The late Whitney Houston will be greeting her fans as she takes the stage once more. Yep, it’s another hologram. The new concert will be created by Hologram USA in collaboration with Pat Houston, the performer’s sister, who is also the head of her estate. You can see the recreation of the beloved powerhouse vocalist on a world tour in 2016, but the show will also air on cable and VOD, according to Rolling Stone. Audiences will be treated to an interactive show, which features a selection of Houston’s greatest hits and features soon-to-be announced special guests.
Houston died in 2012 after accidentally drowning in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel — her longtime cocaine use and heart disease cited as factors in the tragic incident. Houston isn’t the only artist to visit us from the afterlife. Fans saw the late Tupac rapping alongside Snoop Dogg during a set with Dr. Dre at the 2012 Coachella festival. And a Michael Jackson hologram performed at the Billboard Music Awards last year.
The use of the hologram and dead musicians is hotly debated, but Pat Houston feels the tour will be “a great opportunity for her fans to see a reinvention of one the most celebrated female artists in history and to continue a legacy of performances that will not be forgotten in years to come.”