Justin Timberlake, Queen Latifah to perform at White House

Among the acts on the lineup are Justin Timberlake, Cyndi Lauper, Mavis Staples, Al Green, Queen Latifah and Alabama Shakes. Booker T. Jones, best known as the frontman of Booker T. and the M.G.'s, will serve as music director and band leader.

The performances will be broadcast the following week, on April 16, on PBS stations.

Some featured performers will also meet with 120 middle- and high-school students from across the country and answer questions about their experiences.

The tribute to Memphis Soul will be the 10th musical performance event at the White House hosted by the president and first lady. Previous performers have included Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and B.B. King, among others.

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