Alicia Keys Tapped for 2010 Essence Fest, Beyonce Knowles Included on DVD Release

June 23, 2010 06:07:49 GMT

The three-day concert will also feature Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz and Keri Hilson, while the CD/DVD package will have John Legend and Robin Thicke.

Alicia Keys Tapped for 2010 Essence Fest, Beyonce Knowles Included on DVD Release
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Performers line-up for this year's Essence Music Festival has been unveiled. Appearing on the list are Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson, Estelle, LL Cool J, Raphael Saadiq, Keri Hilson, Melanie Fiona, Charlie Wilson, Trey Songz and more.

In order to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the festival, a special CD/DVD package is set to be released on June 24. The tracklisting includes musical guests from the past years, such as Beyonce Knowles, John Legend, Solange Knowles and Robin Thicke.

2010 Essence Music Festival itself will be held at the Superdome in New Orleans for three days, beginning July 2. Nephew Tommy is going to host the gig with a special appearance from Steve Harvey. More info about the festival can be found at


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posted by Charlize on Jul 07, 2010
OMG the essence festival was so good!!1 i cant wait to get the dvd of the performance!! jazmeen i bought the cd/dvd from last year too and i loved it!
posted by alecia carter on Jun 25, 2010
posted by Jazmeen on Jun 24, 2010
I am so upset I missed the Essence Music Festival 2009 : ( I bought the Essence Music Festival CD/DVD (15th Anniversary) from Walmart to see my girl Beyonce and she was dancing her behind off....Get it B! If you missed the festival like me you should go get that Fo-Real...Ne-yo was getting it too...with his cute self!

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