(SL) – If you missed our @bouncetv #TrumpetAwards Red Carpet Special tonight, watch it here! The evening’s festivities were hosted by actors Larenz Tate and Erica Ash as celebrities, notable and esteemed guests from far and wide gathered to honor the outstanding accomplishments of African Americans and those who have succeeded against great odds and inspired success in others!
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(SL) – The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, will air exclusively on Bounce on Sunday, February 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET.
Larenz Tate, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award-winner and Power series star and Erica Ash, who appears on Survivor’s Remorse and stars in the upcoming BET legal drama series In Contempt, will serve as this year’s hosts. The gala black-tie ceremony will be held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on Sat. Jan. 20, 2018.
2018 Honorees announced today: Jermaine Dupri, Cameo, Richelieu Dennis, Tamika Mallory, Marley Dias, Dr. Lonnie Johnson and Rhyon Brown.
Performers at the event will include: Doug E. Fresh, Keke Wyatt, Anthony Hamilton, Bow Wow, Sir the Baptist, Arrested Development, Estelle, Bilal, Big Daddy Kane,V. Bozeman, Donald Lawrence, Major, We’ McDonald, Mr. TalkBox, Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling, Rhyon Brown, Michel’le, Stokley Williams and Carl Thomas.
Cee Lo Green, Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell will be among the presenters.
About this year’s honorees and awards:
· GRAMMY® Award-winning record producer, songwriter, hip-hop artist, Jermaine Dupri will receive The Music Innovation Award. Dupri has worked with Mariah Carey, Usher, Jay-Z, Janet Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Anthony Hamilton and Alicia Keys. He founded So So Def Recordings in 1993 which launched the careers of Bow Wow, Xscape, Da Brat, Jagged Edge and many others.
· Founder of Sundial Brands and Essence Ventures Richelieu Dennis will be recognized with The Entrepreneur Award. Drivenby his passion for entrepreneurship and sustained by a vision to fill unmet consumer needs, Dennis founded SheaMoisture in 1991 which has grown into one of the world’s most recognized beauty brands. Just this month, it was announced that Dennis’s Essence Ventures, LLC will acquire Essence Communications, Inc. which includes Essence Magazine.
· Activist and National Co-Chair of the Women’s March, Tamika Mallory, will receive The Impact Award. In 2009, Mallory became the youngest Executive Director of the National Action Network (NAN). She gained recognition as one of four co-chairs of the Women’s March on Washington, which saw participation from five million people worldwide. Her role in the March landed her on the 2017 Time 100 Pioneers List and Fortune’s 2017 List of the World’s Greatest Leaders.
(SL)– Sytonnia LIVE was back on the Red Carpet for the 25th anniversary of the Trumpet Awards. We caught up with a lot of your favorites on the red carpet including Clifton Powell, Xernona Clayton, Cast of Saints and Sinners, Bounce TV Execs, Dorien Wilson, Peabo Bryson and more!
(Atlanta, GA) – New Edition has been riding high for the past couple of weeks after finally receiving a star on Hollywood Blvd, the pinnacle was capped with a highly rated series about the multi-platinum group. And now, Bounce TV will honor the guys with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Black-ish, Angie Tribeca star and two-time EMMY® nominated writer and actor Deon Cole and Rosewood, The Real Husbands of Hollywood and seven-time NAACP Image Award nominated actress Nicole Ari Parker host the exciting night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances. As the 25th Annual Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, is set to world premiere on Sunday, January 29 at 9:00pm ET on Bounce.
Bounce recently acquired all assets of The Trumpet Awards and now owns, produces and exclusively premieres the star-studded ceremony, this year held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
Highlights from the show include:
A show-stopping all-star Gospel Music Tribute featuring Shirley Caesar, Erica Campbell, Jekalyn Carr, Le’Andria Johnson, Travis Greene and Canton Jones.
Lifetime Achievement Trumpet Award-winning New Edition being saluted by R&B bands Jagged Edge, Silk and The Transitions with a medley of the iconic group’s hits including “Candy Girl,” Mr. Telephone Man” and “Cool It Now” that had the audience dancing in the aisles.
