Various media outlets, beginning with, are reporting the death of the musical icon and talent, Ms. Whitney Houston.

Her musical legacy and unparalleled vocal will live on, but the promise of seeing Whitney Houston’s return and recovery is dimmed with her untimely passing.

Whitney Houston was said to be set to star in the remake of the popular movie, Sparkle, with Jordin Sparks playing the lead role of the young talent, Sparkle, and Ms. Houston cast as her mother.

Her peers in the pantheon of music are joining the chorus of mournful words, since we were all fans of her music, many of us since her first hit, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody”.

Beautiful, shining, brilliantly and effortlessly talented, who knew that this untimely ending would be her fate?   May she rest in peace…

Hollywood Reacts – The Hollywood Reporter: