ABC/Randy Holmes John Legend and Tyrese are among the honorees confirmed for TV One’s first-ever television broadcast of The 2015 Triumph Awards, according to Variety.
Hosted by actress Tichina Arnold, the ceremony will be filmed on Saturday, September 12 in Atlanta, GA. The event, which recognizes the positive impact this year’s honorees have made on society, will include performances by Jazmine Sullivan, Estelle, Ledisi, Tasha Cobbs, and jazz pianist, Robert Glasper while Syleena Johnson serves as one of the presenters.
“The premiere of the Triumph Awards on TV One is set to captivate audiences. There is a history of music being part of the movement and the fight for equity,” remarked Janaye Ingram, Executive Director of National Action Network. “Through our show, people will experience the power of musical artistry as a message medium while it is interwoven with the triumphant stories of the luminaries who will be honored.”
The awards special will premiere exclusively on TV One later this October.
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