2009 VH1 Divas

Jordin Sparks, Adele, and Leona Lewis

New York’s Brooklyn Academy of Music was filled with D-listers, as in divas, as VH1 brought back its “VH1 Divas” telecast on Thursday (Sept. 17). The Paula Abdul-hosted show featured pairings of young divas with old-timers including Jennifer Hudson and Stevie Wonder, Leona Lewis and Cyndi Lauper, Adele and India.Arie, and Jordin Sparks and Martina McBride. Toni Braxton and Keri Hilson were among the presenters.