CBS To Air Inaugural TheGrio Awards On Community Tv

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A Black media vacation spot is heading to community tv. CBS has agreed to air the inaugural TheGrio Awards.

As noticed on Deadline African American-focused information, life-style, sports activities and leisure platform theGrio lately celebrated icons, leaders and legends at Byron Allen’s inaugural THEGRIO AWARDS, a star-studded, black-tie occasion held on the Beverly Hilton. Co-hosted by THE TALK’s Sheryl Underwood and Taye Diggs, BYRON ALLEN PRESENTS THEGRIO AWARDS will probably be broadcast Saturday, Nov. 26 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Tv Community and out there to stream reside on Paramount +*.

The particular will have fun excellence in movie, music, comedy, tv, sports activities, philanthropy, enterprise, vogue, social justice, environmental justice and training, and the cultural icons and innovators whose many contributions positively affect America. The particular pays tribute to and amplifies the historical past makers, change brokers and artists who outline and affect our world.

Honorees embrace Dave Chappelle (Cultural Icon Award), Ben Crump (Justice Icon Award), Allyson Felix (Sports activities Icon Award), Jennifer Hudson (Trailblazer Icon Award), Patti LaBelle (Music Icon Award), Queen Latifah (Tv Icon Award), Norman Lear (Champion Award), Alena Analeigh McQuarter (Younger Icon Award), Don Peebles (Enterprise Icon Award), Tyler Perry (ICON Award), Robert F. Smith (Philanthropy Award) and Kenan Thompson (Comedy Icon Award). Additionally, the particular options musical performances by Yolanda Adams, Tyrese, Fantasia and Patti LaBelle. Greg Phillinganes serves as musical director, and DJ Kiss acts as each D.J. and announcer for the awards particular.

“I created theGrio Awards to have fun and amplify African-American excellence and the unimaginable champions from different communities who really assist us,” stated Byron Allen, founder/chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group. “As a baby, robust, constructive African-American icons corresponding to Berry Gordy, Jr., Rosa Parks, Muhammad Ali and Martin Luther King, Jr. helped me see myself in another way and adjusted the trajectory of my life. Celebrating and amplifying iconic people is one thing we will by no means do sufficient of, particularly for our youngsters.”

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