The 2019 Kimmie Awards (Presented by SHEEN Magazine) Celebrates "The Illustrious Woman"

Atlanta, GA, April 20, 2019 --( 2018 has been defined as the “Year of the Woman,” and in 2019 the movement’s momentum only continues to grow. Therefore, the 2019 Kimmie Awards will shine the spotlight on “Illustrious Women,” proudly saluting individuals who promote the message that all women have unique gifts and attributes which make them illustrious. To name a few honorees, the recipient of the Visionary Award is the beautiful and talented actress Megan Good, and television/music executive (creator of the Love N Hip Hop franchise) Mona Scott-Young will receive the Pinnacle Award. Men, you were not left out, Roger M. Bobb (president and CEO of Bobbcat Films and former executive vice president of Tyler Perry Productions) will be presented with the Luminary Award, and award winning singer/songwriter Vedo will receive the Trailblazer Award.

This highly anticipated event will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Sheraton Hotel located in beautiful downtown Atlanta. The action packed weekend will start with an “Invite Only” VIP mixer on Friday night (5/3), featuring delectable bites by Chef Phil, vegan hors d'oeuvres by 2 Chefs + a Pan, sweet treats by Chef Phylicia Renae, and Spirits by Moskato Life. This will be followed by Saturday's “Illustrious Woman” Daytime Spa Day Event which will include mini massages, manicures, facials, amazing vendors, lite bites by Chef Tom, Spirits by Plush Vodka, and so much more.

The Kimmie Awards (sponsored by SHEEN MAGAZINE) will be hosted by internationally recognized comedian Kiana Dancie (best known for Kevin Hart's LOL Network, Netflix's Film Sextuplets, BET’S One Crazy Christmas, and formerly of Sister Circle) and radio personality (Rickey Smiley Show)/hip hop artist Headkrack. Additional “Confirmed” Celebrity/VIP guests are: Erica Thomas (Georgia State Representative, District 39), Jackie Christie (reality star BBWLA/entrepreneur), Kelsi Horn (Ms. Black USA 2018/2019), Naomi Nucia (Miss Liberia US 2018/2019), Jojo Zarur (reality star LNHHM), Andre King (former reality feature GUHH/celebrity model), Meli'sa Morgan (award winning singer/songwriter), with more names being added daily. Expected performances from multi-platinum selling R&B Balladeer Howard Hewett, Canton Jones (award winning Gospel Hip Hop Artist), Ruff Endz (R&B group), Bianca Bonnie (former cast member of LNHHNY/Singer/Writer), James Wright (Celebrity Hair Stylist/Reality Star/Singer), with more surprises to be announced. There will also be an explosive pre-show planned with performances by the hottest new artists nationally considered as the “Next to Blow.”

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About SHEEN Magazine:
SHEEN Magazine is The Ultimate Beauty Guide for the modern day woman and a preeminent voice within the beauty industry. Published bi-monthly, SHEEN Magazine has consistently proven to be a media influencer, able to provide the latest up to date news and current trends within, but not limited to, the world of beauty, fashion, hair, and entertainment. SHEEN strives to educate, motivate, and empower, reaffirming the importance of self-worth, while encouraging its readership and audience to achieve their highest potential.

About the Kimmie Awards:
Over the past 5 years, SHEEN Magazine’s annual award show has become one of the most celebrated events in Atlanta. Filled with remarkable entertainment, beauty/hair tutorials, fashion shows, entertainment discussions and the like, this magical gala was created especially for SHEEN readers, partners, and investors. SHEEN Magazine’s publisher, Mrs. Kimberly Chapman says, “We want our attendees to experience an unparalleled celebration. Our goal is to honor and cherish those who many times are overlooked for their life-changing, trend-setting, or charitable contributions.” In 2018, we honored leading lady Keesha Sharp and millennial breakout star Rotimi. Former honorees and guests are: Vivica A. Fox, actress/activist Sheryl Lee Ralph James, Bernard Bronner of the internationally known Bronner Bros Hair Show, actress Margaret Avery, music executive Catherin Brewton, actor/singer Tony Terry, R&B Diva Kelly Price, Dr. Heavenly Kimes of BRAVO’s Married to Medicine, Fashion Bomb Daily’s Claire Sulmers, author Zane, Real Housewives of Atlanta star and fashion mogul Marlo Hampton, Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’s Joseline Hernandez, Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry’s The Have and Have Nots, comedian Cocoa Brown, TV Personality Egypt Sherrod, Angela Robinson of Tyler Perry’s The Have and Have Nots, actor Christian Keyes, gospel singer Lawrence Flowers, Chrishena Stanley of Selling It In the ATL, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, and the beautiful Jasmine Burke, television/radio personality Claudia Jordan, Mimi Faust of VH1’s Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, Actor Palmer Williams of Tyler Perry’s Love Thy Neighbor, Christina Johnson of VH1’s Atlanta Exes, Andrea Kelly of VH1’s Hollywood Exes, singer D. Woods, with performances by award winning Singer/Actor Tony Terry, Bobby Valentino, Kristen Jamison, Keith Robinson, Lexi, Sammie, and Vina Mills.

A portion of the proceeds benefits the Chapman Foundation, INC. whose mission is to provide educational opportunities to enhance lives and help solidify dreams through scholarship programs to deserving students.

Contact Information:
Jackie Bush - Director of Public Relations
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