THE LIVING LEGENDS FOUNDATION (LLF) will hold its annual Awards Dinner and Gala at the TAGLYAN CULTURAL COMPLEX in LOS ANGELES. The benefit will take place on FRIDAY OCTOBER 4th. Festivities will start at 6:30p (PT).
FOUNDATION Chairman DAVID LINTON said, “The LIVING LEGENDS Board of Directors is proud to continue its tradition of recognizing the greatest in the music and record industries. We continue to raise the bar and celebrate the unsung heroes of our industry who have helped to lay the foundation for Black music, Black artists, and Black Executives of the 20th and 21st century. We remain steadfast in our efforts to raise much-needed funds to assist the less fortunate among us. We look forward to another exceptional event and year.”
This years Honorary Chairpersons are the husband-and-wife team RAY CHEW and VIVIAN SCOTT CHEW. They are partners in CHEW ENTERTAINMENT. SERVICE BROADCASTING Urban KKDA (K104)/DALLAS/COMPASS MEDIA syndicated DEDE MCGUIRE of DEDE IN THE MORNING, will host the evening.
Proceeds will allow the LLF to continue helping industry members with strong financial needs and contribute to the FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP program; helping further the educational pursuits for the next generation of music makers & marketers at three Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) .
Living Legends 2019 Honorees:
- A.D. WASHINGTON Chairman’s Award: SIDNEY MILLER –Founder/Publisher of BRE (BLACK RADIO EXCLUSIVE)
- JERRY BOULDING Radio Executive Award: FRANK SKI — ENTERCOM COMMUNICATIONS WVEE/ATLANTA, GA, Morning Show Host & STEVE HEGWOOD –CORE COMMUNICATIONS/ATLANTA, GA- CEO/Pres.
- Music Label Executive Award: MAURICE WHITE — eONE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, VP/Urban Promotions
- Lifetime Achievement Award: DYANA WILLIAMS — INFLUENCE ENTERTAINMENT, CEO
- Entrepreneur Award: SHEILA COATES — BYOB (BE YOUR OWN BRAND), Creator/Founder
- MIKE BERNADO Award: DEDRA N. TATE — Unlimited Contacts, CEO/Pres.
- Broadcast Icon Award: HYMEN CHILDS –SERVICE BROADCASTING KKDA (K104) and KRNB (105.7)/DALLAS, Owner
- Gospel Music Executive Award: PHIL THORNTON — RCA Inspiration, SVP/GM
- Media Executive Award: KAREN LEE — W&W PUBLIC RELATIONS, SVP
For tickets and sponsorship information, contact PAT SHIELDS at (310) 568-9091 or [email protected].
For additional information about the LIVING LEGENDS FOUNDATION, visit here.