Hot off the press! The 2014 Neighborhood Awards will be held at Philips Arena in the city of Atlanta for the first time on August 9, 2014. Television / radio show host and bestselling author, Steve Harvey, has announced that GRAMMY nominated superstar recording artist, Robin Thicke, will open the first performance.
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.
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.
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.
It’s RobinLori will certainly keep you posted on all the events happening that weekend. But also visit 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.