Nashville - Grammy-winning soul gospel singer Cissy Houston, mother of the late Whitney Houston, will be honored at the Gospel Image Awards in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Houston will be the lifetime achievement honoree at Saturday's event, held at the Halton Theater.
Houston was in the well-known vocal group, the Sweet Inspirations, who performed alongside artists like Aretha Franklin and Elvis. She won two Grammys in 1998 and 1996 for traditional soul gospel albums.