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Vanessa Williams Hosts the 2021 A Capitol Fourth

On this edition of EMExclusives, I recently had a wonderful conversation with the one & only Vanessa Williams as she becomes the first woman and African-American to host the annual A Capitol Fourth which airs this Sunday July 4th at 8:00pm on your local PBS stations!

Williams is no stranger to the concert itself. She has performed at the concert and its sistership, The National Memorial Day Concert for many years. Last year, she served as co-host to ACF alongside John Stamos. We talked about her experiences with the program, her involvement with a new podcast just launched recently and her Independence Day traditions.

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2018 Americas Music Awards to Pay Tribute to Aretha Franklin!

2018 American Music Awards – Aretha Franklin – Photo courtesy of ABC.

Soul and Gospel Legends Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans will headline a special tribute to Aretha Franklin at the 2018 American Music Awards.

The 2018 American Music Awards will air live on Tuesday, October 9th (8/7C).

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