"We're delighted to have Chaka, Charlie, and Steve at our second annual Women of Power Summit," says Allison Jones Maitlandt, vice president, marketing and events. "At Black Enterprise, we always strive to make our events both enlightening as well as entertaining; and having such celebrated talents is a treat we know our attendees will enjoy."
Khan, an eight-time Grammy Award winner whose distinct vocal style has inspired Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Whitney Houston, and Kanye West, among others, is known for hits such as Tell Me Something Good, Sweet Thing, and I'm Every Woman.
Wilson, lead singer of the pioneering 70s trio The Gap Band (You Dropped a Bomb on Me, Burn Rubber, Why You Wanna Hurt Me, and Yearning for Your Love), debuted a solo album, Charlie, Last Name Wilson, in 2005. It featured collaborations with artists Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, and Black Eyed Peas writer/producer Will.i.am.