Black Music Honors 2016

What a great evening we had! The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) was pleased to celebrate six acclaimed honorees and a foundational music label on August 18, 2016. Celebrate the Soul: Black Music Honors, NMAAM’s first branded show of this caliber, was a television taping co-hosted by GRAMMY® award winner, Malcolm-Jamal Warner and GRAMMY® nominated R&B Singer, Ledisi.

The night was filled with live, tribute performances featuring GRAMMY® winning recording artists Eddie Levert, Tina Campbell, Ann Nesby, Deborah Cox, and Andra Day as well as Chubb Rock, Cherrelle, Gerald Alston and Stokley Williams. Legendary, GRAMMY® winning groups, The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards and The SOS Band also performed. Presenters included Kirk Franklin“Big Jim” WrightMonie Love, Kathy Sledge, Ethiopia Habtemariam and H. Beecher Hicks, III (president and CEO of NMAAM), along with several others.

Take a look at some of the photos (click to expand them) from the wonderful evening…

 

 

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