Dionne has literally done it all, from groundbreaking recordings, numerous world tours, multi-platinum releases, stage, television, feature films, books, merchandise, radio, ambassador work, humanitarian efforts, Pop standards & goodwill anthems.
Under the prestigious auspices & vision of the brilliant PAXTON BAKER, Executive VP & General Manager of CENTRIC and President of BET Event Productions, she was presented the award by her longtime friend & soul sister, GLADYS KNIGHT after an all-star tribute to her with such notables as KENNY LATIMORE, RON ISLEY, ERIC BENET, EDDIE LEVERT, American Idol champion,CANDICE GLOVER, KNIGHT & many more. You can watch it all go down on the CENTRIC network onDecember 1st, and the glamazonian daytime talk queen,WENDY WILLIAMS effervescently hosted & produced the red carpet arrivals via her Wendy Williams Productions (WWP). What makes this so befitting however, is not only is this an awards show that Dionne has hosted more than once in her amazing career, but it’s also a $uccessful TV show franchise that was conceived, birthed, incubated and nurtured in her basement with the shows late, great creator & original host, DON CORNELIUS!
Take a look at several pictures from this historical event.
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