• Black Music Honors

Guy

Guy was formed in Harlem, New York in 1987 by R&B singer-songwriters Teddy Riley, Aaron Hall, and Timmy Gatling. The group signed to Andre Harrell's Uptown Records, and released their self-titled debut album Guyin June 1988.

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DONNIE McCLURKIN

The three-time Grammy winner, Donnie McClurkin, known worldwide for his powerful and rich vocal delivery has proven that he is far more than a gospel singer. Besides being one of the best-selling Gospel recording artists in the history of the genre, for ten years he has hosted The Donnie McClurkin Show.

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Jody Watley

Grammy award winning artist and songwriter Jody Watley has been at the forefront of some of the most groundbreaking trends and movements in modern pop culture –political statements, music and music video innovation.

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OLETA ADAMS

Since the runaway success of her 1990 debut album Circle of One, Oleta Adams has inspired a growing legion of fans around the world with journeys of the heart via songs that draw deeply from her roots in gospel, while crossing effortlessly into the realms of soul, R&B, urban, and popular music.

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Slick Rick

Ricky Martin Lloyd Walters, better known to the world as “Slick Rick”, is a Grammy-nominated, English-born performer, and the most successful British-American rapper in music history. He is known as Hip-Hop’s Greatest Storyteller.

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