PERFORMANCES BY NAUGHTY BY NATURE, KEKE WYATT, KELLY PRICE, 702, LE’ANDRIA JOHNSON, MAJOR. AND MORE
(CHICAGO, IL) – September 4, 2019 – R&B singer Tamia will receive the Soul Music Icon Award during the 4th Annual Black Music Honors award show in Atlanta, GA. The sultry vocal powerhouse will be recognized for her decades of chart-topping songs during the taping on Thursday, September 5th at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.
Artists slated to perform are Naughty by Nature, Keke Wyatt, Jagged Edge, Kelly Price, 702, Le’Andria Johnson, Avery Wilson, Dee-1, Jade Novah, Leon Timbo, MAJOR., Mali Music, Tony Terry, Jekalyn Carr, Jessie Woo, Melanie Fiona, June’s Diary, Travis Greene, Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh, and Tevin Campbell.
Tamia joins fellow honorees Xscape, Yolanda Adams, Arrested Development, and Freddie Jackson. Hosted by television and radio personality Rickey Smiley and Grammy® Award-Winner and actress LeToya Luckett, the two-hour television special will celebrate artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to the African American culture and American music worldwide.
Tickets are available at www.blackmusichonors.com and www.ticketmaster.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. and taping begins at 7 p.m. The show will air Sunday, October 20 at noon EST on Bounce TV, and in national syndication, September 14 – October 20. The broadcast schedule is available at www.blackmusichonors.com.
The 2019 Black Music Honors show is sponsored by State Farm and AT&T, executive produced by Don Jackson with Jennifer J. Jackson serving as producer, and Michael A. Johnson as producer and director.
For more information on Black Music Honors, please visit www.blackmusichonors.com and connect on social media @blackmusichonors and #blackmusichonors.
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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) and hosted by Rickey Smiley, television and radio personality, and Grammy Award-winner and actress, LeToya Luckett. For more information visit www.blackmusichonors.com
ABOUT CENTRAL CITY PRODUCTIONS
Founded in 1970 by Don Jackson, Chicago-based Central City Productions, Inc. is a distributor of original targeted programming to television and cable networks. CCP’s award-winning television programs include The Stellar Gospel Music Awards, Stellar Tribute to the Holidays, Stellar Sunday, The Black College Quiz Show Series, and Mentoring Kings, among many others. For more information, visit www.stellartv.com.