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Acclaimed Bassist Christian McBride Named Recipient of 2017 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award

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Jazz Connect Conference Names Christian McBride
Recipient of 2017 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award,
Named in Honor of Esteemed Record Label Executive
 
On January 5, 2017, the Jazz Connect Conference will present bassist, bandleader, educator, and advocate Christian McBride with the Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award.

RCA Inspiration Leads The Gospel Category For The 2016 Soul Train Awards Nominations

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RCA INSPIRATION LEADS THE GOSPEL CATEGORY FOR
THE 2016 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS NOMINATIONS
 
Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, and Donnie McClurkin Nominated
for Best Gospel / Inspirational Song
 
Nashville, TN (October 13, 2016) –The BET/Centric Voting Academy announced the 2016 Soul Train Awards nominees yesterday and RCA Inspiration came out on top.

Award Winning Producer Teddy Riley to Receive the 2016 Soul Train Legend Award

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Multi-Platinum and Three-Time Grammy Award-Winning Producer, Singer, Songwriter Teddy Riley to Receive the 2016 Soul Train Legend Award
 
Multi-platinum and three-time Grammy Award-winning producer, singer-songwriter, artist, musician and technology expert Teddy Riley, also known as the creator and king of New Jack Swing, is set to receive the coveted Legend Award.

NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath to Receive The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation’s Satchmo™ Award | Oct. 28th, 2016

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Stanley Crouch To Present The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation’s Satchmo™ Award To NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath
At the Organization’s Celebration in Harlem at the Historic Alhambra Ballroom on October 28th
 
New York, NY (October 4, 2016) – The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation presents the SATCHMO™ Award to saxophonist and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, MR. JIMMY HEATH. This is the 6th conferring of the award; and the 2nd Annual Satchmo™ Awards Celebration.

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph to be Honored with The Muhammed Ali Humanitarian Award

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Sheryl Lee Ralph to be honored with The Muhammed Ali Humanitarian Award
 
On September 17th “An Evening to Celebrate Greatness” at the Marriott Louisville Downtown in Louisville, Kentucky, actress and honored AIDS activist Sheryl Lee Ralph will receive the prestigious Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for her dedicated commitment to raising HIV/AIDS awareness and erasing the hate and stigma still connected to the disease.

Soul Music Icons Valerie Simpson, Teddy Riley And Freddie Jackson To Be Honored At Hal Awards Dinner on Sept. 25th, 2016

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Soul Music Icons Valerie Simpson, Teddy Riley And Freddie Jackson To Be Honored At Hal Awards Dinner
 
The Heroes and Legends Foundation announced the honorees for the 27h Annual Heroes and Legends Awards, which will be held on Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel. The Foundation awards arts scholarships to talented youth.
 
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Aug. 24, 2016 – PRLog — The Heroes and Legends Foundation has announced the honorees for the 27h Annual Heroes and Legends Awards, which will be held on Sunday, September 25th, 2015 at the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel.

Hall of Fame Vocalist Larnelle Harris Honored at 83rd Annual National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses

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Hall of Fame vocalist honored at 83rd Annual National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses
 
Louisville, KY — Hall of Fame vocalist Larnelle Harris was honored with a Heritage Award from the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses (NCGCC) at their 83rd annual convention in Harris’ hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. Harris says it was a humbling experience.

The Merge Summit – Los Angeles | Aug. 25th-27th, 2016

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CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER, COURTNEY B. VANCE, MICHELLE WILLIAMS, DEVON FRANKLIN, MEAGAN GOOD FRANKLIN AND MORE TO APPEAR AT THE 2016 MERGE SUMMIT – LOS ANGELES
 
(Beverly Hills, CA—August 10, 2016)—Relevé Entertainment, in partnership with Walgreens and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, is proud to announce the return of The Merge Summit– Los Angeles, taking place August 25-27, 2016 at The Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The Merge Summit is a unique event created to inspire synergy with faith based and entertainment industry leaders to educate, uplift, and encourage attendees to aspire towards their professional and personal goals.

eOne Music Collects 15 Nominations for The 2016 GMA Dove Awards

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ENTERTAINMENT ONE MUSIC COLLECTS 15 NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2016 GMA DOVE AWARDS
 
Nominations across 8 Categories for William McDowell, Deitrick Haddon, Hezekiah Walker, Jonathan McReynolds, Jonathan Nelson, Shirley Caesar, Todd Dulaney, James Hall, and Japan Mass Choir
 
NASHVILLE, TN (August 10, 2016) – Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) collects 15 Dove Award nominations announced today for the upcoming 2016 GMA Dove Awards taking place this fall, with a dominating presence across the categories of Gospel Artist of the Year with 2 artists nominated, and Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year with 3 artists nominated.

Robert E. Person Wins 3 2016 Rhythm of Gospel Awards

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Jazz Vocalist Extraordinaire ROBERT E. PERSON Wins Three
2016 Rhythm Of Gospel Awards
 
Washington DC — With his exquisitely trained voice and effortlessly controlled vocal technique, Robert E. Person is continuing to build his repertoire, fan base and artistic persona as “The Inspirational Jazz Vocalist Extraordinaire”.