Harlem Fave Shirley Caesar Headlines 2017 Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominees On TV One

Central City Productions announced today the nominees in 26 categories for the 2017 Stellar Awards. Hailed as an “epic night in gospel music,” this year’s Stellar Awards will return to the Las Vegas Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Continue Reading →

Did You Watch ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Atlanta’ Win Big At Golden Globes

Last night, 135th Street Agency clients A24 and FX took home Golden Globes for the critically acclaimed film Moonlight and the hit new comedy series “Atlanta,” respectively. 

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Harlem-Based Athena Film Festival Announces 2017 Awardees

The Athena Film Festival (AFF) announced today its 2017 awardees, celebrating female leaders in the entertainment industry and those who support them. Continue Reading →

Don Lemon, George C. Wolfe And Others Honored At Native Son Awards At The Cadillac House

george-c-wolfe-and-don-lemon3On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, journalist, content creator and LGBT activist Emil Wilbekin will host the inaugural Native Son Awards honoring Tony Award-winning director and playwright, George C. Wolfe; journalist and CNN Tonight Host and Harlem resident, Don Lemon; and others at New York City’s Cadillac House. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar And Others Awarded Presidential Medal Of Freedom

cicely-tyson-and-kareem-abdul-jabbarPresident Obama honored Harlem’s Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others who recieved the nation’s highest civilian honor. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Teyana Taylor And Others At The Sixth Annual WEEN Awards 2016

teyana taylor channles mariln mornroeThe Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN) will present the Sixth Annual WEEN Awards on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, and honor individuals who have raised global awareness for empowering women within their respective industries. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Stanley Nelson To Be Honored With DOC NYC’s Lifetime Achievement Award

stanley-nelson-wins-awardOn Thursday, November 10, 2016, DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary film festival running Nov. 10-17, will present Stanley Nelson with a Lifetime Achievement Award, given for his distinguished output of documentaries. Continue Reading →

Harlem Nurses Honored As “Best Of The Best” During Annual Nursing Awards

20161025-nursing-awards-2016-468x300NYC Health + Hospitals hosted its annual awards celebration honoring six nurse professionals from across the health care system who demonstrate dedication, leadership, and talent for the nursing profession and for the patient care they provide each day. Continue Reading →

48th NAACP Image Awards Submissions Deadline Coming

tika sumpter 47th naacp image awardsSubmissions for the 48th NAACP Image Awards closes on Monday, October 31, 2016.  All entries must be submitted online at www.naacpimageawards.net. Continue Reading →

Cathy Hughes And Others At The Reel Sisters Awards Ceremony In Harlem

Cathy_Hughes__2_On Friday, October 14, 6:30 pm, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present the Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award to media pioneer Cathy Hughes, founder of TV One/Radio One, and the Trailblazer Award to Naturi Naughton, award-winning actress noted for her role as Tasha St. Patrick in the hit Starz drama Power. Continue Reading →