Cissy Houston turned the BET Awards into a reflective occasion that is usually reserved for Sunday mornings. Houston touched the hearts of every member of the audience when she sang a tribute to her deceased daughter, Whitney Houston.

Cissy Houston’s rendition of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” was so emotional that it brought tears to the eyes of nearly every person at the Shrine Auditorium.

While some celebrities allowed tears to flow, the stillness of others suggested that they were crying on the inside.

Click continue to see 10 amazing photos of celebrities crying during Cissy Houston’s “Bridge Over Still Water.”

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