Whitney Houston Funeral
A hearse carry the late singer Whitney Houston drives on Dr Martin Luther King Boulevard en-route to the New Hope Baptist Church for her funeral service in Newark, New Jersey, February 18, 2012. Reuters

The legendary singer Whitney Houston will be laid to rest at the Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, after a private funeral ceremony at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey.

Up to 1500 guests are expected to attend the funeral which is scheduled to begin by noon and lasts about 90 minutes.

Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys and R. Kelly are expected to sing during the service.

Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown and her daughter Bobbi Kristina would be attending the ceremony with other members of the family.

Several television channels and web sites would be giving the live feeds of the funeral service which will help Houston's fans across the world to be part of her final journey.

The BBC News website will be streaming the ceremony at 12.00 EST (17.00 GMT).

Here are the list of some of the channels which will be giving the live feeds:

Associated Press will start streaming the ceremony as it happens and the fans can find the coverage at the AP' s live stream site.

Fox News channel and the Foxnews.com will start the live coverage of the ceremony at 11.30 a.m. EST.

BET and Centric TV will be giving interviews of Houston's friends and colleagues along with the live coverage.

MSNBC's live coverage will be handled by anchor Alex Witt starting from 12 noon.

CNN will be providing the live coverage "Whitney Houston: Life, Death, Music," anchored by Piers Morgan, Soledad O'Brien and Don Lemon at 11:00 A.M. ET.

E! will broadcast the funeral without interruptions from inside the church with insights into the details of the event by anchor Jason Kennedy. The channel will also broadcast an E! News Special Report, "Whitney Houston: The Funeral", beginning at 11:30 A.M. ET.

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