tests are undertaken.

The singer, who was 48, passed away just 24 hours before the Grammy Awards.