It Was Gladys’ Night: Musical Icon Gladys Knight Gets Her Rainbow Ribbon at Kennedy Center Honors

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The Empress of Soul deserves her flowers. On Sunday, seven-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight was honored at the 45th Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., along with a list of other notable honorees who were recognized for their contributions to American culture. “Look at all these people in here, and we’re all here for the same reason. To lift things up, to [try] to have some joy and all of that, and that’s what it’s all about,” Knight said, according to Fox News. “This is amazing. This is about the world. This is not just about me or some other person that has feelings about making things better, but the fact that they even allow themselves to do something like that is amazing,” she added, excited to see everyone celebrating positivity. & View this post on Instagram & A post shared by The Kennedy Center (@kennedycenter) It was Gladys’ night but the icon outlined the love she holds for her “sister” Patti LaBelle, who paid tribute to her during the ceremony. According to the outlet, the two Hollywood icons, who have shared the stage together multiple times, have a friendship that spans over six decades. “That’s my little sister. We...

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