Gladys Knight to Honor Aretha Franklin at American Music Awards!!

The American Music Awards will honor the late Queen of Soul next month.  Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans and musical director Rickey Minor will pay tribute to Aretha Franklin's gospel roots and her iconic album, Amazing Grace, at the Oct. 9 event. It will air live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.  Franklin died last month. She won six AMAs throughout her career and even hosted the show in 1976 and 1983.  Sabrina Owens, Franklin's niece and the executor of her estate, said in a statement: "When I heard some of the initial ideas for the tribute, I knew without a doubt that this tribute will go down as one of the best in American music."


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