April 11, 2009 04:55:51 GMT
While the awards ceremony itself has been held on January 25, the 17th Annual Trumpet Awards will be broadcast on TV One on Sunday, April 12.
The 17th Annual Trumpet Awards will invade small screen this Easter Sunday. Hosted by Sherri Shepherd of "The View" and Anthony Anderson of "Law & Order", the awards show, honoring African-American achievement in diverse fields such as law, religion, politics, public service, sports and entertainment, is going to be aired on TV One from 8 to 10 P.M. on April 12.
Taped during its gala event at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta on January 25, the show will see Raven-Symone, Magic Johnson and Chris Tucker among other honorees. Raven-Symone has been given the Pinnacle Award and Magic Johnson has received the Living Legend Award. Meanwhile, Chris Tucker who took the Entertainment Award will be seen breaking his trophy on stage.
Performers during the evening include Keyshia Cole, Bobby V, Raheem Devaughn, Dietrick Haddon, Regina Belle and Teena Marie. En Vogue will be seen reuniting in the event as they take on the awards' stage together. Tom Joyner, Roland Martin, Holly Robinson Peete, Gloria Allred, Lisa Leslie are few of the presenters to be seen giving out the trophies.