Black Music Honors Airing Nationally on Sunday, October 15 on Bounce

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( ENSPIRE Entertainment ) Black Music Honors Airing Nationally on Sunday, October 15 on Bounce TV

Black Music Honors will be airing on Bounce this Sunday, October 15th at 11:00 am EST.

The night consisted of extraordinary performances and memorable presentations as Central City Productions paid tribute to six legendary artists during the second annual Black Music Honors, held at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville.

The two-hour live television special was hosted by radio and television personality Rickey Smiley and actress LeToya Luckett. This year’s honorees included The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley who were all recognized for their noteworthy contributions to the music industry.

Rickey Smiley and LeToya Luckett

With a high-energy performance that kept the packed audience on its feet singing and dancing, the legendary group, The Jacksons, brought the house down by performing three of their hit songs.

Black Music Honors is Executive Produced by Don Jackson and Produced by Michael A. Johnson and Jennifer J. Jackson of Central City Productions.
Central City Productions presented a $25,000 check of the proceeds from the Black Music Honors to the National African American Music Museum, which is scheduled to open in Nashville, TN, in 2019. The title sponsor for the Black Music Honors was State Farm.

Left to Right: Don Jackson, Quiana Taylor (NCVC employee), Marie Sueing, Tammy Gilbert Cardona (NCVC employee, Proscovia Mattas (NCVC employee), and H. Beecher Hicks, III.

Honorees

Donnie McClurkin

The Jacksons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slick Rick

Guy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jody Watley

Oleta Adams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRIBUTE PERFORMANCES 2017 BLACK MUSIC HONORS

Karen Clark Sheard and Marvin Winans paid tribute to Donnie McClurkin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avery Sunshine and Latice Crawford paid tribute to Oleta Adams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Da Brat, Kid N Play and Montell Jordan paid tribute to Slick Rick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sevyn Streeter and Vivian Green paid tribute to Jody Watley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carl Thomas, Dave Hollister and SWV paid tribute to Guy

 

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