whitney houston & chaka khan*Chaka Khan will perform a tribute to the late Whitney Houston at the Apollo Theater’s upcoming gala and awards ceremony.

It was confirmed on Friday that Khan will perform in her friend’s memory.

Lionel Richie and the late Etta James will be inducted into the theater’s hall of fame during the June 4 gala. Soul Train creator Don Cornelius and songwriter Nick Ashford will also be honored posthumously.

Past inductees include Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin.