Posts Tagged ‘BET Honors’

PJ Morgan Gets Nod From Hammond USA

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

PJ Morgan, one ofPJ Morgan the most respected and in-demand Hammond B3 superstars in gospel music celebrated his birthday on March 31st with news of a product endorsement from Hammond USA.  Morgan will assist the company in introducing their products to musicians and churches across the country.  “This is an honor for me,” says Morgan. “I just love making music and to now be affiliated with Hammond USA is beyond my wildest dreams.”

In addition to his work as producer for Maurette Brown Clark and recording sessions with Tramaine Hawkins and Pastor Shirley Caesar, he’s well known for his twenty year stint as a musician with Black Entertainment Television (BET) where he’s also played in The Ray Chew Orchestra during the cable network’s annual “BET Honors” broadcast since its inception in 2008.   Morgan also serves as director of music at  Reid Temple A.M.E. church in Glenn Dale, MD. Plans are in motion for the release of a Gospel Jazz CD to be completed before the end of 2014.

 

Karen Clark Sheard Slated To Perform For BET Honors 2014

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Karen_and_KiKi-01Karen Clark Sheard joins Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson and Wayne Brady performing for BET Honors 2014.  This year’s event will honor Motown Records founder and creator of the smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, Berry Gordy, American Express CEO & Chairman, Ken Chenault, visual artist, Carrie Mae Weems, entertainment trailblazer, Ice Cube and the iconic Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

Clark Sheard is also gearing up for the release of Sunday Morning, the first track from her highly anticipated Live In Chicago CD on Karew Records produced by Donald Lawrence. Karew Records will also release a new project from Kierra Sheard as well as the solo debut of Praise and Worship leader David Daughtry.

“BET Honors” will premiere during Black History Month on Monday, February 24.

Bishop T.D. Jakes To Be Honored at 2013 BET Honors

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

 

Bishop T.D. Jakes will be honored at the 2013 BET Honors Taping. The Dallas based Pastor will be honored for his Humanitarian Efforts in the areas of education and leadership. The BET Honors will tape in Washington, DC on January 12th and air in February 2013.

Bishop Jakes will also be honored at the 2013 Stellar Awards, where he will be receiving the “Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award”.  The Stellar Awards tapes January 19, 2013 at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN.