Hold Up the Light

Whitney Houston, BeBe & CeCe Winans

Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American recording artist, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, the Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston was one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 … more »

[Chorus:]
Hold up the light
Save the world from darkness
Hold up the light
Won't you please America

[Bebe:]
It's time for all of us
Who claim in God we trust
To take a stand
Let our voice be heard
Across the nation
To every man

[CeCe:]
If we are the light
It's time for all of us to fight
For what is right
We must work while it is day
Before the fall of night

[Whitney:]
Voices crying, young people dying
Lost, nowhere to run
So I'm asking, takes sacrificing
Time for us to come and
Hold up the light

[Chorus]

[Whitney:]
Boys and girls
Can't you see
The kind of friend
Crack can be

[Bebe:]
Voices crying, young people dying
Lost, nowhere to run

[CeCe:]
So I'm asking, takes sacrificing
Time for us to come and
Hold up the light

[Chorus]

Written by: ALLEN, PAUL D. / WINANS, BEBE / BRADY, PERCY / THOMPSON, TYRONE ANDREW

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, BAD BADY MUSIC

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