The 6th Annual Black Music Honors special airs nationally on Saturday, June 19 at 1:00pm EST on Bounce TV and will commemorate Juneteenth, an annual holiday that honors the end of slavery in the United States. The awards ceremony is in national broadcast syndication across the country and airs during Black Music Month. Viewers can see the exciting special in key markets such as Los Angeles at 10am PT on KABC (ABC), in Atlanta at 5pm ET on WATL (MNT), in Philadelphia at 2pm ET on WPSG (CW) and in Chicago on Sunday, June 20 at 7pm CT on WGN (IND), among others. Emmy® Award-winning talk show host, comedienne and author Loni Love hosts the star-studded two-hour special which will honor artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music.
Honorees for this year’s Black Music Honors include Grammy® Award-nominated R&B legend Angie Stone (Soul Music Icon Award); Grammy® Award-nominated singer, songwriter and actor Ginuwine (Urban Music Icon Award); Multiple Stellar Award-winning and Grammy® Award-nominated gospel vocalist Marvin Sapp (Gospel Music Icon Award) and Grammy® Award-winning jazz virtuoso, Ramsey Lewis (Legend Award). CEO Henry Hicks III of The National Museum of African American Music accepting the Legacy Award on behalf of the Nashville based organization.
Performers include Cece Winans, Montell Jordan, Jacquees, After 7, Syleena Johnson, Pleasure P, Stokley, Avery Sunshine, J. Moss, Q Parker, Bahamadia, Chrisette Michele, Jac Ross, Mumu Fresh, Kevin Ross, Theresa Tha Songbird and Zacardi Cortez.
Black Music Honors Air Date Schedule for Juneteenth Weekend:
- Los Angeles – 6/19/21 @ 10am on KABC (ABC)
- Memphis – 6/19/21 @11am on WATN (ABC)
- Philadelphia – 6/19/21 @ 2pm on WPSG (CW)
- Detroit – 6/19/21 @ 3pm on WKBD (CBS)
- Atlanta – 6/19/21 @ 5pm on WATL (MNT)
- Houston – 6/19/21 @ 7pm on KIAH (CW)
- Miami-Ft. Lauderdale – 6/19/21 @8pm on WSFL (CW)
- Chicago – 6/20/21 @ 7pm on WGN (IND)
- Raleigh-Durham – 6/20/21 @ 12pm on WTVD (ABC)
- Montgomery-Selma – 6/20/21 @ 11:30pm (ABC)
For a complete list of all the nationally syndicated markets with dates and local air times, click here. For more information on Black Music Honors, please visit www.blackmusichonors.com and connect on social media @blackmusichonors.