January 31, 2017


Bounce TV premiered the 25th Annual Trumpet Awards this past Sunday, the prestigious annual event celebrated  African-American achievements and contributions
 Black-ish, Angie Tribeca and two-time EMMY® nominated actor Deon Cole and Rosewood, The Real Husbands of Hollywood and seven-time NAACP Image Award nominated actress Nicole Ari Parker hosted the black-tie ceremony, that took place at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia earlier this month.
Honorees at this year’s ceremony included television host and Daytime EMMY®-nominee Wendy Williams who was presented with the Trumpet Award for Entertainment, former NBA great Dikembe Mutombo, who was recognized with the Humanitarian Trumpet, and the iconic R&B group New Edition received the Lifetime Achievement Trumpet Award. GRAMMY®-winning soul singer Peabo Bryson was given the Legend Trumpet and fashion blogger Gabi Gregg accepted the Trailblazer Trumpet Award.
The 25th Annual Trumpet Awards will also included special performances by Erica Campbell, Kenny Lattimore, Tamela Mann, Shirley Caesar, Keke Wyatt, Jekalyn Carr Silk, Jagged Edge, and much more!

In a very special tribute, civil rights icon and founder of the Trumpet Awards Xernona Clayton was presented with the distinguished “Golden Trumpet Award” in recognition of her unparalleled leadership, affecting change, and steadfast work in building the legacy of the awards.  

Unrivaled Magazine caught up with the presenters, performers, and honorees on the red carpet. Check out the exclusives below! You've just been granted Unrivaled Access!

-Robin L.

Filmed & Edited by:
Blake Living

The 25th Annual Trumpet Awards!



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