The 25th Annual Trumpet Awards took place at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, Georgia on January 21.

Nicole Ari Parker (Almost Christmas) and Deon Cole (“Black-ish“) hosted the show celebrating African-American achievements and contributions.

The 2017 honorees were Dikembe Mutumbo (Humanitarian Award), Peabo Bryson (Legend Award), Martin Luther King III (Impact Award), Gabi Gregg (Trailblazer Award), Wendy Williams (Entertainment Award), New Edition (Achievement Award), and Ms. Xernona Clayton (Golden Award).

Tamala Mann, Keke Wyatt, Kenny Lattimore, BJ The Chicago Kid, Erica Campbell, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Regina Belle, Silk, and Jagged Edge were among the talented recording artists who took the stage to perform.

See red carpet photos of the hosts, honorees and attendees below.


The 25th Annual Trumpet Awards airs tonight at 9pm on Bounce TV.

Be sure to tune in and watch. You definitely don’t want to miss this incredible show!