THIS PROGRAM IS SUBJECT TO MINOR CHANGES!

Supported by NBC 5 Chicago, TeleMundo, LaFruteria, All United Imports, Rogers Park Fruit Market, Omar Medical Inc., Wild Hare Reggae Club, Marilyn’s Café Society, African Spectrum, Africa USA Today newspaper and others.

 

HOST(S):

6: 00 pm RED CARPET ARRIVAL AND PRE -AWARDS Flashback

6:02 PM       Host Alex Ortiz and Lady Luncha Bell Opening Remarks, and Ephraim Martin,  welcomes 

6:05 pm        Performance:

  • Nominee Isaiah Collier – Jazz- 3 minutes

  • Nominee Jennifer Zhang – Asian/Chinese music- 3 minutes

6: 11 PM -   Presentation:

  • Best Asian Entertainer- presented by Blaque Ice –  minute

  • Best Best Jazz Entertainer – presented by Hillybilly Rockstarz- Scott Lewis & ?

6:12pm   -          Performance:

  • Lifetime Awardee- Joanie Pallatto and Sparrow- Swing music- 3 minutes

  • Nominee Add 2-  Hip Hop- 3 minutes

6: 18 pm    Presentation:

  • Special Lifetime Award to Joanie Pallatto by Ephraim Martin and Mr. Sparrow

  • Most Popular Music Show presented by Add-2

6: 19 pm-           Performance:

  • Nominee Atta Ghana Boy- Afrobeat-  3 minutes Reggae

  • Nominee Britney Carter- Hip Hop – 3 minutes

6: 25 pm       Presentation:

  • Best African  Entertainer – presented by EDM nominee Dante’

  • Best Country Western entertainer – Presented by Ephraim martin  

6: 27 pm      Performance:

  • Nominee Spoken Word- Goddess Warrior The Poet- 3 minutes

  • Latin nominee- Miguel de Leon – 3 minutes

6: 33 pm      Presentation:

  • Best Poet Spoken Word (tie) Blaq Ice and Goddess Warrior The Poet

  • Best Latin Entertainer – presenters- Joel Stanford and Dr. Fernanda Williamson

  • Comedian of the Year- presenter-

6: 35pm      Performance:

  • Baby J, and Golden Street Reggae Band, featuring from India Sara Ranganathan

  • Nominee Billy Branch  (virtual performance at Blu26. Take our 1st 30 seconds)

6: 41 pm      Announcing of winners off stage:  

Winners in the following categories that were not presented on stage :

  1. Pop Entertainer of the Year – Change The Rapper  

  1. Best New Entertainer – Heavy Steppers

  2. Best Female Vocalist  - Keya Tammell

  3. Best Classical Entertainer – Kevin Cole

  4. Best Blues entertainer- Shemekia Copeland

  5. Best Rock Entertainer – BlakRock

  6. Best HipHop Entertainer- Chance The Rapper

  7. Most Talented Teen ((13-19 years old) – BBY Joe

  8. Record Label of the Year – Mobbed Up Records

  9. Record Producer of the Year - Hitmaka

  10. Songwriter of the Year- Hitmaka 

  11. Most Popular Music Radio- DJ- Dr. Pharris – Power92

  12. Best EDM (Electronic Dance Music) Entertainer- Green Velvet

  13. Best House Music DJ – DJ. Mike Dunn

  14. Best Reggae/Dancehall DJ- DJ J Daddy

  15. Best Afrobeat –DJ   - DJ J. Daddy   

  16. Best Street/Party DJ- DJ Slugo

  17. Best Indie Entertainer- Saba 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCE AWARDS BELOW:

  1.  Martin’s International Award of Honor to Sara Ranganathan – India, for Extraordinary Veena Contributions to World Music/

  2.  Marcus Garvey Award for Global Contributions to Humanity- Kanye West     

 

6:43pm          Performance :

  • Country nominee South City Revival Band (virtual)

  • R & B Nominee Slique  Jay Adams

6. 49pm       Presentation:

    • Best Gospel Entertainer -Nominee Ken The Messenger & Radio Host Sister Afrika

    * Best Reggae Entertainer – presenter - Sara Ranganathan – Asian performer

    • Best Male Vocalist- Presented by Comedian Lady Luncha Bell

  • Common Acceptance Speech – Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable Humanitarian Award

 

6: 52 pm -    Performance

                     Nominee Chicago Mass Choir (virtual)

6: 55 pm       Final remarks – Martin’s International/Chicago Music Awards- Ephraim Martin

6: 57 pm      Grand Finale

                    Feeling hot…

6: 59 pm -    Good night!!

 

See you at our 40th Anniversary of the Chicago Music Awards,

February 27, 2022. Visit www.chicagomusicawards.org or www.martinsinternational.com for all our events.

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