Ashanti, Ciara & H.E.R. to Honor Moms on VH1's 'Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom'

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Ashanti attends the arrivals at VH1's Hip Hop Honors at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center on July 11, 2016 in New York City.

VH1's annual Mother's Day celebration Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom returns May 6 with some special performances and tributes.

Ashanti and H.E.R. will take the stage to sing, as well as shout out their mothers who shaped the success they have today. Ciara will also appear on behalf of the #SeeHer initiative to honor deserving moms for their work toward the organization's mission of increasing accurate representation of women and girls in advertising and media.

More appearances will be announced in the upcoming weeks. Previous stars who have appeared on Dear Mama in the past include Alicia Keys, Will Smith, Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Diddy, Teyana Taylor, Ludacris, DJ Khaled, Kelly Rowland, Maxwell and more.

Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom will take place at The Theatre at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles and will air on May 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on VH1.