Blige joins a legendary class of inductees including Aretha Franklin, Patti Labelle, Ella Fitzgerald, Smokey Robinson, and the original Temptations.
The track-to-track battle will be streamed live from Harlem’s Apollo Theater on February 27.
Birthing some of the world’s greatest music, the history of New York’s Apollo Theater parallels the evolution of Black American identity.
Tonight’s ‘Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theater’ will feature a cross-generational line-up of talent, including Kool & The Gang, Gary Clark Jr, and Dionne Warwick.
‘Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theatre’ kicks off Black Music Month with remote performances from a cross-generational lineup.
The star's entire performance will air on the SiriusXM channel Hits 1, Howard Stern’s Howard 101 channel and the new Pandora NOW channel.
The show at the famous Harlem theater is a special one-off outside of the band's Experience + Innocence tour.