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    Wed, 11 Jan 2012 13:04:34

    Kelly Rowland to Be Honored By Essence Black Women in Music Event - It takes place in February

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    Former Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland and music industry veteran Sylvia Rhone will be celebrated during Grammy week at the third annual Essence Black Women in Music event. Featuring an exclusive performance by Rowland and special guest Eve, the event is invite-only and takes place Feb. 8.

    Congrats to Rowland + Rhone on being honored.

    Also, the event will feature guest DJ MC Lyte, the first female solo rapper nominated for a Grammy!

    "To be acknowledged by [Essence] is truly a privilege," said Rhone in an email to Billboard. "To be honored with Kelly Rowland, for whom I have the utmost respect, will make this a very special evening."

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    —Carly Costello
    01.11.12



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