Patti LaBelle, Jill Scott, and others honored at Philly Music Walk of Fame

Members of the music group Labelle, (from left) Patti LaBelle, Sarah Dash and Nona Hendryx, unveil their plaque on the Avenue of the Arts during a ceremony on Oct. 4, 2017. At left clapping is City Councilman Mark Squilla and at right is Councilman Kenyatta Johnson.

There was a lot of musical talent on Broad Street on Wednesday, as the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame added a number of plaques to the street.

This year’s Philadelphia Music Alliance honorees include performers Patti LaBelle and her Labelle group members Sarah Dash and Nona Hendryx, Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, McFadden & Whitehead, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and the Soul Survivors. Also being feted were Chris Schwartz and Joe Nicolo of Ruffhouse Records and 98.1 WOGL host Bob Pantano.

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Philadelphia singer Jill Scott reacts as her son, Jett Roberts, 8, unveils her Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame plaque on the Avenue of the Arts. At left is City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson.

Kimmel Center president Anne Ewers received the the alliance’s Platinum Award for outstanding contribution to the Philadelphia music community.

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Jill Scott reaches out to fellow honoree Patti LaBelle as she makes her way to the stage outside the Kimmel Center. At left is honoree, radio personality Bob Pantano.