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Tessanne to perform at the White House

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 | 4:50 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s Season 5 winner of NBC’s The Voice is among a list of accomplished women to perform at the White House, ONLINE OBSERVER has learnt.

As part of their “In Performance at the White House” series, the President and First Lady will invite music legends and contemporary major female artists to the White House for a celebration of the great “foremothers” of American music, with songs expressing the struggles and achievements of women, according to a report.

The programme will include performances by Tessanne Chin, Melissa Etheridge, Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monáe, and Jill Scott, with Greg Phillinganes as music director.

“Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House will be broadcast Monday, April 7 at 9:00 PM ET on PBS stations across the US.

See original at White House website.

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