Atlanta, GA (Top40 Charts)
The Trumpet Awards Foundation announced their star powered cast of performers and celebrities appearing at the 2013 Trumpet Awards presented by Cadillac
and Wells Fargo. Celebrity performances at the this year's Trumpet Awards include; Avant, Fantasia, Jennifer Holiday, Anthony Hamilton, Linda
Herring, Luke James, Tamala Mann, Amber
Riley, TV One R&B Divas and Tyrese. Celebrity include; Patrick Ewing, Derek Luke, David
Mann, Eva Marcille, Roland Martin, Melvin Miller, Dr. Steve Perry, Jonathan Slocumb and Tika Sumpter.
The upcoming Trumpet Awards will be co-hosted by comedian and actor Rickey Smiley
with actress Essence Atkins. The Trumpet Awards will be held and recorded at the Cobb Energy
Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. The Trumpet Awards will be broadcast on TV One on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013 (please check local listings for details).
The Trumpet Awards Foundation begins festivities on Thursday, January 24, 2013 with events saluting and recognizing African Americans including; the Race Relations Symposium, Sister to Sister Forum and High Tea with High Heels at the Hyatt. Zendaya
Coleman, star of Disney Channel's "Shake it Up" and Desirée Rogers CEO of Johnson Publications will join Tamara
President of Jack and Jill America, Inc., CaSondra Devine, Senior Vice President, Corporate Supplier Diversity, Angelica
Grays (M.A. Candidate George Mason
University) and moderator April Woodard, CNN and BET Correspondent as featured panelists on the Trumpet Awards' Sister-to-Sister Forum: Entrepreneurship, Empowerment and Success sponsored by Wells Fargo on Friday, January 25 at 10am at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.
The Trumpet Awards Ceremony is one of the most respected televised award shows saluting African American achievement in the world. The following Trumpet Award honorees will attend and receive their award at the ceremony on Saturday, January 26th 2013 at 4pm:
- Legend Award
Chase - Entertainment Award
Michael McMillan - Community Service Award
& Tracy Mourning - Humanitarian Award
Mayor Kasim Reed - Public Service Award
- Lifetime Achievement Award
Edward Welburn - Corporate Award
"We are honored to recognize the achievements of such an accomplished and talented assembly of individuals within their respective fields," said Xernona Clayton, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Trumpet Awards Foundation. "Between the presenters, performers and honorees assembled we are going to have an unforgettable Trumpet Awards Ceremony in 2013."
The Trumpet Awards Ceremony will conclude Saturday following the live taping with the Soulful Ending: Post Awards Celebration featuring an exclusive performance by Charlie Wilson
at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Limited tickets are available online at https://www.trumpetfoundation.org.
The activities of the Trumpet Awards Foundation are made possible through the support of corporate sponsorships. The 2013 Trumpet Awards are presented by Cadillac
and Wells Fargo. Additional sponsors include All(N)1 Security, Bank of America, Cadillac, Caesars, Charles Wilson Foundation, Chick-Fil-A, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, FedEx, Fulton Dekalb Hospital, Georgia Pacific Foundation, Hightower Petroleum, Home Depot, National Black
College Alumni Hall of Fame, Nordstrom, Rolls Royce, Southwest Airlines, Steve Carter, TV One and UPS.