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Black Music Honors Airing on Bounce TV October 15, 2017


**TUNE-IN ALERT** Black Music Honors Airing Nationally on Sunday, October 15 on Bounce Musical Tributes For Legendary Artists At A Star-Studded Live Television Special

Black Music Honors will be airing on Bounce this Sunday, October 15th at 11:00am EST. The night consisted of extraordinary performances and memorable presentations as Central City Productions paid tribute to six legendary artists during the second annual Black Music Honors, held at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville. The two-hour live television special was hosted by radio and television personality Rickey Smiley and actress LeToya Luckett. This year’s honorees included The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley who were all recognized for their noteworthy contributions to the music industry. With a high-energy performance that kept the packed audience on its feet singing and dancing, the legendary group, The Jacksons, brought the house down by performing three of their hit songs. Black Music Honors is Executive Produced by Don Jackson and Produced by Michael A. Johnson and Jennifer J. Jackson of Central City Productions. Central City Productions presented a $25,000 check of the proceeds from the Black Music Honors to the National African American Music Museum, which is scheduled to open in Nashville, TN, in 2019.The titled sponsor for the Black Music Honors was State Farm. 

Left to Right: Don Jackson, Quiana Taylor (NCVC employee), Marie Sueing, Tammy Gilbert Cardona (NCVC employee, Proscovia Mattas (NCVC employee), and H. Beecher Hicks, III. 2017 BLACK MUSIC HONORS SIZZLE REEL 

HONOREES OF THE NIGHT

Donnie McClurkin

Slick Rick 

Guy

Oleta Adams 

Jody Watley TRIBUTE PERFORMANCES AT THE 2017 BLACK MUSIC HONORS Karen Clark Sheard and Marvin Winans paid tribute to Donnie McClurkin

Karen Clark Sheard 

Marvin Winans 

Avery Sunshine and Latice Crawford paid tribute to Oleta Adams

Latice Crawford Da Brat, Kid N Play and Montell Jordan paid tribute to Slick Rick

Montell Jordan

Kid N' Play 

Da Brat

Sevyn Streeter and Vivian Green paid tribute to Jody Watley 

Sevyn Streeter 

Vivian Green Carl Thomas, Dave Hollister and SWV paid tribute to Guy 

Dave Hollister

About Central City Productions (CCP) Chicago’s premier TV Production Company. With 46 years of successful and innovative television production and marketing experience, Central City Productions (CCP) is a leader in minority- targeted television. CCP is a full service television production company that produces, syndicates, and manages advertising sales for all of its programs. CCP programs reflect the widespread diversity of talent, the one-time specials and the annual and/or weekly programs that have achieved tremendous mass audience appeal, including its flagship production of The Stellar Gospel Music Awards. FOLLOW THE BLACK MUSIC HONORS ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR UPDATES AND MORE! Facebook Twitter Instagram


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