Houston to get posthumous award

Los Angeles: Whitney Houston will be honoured posthumously at the Billboard Music Awards to be held May 20.

The honour will follow a tribute performed by Houston`s co-star Jordin Sparks and singer songwriter John Legend, reports dailystar.co.uk.

The late star`s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, and her sister-in-law Pat Houston will accept the award.

Houston died in February at the age of 48.