Regina Belle, BJ The Chicago Kid and Kenny Lattimore performing “A Whole New World,” “Feel the Fire” and “If Ever You’re in My Arms Again” to honor Trumpet Legend Award recipient Peabo Bryson.
Tamela Mann,Lalah Hathaway and Keke Wyatt bringing the house down in individual performances.
A memorable spoken-word presentation by Iman Cezanne and Javon Johnson which elicited thunderous applause and brought the audience to their feet.
Honorees at this year’s ceremony also included:Daytime EMMY® nominee Wendy Williams, who was presented with the Trumpet Award for Entertainment; former NBA great Dikembe Mutombo, recognized with the Humanitarian Trumpet Award;Martin Luther King III, presented with the Impact Trumpet Award and fashion blogger Gabi Gregg who was given the Trailblazer Trumpet Award.Among the presenters and special guests: Vanessa Bell Calloway, Lou Gossett, Jr., David Mann, Bill Withers, Ed Lover, Ed Gordon, Gary Owen, Erica Ash and Willie Moore, Jr.
In a very special tribute, civil rights icon and founder of the Trumpet Awards Xernona Clayton was presented with the distinguished Golden Trumpet Award in recognition of her unparalleled leadership, ability to affect change and steadfast work in building the legacy of the awards.
ATLANTA (Jan. 21, 2017) – Bounce will world premiere the 25th Annual Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, on Sunday, January 29 at 9:00pm ET.
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Bounce recently acquired all assets of The Trumpet Awards and now owns, produces and exclusively premieres the star-studded ceremony.
Black-ish, Angie Tribeca star and two-time EMMY® nominated writer and actor Deon Cole and Rosewood, The Real Husbands of Hollywood and seven-time NAACP Image Award nominated actress Nicole Ari Parker will host the black-tie ceremony, to be held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
Saints and Sinners
Martin Luther King III will be presented with the Impact Trumpet Award. An all-star Gospel Tribute featuring Shirley Caesar, Erica Campbell, Jekalyn Carr, Le’Andria Johnson, Travis Greene and Derek Minor.
Previously announced honoree iconic musical group New Edition will be saluted in a medley performed by R&B bands Jagged Edge andSilk. Vanessa Bell Calloway, Ed Gordon, Lou Gossett, Jr., David Mann, Willie Moore, Jr., Gary Owen and Bill Withers have been added to the line-up of presenters. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is set to open the ceremony.
Tamela Mann,Regina Belle, BJ the Chicago Kid, Lalah Hathaway, Kenny Lattimore and Keke Wyatt will also be performing throughout the evening.
Honorees at this year’s silver anniversary ceremony include television host and Daytime EMMY® nominee Wendy Williams who will be presented with the Trumpet Award for Entertainment, former NBA great Dikembe Mutombo who will be recognized with the Humanitarian Trumpet Award,New Edition receiving the Lifetime Achievement Trumpet, GRAMMY®-winning soul singer Peabo Bryson accepting the Legend Trumpet and fashion blogger Gabi Gregg being given the Trailblazer Trumpet Award.
In a very special tribute, civil rights icon and founder of the Trumpet Awards Xernona Clayton will be presented with the distinguished “Golden Trumpet Award” in recognition of her unparalleled leadership, affecting change, and steadfast work in building the legacy of the awards.
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(SL) – Despite the cold weather, Civil Rights Leader Xernona Clayton along with title sponsor American Family Insurance presented the 24 th Annual Trumpet Awards, celebrating and honoring history-making entertainment, humanitarian, political and philanthropic individuals. “The Best Man” and upcoming ‘Uncle Buck’ actress Nia Long and The Perfect Match Actor Terrence J hosted the black-tie ceremony, held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Among the prestigious list of individual honorees at this year’s ceremony include GRAMMY Award winning and platinum-selling artist Ne-Yo, who will be presented with “The Visionary Award;” television and film producer Will Packer, who will be honored with the “Entertainment Award;” legendary comedian and actor George Wallace will receive the “Legend Award” and Alicia Boler-Davis, EVP and COO of General Motors will be honored with the “Corporate Executive of the Year Award.”
In a very special tribute, the African American Women in the United States Congress will be presented with the distinguished “Political Leadership Award” in recognition of their unparalleled leadership and steadfast work in representing their constituents and promoting diversity.