THE STATE FARM NEIGHBORHOOD AWARDS HOSTED BY STEVE HARVEY KICKS OFF AWARDS NOMINATIONS
Nominations Run May 2nd-May 17th,
Voting Open to the Public May 31st-June 15th
Starring Maxwell, The O’Jays, Erykah Badu, Charlie Wilson,
Jill Scott, Keith Sweat, and Doug E. Fresh
Performing in Las Vegas for July 22nd – 24th Weekend
ATLANTA, GA (May 9, 2016) – Awards nominations are underway nationwide for the 2016 State Farm Neighborhood Awards, which will be hosted by EMMY-winning talk show, Family Feud, Little Big Shots host and Steve Harvey Morning Show star Steve Harvey, in a sizzling summer show in Las Vegas, with starring performances from Maxwell, The O’Jays, and Erykah Badu. Sold out, the 2016 State Farm Neighborhood Awards will deliver 12 Awards on July 23rd in a star-studded weekend of entertainment. Running May 2nd to May 17th, the Steve Harvey Morning Show has announced the State Farm Neighborhood Awards nominations for this year, with nominations open online in one category per day.
From the categories of Best High School Coach to the Good Neighbor Award, nominations can be submitted daily in one category at [ www.NeighborhoodAwards.com ] between 6 am-6 pm ET/PT and 5 am-5 pm CT, with a limit of one nomination per day. Voting will be open to the public from May 31st to June 15th between the same hours, in one category announced daily, with a limit of one vote per day at [ www.NeighborhoodAwards.com ].
Marking Steve Harvey’s fourteenth year as the show’s host, the State Farm Neighborhood Awards on July 23rd is the cornerstone event during the three-day 2016 State Farm Neighborhood Awards Weekend. Running July 22nd-July 24th in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay and Casino, the Weekend will feature additional performances starring Charlie Wilson, Jill Scott, Keith Sweat, Doug E. Fresh, and appearances from the Steve Harvey Morning Show’s Shirley Strawberry, Nephew Tommy, Carla Ferrell, Junior, and more. Surrounding the Awards are beloved favorites including the Freedom FridayConcert, the Freedom Friday Party, the VIP After-Party, and the Neighborhood Awards Beach Party, with most events sold out. The 2016 State Farm Neighborhood Awards Weekend also includes support from Signature Sponsor Tracfone.
Visit [ www.NeighborhoodAwards.com ] to submit nominations in the following categories for the 2016 State Farm Neighborhood Awards:
May 2, Best High School Coach, sponsored by Masterbuilt
May 3, Best Nail Salon
May 4, Best School Teacher, sponsored by Cracker Barrel
May 5, Best Car Wash/Detail Shop
May 6, Best Church Choir
May 9, Best Soul Food Place
May 10, Best Barber Shop, sponsored by Crème of Nature
May 11, Best High School
May 12, Best Barbecue Place
May 13, Best Beauty Salon, sponsored by DHerbs
May 16, Best Church, sponsored by McDonald’s
May 17, Good Neighbor Award, sponsored by State Farm
Stay tuned into the #1 rated Steve Harvey Morning Show weekdays on the radio or online from 6-10 AM EST, or the iHeart Radio App for updates on the 2016 State Farm Neighborhood Awards Weekend, nominations, essential news, daily inspiration, laughs and more from Steve Harvey and his co-hosts.
Steve Harvey and television/radio/film producer Rushion McDonald created the one-of-a-kind State Farm Neighborhood Awards (formerly the Hoodie Awards) and State Farm Neighborhood Awards Weekend to recognize and celebrate men and women from all over the United States who uplift their neighborhoods through their contributions and excellence as entrepreneurs, religious and community leaders, educators and more.
For information on tickets, hotels, nominations and more about the 2016 State Farm Neighborhood Awards Weekend, please visit [ www.NeighborhoodAwards.com ], or download the State Farm Neighborhood Awards App via iTunes or Google Play.