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The 2024 City One Honors: Finest In Black Media Occasion and Reception will rejoice TV One’s twentieth anniversary as a group and cultural chief.
The salute to TV One’s milestone goes down on the Waldorf Astoria in Atlanta Jan. 19, commemorating “20 years of excellence in leisure.” The reception will characteristic proclamations by Fulton County Commissioner Natalie Corridor and Atlanta Metropolis Council President Doug Shipman in recognition of TV One’s twentieth anniversary and City One Honors. The proclamations might be offered to City One CEO and TV One Founder Alfred C. Liggins III.
The next day, Jan. 20, Bossip Managing Editor Dani Canada will host the sixth Annual City One Honors on the Coca-Cola Roxy. The annual award ceremony, offered by TV One, will rejoice these in arts, media, music and extra who’ve embodied Black Excellence.
The particular night’s performers and presenters embrace Teyana Taylor, Bebe Winans, Damon Little, Angie Stone and October London. There will even be an R&B Divas reunion that includes KeKe Wyatt, Chanté Moore and Nicci Gilbert.
Influential hitmaker, actress and social media sensation Dionne Warwick might be celebrated and acknowledged because the night time’s Lifetime Achievement Honoree. All-around musician Frankie Beverly will obtain his flowers because the night’s Dwelling Legend.
Energy Ebook II: Ghost star and legendary Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige, might be honored because the Leisure Icon Honoree. Moreover, Chlöe Bailey will take residence the Technology Subsequent Honoree award — and Donald Lawrence might be highlighted for his Inspirational Affect.
Singer-actress LeToya Luckett will host “Backstage Go” and snag behind-the-scenes interviews with honorees, performers and presenters. Recognizable actuality TV faces Reginae Carter, Yandy Smith-Harris and Dr. Contessa Metcalfe will host the star-studded pink carpet.
“We’re delighted to spotlight the unimaginable musical journeys of Dionne Warwick, Chlöe, Frankie Beverly and Donald Lawrence. Their choice as honorees is a recognition of their profound affect on each music and tradition, spanning generations,” famous Michelle L. Rice, president of TV One and CLEO TV. “From chart-topping award-winning hits, social relevancy and affect to cultural affect, these iconic artists haven’t solely formed the musical panorama however have additionally contributed considerably to the cultural cloth of our society. Every honoree represents a novel chapter within the story of music, and we’re honored to rejoice their enduring legacies at this 12 months’s City One Honors: Finest In Black.”
City One Honors will premiere Feb. 25 on TV One and CLEO TV at 8 p.m. EST and seven p.m. Central.
All through 2024, TV One viewers can count on protection celebrating its twentieth birthday and dedication to Black illustration. Programming will embrace “curated retrospectives, unique behind-the-scenes content material, and a sequence of commemorative occasions.” The channel will even interview pivotal gamers in TV One’s journey.
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