black music honors

2021 BLACK MUSIC HONORS TO CELEBRATE LEGENDARY MUSIC ICONS

ANGIE STONE, GINUWINE, MARVIN SAPP, RAMSEY LEWIS, AND MORE IN STAR-STUDDED EVENT SET TO AIR ON SATURDAY, JUNE 19 IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK MUSIC MONTH

2021 BLACK MUSIC HONORS CELEBRATING LEGENDARY MUSIC ICONS AT STAR-STUDDED TELEVISED SPECIAL ANNOUNCING THIS YEARS’ PERFORMERS
CECE WINANS, MONTELL JORDAN, CHRISETTE MICHELE, JACQUEES, SYLEENA JOHNSON, AFTER 7 AND MORE SET TO AIR ON SATURDAY, JUNE 19 IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK MUSIC MONTH


EMMY® AWARD-WINNING TALK SHOW HOST, COMEDIENNE AND AUTHOR LONI LOVE TO HOST THE 6TH ANNUAL EVENT; ANGIE STONE, GINUWINE, MARVIN SAPP AND RAMSEY LEWIS TO BE HONORED


AIRING IN NATIONAL BROADCAST SYNDICATION FROM JUNE 5 THRU JULY 4 AND SATURDAY, JUNE 19 ON BOUNCE TV


CHICAGO, IL. – May 18, 2021 - Chicago-based television production company Central City Productions will televise the 6th Annual Black Music Honors in national broadcast syndication starting June 5 to July 4, 2021 and on Saturday, June 19 at 1:00 p.m. EST on Bounce TV. This year’s presentation will celebrate Black Music Month and commemorate Juneteenth or Emancipation Day with a special tribute to the holiday presented by Speech of Arrested Development.

This years’ performers include Cece Winans, Montell Jordan, After 7, Syleena Johnson, Pleasure P, Stokley, Avery Sunshine, J. Moss, Q Parker, Bahamadia, Chrisette Michele, Jac Ross, Jacquees, Mumu Fresh, Kevin Ross, Theresa Tha Songbird, and Zacardi Cortez. Emmy® Award-winning talk show host, comedienne and author Loni Love will host the star-studded two-hour special which will honor artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music.
The honorees for this year’s Black Music Honors includes multiple Grammy® Award-nominated R&B legend Angie Stone tapped to receive the Soul Music Icon Award, Grammy® Award-nominated singer, songwriter and actor Ginuwine will receive the Urban
Music Icon Award, multiple Stellar Award-winning and Grammy® Award-nominated gospel vocalist Marvin Sapp will receive the Gospel Music Icon Award, and Grammy® Award-winning jazz virtuoso, Ramsey Lewis will receive the Legends Award. The National Museum of African American Music will be honored with the Legacy Award.


Founder and Executive Producer Don Jackson stated, “I am extremely excited about our 6th Annual Black Music Honors in commemoration of the Juneteenth holiday, and we’ve assembled a spectacular line-up of performers to celebrate our music icons and the spirit of the holiday. It’s especially fitting that we honor the National Museum of African American Music, now open to the public, which supports our mission of honoring legendary Black artists who have influenced the culture and music worldwide.”


Assets and downloadable photos of the host, honorees and performers can be found by clicking here. For more information on Black Music Honors, please visit www.blackmusichonors.com and connect on social media @blackmusichonors. For press inquiries, interviews or coverage requests, contact bmhpress@jlmediapr.com or jalila@jlmediapr.com.


ABOUT BLACK MUSIC HONORS

Black Music Honors is an annual two-hour event that acknowledges the legendary African American artists who have influenced and made significant musical contributions to African American culture and American music worldwide. Produced by Chicago-based production company, Central City Productions (CCP), The 6th Annual Black Music Honors show is Executive Produced by Don Jackson, with Jennifer J. Jackson serving as Executive in Charge of Production and Producer. Michael A. Johnson will produce and direct this year’s award show, which is hosted by Loni Love.


ABOUT CENTRAL CITY PRODUCTIONS

Founded in 1970 by Don Jackson, Chicago-based Central City Productions, Inc. is a national broadcast television producer and syndicator of its exclusively owned African-American programming. Celebrating over 50 years of broadcasting Black excellence with uplifting and entertaining original television content, CCP’s award-winning television programs include the Stellar Gospel Music Awards (www.stellarawards.com), Stellar Tribute to the Holidays, Black College Quiz Show Series (www.blackcollegequiz.com), and Mentoring Kings (www.mentoringking.com), among many others. For more information, visit www.stellartv.com.