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Tyler Perry to host Aretha Franklin tribute concert with John Legend and Jennifer Hudson included in lineup

Tons of celebs have lined out to pay tribute to the Queen of Soul

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Tyler Perry is set to host Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration for the Queen of Soul, while John Legend and Jennifer Hudson have been included in the lineup.

The Queen of Soul died in August after a battle with cancer and is set to be honoured in a special tribute show next month.

Actor, Tyler Perry, is going to host the show, while there is a huge lineup of incredible musicians set to perform in honour of Aretha.

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Alicia Keys, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson and SZA are just a few of the performers who will take part in the programme.

“This unique concert – featuring many of today’s greatest artists – will celebrate Aretha in a spectacular manner befitting her once-in-a-lifetime talent,” Clive Davis said in a statement.

The show is set to take place on 13th January and will be broadcast on CBS later in the year.