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Black Music Honors show set for Nov. 21

Show will celebrate music icons

OW Staff Writer | 11/19/2020, 5 a.m.
2020 Black Music Honors is set to begin airing on Saturday, Nov. 21...
Fred Hammond is being honored at the 2020 Black Music Honors. Black Music Honors

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

R&B legends En Vogue

Black Music Honors

R&B legends En Vogue

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; Grammy® Award-winner, actress and Broadway star Deborah Cox; and producer Fred Hammond. The National Museum of African American Music will be honored with the Legacy Award.

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.

The show is set to air on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 12 p.m. (EST) on Bounce TV. For more information on Black Music Honors, visit www.blackmusichonors.com and connect on social media @blackmusichonors.