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Yolanda Adams, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Martina McBride and Florence Welch to celebrate 'Queen of Soul'

by jmaloni
Fri, Feb 11th 2011 02:55 pm

As a "Valentine" and "get-well card" to Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award and Grammy Legend Award recipient Aretha Franklin, four-time Grammy winner Yolanda Adams, four-time Grammy winner and Latin Grammy winner Christina Aguilera, Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson, country superstar Martina McBride and current nominee Florence Welch will perform together on "The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards," live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 13 (8 p.m. ET/) on the CBS Television Network.  The special segment will feature individual and collective performances of some of the "Queen of Soul's" classic hits in celebration of the 18-time Grammy winner and current nominee's ongoing music legacy.

Current nominee Esperanza Spalding also will perform in a special number with members of the Grammy Jazz Ensembles and Grammy Camp.

Two-time Grammy and three-time Latin Grammy winner Marc Anthony, Grammy and Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx, seven-time Grammy winner and current nominee John Mayer, actor Pauley Perrette and actor/singer Donnie Wahlberg have been added as presenters to the music industry's premier event.

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