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[03/26/13 - 07:46 AM]
TV One to Premiere Trumpet Awards Honoring African American Achievement Easter Sunday, March 31 at 8 PM ET
Rickey Smiley and Essence Atkins will host this year's event.

[via press release from TV One]

TV ONE TO PREMIERE TRUMPET AWARDS HONORING AFRICAN AMERICAN ACHIEVEMENT EASTER SUNDAY, MARCH 31 AT 8 PM ET

--21st annual awards show hosted by Rickey Smiley and Essence Atkins, with honorees including Chaka Khan, Charlie Wilson, Debra Martin-Chase, Alonzo and Tracy Mourning, Edward Welburn Jr., Mayor Kasim Reed and Michael McMillan -

--Musical performances include Fantasia, Anthony Hamilton, Luke James, Avant, Tamela Mann, Linda Herring, Jennifer Herring, Jennifer Holliday and TV One's R&B Divas Keke Wyatt, Nicci Gilbert-Daniels, Syleena Johnson, LaTocha Scott and Monifah -

March, 26, 2013, Silver Spring, MD - TV One will premiere the 21st Annual Trumpet Awards, hosted by TV and Radio One personality Rickey Smiley and acclaimed actress Essence Atkins on Easter Sunday, March 31, 8PM/ET, with an encore presentation at 11 PM/ET.

2013 Trumpet Award Honorees:

· Chaka Khan - Legend Award

· Charlie Wilson - Lifetime Achievement Award

· Michael McMillan - Community Service Award

· Alonzo and Tracy Mourning - Humanitarian Award

· Debra Martin-Chase - Entertainment Award

· Edward Welburn, Jr. - Corporate Award

· Mayor Kasim Reed - Public Service Award

Presenters for the 21st Annual Trumpet Awards include Eva Marcille, Derek Luke, Dr. Steve Perry, Tika Sumpter, Patrick Ewing, Dikembe Mutombo, Roland S. Martin, Jason Cooper, Ambassador Andrew Young, Isha Sesay, Ryan Smith, Tom Joyner, and Verdine White. Performances provided by an award-winning lineup including Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Avant, Tamela Mann, Anthony Hamilton, Linda Herring, Luke James, Jennifer Holliday and TV One's R&B Divas Keke Wyatt, Nicci Gilbert-Daniels, Syleena Johnson, LaTocha Scott and Monifah.

The Trumpet Awards were created in 1993 to honor African-American achievement in diverse fields such as law, religion, politics, public service, sports and entertainment. The annual Trumpet Awards acknowledges the accomplishments of men and women who have significantly contributed to enhancing the quality of life for all... individuals and/or groups who augment the richness of society by promoting the cause of justice and equality of all.

Originally presented by Turner Broadcasting and now managed by the Trumpet Awards Foundation, the Trumpet Awards honors people who are viewed not only for what they have individually achieved but also for the achievement they inspire in others. During the past 20 years, the Trumpet Awards have honored Muhammad Ali, Nelson Mandela, Henry "Hank" Aaron, Gordon Parks, Lena Horne, Dr. Benjamin Carson, Sen. Ed Brooke, and many others.

The Trumpet Awards are produced by Central City Productions for TV One. Executive producers are Xernona Clayton and Don Jackson. Executive in charge of production for TV One is Craig Henry.

To learn more about this special awards ceremony honoring Black achievement, and the founder of the Trumpet Foundation, Xernona Clayton, visit www.trumpetfoundation.org.

About TV One:

Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvone.tv) serves more than 57.3 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies, and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK; www.radio-one.com], the largest radio company that primarily targets Black and urban listeners; and Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK); www.comcast.com], one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services.





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