Urban One has announced the honorees for its inaugural Urban One Honors. Hosted by comedian DL Hughley, the star-studded ceremony will take place on December 9 in Washington, D.C.
R&B legend Brandy will be honored with the Cathy Hughes Excellence Award. Teyana Taylor will take on the R&B Impact Award, while our Rated Next Artist Jade Novah will be recognized with the Viral Sensation Award. Producer/songwriter Jermaine Dupri will receive the Living Legend Award. Other honorees include Rotimi (Generation Next Award); Benny Pough (Record Executive of the Year Award); June Ambrose (Fashion Icon Award) and others.
Representing excellence in the areas of innovative programming, successful business ventures, advanced technology, entertainment, social activism, education, and community service, through diligence and dedication, this inaugural class of honorees has set the bar high whilst being an exemplary catalyst for change and profound models for success.
“There is no better place than the DMV, where history is made, to salute the best of the best in media, entertainment, sports, education, community and more,” says Jeff Wilson, Senior Regional Vice President, Radio One.
Tickets for the Urban One Honors can be purchased here.