Cathy Hughes And Chris Tucker Co-Host Star-Studded Annual Urban One Honors
The annual URBAN ONE HONORS event will premiere on Monday, January 20 – the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday – at 8 P.M./7C on TV One. Co-hosted by Urban One Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes and actor Chris Tucker, the star-studded event celebrates the 40-year legacy of Radio One and honors some of the biggest names in film, television and music.
This year’s honorees include:
- Veteran music executive Sylvia Rhone (Lifetime Achievement Honor)
- Grammy Award-winning recording artist and producer Missy Elliott(Music Innovation Honor)
- Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx(Entertainment Icon Honor)
- Grammy Award-winning artist Chance the Rapper(Represent Change Honor)
- Actor/Dancer and star of “Pose,” Ryan Jamaal Swain (Represent Pride Honor)
Special recognitions for the evening include executive legend Clarence “The Black Godfather” Avant(Represent Opportunity), civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton (Represent Leadership) and Emmy Award-winning actor Billy Porter(Represent Excellence).
Lil’ Kim, Corinne Foxx, Aaron Walton, Billy Porter and Clarence Avant are among the show’s presenters.