Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight Head to 'After Midnight' on Broadway

Gladys Knight presents the Male Artist of the Year award to an absent Lil Wayne at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.

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The lineup of pop stars keeps coming for new Tony Award-nominated "After Midnight."

Producers of the show that celebrates Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club say Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Natalie Cole will take turns as special guest stars this summer.

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LaBelle will play performances from June 10-29, Knight takes July 8- Aug. 3, and Cole will appear from Aug. 5-31 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Each will offer their own take on the songs "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," ''Stormy Weather," ''On the Sunny Side of the Street" and "Zaz Zuh Zaz."

The show earned seven Tony nods on Tuesday, including for best musical.

Others who have starred in the show are Fantasia Barrino, Toni Braxton, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Vanessa Williams and k.d. lang.