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    Aretha, Stevie to Sing at Houston Funeral

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    Aretha Franklin, godmother to the late Whitney Houston, is scheduled to perform at the singer's funeral service in Newark's New Hope Baptist Church on Saturday. Her friend Stevie Wonder will also sing in the star-studded affair, as Oprah, Beyonce, Elton John, Alicia Keys, David Bowie, Bill Cosby, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, and many others are expected to attend the invitation-only service. Houston's cousin, Dionne Warwick, filmmaker Tyler Perry, her mentor Clive Davis, and her sister-in-law and manager Patricia Houston are scheduled to speak at the church where she grew up.

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