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Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House

 Patti LaBelle, performer for “Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House.”

Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House
Premieres Monday, April 7, 2014 at 9 p.m. ET

A PBS music special in the East Room of the White House, hosted by President and Mrs. Obama. Performances by Tessanne Chin, Melissa Etheridge, Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monáe and Jill Scott will pay homage to the great "foremothers" of music, with songs expressing the struggles and the achievements of women in American music. The evening will celebrate American women artists whose work has left an indelible and profound impact on our national musical culture, across Blues, Jazz, Soul, Rhythm and Blues and Rock and Roll.

 

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Tessanne Chin, performer for "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House."

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Tessanne Chin, performer for "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House." Premieres Monday, April 7 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.

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Ariana Grande, performer for "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House."

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Ariana Grande, performer for "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House." Premieres Monday, April 7 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.

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Patti LaBelle, performer for "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House."

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Patti LaBelle, performer for "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House." Premieres Monday, April 7 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.

Credit: Courtesy artist.
Janelle Monáe, performer for "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House."

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Janelle Monáe, performer for "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House." Premieres Monday, April 7 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.

Credit: Marc Baptiste.

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