VH1 TO AIR SPECIAL ENCORE PRESENTATION OF "BEHIND THE MUSIC: AALIYAH" ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2014 AT 6PM* AND 10PM*
The Family-Endorsed Special Includes Exclusive Interviews with Aaliyah's Brother Rashad Houghton, Gladys Knight, Missy Elliott and Video Director Wayne Isham Among Others
NEW YORK, NY - November 19, 2014 - VH1 is revisiting the all-too-brief life story of urban pop icon Aaliyah in an encore presentation of "Behind the Music: Aaliyah" on Sunday, November 23rd at 6PM* and 10PM*. Aaliyah's family members participated in the original production in 2001 and her brother approved the additions made in the updated 2012 version, which will be seen on Sunday.
This installment of the Emmy Award-nominated "Behind The Music" series honors Aaliyah by giving viewers a look at the inside story surrounding the singer, musician, composer, actress, dancer, businesswoman, role model and leader, supported by exclusive interviews with the singer's family members and closest friends.
"Behind the Music: Aaliyah" features rare and never-before-seen archive video, film and home movie footage, concert clips and songs, plus new interviews with Gladys Knight, Nelson George, boyfriend/music mogul Damon Dash, Blackground Records CEO Barry Hankerson, video director Wayne Isham and BET producer Kevin Taylor, as well as Aaliyah's brother Rashad Houghton, her high-school principal Ms. Denise Davis-Coton, her cousin Jomo Hankerson and math teacher Mark Bonder among others.
Learn more about Aaliyah's legacy with the Aaliyah Memorial Fund by visiting http://www.aaliyah.com/aaliyah/aaliyah_memorial_fund.html.
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