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It’s not live, but it’s OK to go to the Whitney Houston world tour, right?

As organisers rake in the cash, questions abound on how to protect the rights of dead performers

Robin Pagnamenta

She may have been found dead in a Beverly Hills bath in 2012, but Whitney Houston is going on a world tour in 2020 – as a hologram.

The singer is due to kick off with a string of dates in Mexico on January 23. She will rock up in Liverpool a month later to be beamed down for a string of dates across the UK and Ireland before wrapping up her European tour in Minsk in early April.

Macabre gimmick or a stroke of genius?..

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