The Late Luther Vandross Honored By The Lincoln Center

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Patti Labelle, and Jennifer Holliday were on hand Tuesday night to honor the late Luther Vandross at the Lincoln Center.

Vandross was honored at the Center’s  first Winter Gala at Alice Tully Hall in New York.

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According to Page Six, Brian McKnight, and Jennifer Holliday performed various hits by the late Vandross throughout the evening.

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Holliday also served as host for the event, and Patti Labelle closed the night performing “Here and Now” before the other singers joined her onstage.

Here is a clip from Patti Labelle’s performance via Carlos Greer from Page Six:

The event was also a fundraiser to support the thousands of events, performances, tours, and educational activities that the Lincoln Center presents each year.

The gala raised $2.6 million

Luther Vandross hit ballad “If This World Were Mine” with Cheryl Lynn was a part of  former First Lady Michelle Obama, Valentine’s playlist to former President Barack Obama.

 

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