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The 20th edition of the ESSENCE Festival already has one major headliner in Prince owning the Mercedes Benz Superdome during July 4th weekend but the full lineup has been revealed and it is massive. Joining Prince in New Orleans on the main stage will be Mary J. Blige, Lionel Richie, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Charlie Wilson and Ledisi.

Owning the respective superlounges throughout the Superdome are Sevyn Streeter, Marsha Ambrosius, Elle Varner, King, Robert Glasper, Sebastian Mikael, 112, Naughty by Nature, Doug E. Fresh, Stephanie Mills, PJ Morton, Eve, Amel Larrieux, Raheem Devaughn, Kourtney Heart, Leela James, Liv Warfield, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, The Original Pinettes Brass Band and more. Yolanda Adams will be honored with an all-star tribute during ESSENCE’s Empowerment Experience hosted by Donnie McClurkin with participation from the Reverend Al Shaprton, Steve Harvey, Iyanla Vanzant and more.

The 2014 ESSENCE Festival will be begin on July 3rd and will wrap up on July 6th. To purchase tickets, click here.