*Singer-songwriter Lionel Richie and the late soul legend Etta James will be inducted into the Apollo Theater’s Hall of Fame on June 4.
Richie performed with The Commodores at the Apollo in the 1970s. James performed at the Apollo in 1957 and again in the 1960s. Her last album, “The Dreamer,” was released just three months before her death on Jan. 20. She was 73.
Past Apollo Legends Hall of Fame inductees include Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin and Patti Labelle.