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Pictures: Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson and More Celebrate 'VH1 Divas' Concert

December 19, 2011 (9:03 am) GMT
Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Jessie J and Florence Welch are also seen taking part in the tribute concert to the big cities where soul music originated and ultimately flourished.

"" alumna and came to Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Sunday night, December 18 to perform at the "VH1 Divas" concert. The former wore a colorful long dress, while the latter rocked a dark-green mini gown when taking the stage.

This year, "VH1 Divas" paid homage to the places like Chicago, Detroit, London, Memphis and Philadelphia with as a house band. The other headliners were , , and Florence Welch from .

Aside from those headliners, the gig also featured performances from special guests , , , , and ' . was honored in a special medley tribute introduced by .

Celebrity guests who also stepped out to honor the big cities where soul music originated and ultimately flourished included Martha Reeves, , La La Anthony, , Janelle Snowden and Mavis Staples.


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