Gladys Knight, Rihanna, And Shonda Rhimes Among “Black Girls Rock!” Honorees

R&B icon Gladys Knight will receive the Living Legend award at BET’s 2016 Black Girls Rock! Awards.

Other honorees include Rihanna (Rock Star Award), writer/producer Shonda Rhimes (Shot Caller Award), “The Walking Dead” star Danai Gurira (Star Power Award), actress/activist Amandla Stenberg (Young, Gifted and Black Award) and Black Lives Matter founders Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi.

Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross is set to return as the host of the ceremony which will take place on April 1 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey, and will air on BET on April 5 at 8p EST.

Congratulations to all of the 2016 honorees.


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