Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame Black History Month Induction Ceremony and Brunch Celebration.
On February 28th, 2023, Hosted held its 4th installation of the Crown Jewel of Excellence™ Black History Month Class of 2023 Induction Ceremony and Brunch Celebration at the Thompson Buckhead Hotel. The event was followed by The Black History Month Celebratory Brunch. VIPs in attendance included Will Packer, Yolanda Adams, Dallas Austin, Vashawn Mitchell, Mayor Andre Dickens, Representative Park Cannon, Isaac Carree, Wardell Malloy, and founders Catherine Brewton, Hon. Erica Thomas, Demmette Guirdy, and Michael T. Mauldin.
Dr. Bobby Jones, an acclaimed singer, has released 14 albums, toured internationally, and won many awards, including Stellar Awards, Dove Awards, and a Grammy Award. He is often credited with giving gospel music its first national stage. Bobby Jones Gospel, started in 1980, is the longest continuously running show on cable and a Sunday morning staple of Black Entertainment Television.