via Halles: T.J. Martell Foundation – the music industry’s leading nonprofit to fund innovative medical research focused on treatments and cures for cancer – honored AMY GRANT with the Tony Martell Outstanding Entertainment Achievement Award at their 2020 Honors Gala. CLICK HERE to read full story  

The 2019 Black Music Honors will be held this year in the ATL and gospel icon Yolanda Adams will be honored with the Gospel Music Icon Award. for her many years in Gospel Music This years show is set to take place on Thursday, September 5th in Atlanta, GA. (the event used to be held in Nashville). Television […]

via Joy105: BET Networks has announced Tyler Perry will be honored with the Ultimate Icon Award at the 19th annual “BET Awards.” The multi-hyphenate talent will be presented with the award for his continued cultural impact in the entertainment industry at the 2019 “BET Awards” on June 23. Most recently, Perry wrote, directed and starred in “A Madea Family […]

via FirstLadyB: Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin received  the President’s Award over the weekend from the National Urban League. The Christian couple was honored during the Urban League’s annual conference which was held in Columbus, Ohio.  Meagan and DeVon also got a chance to meet the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who also attended the event. Wow.. what a epic evening!!! […]

via FirstLadyB: Janet Jackson, who  was honored with the first ever Impact Award at the Radio DisneyMusic Awards over the weekend, credited her family, including ailing father Joe Jackson with impacting her life. During her acceptance speech Janet recognized her parents and siblings. “If I have been fortunate enough to impact others it is only because […]

via News5: Amnesty International awarded Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his public protest against racial and social injustice. “The Ambassador of Conscience award celebrates the spirit of activism and exceptional courage, as embodied by Colin Kaepernick,” Salil Shetty, the human rights group’s secretary-general, said in a statement. “He is an […]

via eurweb: Denzel Washington will receive another award for his stage work this spring. The actor, about to make his Broadway return in George C. Wolfe’s production of The Iceman Cometh, will receive New Dramatists’ 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award at the group’s 69th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute on May 15 in New York. The honor, presented to individuals […]

via gospelhotspot: Donnie McClurkin will receive the Gospel Music Icon Award at the Black Music Honors ceremony, and Marvin Winans, Latrice Crawford, and  Karen Clark Sheard are set to perform. The Black Music Honors,  honors legendary African American artists who have made significant musical contributions to African American culture and American music worldwide. Television and radio personality Rickey Smiley, and singer, actress LeToya Luckett, will co-host the show […]

The performing rights organization BMI is the latest group to distance itself from gospel singer Kim Burrell after video surfaced of her referring to gays and lesbians as perverted. A statement from BMI released Friday said Burrell will no longer be honored and she was pulled from their annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music event […]

  Queen Latifah has been tapped to receive the Prince Rainier III Award for her charitable efforts and dedication to the arts at the 2016 Princess Grace Awards Gala. Fashion for Relief founder and supermodel Naomi Campbell is set to host the event Oct. 24 at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York; the evening will include […]

A big congratulations to the Cleveland Metroparks! They are the winners of the prestigious 2016 National Gold Medal Award for excellence in Park and Recreation Management. The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) gave them the award. The Gold Medal is one of the […]

On September 17th  “An Evening to Celebrate Greatness” at the Marriott Louisville Downtown in Louisville, Kentucky, actress and honored AIDS activist Sheryl Lee Ralph will receive the prestigious Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for her dedicated commitment to raising HIV/AIDS awareness and erasing the hate and stigma still connected to the disease. The Muhammad Ali Humanitarian […]