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

Howard Gensler, STAFF WRITER

Updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 2:50 PM

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.

Members of the members of the music group Labelle, (from left) Patti LaBelle, Sarah Dash and Non Hendryx, unveil their plaque on the Avenue of the Arts during a ceremony October 4, 2017. At left clapping is City Councilman Mark Squilla and at right is Councilman Kenyatta Johnson. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Philadelphia singers Kim (left) and Kathy Sledge are all smiles as they stand by their newly unveiled Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame plaque on the Avenue of the Arts during a ceremony October 4, 2017. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Jill Scott (center), reaches out to fellow honoree Patti LaBelle as she makes her way to the stage outside the Kimmel Center on the Avenue of the Arts during a ceremony honoring the 2017 inductees in the Philadelphia Music Alliance�s Walk of Fame October 4, 2017. At left is honoree, radio personality Bob Pantano. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Philadelphia singer Jill Scott, walking with her son Jett Roberts, 8, blowing kisses to some of her fans who attended the 2017 Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame ceremony on the Avenue of the Arts October 4, 2017. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Jett Roberts, the 8-year-old son of Philadelphia singer Jill Scott (right), turns his head to look at the plaque honoring his mom�s career which was unveiled on the Avenue of the Arts during a ceremony October 4, 2017. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Philadelphia singer Jill Scott (2nd from right with hair on top of head) meets with some of her fans who attended the 2017 Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame ceremony on the Avenue of the Arts October 4, 2017. CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer
Photo Gallery: Patti Labelle, Jill Scott and others honored at Philly Music Walk of Fame

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.

Philadelphia singer Jill Scott (right), reacts joyously as her son Jett Roberts, 8, unveils her Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame plaque on the Avenue of the Arts during a ceremony October 4, 2017. 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.

Jill Scott (center), reaches out to fellow honoree Patti LaBelle as she makes her way to the stage outside the Kimmel Center on the Avenue of the Arts during a ceremony honoring the 2017 inductees in the Philadelphia Music Alliance’s Walk of Fame October 4, 2017. At left is honoree, radio personality Bob Pantano.

Howard Gensler, STAFF WRITER

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