Donnie McClurkin Honored with Icon Award at Black Music Honors
Stellar Award winning singer and pastor Donnie McClurkin will receive the Gospel Music Icon Award as Rickey Smiley and LeToya Luckett host the Black Music Honors, taping on August 18th at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, TN. Other honorees include The Jacksons, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley.
“I am pleased and thrilled to honor some of today’s most influential and iconic music artists,” said Don Jackson, founder of Central City Productions and executive producer of Black Music Honors. “The caliber of this year’s honorees speaks to the incredible impact, breadth and depth of the music these artists have given to the world. I am truly excited about this year’s show. From a legendary group like The Jacksons, to Jody Watley, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Oleta Adams and Guy, we are paying tribute to extraordinary artists from various genres of the music industry.”
Special performances for the evening will come from Avery Sunshine, Dave Hollister, Jonathan Butler, Karen Clark Sheard, Kid N Play, Latrice Crawford, Leela James, Marvin Winans, SWV, Da Brat, Sevyn Streeter and more.
Black Music Honors is to air on broadcast syndication, Sept. 2-30, 2017 and on Bounce TV, Tuesday, October 10, at 7 p.m. (ET).