Chaka Khan Being Honored With ‘Award of Excellence’ From UNCF

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chaka khan Chaka Khan Being Honored With Award of Excellence From UNCF

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This weekend, soul diva [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chaka Khan[/lastfm] will receive a special honor from her friends in music and colleagues with the United Negro College Fund. BET will be airing the previously recorded special recognizing Chaka for all her involvement with the organization, plus there will be special performances from some of the biggest names in soul music!

The special United Negro College Fund Evening of Stars airs this Sunday, January 30 on BET all to honor the powerhouse Chaka Khan for her involvement with UNCF and all her cultural contributions.

She will be presented with the Award of Excellence and serenaded by music superstars like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Herbie Hancock[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Fantasia[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]El DeBarge[/lastfm] with a collection of her famous hits.

The special will also air on Saturday, January 29th on NBC4 at 3 p.m. if you just can’t wait for the Sunday night spectacular!

[Source: SJN]

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