The Black American Music Association and Georgia Entertainment Caucus have announced the influential Black artistes, entertainers and icons who will be inducted into the inaugural class of the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame.
The organization’s Foundational Inductees are legendary artistes James Brown, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder and producing genius, Quincy Jones.
They will be joined by Michael Jackson, their Legacy Artists pick, Mainstream Mogul inductee Sean Love Combs, Shirley Caesar for Gospel Female and Kirk Franklin for Gospel Male, Missy Elliott for Hip-Hop Female, Outkast for Hip-Hop Male, and for Mainstream Female and Mainstream Male, its picks are Beyoncé and Usher Raymond.
The Inductees were culled from 38 nominees.
The induction ceremony will take place in Atlanta on June 17.