Whitney Houston, a star of the first magnitude–when she was alive– is reportedly ready to shine again on stage as a hologram. Is this the unholy future of music?
The iconic singer died tragically on the eve of the Grammy Awards in 2012. She was found submerged in a bathtub and her death was later ruled to be a drug overdose.
Now, a digital version of the late star will embark on a world tour next year as part of the “An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour,” according to Brian Becker, chairman and CEO of BASE Entertainment and BASE Hologram.
“Whitney Houston was a talent beyond words, and her influence and artistry transcended all boundaries,” he said, announcing the tour.
The tour will be worldwide and kick off in Mexico in January 2020. Then, it will head to Europe and North America later in the year.
“What we are creating here is a new type of theatrical concert experience designed to capture that magic,” Becker explained.
“When she performed there was an unmatched level of charisma and emotion to it – that’s what we are going to bring to audiences, and it’s an honor to be able to help add to her legacy with this project.”
Such a tour, undoubtedly, has a ghoulish aspect to it.