2011 VH1 Divas Special To Celebrate Soul
Posted on Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:01 PM PDT

maryj200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - This year’s VH1 Divas special will pay tribute to soul music.

VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul will feature soul-inspired performances by Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Jill Scott, Jessie J, Kelly Clarkson, and Florence + The Machine at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom.

“This year’s telecast will showcase the vast impact soul music has had on the 21st century’s music and pop culture landscape as our talented and diverse lineup will attest,” said Lee Rolontz, EVP of Original Music Production & Development at VH1. “This year’s ‘Divas’ offers a modern twist on soul music, all while tipping its hat to the legacy of key cities that created this musical heritage.”

VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul will air December 19 at 9 p.m. on VH1.