( ENSPIRE Entertainment ) Commemorating Black Music Month And Juneteenth, Black Music Honors Recognizes The Significant Contributions To African-American Music
ENSPIRE Contributor: Megan Grosfeld
On May 10th, 2022, The 7th Annual Black Music Honors announced its incredible roster of performers for a star-studded celebration of influential music legends with a live studio audience taping at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday, May 19, 2022. There will be a special Juneteenth highlight recognizing the national federal holiday. Tickets are available at BlackMusicHonors.com and Ticketmaster.com.
Performers gracing the stage at this year’s power-packed televised show include popular late 80’s Hip-Hop Duo Kid N’ Play; GRAMMY-award-winning Supergroup 112; Multi-Award-Winning Music Veteran Carl Thomas; Three-Time GRAMMY-Nominated, “The Love King,” Raheem DeVaughn; Compton-Bred Actress and Songbird Amber Riley; Multi-Hyphenate Crooner and Penman Eric Bellinger; Powerhouse Songster and Serenader Avery Wilson; Multi-GRAMMY-Award-Winning Artist PJ Morton; Multifaceted Entertainer and Rising Artist Jade Novah; Viral Vocal Teen Prodigy Keedron Bryant; Gospel Sweethearts Ajah and Rhea Walls from Multi-GRAMMY-Nominated and Stellar-Award-Winning The Walls Group; Multi-Talented Vocalist and Sunday Best Season Six Winner Tasha Page-Lockhart; Gospel Songstress and Sunday Best Season One Winner Crystal Aikin; NAACP-Image-Award-Nominated Singer and Actress Sheléa; Billboard-Chart-Topping Singer-Songwriter Kevin Ross; and Two-Decade-Spanning Independent Artist and GRAMMY Award-nominee Eric Roberson.
Kicking off the 2022 BMH Honorees is Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Keri Hilson who is tapped to receive the Music and Songwriter Icon Award. Multi-Award-Winning Gospel Duo Mary Mary will be presented with the Gospel Icon Award; Five-Time GRAMMY Nominee Tevin Campbell is set to receive the R&B Icon Award; Award-Winning Supergroup Dru Hill is to be recognized with the Urban Music Icon Award and a planned special performance in celebration of their 25th anniversary; NAACP Image Award-Winning Singer Karyn White will be honored with the Soul Music Award, and the Legendary R&B Group The Whispers will take home the Legends Award for their incredible nearly six-decade music career. Two-Time GRAMMY Winner LeToya Luckett and Comedian DeRay Davis are co-hosting the show.
About Black Music Honors
Black Music Honors is an annual two-hour event that acknowledges the legendary African American artists who have influenced and made significant musical contributions to African American culture and American music worldwide. Produced by Chicago-based production company Central City Productions (CCP).
About Central City Productions
Founded in 1970 by Don Jackson, Chicago-based Central City Productions, Inc. is a national broadcast television producer and syndicator of its exclusively owned African-American programming. Celebrating over 50 years of broadcasting Black excellence with uplifting and entertaining original television content, CCP’s award-winning television programs include the Stellar Gospel Music Awards, Stellar Tribute to the Holidays, Black College Quiz Show Series, America’s Black Forum, and Mentoring Kings, among many others. For more information, visit their website.
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