Stars Remember Whitney Houston

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Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammys party continued on in spite of Whitney Houston's tragic and unexpected passing last night, and ET was on the red carpet getting the stars' reactions to her untimely demise.

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"It's a damn shame," Diana Ross told our Chris Jacobs. "It's hard for me to celebrate tonight."

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In fact, the emotion of the evening was almost too much for some stars, like X Factor winner Melanie Amaro, who broke down while talking about her musical idol.

Watch the video to hear what Diana, Melanie, Tom Hanks, Adam Lambert, Gladys Knight and more have to say about this gone-too-soon star.