After announcing Diana Ross and Mary J. Blige as headliners of the 2017 Essence Festival, the full line up for the weekend-long event has been revealed. Legendary singer Chaka Khan will also join Ross and Blige on the main stage, as well as Monica, Solange and a list of others.
More artists have been added to the Superlounge stage as well, including Elle Varner, Gallant, Kelly Price, Leela James and BJ The Chicago Kid.
The 2017 Essence Festival will take place from June 29 to July in New Orleans, L.a. See the full list of performers below.
2017 Mainstage Artists
Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige, Chance The Rapper, John Legend, Ari Lennox, Chaka Khan, India.Arie, Jazmine Sullivan, Jill Scott, Master P, Mystikal, Mia X, Silkk the Shocker, Monica, Rhonda Ross, Solange and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.
2017 Superlounge Artists
BJ the Chicago Kid, Daley, Doug E. Fresh, Elle Varner, Emily Estefan, Gallant, Jhené Aiko, June’s Diary, Kelly Price, Lalah Hathaway, Leela James, Lizzo, Michel’le, Moses Sumney, PJ, Sir the Baptist, Remy Ma, Ro James, Shaggy, Teyana Taylor, The Jones Girls Featuring Shirley Jones, Tweet and Yuna.