People You Should Be Paying Homage To: Chaka Khan Inducted Into The Apollo Legends Hall of Fame

chaka khan erykah badu People You Should Be Paying Homage To: Chaka Khan Inducted Into The Apollo Legends Hall of Fame

In celebration of her 40th anniversary in music and entertainment, Chaka Khan was inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame on Monday (June 10) at the famed theater’s 8th Annual Spring Gala.

“I am honored that the Apollo is inducting me into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame,” previously said the music icon. “The Apollo Theatre is an American institution and is world-renowned for developing, nurturing, and creating talent for decades. It has supported my career and now they are a part of honoring my legacy.”

Hosted by Wayne Brady, the program included special tribute performances by Patti LaBelle, Mary J. Blige and Deborah Cox. Carol’s Daughter Founder & President Lisa Price received the Percy E. Sutton Civic Leadership Award. Time Warner, Inc. accepted the Apollo’s 2013 Corporate Award, presented by actress Sarah Jessica Parker.

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Music Notes: Aretha Franklin Wants To Judge ‘American Idol’ With Patti LaBelle

patti aretha1 Music Notes: Aretha Franklin Wants To Judge American Idol With Patti LaBelle

One can only imagine the shade these two divas would throw at each other on national television every Wednesday and Thursday night.

Aretha Franklin reportedly told CNN she would be interested in joining the FOX’s hit show American Idol. The Queen of Soul also said she would love to be a judge with her “sidestickPatti LaBelle.

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