Aretha Franklin, Bo Jackson to receive honours
NEW YORK (AP) - Aretha Franklin and athlete Bo Jackson will be honoured at the 2013 MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon next month.
Major League Baseball announced on Thursday that Franklin and Jackson will receive awards Aug 24 before the annual Civil Rights Game.
Filipino singer and Glee actress Charice will perform at the event.
Past recipients include Muhammad Ali, Harry Belafonte, Bill Cosby and Morgan Freeman.