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The 26th Annual 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards will Air Exclusively on Bounce on February 11th, 2018


 
Jermaine Dupri, Cameo, Richelieu Dennis, Tamika Mallory, Marley Dias, Dr. Lonnie Johnson, Rhyon Brown Announced as Recipients of 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards
 
Performers to Include Doug E. Fresh, Keke Wyatt, Anthony Hamilton, Bow Wow, Sir the Baptist, Arrested Development, Estelle
 
ATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 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.

Basketball Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Deliver Keynote Address at 1st Annual Jazz Congress | Jan. 11th, 2018


 
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR
TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS
AT FIRST ANNUAL JAZZ CONGRESS
Thursday, January 11, 2018
12:15 pm in The Appel Room
 
Jazz Congress, a new annual conference organized by JazzTimes and Jazz at Lincoln Center, announced NBA all-time leading scorer, New York Times-bestselling author, and U.S. Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the keynote speaker for its first annual Jazz Congress on Thursday, January 11 at 12:15pm in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room.

The Philadelphia Music Alliance Presents 2017 Walk of Fame Gala & Induction Ceremony | Oct. 4th, 2017


 
STARS COME OUT TO CELEBRATE PHILLY MUSIC HISTORY
AS PHILADELPHIA MUSIC ALLIANCE PRESENTS
2017 WALK OF FAME GALA & INDUCTION CEREMONY
 
Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, Labelle (Patti LaBelle, Sarah Dash,
Nona Hendryx), McFadden & Whitehead, Sister Rosetta Tharpe,
The Soul Survivors, Chris Schwartz & Joe Nicolo (Ruffhouse Records),
and WOGL’s Bob Pantano to be Honored in Style at Grand Evening Gala
 
PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2017) – For the first time in two years, the Philadelphia Music Alliance (PMA) will be hosting a stellar evening gala to celebrate its newest group of inductees on the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame.

Gospel Singer Larnelle Harris Receives Orchestra Kentucky’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award


 
Hall of Fame vocalist named this year’s recipient of Orchestra Kentucky’s Lifetime Achievement Award
 
Bowling Green, KY −Hall of Fame vocalist Larnelle Harris was named Orchestra Kentucky’s 2017 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts and Humanities.

RCA Inspiration Receives 9 Nominations for the 2017 GMA Dove Awards


 
RCA INSPIRATION RECEIVES 9 NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2017 GMA DOVE AWARDS
 
Nominations for Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, and William Murphy Span 6 Categories
 
Nashville, TN (August 9, 2017) – RCA Inspiration is elated to receive 9 nominations for the upcoming 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards, with hit releases from five artists being recognized in six categories among the nominations unveiled today.

16-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner David Foster to be Honored at 2017 Grammy Museum Gala | Sept. 19th, 2017


 
16-TIME GRAMMY® WINNER DAVID FOSTER TO BE HONORED AT 2017 GRAMMY M– USEUM GALA
 
LOS ANGELES (June 22, 2017) – The GRAMMY Museum® is pleased to announce it will honor 16-time GRAMMY® Award winner David Foster at its third annual Gala, taking place Sept. 19 at The Novo in Los Angeles. Foster will receive the Architects of Sound Award in recognition of his unparalleled contributions to music.

The “GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends™” Awards Ceremony & Live Tribute Concert | July 11th, 2017


 
THE RECORDING ACADEMY® TO HONOR 2017 SPECIAL MERIT AWARDS RECIPIENTS WITH
“GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS®” TELEVISION SPECIAL AS PART OF “GREAT PERFORMANCES” SERIES ON PBS
 
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (June 2, 2017) — The Recording Academy® will honor its 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients with an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at The Beacon Theatre in New York City. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar (pictured), Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground.

The Fourth Annual “My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon” to Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter | June 1st 2017


 
National Museum of African American Music to Host
2017 My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon
 
Annual Celebration will Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter
 
Nashville, TN (April 20, 2017) – The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) will kick off Black Music Month in June with its fourth annual My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at City Winery in Nashville, TN.

RCA Inspiration Celebrates Top Honors with 10 Wins at 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Awards


 
RCA INSPIRATION TOPS HONORS WITH 10 WINS AT THE 2017 STELLAR AWARDS
 
Nashville, TN (March 27, 2017) – RCA Inspiration celebrated top honors this year on what’s hailed as one of the biggest nights celebrating Gospel music, with 10 wins on the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards.

The Fifth Annual Give the Band a Hand Gala Honors Jazz Icons Gerald Wilson & Kenny Burrell | April 8th, 2017


 
California Jazz Foundation Honors Educators And Jazz Icons Kenny Burrell And Gerald Wilson At Annual Give The Band A Hand Gala On April 8, 2017
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — California Jazz Foundation (CJF) will host its fifth annual Give the Band a Hand benefit dinner, concert and honors presentation on April 8, 2017. CJF founder and President, Edythe Bronston, had previously announced that guitarist Kenny Burrell is the recipient of the 2017 Nica Lifetime Achievement Award and the late Gerald Wilson, trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader, is the recipient of the CJF Heritage Award.