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[04/05/12 - 08:55 AM]
TV One to Premiere Trumpet Awards Honoring African American Achievement Easter Sunday, April 8 from 8-10 PM ET
Wayne Brady hosts the event, which will honor Tyrese Gibson, Earth, Wind and Fire, Ted Turner, Emmitt and Pat Smith, Newark Mayor Cory Booker and the late Rev. C. L. Franklin.

[via press release from TV One]

TV ONE TO PREMIERE TRUMPET AWARDS HONORING AFRICAN AMERICAN ACHIEVEMENT EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 8 FROM 8-10 PM ET

-- 20th annual awards show hosted by Wayne Brady, with honorees including Tyrese Gibson, Earth, Wind and Fire, Ted Turner, Emmitt and Pat Smith, Newark Mayor Cory Booker and the late Rev. C. L. Franklin, whose daughter Aretha accepts on his behalf -

-- Musical performances include New Edition, Estelle, Kim Burrell, Ann Nesby, Naturally 7, Mint Condition, Bilal, Anthony David, Everette Harp, and Ronnie Laws --

April 5, 2012, Silver Spring, MD - TV One will premiere the 20th Annual Trumpet Awards, hosted by award-winning comedian, singer and actor Wayne Brady Easter Sunday, April 8 from 8-10 PM ET, repeating from 10 PM - midnight.

Trumpet Awards in 2012 are being presented to:

· Tyrese Gibson - Pinnacle Award

· Ted Turner - Golden Trumpet

· Emmitt and Pat Smith- Humanitarian

· Earth, Wind and Fire - Entertainment

· Rev. C. L. Franklin - Civil Rights (Posthumously, with daughter Aretha Franklin accepting on his behalf)

· U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas Nicole Avant - International

· Newark Mayor Cory Booker - Leadership

· Mary Parker - Business

· Dr. Levi Watkins, Jr. - Medicine

Presenters for the 20th Annual Trumpet Awards include Rev. Run, actress Sharon Leal, the O'Jays' Eddie Levert, actor Blair Underwood, comedian Jonathan Slocumb, and Radio One Chairperson Cathy Hughes, who presents the Civil Rights Award to Aretha Franklin, on behalf of her late father, the late Rev. C.L. Franklin. Performances are provided by an award-winning lineup that includes New Edition, Estelle, Kim Burrell, Ann Nesby, Naturally 7, Bilal, Anthony David, Everette Harp, and Ronnie Laws.

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 acknowledge 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. This is the sixth year in which TV One has served as the Trumpet Awards' television sponsor.

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. Don Jackson is the executive producer.

The 20th Annual Trumpet Awards from Atlanta will also re-air on Saturday, April 14 at 3 PM and Sunday, April 22 at noon (all times ET).

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

Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvone.tv) serves nearly 57 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 African American 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 African American 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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