Friday, January 29, 2016

Tune in to the Trumpet Awards on Friday and Sunday

Congresswoman Corrine Brown was honored during the the 24th Annual Trumpet Awards that celebrates and honors history-making entertainment, humanitarian, political and philanthropic individuals.

The award show will air tonight at 9 on BOUNCE TV. The broadcast will repeat this Sunday at 3 p.m.

Nia Long and Terrence J hosted the black-tie ceremony, held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.
The show kicked off with a crowd-pleasing special tribute to the GrammyAward-winning iconic group Salt-N-Pepa, in celebration of their 30-year anniversary in hip-hop. The tribute included a special performance by Salt-N-Pepa, who took the stage to perform their smash hit "Push It," as well as featured appearances by rappers MC Lyte, Yo-Yo and Monie Love.
Two extraordinary performances of the evening included a soul-stirring rendition of the Adele hit single "Hello" by Grammy® Award-nominated singer-songwriter Joe, as well as an emotionally riveting performance by R&B and jazz singer Andra Day, who sang "America the Beautiful" which she sang during a very special tribute to all 18 African American Women of the United States Congress who were honored with the prestigious "Political Leadership Award."

One of the biggest highlights of the evening was the honoring of comedian and actor George Wallace with the "Legend Award," and a very special appearance and tribute by Academy® Award-winning actress and comedian Mo'Nique.

Other stand-out performers, presenters and special guests who graced the stage at this year's milestone show included two of the stars of Bounce TV's upcoming and much-anticipated original new drama series Saints & Sinners, Clifton Powell and Christian Keyes and R&B singer-songwriter Vivian Green.

Kelly Price and gospel singer Deitrick Haddon, both sang new original songs from the forthcoming Saints & Sinners series soundtrack. Raheem DeVaughn;actors Regina Hall; Michael Ealy; Bryshere "Yazz" Gray; R&B recording artist Al B. Sure and journalist Ed Gordon were also among the performers and presenters.

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