TV One will air the inaugural Urban One Honors awards show Thursday, February 28th at 8 PM ET. DL Hughley is the host and Jermaine Dupri, Brandy, April Ryan, Tom Joyner, Marvin Sapp, June Ambrose, DJ Khaled, Doc Walker, Shaun King, Nadia Lopez, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Tracy Martin, Sybrina Fulton, Rotimi and Jade Novah will be honored. MGM National Harbor and Radio One’s Washington D.C. stations Majic 102.3 & 92.7, 93.9 WKYS, Praise 104.1, WOL 1450 & 95.9, Spirit 1340 and The Team 980 are presenting the show that is designed to honor those who have made societal and cultural contributions. The show was taped December 9, 2018 at the Anthem Theater in Washington D.C.
Presenters include Q Parker of 112, Record Executive LA Reid, Tom Joyner Morning Show Senior Analyst Roland Martin, TV Personality Traci Braxton, Retired NFL Player Fred Smoot, Journalist Gia Peppers, singer Ray J, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, Rapper Da Brat, Producer Bryan Michael Cox, Political Commentator Symone Sanders, MGM’s Chief Diversity Officer Phyllis James, REACH Media Radio Personality Griff and Jamar Sapp.
Avery Sunshine, Elle Varner, K-Ci of Jodeci and Marvin Sapp were the musical performers for the event.