Robin Thicke Joins Lineup for 2014 Neighborhood Awards Hosted by Steve Harvey
GRAMMY NOMINATED SUPERSTAR
ADDED TO PERFORMANCE LINE-UP
FOR THE 2014 FORD NEIGHBORHOOD AWARDS
THICKE JOINS STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP FOR THE 12th ANNUAL AWARDS HOSTED BY TV AND RADIO SHOW HOST STEVE HARVEY AND RECOGNIZING BUSINESSES, ENTREPRENEURS AND LEADERS FROM ACROSS THE UNITED STATES
ATLANTA, GA (June 24, 2014) – Television / radio show host and bestselling author, Steve Harvey, has announced that GRAMMY nominated superstar recording artist, Robin Thicke, will open the 12th Annual Ford Neighborhood Awards with the evening’s first performance. With what’s sure to be an exciting display at the Neighborhood Awards, Thicke joins the list of world-class talent already confirmed to perform including, Chrisette Michelle, Tamela Mann, India Arie, Anthony Hamilton, Johnny Gill and The Ray Chew Band.
The Neighborhood Awards will be held at Philips Arena in the city of Atlanta for the first time on August 9, 2014. In addition to the awards show, Harvey will host four days full of activities (August 7th – 10th) at the Georgia World Congress Center and Philips Arena. The schedule of events includes, a Stand-Up Comedy Jam hosted by Nephew Tommy, the 3-day State Farm 2014 Neighborhood Awards Weekend Expo, the Table Classic Championships hosted by Junior, the Neighborhood Awards Freedom Friday Party with performances by KEM and The O’Jays, the Ford VIP After-Party with a performance by Bell Biv DeVoe, The Steve Harvey Morning Show live broadcast presented by Coca-Cola, featuring performances from John Legend and George Tandy Jr., Family Feud Live presented by Ford, and more.
Joining the performing talent at the Neighborhood Awards will be other music, TV and film stars including, Holly Robinson Peete, LisaRaye, Keke Palmer, Yolanda Adams, Hill Harper and more, who will be on hand to present the awards in 12 different categories.
About the Ford Neighborhood Awards
Marking the show’s 12th anniversary, Steve Harvey and television/radio producer Rushion McDonald created the one-of-a kind Neighborhood Awards show (formerly the Hoodie Awards) and Weekend Expo, giving star treatment to celebrate everyday men and women who uplift their neighborhoods through their contributions and excellence as local businesses, religious/community leaders, educators, churches, and high schools. Recognizing their inspiring service driven by fans’ votes, the show will bestow 12 non-traditional awards in the following Neighborhood Awards categories: Best High School Coach, Best Nail Salon, Best School Teacher, Best Car Wash, Best Church Choir, Best Soul Food Restaurant, Best Barber Shop, Best High School, Best Barbecue Restaurant, Best Beauty Salon, Best Church, and Best Community Leader.
The 2014 Neighborhood Awards Weekend includes support from Ford, State Farm, Masterbuilt, The Home Depot, UP TV, and Coca-Cola. Listen in to the #1 rated Steve Harvey Morning Show weekdays live on the radio or online from 6-10 AM EST at www.SteveHarvey.com for the latest updates on the Neighborhood Awards nominees, tickets for the Neighborhood Awards Weekend, daily inspiration, special promotions and more from Steve Harvey and his co-hosts.
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