Cissy Houston to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award


She’s known as the late Whitney Houston’s mom to millennials, but throughout her lifetime, 81-year-old Cissy Houston‘s won two Grammys and has sung beside the legendary Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin in addition to many others.

This weekend, the gospel singer will be honored for her contributions to music with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015 Gospel Image Awards in Charlotte, NC.