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Patti LaBelle owns the second night of the 14th annual Essence Music Festival with a standout performance.
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During a tribute to LaBelle, Angie Stone joins the powerhouse singer for a special duet.
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Chrisette Michele hit up the stage to pay her respects to LaBelle.
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Newcomer Ledisi and LaBelle wow the Superdome crowd in New Orleans.
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In one of the night’s most memorable moments, LaBelle members Nona Hendryx, left, Patti and Sarah Dash reunite for a special performance. The trio plans to record a new album this fall.
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Ms. Patti captivates the audience as only she can.
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The New Orleans Preservation Hall Jazz Band plays on with a little audio help from the multitalented diva.
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