If you’re not a GLEE fan like me, you may have missed this amazing cover of Whitney Houston‘s classic “I Will Always Love You” when it aired last night on Fox. As a part of the hit series’ Valentine’s Day episode, Amber Riley, who plays Mercedes on the show, used the song to end a love triangle that she had been struggling with for weeks.
The timing of the song was purely coincidental yet ironic, with the world still reeling at the news of the passing of Whitney Houston over the weekend. As a matter of fact, Amber told E! News that she had just met Ms. Houston at Kelly Price‘s Pre-Grammy Party last Thursday. Upon learning that Amber would be singing the song on the show, Whitney gave her blessing & encouragement. Watch the video below, but have your tissues handy: