Singer lineup set for Ella Award presentation

Melissa Etheridge, Smokey Robinson, Johnny Mathis and Kimberly Locke will perform at the Society of Singers presentation of the Ella Award to Gladys Knight on Sept. 10 at the Beverly Hilton.

Wayne Brady will host the event.

Award honors singers with significant musical accomplishments and continued dedication to charitable causes. Grammy winner Knight is active with the American Diabetes Assn., the American Cancer Society and the Minority AIDS Project.

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