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2013-07-29 16:23:03

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Chicago honored ten-time GRAMMY(®) Award winner Chaka Khan with a Street Naming of "Chaka Khan Way" on Saturday, July 27, and declared Sunday, July 28, 2013, "Chaka Khan Day" in Chicago, her hometown. The weekend-long celebration also included a free outdoor concert in Millennium Park. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130729/LA54452) The music icon, who was honored for her stellar 40-year career in music and...

2013-06-20 12:26:30

Khan Resumes Concert Dates in U.S. and Abroad in July LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten-time GRAMMY(®) Award winner Chaka Khan will be honored for her stellar 40-year career in music and entertainment in the place where it all began--Chicago, Illinois. The music icon will participate in the ceremonial unveiling of Chaka Khan Way on S. Blackstone Avenue between 50(th) and 51(st) Streets on Saturday, July 27. The ceremony is expected to be attended by Mayor Rahm...

2013-06-05 20:22:56

Khan Scheduled to Attend The Apollo Spring Gala in Her Honor on June 10 in New York City LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaka Khan Enterprises announced today that Khan has had to cancel four concert dates in June due to extended vocal rest ordered by her doctor. The concert dates include, The Capital Jazz Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD (Saturday, June 8); the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival, held outdoors in the downtown Cultural...

2013-03-14 12:25:51

Ten-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner Celebrates 60th Birthday with Exclusive Events to be Held in New York, Los Angeles and Miami LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaka Khan Enterprises and Management announces today the release of Billboard magazine's Stars Tribute issue, dated March 23, to coincide with the music icon's 60(th) birthday and the 40(th) anniversary of her career in music and entertainment. The issue hits newsstands on March 16 and is the first issue...

2013-02-14 12:23:18

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten-time GRAMMY(®) Award winner Chaka Khan announces today the release of two versions of her first single, "It's Not Over," featuring GRAMMY(®) Award-winning recording artist LeCrae, available on iTunes today, February 14 with all other digital retailers to follow. Produced by Theron "Neffu" Feemster, "It's Not Over" includes an urban version and the Papercha$er pop dance remix. Both versions of "It's Not Over" will be included on The iKhan...

2012-07-09 14:23:01

NEW YORK, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival proved to be the place to be during Fourth of July weekend. Attendees from around the world descended upon picturesque New Orleans for the newly-expanded four day Festival, themed "The Power of Our Voice." The star-studded line-up featured performances and appearances by D'Angelo, Mary J. Blige, Aretha Franklin, Fantasia, Trey Songz, Kevin Hart, Chaka Khan, Kirk Franklin, Steve Harvey, Rep. Maxine Waters, Vanessa...

2012-06-18 06:26:37

NEW YORK, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE and 10-time GRAMMY® winning singer Chaka Khan, in a partnership with Verizon through its HopeLine program, will salute 33 women of the greater New Orleans community and their remarkable life changing achievements in the first graduation ceremony to be held at this year's 18th annual ESSENCE Music Festival taking place July 5-8. Chaka Khan will deliver the commencement address and will give a special performance to celebrate...

2012-05-01 06:28:28

BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) and premier craft beer breweries Oskar Blues Brewery of Lyons, Colo., and Sun King Brewing Co. of Indianapolis, Ind., are bringing a sleek new packaging silhouette to craft beer retail shelves. In collaboration, the breweries are introducing Chaka, a limited-release, handcrafted Belgian-style ale brewed by both companies and packaged in distinctive 16-oz. resealable Alumi-Tek® bottles by Ball. (Photo:...

2012-03-30 23:03:10

Maneuvering through change and challenges have proven to be steps to renewal and success for Joseph "CHAKA" Santos, manufacturer of CHAKA's MMM Sauce. Lathrop, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 CHAKA Santos was born in Guam and moved to the states when he was in elementary school. Years later Santos was diagnosed with diabetes. He had to cut a lot of the foods out of his diet, but he always loved to marinate his meat. Remembering a family recipe, Santos started manufacturing a fat-free,...

2011-10-18 17:17:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Artists for Peace (AFP) announced today the countdown to the largest peace event of the year set to take place on November 1, 2011 (11/1/11) at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk. The "Never Again" Peace Concert this year will be honoring the legendary Stevie Wonder for his continuous efforts as the United Nations Messenger of Peace. The "Never Again" Peace Concert is an annual event that brings together some of the hottest artists from...