Apollo Theater To Induct Etta James And Lionel Richie

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Apollo to induct Lionel Richie and Etta JamesNEW YORK — Singer-songwriter Lionel Richie and the late Etta James will be inducted into the Apollo Theater‘s hall of fame.

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The ceremony will be held at the historic Harlem theater on June 4.

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Richie is a multi-award winning artist who performed with The Commodores at the Apollo in the 1970s. His hits include “Stuck on You” and “Endless Love.”

James’ versatile style included blues, soul, jazz, R&B and rock. She’s known for ballads such as “At Last” and “Trust in Me.” She performed at the Apollo in 1957 and again in the 1960s.

Her last album, “The Dreamer,” was released just three months before her death on Jan. 20. She was 73.

Past Apollo Legends Hall of Fame inductees include Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin and Patti Labelle.

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