Gladys Knight to be judge on new singing series

FILE - This May 20, 2012 file photo, singer Gladys Knight arrives at the 2012 Billboard Awards at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. Centric announced Wednesday, July 11, that Knight will work as the “lead judge” on “Apollo Live.” The new series is a singing competition at New York's famed Apollo Theater and puts a new spin on the venue's popular “Amateur Night” showcase. It will debut in the fall. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)Move over Jennifer Lopez, a veteran singing diva is joining the ranks of judges on reality TV: Gladys Knight.