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Big Congrats to the Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight being honored by President Biden, Tuesday night with receiving The National Medal Of Arts. This is the highest American award given to artists.

During the ceremony, President Biden said, “Gladys, as I said before, you’re truly one of the best things ever to happen, in terms of music. I’m a fan.” Adding that we are “a nation, a great nation, in large part because of the power of the arts and humanities. That’s stamped into the DNA of America

In addition to Gladys Knight, The President also presented the distinguishment to singer Bruce Springsteen. As well as actors Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Mindy Kaling, and fashion designer Vera Wang.