6TH ANNUAL BLACK MUSIC HONORS COMMEMORATES *NATIONAL FEDERAL HOLIDAY JUNETEENTH IN LEGENDARY AWARDS
THE 6TH ANNUAL AWARDS SHOW CELEBRATES RENOWNED MUSIC ICONS ANGIE STONE, GINUWINE, RAMSEY LEWIS AND MARVIN SAPP
MEMORABLE PERFORMANCES BY CECE WINANS, MONTELL JORDAN, JACQUEES, AFTER 7, CHRISETTE MICHELLE AND MORE AS PART OF BLACK MUSIC MONTH PROGRAMMING
AIRS THIS WEEKEND ON JUNE 19 IN LOS ANGELES, ATLANTA, MEMPHIS, CHICAGO, PHILADELPHIA AND OTHER KEY MARKETS
Angie Stone with Tribute Performers- 2021 BlackMusicHonors
Ginuwine with Tribute Performers- 2021 BlackMusicHonors
2021 Black Music Honors Celebrates Juneteenth.
*Photo credit: Earl E. Gibson III
CHICAGO, IL. – June 19, 2021 - The 6th Annual Black Music Honors special airs nationally on Saturday, June 19 at 1:00pm EST on Bounce TV and will commemorate Juneteenth, now a federal holiday, that honors the end of slavery in the United States. The awards ceremony is in national broadcast in syndication across the country and airs during Black Music Month. Viewers can see the exciting special in key markets such as Los Angeles at 10am PT on KABC (ABC), in Atlanta at 5pm ET on WATL (MNT), in Philadelphia at 2pm ET on WPSG (CW), and in Chicago on Sunday, June 20 at 7pm CT on WGN (IND), among others. Emmy® Award-winning talk show host, comedienne and author Loni Love hosts the star-studded two-hour special which will honor artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music.
Honorees for this year’s Black Music Honors include Grammy® Award-nominated R&B legend Angie Stone (Soul Music Icon Award); Grammy® Award-nominated singer, songwriter and actor Ginuwine (Urban Music Icon Award); Multiple Stellar Award-winning and Grammy® Award-nominated gospel vocalist Marvin Sapp (Gospel Music Icon Award), and Grammy® Award-winning jazz virtuoso, Ramsey Lewis (Legends Award). CEO Henry Hicks III of The National Museum of African American Music accepting the Legacy Award on behalf of the Nashville based organization.
Performers include Cece Winans, Montell Jordan, Jacquees, After 7, Syleena Johnson, Pleasure P, Stokley, Avery*Sunshine, J. Moss, Q Parker, Bahamadia, Chrisette Michele, Jac Ross, Mumu Fresh, Kevin Ross, Theresa Tha Songbird, and Zacardi Cortez.
Black Music Honors National Broadcast Syndication Airdate Schedule for Juneteenth Weekend:
Los Angeles - 6/19/21 @ 10am on KABC (ABC)
Memphis - 6/19/21 @11am on WATN (ABC)
Philadelphia - 6/19/21 @ 2pm on WPSG (CW)
Detroit - 6/19/21 @ 3pm on WKBD (CBS)
Atlanta - 6/19/21 @ 5pm on WATL (MNT)
Houston - 6/19/21 @ 7pm on KIAH (CW)
Miami-Ft. Lauderdale - 6/19/21 @8pm on WSFL (CW)
Chicago - 6/20/21 @ 7pm on WGN (IND)
Raleigh-Durham - 6/20/21 @ 12pm on WTVD (ABC)
Montgomery-Selma - 6/20/21 @ 11:30pm (ABC)
For a complete list of all the nationally syndicated markets with dates and local air times, click here. Red carpet, performance photos, and interview clips of the host, honorees and performance highlights can be found by clicking here. For more information on Black Music Honors, please visit www.blackmusichonors.com and connect on social media @blackmusichonors. For press inquiries, interviews or coverage requests, contact email@example.com and/or Jalila Larsuel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Produced by Chicago-based production company Central City Productions (CCP) and hosted by Loni Love. For more information visit www.blackmusichonors.com.
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), and Mentoring Kings (www.mentoringking.com), among many others. For more information, visit www.stellartv.com.