Looks like BET has found their Gladys Knight.

Singer, Kelly Rowland will portray the legendary songstress in the networks ’70s period drama about the rise of Soul Train titled, American Soul. In addition to portraying the icon, Rowland will also record an original cover of Knight’s single, “Midnight Train to Georgia.”

If you didn’t know Gladys Knight was one of the first performers Soul Train booked for the show.

It was also shared that Kelly Price from Saints & Sinners will join American Soul as a series regular. She will play a mother whose children are rising stars in sunny Los Angeles, California.

Let us know if you’ll be tuning into BET’s American Soul in the comments below!

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