Sweet Thing: Chaka Khan To Be Honored By The Apollo Theater For 40 Years Of Entertainment!

May 25, 2013  |  
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From Essence

Queen of Funk Chaka Khan is set to be honored at The Apollo Theater’s upcoming 8th Annual Spring Gala Concert.

In celebration of her 40 years as a music icon, the singer will be inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame and will receive a plaque on the Apollo Walk of Fame.

On June 10, Erykah Badu will present Khan with her award at the Gala, which will also honor the music mogul with special performances from Patti LaBelle, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Holliday and Alexandra Burke.

“I am honored that the Apollo is inducting me into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame,” says Khan. “The Apollo Theater is an American institution and is world-renowned for developing, nurturing, and creating talent for decades…”

Go Chaka! You can read the rest of the story on Chaka’s big honor over on Essence.com.

So tell us: what is your favorite Chaka Khan song?

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  • mz.j

    She always been beautiful even when she had the weight.

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  • Marie Bano

    Would love to go to this but why oh why is Wayne Brady the host.

  • Ms. Kameria

    She looks so good, and I’m so glad for her honor. I will I couldn’ve seen this performance live.