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2020 Black Music Honors To Celebrate Inspiring Legendary Music Icons

 

Chicago-based television production company Central City Productions will present the 2020 Black Music Honors in national broadcast syndication November 21 thru December 13, 2020.

 

Television and radio personality Rickey Smiley returns as host of the star-studded two-hour special which will honor artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music.

 

Rickey Smiley

Rickey Smiley (Courtesy: Bounce TV)

 

The honorees for this year’s Black Music Honors include Grammy® Award-nominated R&B legends En Vogue, recognized as one of the top 5 highest selling American female music groups in history, who will receive the Urban Music Icon Award for their three decades in the industry. Grammy® Award-winner, actress and Broadway star Deborah Cox will receive the Entertainer Icon Award.

 

Multiple Stellar Awards and Grammy® Award-winner and producer Fred Hammond will receive the Gospel Music Icon Award. The National Museum of African American Music will be honored with the Legacy Award.

 

EnVogue

EnVogue (Courtesy: Bounce TV)

 

 

Fred Hammond

Fred Hammond (Courtesy: Bounce TV)

 

Founder and Executive Producer Don Jackson stated, “I am extremely excited about our 5th Annual 2020 Black Music Honors television special and our legendary awardees. Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important for us to stay committed to producing The Black Music Honors as a means of celebrating music icons who are often overlooked in receiving their much-deserved recognition.”

 

Performers of the evening include Musiq Soulchild, Raheem DeVaughn, Tweet, MAJOR., June’s Diary, Brian Courtney Wilson, D Smoke, Evvie McKinney, Marvin Sapp, RL, and Sheléa. 

 

Brian Courtney Wilson

Brian Courtney Wilson (Courtesy: Bounce TV)

 

 

MAJOR

MAJOR (Courtesy: Bounce TV)

 

RL Next

RL (Photo Credit Kevin Goolsby

 

 

Sheléa

Sheléa (Courtesy: Bounce TV)

 

 

The show is set to air on Saturday, November 21 at 12PM (ESTon Bounce TV. It will continue to air in broadcast syndication through December 13, 2020. You can check the air dates for your local area here.

 

State Farm returns as the show’s title sponsor. Other sponsors include AT&T, Walmart, Johnson & Johnson and Bounty.

 

 

 

For more information on Black Music Honors, please visit www.blackmusichonors.com and connect on social media at: @blackmusichonors.

Makeba Giles is a Digital Content Producer and founder of Faith Health and Home, a digital space with information and resources for physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being to help families live an inspired lifestyle.

info@faithhealthandhome.com

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