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Mariah Carey Just Paid Tribute To Whitney Houston On Instagram, And It's Just So Touching

"Thinking of Whitney on her born day. I miss you, friend ♥️"

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It may be hard to believe, but it has been six years since possibly the greatest singer of our generation, Whitney Houston, died.

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And today, August 9, would've been the iconic diva's 55th birthday...

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...which was something that was not lost on fellow legendary singer and diva, Mariah Carey. The two had a friendship that dated back to the late '90s.

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Earlier today, in honor of Whitney's birthday, Mariah took to Instagram to post this photo of the two of them with a simple caption.

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And she also posted this video of the two of them presenting at the 1998 VMAs, where they poked fun at their supposed feud.

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Whatever rivalry the two may have had, it was certainly a thing of the past after the two collaborated on the song “When You Believe,” for the 1998 film, The Prince of Egypt.

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In fact, following Whitney's death, Mariah told Good Morning America how much she loved her, saying:

It was great and I don't think people could ever really understand our relationship. There was always this supposed rivalry in the beginning and then we did the duet and became friends. I saw her towards the end. I loved her. We all loved her and we were all inspired by her...her legend's gonna go on forever.

Now I am sure you definitely need and want to rewatch these two legends and friends singing their '90s classic duet:

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