Essence Music Festival 2014

Essence Music Festival 2014 lineup 

The 2014 Essence Music Festival is shaping up to be yet another star-tudded affair featuring some of the top talents in music. As previously reported, Prince is the headlining act for this year’s 20th anniversary at New Orleans’ Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

In addition to “The Purple One,” the 2014 Essence Music Fest will include Mary J. Blige, Lionel Richie, Jill Scott, Charlie Wilson, Ledisi and Erykah Badu.

Essence Music Festival 2014


Other performers will include Eve, 112, Amel Larrieux, Sevyn Streeter,  E Fresh, Elle Varner, Leela James, Liv Warfield, Marsha Ambrosius, Naughty by Nature and Raheem Davaughn.

Nephew Tommy of the “Steve Harvey Morning Show” will emcee this year’s activities.

For more information and the full Essence Music Festival 2014 lineup, click here.