TheÂ 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, the annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, will air exclusively onÂ BounceÂ onÂ Sunday, February 11thÂ atÂ 9:00 PM ET.
Larenz Tate andÂ PowerÂ series star andÂ Erica Ash,Â who appears onÂ Survivor’s RemorseÂ and stars in the upcoming BET legal drama seriesÂ In Contempt, will serve as this year’s hosts. The gala black-tie ceremony will be held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia onÂ Sat. Jan. 20, 2018.
The 2018 honorees were announced today:Â Jermaine Dupri, Cameo, Richelieu Dennis, Tamika Mallory, Marley Dias, Dr. Lonnie JohnsonÂ andÂ Rhyon Brown.
Doug E. Fresh,Â Keke Wyatt,Â Anthony Hamilton, Bow Wow, Sir the Baptist,Â Arrested Development,Â Estelle, Bilal, Big Daddy Kane,V. Bozeman,Â Donald Lawrence, Major, We’ McDonald, Mr. TalkBox, Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling, Rhyon Brown, Michel’le, Stokley WilliamsÂ andÂ Carl Thomas will perform at the event.