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LL Cool J, Pharrell Williams and More Honored at the 5th Annual Urban One Honors


Last Friday, Urban One taped the 5th annual Urban One Honors in Atlanta, GA. Hosted by R&B singer and actor Tank, the two-hour telecast will premiere on Monday, January 16, 2023, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, on TV One and CLEO TV.



The televised event with this year's theme "Icons of the Culture," gave honorees their flowers for their extraordinary contributions to entertainment, media, music, politics, education and the community. Honorees included LL Cool J (Entertainment Icon Honor recipient), Bobby Brown ( first ever Phoenix Honor recipient), David Mann and Tamela Mann (Inspirational Impact Honor recipient), Congresswoman Maxine Waters (Lifetime Achievement Honor recipient), and Pharrell Williams (Music Innovation Honor recipient).



The 5th Urban One Honors included a performance by Keke Wyatt; and a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop with DJ Spinderella (Salt-N-Pepa), Monie Love and Doug E. Fresh. This year’s annual celebration also included special appearances by: T.I., Pusha T, Marvin Sapp, Rev. Run, Lamman Rucker and Michelle Rice (TV One/CLEO TV President).


Check out more photos of the event below.


Make sure you tune January 16 on TV One.


Photo Credit: Getty Images for Urban One Honors

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