POWERHOUSE PERFORMERS KID ‘N PLAY, 112, RAHEEM DEVAUGHN, PJ MORTON, TASHA PAGE-LOCKHART, CARL THOMAS AND MORE TAPPED FOR THE 7TH ANNUAL BLACK MUSIC HONORS TO CELEBRATE LEGENDARY TRAILBLAZERS

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Commemorating Black Music Month and Juneteenth, Black Music Honors Recognizes the Significant Contributions to African-American Music With Televised Special Airing in National Broadcast Syndication June 4 – July 4 on UTS TV.

(COLUMBUS, OH.) – May 10, 2022 – The 7th Annual Black Music Honors announces its incredible roster of performers for a star-studded celebration of influential music legends with a live studio audience taping at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Ga. on Thursday, May 19 (tickets available at BlackMusicHonors.com and Ticketmaster.com. There will be a special Juneteenth highlight recognizing the national federal holiday.

Kicking off the 2022 BMH Honorees is Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Keri Hilson who is tapped to receive the Music and Songwriter Icon Award. Multi-Award-Winning Gospel Duo Mary Mary will be presented with the Gospel Icon Award; Five-Time GRAMMY Nominee Tevin Campbell is set to receive the R&B Icon Award; Award-Winning Supergroup Dru Hill is to be recognized with the Urban Music Icon Award and a planned special performance in celebration of their 25th anniversary; NAACP Image Award-Winning Singer Karyn White will be honored with the Soul Music Award, and the Legendary R&B Group The Whispers will take home the Legends Award for their incredible nearly six-decade music career. Two-Time GRAMMY Winner LeToya Luckett and Comedian DeRay Davis are co-hosting the show.

Performers gracing the stage at this year’s power-packed televised show includes popular late 80’s Hip-Hop Duo Kid N’ Play; Grammy-award-winning Supergroup 112; Multi-Award-Winning Music Veteran Carl Thomas; Three-Time GRAMMY-Nominated, “The Love King,” Raheem DeVaughn; Compton-Bred Actress and Songbird Amber Riley; Multi-Hyphenate Crooner and Penman Eric Bellinger; Powerhouse Songster and Serenader Avery Wilson; Multi-GRAMMY-Award-Winning Artist PJ Morton; Multifaceted Entertainer and Rising Artist Jade Novah; Viral Vocal Teen Prodigy Keedron Bryant; Gospel Sweethearts Ajah and Rhea Walls from Multi-GRAMMY-Nominated and Stellar-Award-Winning The Walls Group; Multi-Talented Vocalist and Sunday Best Season Six Winner Tasha Page-Lockhart; Gospel Songstress and Sunday Best Season One Winner Crystal Aikin; NAACP-Image-Award-Nominated Singer and Actress Sheléa; Billboard-Chart-Topping Singer-Songwriter Kevin Ross; and Two-Decade-Spanning Independent Artist and GRAMMY Award-nominee Eric Roberson.

National Broadcast Syndication will air on June 4 on Urban Trendsetters TV. For local stations, and affiliates visit our website.  UTS TV is also available with our free app on ROKU and Firestick.  For Live-taping tickets go to www.blackmusichonors.com or you can purchase tickets here. Ticketmaster.com.

For more information about Black Music Honors, visit www.blackmusichonors.com or connect on social media @blackmusichonors on Facebook and Instagram or @blackmusichonor on Twitter.

 

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. Black Music Honors is produced by Chicago-based production company Central City Productions (CCP). For more information, visit www.blackmusichonors.com and connect on social media @blackmusichonors on Facebook and Instagram or @blackmusichonor on Twitter.

ABOUT CENTRAL CITY PRODUCTIONS Founded in 1970 by Don Jackson, Chicago-based Central City Productions, Inc. is a national broadcast television producer and syndicator of its exclusively owned African-American programming. Celebrating over 50 years of broadcasting Black excellence with uplifting and entertaining original television content, CCP’s award-winning television programs include the Stellar Gospel Music Awards (www.stellarawards.com), Stellar Tribute to the Holidays, Black College Quiz Show Series (www.blackcollegequiz.com), America’s Black Forum (www.americasblackforum.com), Mentoring Queens (www.mentoringqueen.com) and Mentoring Kings (www.mentoringking.com), among many others. For more information, visit www.stellartv.com.

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Urban Trendsetters Television Network (UTSTV) is the nation’s newest over-the-air (OTA) broadcast network. As the only 100% black-owned broadcast network, UTSTV aims to serve the Black American community and beyond by providing high-quality, family-friendly, entertaining, and inspiring programming for the general public. UTSTV represents the African American culture respectfully and authentically.  For more information on Urban Trendsetters or UTSTV visit: www.urbantrendsetters.com / www.utstv.com

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