Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle To Face Off In Next ‘Verzuz’ Battle

Soul legends Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight are set to face off in the next round of the “Verzuz” series, scheduled to take place at The Fillmore on Sunday, September 13.

“The Master Class we’ve ALL been waiting for! @MsGladysKnight vs. @MsPattiLaBelle,” VerzuzTV said, announcing the superstar pairing on Instagram. “Leave ya church clothes on all Sunday and pull up to the affair of all affairs. Y’all gotta get dressed up in ya Sunday’s best for this one.”

The legendary singers have previously collaborated on several songs, including “Superwoman” with Dionne Warwick.

“Verzuz,” launched in March by Timbaland and Swizz Beatz, started out as a 20-song showdown between producers and now sees rappers and performers battling it out, taking turns playing a song from a list of 20 tracks from across their catalog.

Past matchups have included Brandy vs. Monica, Rick Ross vs. 2 Chainz, Snoop Dogg vs. DMX, Boi-1da vs. Hit-Boy, Fabolous vs. Jadakiss, T-Pain vs. Lil Jon, and Erykah Badu vs. Jill Scott, among others.

Brandy and Monica’s “Verzuz” battle, which aired on Monday, August 31, broke all previous records for the series and garnered more than 6 million views.