The 2022 Urban One Honors will honor singer/actress Jennifer Hudson, gospel singer Tasha Cobbs Leonard, writer/producer Timbaland as well as two legendary songwriter/production teams, Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis.
Hosted by Ne-Yo, the two-hour show, subtitled “The Soundtrack of Black America,” is set to air Jan. 17 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. Central) on TV One and Cleo TV, a division of Urban One.
Presenters included Jermaine Dupri, Marlon Wayans and Vashawn Mitchell, alongside performances by Inspirational Impact honoree Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Kelly Price and Tank. Additionally, TV & Radio Personality Eva Marcille will host a special backstage pass segment, featuring exclusive interviews with the show’s honorees, performers and presenters. Tony McCuin serves as Director with Kim Burse on board as Musical Director.