PRNewsfoto/Central City ProductionsThe Jacksons will be recognized for their career musical contributions with the Lifetime Achievement in Music Award at the Black Music Honors event, which will be taped on August 18 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville. The pop/R&B legends also will perform at the ceremony, which will air on syndicated stations during September and will premiere on Bounce TV on October 10.

The Black Music Honors also will feature the presentation of a variety of other awards, including the Crossover Music Icon Award Jody Watley, the Legends Award to Oleta Adams, the Hip-Hop/Rap Music Icon Award to Slick Rick and the R&B Soul Music Icon Award to New Jack Swing originators Guy. In addition, the show will feature performances by SWV, Kid ‘N Play, Leela James, Marvin Winans, Da Brat, Sevyn Streeter and Karen Clark Sheard, among others.

The show will be co-hosted by TV and radio personality Rickey Smiley and singer/actress LeToya Luckett.

Proceeds from tickets sold for the Black Music Honors event will benefit the National Museum of African American Music, which is slated open in Nashville in 2019.

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