Soul legend Patti Labelle
was honored by bosses at New York's Harlem Apollo Theater
on Monday night as part of a star-studded anniversary ceremony.
, Mariah Carey
, Quincy Jones
and Smokey Robinson
turned out to help the theater celebrate its 75th anniversary.
The Apollo is famous for helping to launch the careers of stars like Ella Fitzgerald
, James Brown
, Billie Holiday
and Michael Jackson
After she was inducted into the Apollo Theater's Legends Hall of Fame, Labelle said, "The Apollo is a national treasure, I'm overwhelmed and honored to be recognized on this stage."
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