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Dr. Emily Cissy Houston’s lengthy career in music has been nothing short of amazing and this year, we’re proud to honor her at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival Gospel Tribute as part of the ESSENCE Empowerment Experience.

Set to take place on Sunday, July 2, this year’s ESSENCE Empowerment Experience Gospel Tribute will celebrate Dr. Houston’s influence on Soul, R&B and Gospel music with a star-studded line up of performers. Free and open to the public, the tribute will feature performances from CeCe Winans, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, Kelly Price, Tyronne Foster & The Arc Singers, Chante Moore, PJ Morton, Jekalyn Carr, Gene Moore and a special surprise guest who’s sure to bring the house down.

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