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Jennifer Hudson, Aretha Franklin and Dionne Warwick among stars performing at NYC concert celebrating premiere of Clive Davis doc


ABC/Craig SjodinClive Davis has worked with an impressive list of music artists over the years, and some of those big names will perform at a special concert celebrating the world premiere of a new documentary about the record-industry mogul on April 19 during the opening night of New York’s Tribeca Film Festival.

The show will feature Jennifer Hudson, Aretha Franklin and Dionne Warwick along with singer-songwriters Barry Manilow and Carly Simon, and will be held at Radio City Music Hall immediately following the debut screening of the film, titled Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives.

The documentary offers an in-depth profile of Davis, whom Aretha once called “the greatest record man of all time,” and further delves into Clive’s successful and eventful five-decade career, spanning from the 1960s to the emergence of hip-hop and beyond.  

Among the many music legends appearing in the movie are Franklin, Manilow, Whitney HoustonAlicia KeysBruce SpringsteenCarlos Santana and poet/singer-songwriter Patti Smith.

Davis and the movie’s director, Chris Perkel, are scheduled to attend the event, along with Tribeca Film Festival co-founder Robert De Niro.  

Other celebrities expected to be on hand for the premiere screening and concert include Ghostbusters theme song composer Ray Parker Jr.Jason Derulo, actors Peter FondaMichael Pitt and Brendan Fraser, actresses Diane Lane and Christina Ricci and comedian Gilbert Gottfried

Tickets for the event are available at

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