The 24th Annual Trumpet Awards Co-Hosted By Film Stars Nia Long & Terrence J

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The Trumpet Awards Foundation and title sponsor American Family Insurance presented the 24th Annual Trumpet Awards, to celebrate and honor history-making entertainment, humanitarian, political and philanthropic individuals. “The Best Man” and ABC sitcom “Uncle Buck” actress Nia Long and “Think Like A Man Too” and “The Perfect Match” star Terrence J, hosted the black-tie ceremony, held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The 24th Annual Trumpet Awards will premiere on Bounce TV on Friday, January 29th at 9:00 p.m. (ET) and also air in over 75 markets nationwide.

Among the prestigious list of individual honorees at this year’s ceremony include:

“The Visionary Award”: GRAMMY® Award winning artist Ne-Yo

“Entertainment Award”: Television and film producer Will Packer

“Legend Award”: Legendary comedian and actor George Wallace

“Political Leadership Award”: Special tribute to the African American Women in the United States Congress

“Corporate Executive of the Year Award”: Alicia Boler-Davis, Vice President of Global Connected Customer Experience for General Motors

“Education Award”: Dr. Curtis Ivery, Chancellor of Wayne Community College District in Michigan

“The Phoenix Award”: Alexis M. Herman, Former Secretary of Labor and Chair & CEO of New Ventures

“Global Humanitarian Award”: HRH Princess Basmah Bint Saud, International Humanitarian

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