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15 December 2014

Designer Tommy Hilfiger to be Honored in Atlanta for Supporting the African-American Experience

The Trumpet Awards, created in 1993 to celebrate and honor African-American achievers and those who support the African-American experience, announced its list of 2015 honorees Monday morning.

Among those selected to receive a Trumpet Award is fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger.

The Awards honor accomplishments in diverse fields including law, medicine, business, politics, the Arts, civil rights, sports, entrepreneurship, entertainment and other careers.

Those selected to be honored include:
  • Lou Brock – Baseball Legend
  • Arnold W. Donald – President and CEO of Carnival Corporation & PLC
  • Jamie Foxx – Academy Award-winning Actor, Musical Artist and Comedian
  • Guy Vickers – President, PVH Foundation & Senior Vice President, Global Community Relations
  • The Isley Brothers – Recording Artists and Songwriters
  • Janelle MonĂ¡e – Singer, Songwriter, Producer and Model
  • Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice – President and Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Franklyn R. Wilson – Chairman, Sunshine Holdings, Ltd., Bahamas
The 23rd Annual Trumpet Awards black-tie ceremony will be hosted by Laila Ali, four-time Boxing World Champion, award-winning TV host, fitness & wellness expert, beauty brand ambassador, and author; and Dolvett Quince, known for his successes now into the fifth season of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” in addition, he is a celebrity trainer, has made many guest TV appearances, and is a best-selling author.

The Trumpet Awards show will be held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta on Saturday, 24 January 2015, with the Red Carpet at 2:00PM and the Awards Show taping at 4:00PM.

The Television Show will air on Saturday, February 21st on TV One.