Gladys Knight arrives at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2012 in Las Vegas

*Gladys Knight has been announced as an addition to the judging panel for “Apollo Live,” a new singing competition series set to debut this fall on BETs sister network Centric.

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Knight will work as lead judge” on the series, which is filmed at New York’s famed Apollo Theater and puts a new spin on the venue’s popular “Amateur Night” showcase.

“Apollo Live” is executive produced by Jamie Foxx. Comedian-actor Tony Rock will host the show.

Centric said a reward for the series’ winner has not been determined.