Road to the BET Awards: Cissy Houston

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  • Cissy Houston BET Awards 2012
  • Cissy Houston BET Awards 2012
  • Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston BET Awards 2012
  • Cissy Houston BET Awards 2012
  • Cissy Houston BET Awards 2012
  • Cissy Houston BET Awards 2012
  • Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston BET Awards 2012
  • Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston BET Awards 2012
  • Cissy Houston BET Awards 2012
  • Cissy Houston BET Awards 2012

The Reign of Whitney: 1980s

Cissy's daughter Whitney's talent had been evident since she was a child, but after she released her debut album, she was a superstar. Cissy was right by her side in the early days of Whitney's career. 

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