HONOREES

Founded in 2010 by WBLS and NYC club legend DJ Jon Quick, this awards show/party has two purposes. 1. to honor phenomenal women of color who through hard work have become undeniable shooting stars in their respective industries while remaining inspirational role models in their communities and 2. to raise money for worthy charities/causes.

Past honorees include Black Girls Rock! Founder and CEO, Beverly Bond, WBLS and SiriusXM’s Deja Vu, actress Rochelle Aytes, Al Jazeera News Anchor Richelle Carey, Bravo TV's "Blood, Sweat & Heels" stars Chantelle Fraser and Mica Hughes, the Honorable Judge Shawndya Simpson, international supermodel Maya Haile, BET’s “Grand Hustle” finalist Krystal Garner and celebrity publicist Yvette Davis-Gayle.

Here is the complete list of all past award recipients:

2010 Award Recipients
Rochelle Aytes - Actress
Dr. Yael Varnado - MD
Juny Francois Esq - Attorney
Marsha Tennant - Model/Actress
Erika Kendrick MBA - Author
Lorraine Haughton - TV producer
Judge Shawndya Simpson - Judge
Jennaydra Clunis Esq. - Real Estate/Attorney

2011 Award Recipients
Kristen Stevens - Entrepreneur
Maya Haile - International model
Dr. Shermian Daniel, MD - Author
Marlene Duperley - Entrepreneur
Vanessa Chakour - Artist
Celeste Johnny - Clothing Designer
Setor Attipoe - Actress/Playwright
Jocelyn Taylor - Media Specialist

2012 Award Recipients
Tara Dowdell - Strategist
Dr. Aletha Maybank, MD
Delores Auguet - Hospitality GM
Syreta Oglesby - Publicist
Janine Saulisbury - Producer
Hideko Bartell - Talent Agent
Dolores Concepcion - Marketing
Jodi Brockington - Consultant

2013 Award Recipients
Beverly Bond - Iconic Sister Award Honoree
Chantelle Fraser - Entrepreneur
Pam Washington - Educator
Mari White - Actress/model
Verneda White - Designer/Activist
Tomika Anderson - Journalist
Leoar Edut - Activist

2014 Award Recipients
Dana Whitfield - Attorney
Ambre Anderson - Model
Shawn Outler - Fashion Executive
Jesenia Collazo - Philanthropist
Tamekia Flowers Activist/Entrepreneur
Krystal Garner - Model/Actress
Dr. Meena Singh - Dermatologiste
Shanelle Gabriel - Singer/Activist
Richelle Carey - Journalist/Activist

2015 Award Recipients
Dr. Bobbi Peterson - celebrity orthodontist 
Dr. Janna Andrews - physician/philanthropist
India Bolds - actress/dancer
Glenda Smiley - activist
Okema T. Moore - actress/writer
Sabrina Thompson - storyteller/activist
Toni Belafonte - actress/model 

2016 Awards Recipients
KD Wilson - entertainment entrepreneur
Veronica Dunlap Esq. - civil rights attorney
Sharee Stephens - tv producer
Anita Kopacz - journalist
Raqiyah Mays - radio personality
Niki Darling - recording artist
Tricia Messereaux - photographer
Jeroslyn Johnson - media specialist
Monique Carswell - marketing guru
Michelle Bell - real estate mogul
Autumn Dawn Mcdonald - researcher 
Iconic Sister Award honoree - Yvette Davis-Gayle - publicist 

2017 Award Recipients 
Mica Hughes -Model
Selena Hill - Media specialist
Dr. Natasha Sandy -Celebrity Dermatologist
Christine Lien - Musician
Eden Duncan Smith - Actress
Diane Lucas - Civil Rights Attorney
Bahiyah Yasmeen Robinson -Entrepreneur
Tyrona Heath - Marketing Guru

2018 Award Recipients
Renee Neufville - recording artist
Paula Edgar Esq -Attorney
Ava Raiin -recording artist
Lauren Holland -financial wizard 
Alyah Horsford-Sidberry  -restauranteur
Lorene Cowan -real estate mogul
Shaunda Sutton -minister
Medina Tyson Jett Esq.-Compliance Analyst
Summer Lofton -surgical nursing specialist

2019 Award Recipients
Yvette Noel-Schure - Beyonce's Publicist
Mashonda Tiffrere - Art Curator/Best Selling Author
Shaila Scott - Radio Personality
Leslie "Big Lez" Segar - Radio Personality/Choreographer
Lesleigh Irish-Underwood - Marketing Executive
Wendy Credle - Entertainment Attorney/TV Producer
DJ Ria - NY Liberty and SiriusXM DJ
DJ Cocoa Chanelle - Celebrity DJ/Producer
Danielle Thomas - Heathcare Director
Natalie Naomi Robinson - Media Executive
Scottie Beam - Social Media Influencer/Podcast host
Simone Missick - Award Winning Actress
Debbie Douglas - HR Professional/Philanthropist
Dominique Morisseau - Award Winning Playwright

2020 - No ceremony due to Covid

2021 Award Recipents
April Walker - (Iconic Sister Award) Legendary Designer
Natalia Cineas (Superheroine Award) Director of Nursing HH
Cheryl McKissack - Construction Entrepreneur 
DJ Olivia Dope - Celebrity DJ to the Stars
Jacqueline Green - Alvin Ailey Dancer 
Swaggie Sie - SiriusXM On-Air Personality 
J Nycole Ralph - Award Winning Actor/Writer 
Cherie Washington - Beauty Industry Executive 
Regina Fleming - Award winning photographer 
Noella Charles - TV/Film Producer 
Karmia Berry - Actor/Philanthropist 
Monique Holaman - Attorney
Pat Robinson - HR Professional/Community Activist