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Photos From The 2018 Black Music Honors

The 2018 Black Music Honors held last night at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018, in Nashville, Tennessee.

The BMH is a 2-hour television special honoring legendary African American artists who have made significant musical contributions to African American culture and American music worldwide.

This year’s event was hosted by Rickey Smiley and LeToya Luckett, and the 2018 honorees were Dallas Austin, Bobby Brown, Faith Evans, Stephanie Mills, Whodini and BeBe and CeCe Winans.

In celebration of 40 years in the entertainment industry (1978) and 32 years as a solo artist (1986), Bobby Brown was the recipient of the R&B Soul Music Icon Award. Gospel duo, Bebe, and Cece Winans were co-honorees of the Gospel Music Icon Award; trailblazers, Whodini, walked away with the Hip Hop Icon Award; and chart-topping music producer and label executive, Dallas Austin was presented with the Music Innovator Icon Award.

Some stars also spotted in attendance were V. Bozeman, Raheem DeVaughn, Demetria McKinney, Jade Novah, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Ruben Studdard, Angela Winbush, Koryn Hawthorne, Regina Belle, Kierra Sheard, Doug E. Fresh and more.

See the photos from the event below.

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LeToya Luckett (L) and Rickey Smiley (R)
Alicia Etheredge (L) and Bobby Brown
Stevie J
Faith Evans
Raheem DeVaughn
Jade Novah
Don Jackson
James Shaw Jr.
Dr. Bobby Jones
Bebe and Cece Winans
James Shaw Jr. speaks onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Honoree Faith Evans accepts an award onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Honoree Dallas Austin accepts an award onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Honoree Bobby Brown accepts an award onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images
Honoree Bobby Brown accepts an award onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Ruben Studdard performs onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Doug E. Fresh performs onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Hosts Rickey Smiley (L) and LeToya Luckett (R) speak onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Hosts Rickey Smiley (L) and LeToya Luckett (R) speak onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
LeToya Luckett performs onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Syleena Johnson performs onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
V. Bozeman performs onstage during the 2018 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
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