Gladys Knight Flips the Switch for VH1 Save the Music, Busy Week of Honors Ahead

Donna Ward/FilmMagicOn Thursday, R&B legend Gladys Knight joined VH1 Save the Music’s new executive director, Henry Donahue, to “flip the switch” to make the New York City’s famous Empire State Building’s tower lights shine in blue and yellow to commemorate the culmination of the nationally recognized Music in Our Schools Month.

“Everything in our lives whether we recognize it or not is music!” the seven-time Grammy winner said during the event, which also included seventh-grade student musicians from Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School in New York City. “When the taxis go, ‘honk honk’ — that’s a note,” Knight said. “We need …read more