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In honor of the late Whitney Houston, Kelly Price hosted “For The Love Of R&B” pre-Grammy party last night. Get the deets on her emotional speech about Bobbi Kristina and find out who else came out to support inside….

Last night, good friend and fellow R&B singer Kelly Price hosted a pre-Grammy party “For The Love Of R&B, For The Love Of Whitney” in honor of the late iconic singer Whitney Houston in Hollywood.

In 2012, Whitney joined Kelly onstage during the same pre-Grammy party to sing “Yes Jesus Loves Me”, days before the legendary singer’s untimely death. Before kicking off the tribute party, Kelly stood before guests, urging everyone to send up prayers for Whitney’s daughter Bobbi Kristina, who is currently battling for her life at Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital.

She reportedly said,

“Bobbi Kristina is in the hospital and her condition is very serious. I will say this one thing and this one thing only: Please continue to pray for her as she fights for her life. She is a young woman who deserves a chance to live and to thrive and experience the greatness that is inside of her and come into her own,” she continued. “I will ask you all to say a prayer. If prayer is not your thing, send love. Send your love and well wishes to the entire family.”

Following her speech….

Kelly hit the stage alongside Faith Evans to perform their joint track, which Whitney was also featured on, “Heartbreak Hotel”. After their performance, the “As We Lay” singer encouraged everyone to speak positive about Whitney Houston and to keep praying for Bobbi Kris’ recovery. She said,

“Speak well of Whitney Houston. She deserves that from us. Keep her family in your prayers. Keep Bobbi Kristina in your prayers, if anyone can do it god can.”

Singer Sevyn Streeter and her gray tresses hit the carpet in a white before she graced the stage.

Sevyn paid tribute to Whitney Houston singing the icon’s 1987 classic hit “Dance With Somebody”

“Grey’s Anatomy” actor Isaiah Washington came out to celebrate Whitney’s legacy.

“Hollywood Exes” star Shamicka Lawrence was all smiles on the carpet before the party.

Actress Porscha Coleman, serving up a bit of Chaka Khan tease, was all about standing out and being noticed with her fire red hair and cheetah print.

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star and singer Demetria McKinney kept it cute in a emarald green mini and cheetah print knee-high boots.

And former “A Different World Star” Dawnn Lewis showed her legs in a black off-the-shoulder mini.

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