The media company is adding soul icon Anita Baker to its long list of “divas” scheduled to hit the stage on December 18th, reports the Huffington Post.
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But that’s not all! Ledisi, Mavis Staples and Wanda Jackson have all signed up to participate in the event which will be paying tribute to the cities that have greatly contributed to soul music. They include Chicago, Detroit, London, Memphis and Philadelphia.
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So far Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, Marsha Ambrosius, Mary J. Blige, Florence + Machine, Jennifer Hudson, Jill Scott, Jessie J., Boyz II Men are confirmed to join the annual effort to raise funds for VH1’s Save the Music Foundation, which fights to restore music education in public schools.
Tune in to VH1 on Monday, December 19th at 9 p.m./8c for the all-star line up!