Kool & The Gang To Receive 2019 Marian Anderson AwardKool & the Gang will receive the award during the Gala and Concert at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 12.
Queen Latifah Unable To Accept Marian Anderson Award, Citing Personal Reasons; Will Be Honored In The FutureAt the time of the announcement, Mayor Jim Kenney praised Queen Latifah for her groundbreaking career as an award-winning rapper, singer, songwriter, actress and producer.
Queen Latifah To Receive Marian Anderson AwardShe is expected be in Philadelphia in November for the big gala that follows each year.
World-Renowned Music Icon Is Honored With 2017 Marian Anderson AwardFor the last 19 years, The Marian Anderson award has been given to artists who have used their work and their platform to better society.
LaBelle, Gamble & Huff To Be Honored With Prestigious Marian Anderson AwardAt a press conference on Tuesday Mayor Jim Kenney announced that this year’s recipients were Philadelphia’s own Patti Labelle as well as prolific producers Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff.
Marian Anderson Award Honorees AnnouncedPhiladelphia's Marian Anderson award is named in memory of the legendary singer and distinguished Philadelphian.
Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis Receives Marian Anderson Award At Kimmel Centerulitzer Prize winning jazz musician Wynton Marsalis was honored during the 17th annual Marian Anderson award for his work as a musician, teacher and philanthropist.
Jon Bon Jovi Receives Marian Anderson AwardHis charity work through the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation has helped the homeless in Philadelphia and Camden.
Philadelphia Area Remembers Impact of Maya Angelou, Dead at 86Mayor Michael Nutter called Dr. Maya Angelou "America's poet -- a woman whose light will be missed."
Motown Founder Berry Gordy Receives Marian Anderson AwardThe Marian Anderson Award honors individuals who use their talent to change the world. Last night—for its 15th anniversary—the Award was presented to Motown founder Berry Gordy.
Motown Founder Berry Gordy To Get Philadelphia's 2013 Marian Anderson AwardThe hit-making producer, songwriter, and impresario will receive the award in Philadelphia at a gala dinner on November 19th.
Stigall Show Log 6.5.12Chris discusses the Wisconsin recall election and polls that say Americans are more divided now than any time in recent history. He talks to Kevin Bleyer, a writer for the Daily Show about his book, Me, The People, Congressman Pete Sessions about the 2012 Congressional elections, and Andrew Blum, author of his new book, Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet.
Actor James Earl Jones To Receive 2012 Marian Anderson AwardThe Marian Anderson Award is being given this year to one of the most famous voices in the country, if not the world.
Mia Farrow Given Marian Anderson AwardActress and human rights activist Mia Farrow has been given this year's Marian Anderson Award, which honors artists whose leadership benefits humanity.