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Britney Spears, Kim Kardashian, Alicia Keys & More Attend Clive Davis' 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala

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Jan. 28 2015, Updated 2:43 p.m. ET

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It was a somber night as the news came out that Whitney Houston had died in the Beverly Hilton, just as Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy party was getting ready to begin there. But the show must go on and it became a tribute to Whitney.

With stars in attendance like Britney Spears, Kim Kardashian, Diana Ross, Brandy, and performances from talented singers like Alicia Keys and Miranda Lambert, the night became a tribute to Miss Houston.

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Both Clive and Diddy spoke about the untimely passing and moved everyone in the room. Clive said, "Whitney was a beautiful person and a talent beyond compare. She graced this stage with her regal presence and gave so many memorable performances here over the years. Simply put, Whitney would have wanted the music to go on and her family asked that we carry on.”

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And Diddy spoke about her "beautiful smile" and "grandma hugs that shook your whole body."

Whitney was definitely not forgotten and we are she would have wanted the music to continue to play.

1. Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys, Diddy and Cassie Feb. 12

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Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys, Diddy and Cassie attend Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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2. Alicia Keys and Berry Gordy Feb. 12

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Alicia Keys and Berry Gordy attend Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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3. Adam Lambert Feb. 12

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Adam Lambert attends Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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4. Berry Gordy and Diana Ross Feb. 12

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Berry Gordy and Diana Ross attend Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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5. Jessie J and Brandy Feb. 12

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Jessie J and Brandy attend Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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6. Darren Criss Feb. 12

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Darren Criss attends Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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7. Alicia Keys Feb. 12

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Alicia Keys attends Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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8. Kim Kardashian and Britney Spears Feb. 12

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Kim Kardashian and Britney Spears attend Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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9. Clive Davis and Diana Ross Feb. 12

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Clive Davis and Diana Ross attend Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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10. Jennifer Hudson Feb. 12

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Jennifer Hudson attends Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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11. Clive Davis Feb. 12

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Cliva Davis speaks at the Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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12. Kim Kardashian, Richard Branson, Britney Spears Feb. 12

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Kim Kardashian, Richard Branson and Britney Spears attend Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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13. Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Gladys Knight, Carole King, Feb. 12

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Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Gladys Knight and Carole King attend Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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14. Miranda Lambert Feb. 12

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Miranda Lambert performs at the Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 11 in Beverly Hills.

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