ESSENCE Fest Faves: From Mary J to Erykah, Who's Performed the Most at EF?

The 2015 ESSENCE Fest line up has been announced.  Check out which of your favorite artists are returning to hit the stage of America's largest live event this year.

Gia Peppers Feb, 20, 2015

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Goapele will take the ESSENCE Fest stage for the third time in 2015.

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Legendary storyteller Rick the Ruler will be back to show the 2015 ESSENCE Fest audience that for this Bronx native, the third time will be the charm.

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After impressing crowds at ESSENCE Fest 2014, Bilal is set to return to New Orleans as a 2015 performer for the third time.

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If you love the soulful sound and woman-celebrating lyrics of Raheem Devaughn, you'll like...

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The "analog girl in a digital world" will perform on the ESSENCE Festival stage for the 4th time, with her first appearance in 2001.

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After an amazing year with his Grammy-Award winning song, "Glory," Common will return to the ESSENCE Fest stage for the fourth time in 2015.

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"R&B Divas" star Kelly Price will bring down the house with her powerful vocals for the fifth time at ESSENCE Fest 2015.

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Kindred The Family Soul has hit the ESSENCE Fest stage five times and this summer, they will make it six for ESSENCE Fest 2015.

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Doug E. Fresh will return to the 2015 ESSENCE Fest stage for the 7th time to prove he's "The World's Greatest Entertainer," once again.

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Mary J loves ESSENCE Fest and ESSENCE Fest loves her.  For the 10th time, the most out of all of the announced lineup (so far), she will take the stage to prove why she's still the Queen of Hip Hop Soul.