New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Central City Productions)
This year's honorees for the 2018 Black Music
Honors include Bobby
Brown, who will receive the R&B Soul Music
Icon Award for his 40 years in entertainment and 32 years as a solo artist, Bebe and Cece Winans, who will be co-honorees of the Gospel Music
Icon Award, and chart-topping music producer and label executive Dallas Austin, who will be presented with the Music
Innovator Icon Award, and multi-platinum, Grammy® Award-winning recording artist, songwriter and producer Faith Evans, who is set to receive the Urban Music
"The vision of the Black Music
Honors is to recognize the trailblazers in African American music who have paved the way for the artists of today. Many of these artists have never received their much-deserved recognition," said Don Jackson, founder and CEO of Central City Productions.
Television and radio personality Rickey Smiley
and Grammy® Award-winner and actress LeToya Luckett return as co-hosts of the show, which is set to air on broadcast syndication on Sept. 8-30, 2018. This year's sponsors include AT&T, McDonald's, Walmart, Johnson & Johnson, and Chevrolet with State
Farm tapped as the title sponsor.
Ticket proceeds will benefit the 2019 opening of the National
Museum of African American Music
(NMAAM) in Nashville. NMAAM's mission is to educate the world, preserve the legacy, and celebrate the central role African Americans play in creating the American soundtrack.
This epic event will be held at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville. Doors
open at 6 p.m. with the show taping at 7 p.m.
Tickets are available HERE https://www.tpac.org/event/2018-08-16-to-2018-08-16-black-music-honors-taping/
For more information go to www.blackmusichonors.com and connect with us on social media for more updates @blackmusichonors.
ABOUT CENTRAL CITY PRODUCTIONS
With 47 years of successful and innovative television production and marketing experience, Central City Productions Productions (CCP) is a Chicago-based production company that focuses primarily on minority- targeted television. For more information on CCP, check out www.ccptv.com.