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H.E.R. to open the 2022 Urban One Honors; Ne-Yo set to host


H.E.R (Aaron J. Thornton/FilmMagic)


Grammy and Oscar award winning singer H.E.R. has been announced as the opening performer for the 2022 Urban One Honors! 

Premiering on January 17, 2022, (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), the two-hour telecast will be hosted by R&B singer and songwriter Ne-Yo, and will feature performances by Tyrese, Kelly Price, Tank, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant, as well as Club Quarantine host DJ D-Nice! Celebrity presenters of the night include Jermaine Dupri, Marlon Wayans, and Vashawn Mitchell. 

Notable honorees of this year’s Urban One Honors include:

Lifetime Achievement: Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis 

Music Innovation: Timbaland

Living Legends: Gamble and Huff 

Inspiration Impact: Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Entertainment Icon: Jennifer Hudson

Catch the show at 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT on TV One and Cleo TV, a division of Urban One. The Presenting Sponsor is America’s 5G leader T-Mobile.