Legendary singer Chaka Khan has been named the 2019 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal.
“I am so excited & blessed to be awarded this wonderful honor! I look forward to bringing in the 2019 New Years with my new @RoseParade family and enjoying the @rosebowlgame festivities on New Years Day,” she wrote on Twitter.
Page Six reports that the honor was bestowed upon the 10-time Grammy award-winner at the Tournament House Front Lawn in Pasadena during a formal announcement on Wednesday morning.
“I’m so honored. This is something so new and different for me,” she gushed, while also noting that she’s a bit fearful of her new role.
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