Chaka Khan has been forced to cancel a series of concert dates after her doctor ordered extensive vocal rest.
The veteran singer has pulled out of four performances this month, including an appearance at the Capital Jazz Festival in Columbia, Md. on Saturday (June 8) and the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival in Pennsylvania the following day (June 9).
Khan, who just turned the big 6-0, has also pushed back the release of her forthcoming album, “The iKhan Project Alive” from July to the fall.
Her manager, Tammy McCrary, says in a statement, “Due to her doctor’s orders, it’s best that we move the date (of the album release) to give her the proper and adequate time to promote and market the new album. We are looking forward to a great project and a very robust concert and tour schedule this fall.”
Khan will, however, attend a ceremony marking her induction into the Apollo Theater Hall of Fame in Harlem, New York on Monday (June 10) during the venue’s 8th Annual Spring Gala Benefit.
Chaka Khan Through the Years
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1. 1. Chaka Khan at the 40th Annual FiFi Awards 2012 in New York City, NY. (Photo: PR Photos)
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2. 2. Steve Wonder & Chaka Khan at the Artists for Peace "Never Again" Concert in Universal City, CA in 2011. (Photo: PR)
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3. 3. Chaka Khan at the 2011 All-Star Weekend VIP Party Hosted by Adidas and Snoop Dogg in Los Angeles. (Photo: PR Photos)
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4. 4. The 32nd Edition of UNCF - An Evening of Stars with a Trbute to Chaka Kahn. (Photo: PR Photos)
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5. 5. Chaka Khan at the 2009 NHL Awards held in Las Vegas, NV (Photo: PR Photos)
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6. 6. Chaka Khan at the Taste of Chicago in 2008. (Photo: PR Photos)
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7. 7. Chaka Khan at the 2008 Sony BMG Grammy After-Party in Beverly Hills, CA. (Photo: PR Photos)
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8. 8. The Chaka Khan Experience with Dedry Jones of the Music Experience in Chicago, IL (Photo: PR Photos)
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9. 9. Chaka Khan at the 2006 BET Awards Show in Los Angeles. (Photo: PR Photos)
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10. 10. Chaka Khan at Clive Davis'Pre-GRAMMY Awards Party in 2005. (Photo: PR Photos)
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11. 11. Chaka Khan and David Arquette at the 5th Annual International Children Uniting Nations Day of The Child Celebration. (PR)
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12. 12. Chaka Khan at the VH1 Diva Duets in 2003 (Photo: PR Photos)
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Celebrities Who Look Like Sisters From Other Misters
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1. Rashida Jones and Lolo Jones look so much a like, makes us wonder if one Jones is a lovechild.
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2. Yaya DeCosta and Dominique Dawes share smiles that make you think they could be related.
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3. Chaka Khan looks like she can be Nicki Minaj's way older sister.
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4. Many people think singers Keyshia Cole and K. Michelle resemble.
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5. Trina and Lala share the same eye shape and face structure which make people think they look alike.(PR)
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6. Salli Richardson looks like the younger sister of Pam Grier, especially Grier back in the day.
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7. People think that Dr. Juanita Bynum and Tameka Foster share traits.
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