Home Featured Content Nia Long and Terrence J Host The 24th Annual Trumpet Awards

Celebrated Actors, Singers, Politicians & Humanitarians 
Headline the 24th Annual Trumpet Awards World Premiering Fri. Jan. 29 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on Bounce TV
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 28, 2016) –The Trumpet Awards Foundation and title sponsor American Family Insurance presented the 24th Annual Trumpet Awards,celebrating and honoring history-making entertainment, humanitarian, political and philanthropic individuals, which will world premiere on
Bounce TV on Friday, Jan. 29 at 9:00 p.m. (ET). 
“The Best Man” and ABC sitcom “Uncle Buck” actress Nia Long and “Think Like A Man Too” and “The Perfect Match” star Terrence J hosted the black-tie ceremony, held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. 
Kicking-off the show was a crowd-pleasing special tribute to the GRAMMY® Award-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 LyteYo-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; R&B singer-songwriter Vivian Green; Kelly Price and gospel singer Deitrick Haddon, both of whom 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.

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For more information about past honorees, presenters, performers, and information about The Trumpet Awards Foundation, visitwww.trumpetfoundation.org.
***Photos from the 24th Annual Trumpet Awards***
Trumpet Awards Presenters (From Left to Right) – Actors Terrence Jenkins, Regina Hall, Michael Ealy, and Nia Long
Trumpet Awards Honorees Salt N’ Pepa and DJ Spinderella
Trumpet Awards Honoree
Singer/Songwriters Ne-Yo and Singer Kelly Price
Legend Awards Honoree George Wallace and Academy Award Winning Actress/Comedian Mo’Nique
*Photos Courtesy of Trumpet Awards

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