BET Networks and Beverly Bond, CEO, Executive Producer and Creator of BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® produced another successful show with Emmy-nominated actress, Niecy Nash as host of The 2019 BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards.
The 2019 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards included a star-studded line up of celebrants include Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominated actress, director, and producer Angela Bassett (Icon Award), Oscar, Golden Globe, and Emmy-winning actress and director Regina King (Star Power Award), GRAMMY-Award winning singer/songwriter Ciara (Rock Star Award), Academy Award and Emmy Award-nominated producer and industry trailblazer Debra Martin Chase (Shot Caller Award) two-time GRAMMY Award-winning musician H.E.R. (Young Gifted and Black Award), and activists The Mothers of The Movement Sybrina Fulton, Geneva Reed Veal, Gwen Carr, Lucy McBath, Maria Hamilton and Cleopatra Pendleton-Cowley (Community Change Agent Award).
“I am thrilled to host this year’s BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards” said 2019 host, Niecy Nash. “We are celebrating Black women who serve the world with style, grace, class and sass! Our honorees are truly shining bright. In a room full of Black girl magic anything could happen! This is going to be an amazing event!”
Creator and Executive Producer, Beverly Bond added, “BLACK GIRLS ROCK® on BET is the mecca for Black girl brilliance. This show is the preeminent annual celebration of Black women and girl’s influence across sectors and this year’s cohort of celebrants are stellar examples of our illustrious contributions to the world.” Bond continued, “Multifaceted actress Niecy Nash brings her own unique flavor of black girl magic as our host and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Our lineup from host to honorees, performers and M.A.D. Girls all rock and I’m looking forward to presenting another empowering and dynamic show.”
The three-time NAACP Award winning show“BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” celebrated women throughout the diaspora by shining a light on the many accomplishments and contributions of influential Black women and girls worldwide. “Each year I’m humbled to gather and celebrate Black women’s excellence, intelligence and savoir-faire. I am grateful to BET for helping to elevate the BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ mission and for being our partners in exalting the royalty of Black women and girls” – Beverly Bond. www.blackgirlsrock.com
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