The American Music Awards will honor the Queen Soul subsequent month. Dick clark productions tells The Associated Press that Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans and musical director Rickey Minor pays tribute to Aretha Franklin’s gospel roots and her iconic 1972 album, Amazing Grace, on the Oct. 9 occasion. It will air dwell on ABC from the Microst Theater in Los Angeles.

Franklin died final month. She gained six AMAs all through her profession and even hosted the present in 1976 and 1983.

Sabrina Owens, Franklin’s niece and the executor her property, says in a press release: “When I heard some the preliminary concepts for the tribute, I knew undoubtedly that this tribute will go down as one the very best in American music.”