This year’s URBAN ONE HONORS continued to shine a spotlight on a superstar group of honorees including Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Lifetime Achievement; Timbaland, Music Innovation; Gamble and Huff, Living Legends; Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Inspiration Impact; and Oscar, GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning Jennifer Hudson, Entertainment Icon. Hosted by GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer Ne-Yo, the two-hour telecast premiered on, Monday, January 17, 2022, Martin Luther King, Jr. Dayon TV One and CLEO TV, a division of Urban One. TV personality & Rickey Smiley Morning Show co-host Eva Marcille hosted a special backstage pass segment, featuring exclusive interviews with the show’s honorees, performers, and presenters. See the red carpet arrivals inside….
H.E.R. took the stage for an exclusive opening performance. Additional performers included Inspiration honoree Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Kelly Price, Tyrese, Tank, Johnny Gilland Ralph Tresvantwith a special set by D-Nice. Jermaine Dupri, Marlon Wayansand Vashawn Mitchellalso presented. Wireless provider T-Mobile, America’s 5G leader with the largest, fastest and most reliable 5G network, served as Presenting Sponsor of the celebration.
Singer Kelly Price
Singers Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant of New Edition
Gospel Singer Tasha Cobbs-Leonard
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