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Living legend and one of the best voices of our time, Chaka Khan dropped 60 pounds and her impressive weight loss went relatively unnoticed! Between Jennifer Hudson and Janet Jackson’s weight loss journeys, we’ve completely missed Chaka’s!

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When the ten times over Grammy winning songstress made an appearance at the Kennedy Center Spring Gala in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, May 6, to raise money for arts education, many of us got the chance to see her new slimmer figure.

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Check out the full story about her weight loss and her new outlook on life here!

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