New Orleans, LA — The headliners for the 2013 Essence Music Festival were announced Friday, April 6th . The nightly headliners are Beyonce, Maxwell, New Edition, Charlie Wilson, Brandy, Jill Scott, LL Cool J, and Keyshia Cole. Recently added to the festival are Trey Songz, Janelle Monae and TGT (Supergroup Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank).

The 2013 Essence Music Festival, takes place July 4-7 in New Orleans, La. and is considered to be the most exhilarating cultural celebration of the year; featuring a mix of bold names, exciting newcomers and returning favorites.

Gospel artists Tramaine Hawkins and Donnie McClurkin will be also honored during the Essence Festival. Mali Music will perform on Friday, July 5.

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