• FEELING EMOTIONS photo | Mariah Carey

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Published: Monday November 05, 2012 11:00 AM EST



During a tribute to Whitney Houston at the 2012 BET Awards on July 1, friend and collaborator Mariah Carey opens with a heartfelt speech. "I miss my friend. I miss hearing her voice and laughter, but we'll always have the music," Carey says. "We'll always have that voice we all fell in love with. She inspired us all."