— Eight new episodes of NAACP Image Award-winning series feature Sly and the Family Stone, Angela Bofill, Con Funk Shun, Kool Moe Dee, the Marvelettes, Gerald Levert, Arrested Development and Lou Rawls —
— tvone.tv brings back its “Are You Unsung?” video submission competition, and adds a choir competition —
May 21, 2012, Silver Spring, MD ““ Summer and music go hand in hand, and TV One helps celebrate the season with eight all-new episodes of its NAACP Image Award-winning series Unsung. TV One’s top-rated series of one-hour biographies celebrating the lives and careers of successful artists or groups who, despite great talent, have not received the level of recognition they deserve or whose stories have never been told, premieres Monday, June 25 at 9 PM ET with a look at one of America’s most influential pop music groups: Sly and the Family Stone. The episode repeats at midnight.
The full picture of black music in America is a rich kaleidoscope of talented artists. While America mourns the passing this year of one of the greatest, Whitney Houston, Unsung focuses on gifted musical talents who have played an important role in recent music history, but have not necessarily become household names as have she, Aretha, Michael and Stevie. These multi-faceted artists featured in Unsung have contributed significantly to popular culture and to the life memories and experiences of the past three or four generations, yet have either failed to achieve that same level of superstardom – or have compelling life stories the details of which have largely remained untold. Eight of black music‘s most talented artists and groups will be recognized this summer in all-new episodes of Unsung, TV One’s top-rated and most highly anticipated series. The episodes will air weekly on Mondays at 9 PM, repeating at midnight (all times ET) and will chronicle the careers of:
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