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The Apollo Theatre inducted Chaka Khan into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame, which also includes Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson.

The saying goes that the Apollo is where the stars are born. Monday night the stage and red carpet were full of celebs for the annual spring gala benefit concert and awards ceremony.

In a four-decade career, "Queen of Funk Soul" Chaka Khan has won 10 Grammy Awards.

Apollo Hall of Famer Patti Labelle took the stage and paid tribute to Khan with a song. And Mary J. Blige, who won a Grammy with Khan for their song "Disrespectful," paid homage to her longtime friend.

"The X Factor" U.K. winner Alexandra Burke said she was honored to share the stage with these legends.

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