Prince To Receive Naacp Vanguard Award

PRINCE has been selected to receive the NAACP (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE) Vanguard Award this year (05). The award, which Prince will receive at the 36th annual NAACP IMAGE AWARDS, is given to those whose work "increases our understanding and awareness of racial and social issues".

It has been presented only twice previously, to film-makers STANLEY KRAMER and STEVEN SPIELBERG.

R+B hunk USHER leads the field of nominees with five NAACP Image Awards nods, including outstanding male artist and outstanding album for his colossal hit CONFESSIONS.

Other multiple nominees include KANYE WEST, ANTHONY HAMILTON, ALICIA KEYS, QUEEN LATIFAH and Prince.

The ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on 19 March (05).

19/02/2005 02:06

Contactmusic

Tags: Prince - Stanley Kramer - Steven Spielberg - Usher - Kanye West - Anthony Hamilton - Alicia Keys - Queen Latifah


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

The Sound Of Seattle: Budweiser Made In America See How Music Has Changed In The Noisy City

Seattle has one of the most legendary music scenes in America so...

The Sound Of Seattle: Budweiser Made In America See How Music Has Changed In The Noisy City

Benedict Cumberbatch Stuns as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game' Trailer

It appears Benedict Cumberbatch has thrown his hat in the ring for...

Benedict Cumberbatch Stuns as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game' Trailer

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 - 'Mockingjay Lives' Teaser Trailer

Following Katniss Everdeen's escape from the catastrophic 75th Hunger Games...

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Trailer

Guess Which Insects Have Killed the George Harrison Memorial Tree?

A tree planted in tribute to former Beatles guitarist George Harrison has...

Guess Which Insects Have Killed the George Harrison Memorial Tree?

'Fargo' Creator Noah Hawley Teases Season 2 Plot At TCA Press Tour

After Fargo’s very definitive season finale (don’t worry, this article...

'Fargo' Creator Noah Hawley Teases Season 2 Plot At TCA Press Tour

Young Rising Sons - High (Acoustic)

New Jersey band Young Rising Sons perform a stripped down acoustic cover of their single 'High'...

Young Rising Sons - High (Acoustic) Video
Advertisement

Rixton - Me and My Broken Heart Single Review

There's a new boyband on the UK pop scene who have somehow managed to storm single charts...

Rixton - Me and My Broken Heart Single Review

RIP Krusty the Clown? His 10 Best Moments

Krusty the Clown may have chucked his last chuckle and played his last Itchy and Scratchy...

RIP Krusty the Clown? His 10 Best Moments

Bachelorette No Longer: Ashley And JP Rosenbaum Find Out Sex Of Baby On Live TV

After being on The Bachelor or The Bachelorette, some people like to retire...

Bachelorette No Longer: Ashley And JP Rosenbaum Find Out Sex Of Baby On Live TV


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

Prince Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Prince

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All