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Urban One Honors will broadcast on MLK Day


The annual Urban One Honors, themed “The Soundtrack of Black America,” will  premiere on Monday, Jan.17, 2022, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, on TV One and Cleo TV.

Wireless provider T-Mobile serves as presenting sponsor of the celebration with this year’s honoree class recognizing an esteemed group of individuals who have left indelible marks in the media, entertainment, and education industries.

Jermaine Dupri, Marlon Wayans, and Tony McCuin will appear as presenters alongside performances by Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Kelly Price, Tank, Vashawn Mitchell and Kim Burse with additional names to be announced. Additionally, TV & Radio Personality Eva Marcille will host a special backstage pass segment, featuring exclusive interviews with the show’s honorees, performers and presenters.

“Every year Urban One Honors continues to raise the bar as a showcase to uplift and inspire our audience,” stated Cathy Hughes, founder of Urban One. “We are excited to acknowledge the undeniable impact this crop of superstar talent has made across the globe by breaking barriers and continuously moving culture forward.”