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Essence magazine Grammys bash to feature Jill Scott, Chaka Khan

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, file photo, Verdine White, Chaka Khan, and Ray Parker Jr. perform at the 13th annual "A Great Night in Harlem," gala concert, presented by The Jazz Foundation of America to benefit The Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund, at The Apollo Theater, in New York. Essence magazine will celebrate its 45th anniversary with a pre-Grammy bash featuring Jill Scott and Khan, the magazine announced Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)
January 09, 2015 - 9:31 AM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Essence magazine will celebrate its 45th anniversary with a pre-Grammys bash featuring Jill Scott and Chaka Khan.

The magazine announced Friday that sixth annual Black Women In Music event will honour Scott, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and actress. The Feb. 5 event will also feature performances by Khan, Brandy and Lianne La Havas.

The R&B singers will pay tribute to music through the decades, starting in the '70s.

The 57th annual Grammy Awards will take place Feb. 8 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. It will air live on CBS.

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