Urban One celebrated “The Best In Black” in Atlanta kicking off an Urban One Experience with a private invite-only media event at The Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead on Friday, January 19th followed by the 6th Annual URBAN ONE HONORS: Best In Black taped at The Coca Cola Roxy the following day. The two-hour “URBAN ONE HONORS: Best in Black” will premiere during Black History Month on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at 8p/7c, on TV One and simulcast on CLEO TV. View video and photo highlights from the two-day Urban One Experience below.

City of Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens presents Alfred C. Liggins III,
CEO of Urban One and Chairman/Founder & CEO of TV One with the City of Atlanta’s
highest honor, The Phoenix Award
Photo Credit: Joshua Spruiel, Mayor’s Office of Communications

At the Urban One Honors kickoff, Atlanta City Council President Doug Shipmanpresented a proclamation on behalf of the City of Atlanta to Alfred C. Liggins III in recognition of TV One’s 20th Anniversary & Urban One Honors, thanking Urban One “for all of the ways you’ve helped bring families and our community to a deeper understanding of ourselves.”

Select talent from the 6th Annual URBAN ONE HONORS: Best In Black were in attendance including CeeLo Green (Urban One Honors Performer), Nicci Gilbert (Urban One Honors Performer), Reginae Carter & Yandy Smith-Harris (Urban One Honors Red Carpet Hosts), and Chef Jernard Wells – (The Chef of Love, CLEO-TV Host #newsoulkitchen & New Soul Kitchen Remix).

The following day, January 20th, TV One taped the 6th Annual URBAN ONE HONORS: Best In Black, the ultimate celebration of Black Excellence, acknowledging individuals whose remarkable achievements and significant contributions have left an indelible mark on the arts, media, music, and the community.

Photo Credit: Chris Mitchell

Photo Credit: Chris Mitchell

Photo Credit: Chris Mitchell

The City of Atlanta honored TV One and Urban One again with Mayor Andre Dickenspresenting the City’s highest award, The Phoenix Award at the close of Red Carpet.

In honor of this milestone, throughout the year, TV One is set to roll out an array of special programming, featuring curated retrospectives, exclusive behind-the-scenes content, and a series of commemorative events. As part of the festivities, viewers can anticipate engaging interviews with key figures who have shaped the network’s journey and showcase iconic moments that have defined TV One over the past 20 years. The anniversary celebration underscores TV One’s commitment to delivering exceptional content and fostering a deep connection with its audience.

Photo Credit: Chris Mitchell

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