Stars react to the shocking news of Whitney Houston's death

Rihanna, Katy Perry, Example and others Tweet about Whitney's untimely death

Sun 12 Feb 2012

@rihanna: "No words! Just tears #DearWhitney / I honestly can't think of anything else!!! / Feels so strange being at the Grammy rehearsal right now!! / I have nothing, if I don't have you / If I should die this very day... Don't cry!!! #DearWhitney"
@JLo (Jennifer Lopez): "Such a loss. One of the greatest voices of our time. Sending out prayers to her family... #R.I.P.Whitney."
@ladygaga: "When I wrote ‘Born This Way,' I imagined Whitney singing it because I wasn't secure enough to be a star."

@katyperry : "So devastating. We will always love you Whitney, R.I.P."
@nickiminaj: "Jesus Christ, not Whitney Houston. Greatest of all time."
@alexandramusic (Alexandra Burke): "I can't believe we have lost Whitney. I can't stop crying... I'm so sad. RIP Whitney, my hero..."
@therealxtina (Christina Aguilera): "We have lost another legend. Love and prayers to Whitney's family. She will be missed."
@example : "I Will Always Love You is and always will be my karaoke song of choice. RIP Whitney"
@ndubz : "R.I.P Whitney Houston so sad"
@JLSOfficial: "I can not believe Whitney Houston has died! Another Inspirational Superstar has left us. My prayers go out to the family! Oritsé x"

@justinbieber: "just heard the news. so crazy. One of the GREATEST VOICES EVER just passed. RIP Whitney Houston. My prayers go out to her friends and family"

@talayriley: "was outside the building were witney died ... it was emotional! #rip"
Mariah Carey said: "Heartbroken and in tears over the shocking death of my friend, the incomparable Ms. Whitney Houston. My heartfelt condolences to Whitney's family and to all her millions of fans throughout the world. She will never be forgotten as one of the greatest voices to ever grace the earth."
@piersmorgan "Nobody, I repeat NOBODY, ever sang the Star Spangled Banner live as well as this #RIPWhitneyHouston

@UsherRaymondIV: R.I.P Whitney Houston... A true icon of our time. Gone too soon. My heart goes out to the family in their time of distress.

@BrunoMars: This is terrible news..I'm sick to my stomach. Nobody sang like Whitney.

@iamwill ( I'm so sad...Whitney Houston was so kind, sweet, wonderful, amazing, talented, and a true gift to the world...#iwillalwaysloveyou

@iamdiddy: Whitney Houston!!! OMG!! I really can't believe this. This is one of the saddest days ever.

@SimonCowell: I am so sad to hear about Whitney. We have lost one of the greatest singers of all time.

@officialtulisa: Rest in peace Whitney Houston, true legend, one of the greatest voices of all time x

@jessiejofficial: I think today was the most emotional day of my career... I am lost for words and so overwhelmed. Whitney I sing because of you and will continue to do so in your honour always and forever. X

@aliciakeys: I feel sick.... Life is precious, we are fragile souls. Let's love each other! I miss you beautiful Whitney, the whole world misses you!

@KimKardashian: ust heard the tragic news that Whitney Houston passed away. I pray for her daughter & loved ones. We will always love you Whitney...

@KELLYROWLAND:  am beyond heartbroken. Whitney Houston was undoubtedly one of the greatest singers & performers of all time & such a huge influence on me.

@MarkWright: Feel soooo sad about Whitney !! Have all of her albums, Bodyguard is 1 of my fave films. This is a sad
day !! RIP Whitney !! X

@pixiesongs: RIP Whitney Houston. Thank you for being one of my biggest inspirations, your voice will always be my favourite and it will always live on