Buzz Bites (2/17/12): Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder To Sing At Whitney Houston’s Funeral

Whitney Houston will be laid to rest on Saturday.

+ Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder will sing at Whitney Houston‘s funeral tomorrow in Newark, N.J. Mentor Clive Davis will speak, and gospel singer Marvin Winans will deliver the eulogy. The private funeral will stream live online. (Billboard)

Lady GagaJustin BieberSelena GomezKaty Perry, Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars are among the artists nominated for Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards. They air March 21. (MTV News)

+ This weekend is NBA All-Star Weekend, and musical stars are also getting in the game. Nicki Minaj, Mary J. Blige, Pitbull, Ne-Yo and Nayer are among those performing. (Rap-Up)

+ Sorry to report that you’ll have to wait a bit longer for Adam Lambert‘s Trespassing. The album was originally slated for March 20, but no new official date has been set. Lambert tweeted the news, adding, “Working on some new songs, making the album even better!” (Neon Limelight)

+ The rumors circulating about Demi Lovato being in rehab again and therefore missing the Grammys were untrue, a rep told MTV News, “She’s not in rehab.” The rep added, “She was not supposed to present at the Grammys.” (MTV News)

+ Blink-182 turns 20 this year, and they are celebrating with a 37-date tour through North America and Europe. Peep the tour dates here. (Billboard)

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