The Urban One Honors returns on TV One and Cleo TV Monday, January 17th. It's presented by T-Mobile and celebrates the soundtrack of black America.

Arts & Entertainment

Outstanding musical performances, praiseworthy acceptance speeches and an unforgettable tribute to International Sweethearts of Rhythm — the band of Urban One Founder Cathy Hughes’ mom, Helen Jones Woods — are just a few things that made the Urban One honors a night we won't soon forget.

The annual Urban One Honors ceremony aired on TV One, May 16, showcasing Black excellence.

For our second annual Urban One Honors, amazing African-Americans from Hollywood, media, politics, and beyond came out to honor one another. The event that aired on TV One on Jan 20 and took place on Dec. 6, not only honored the 40-year history of Radio One, the radio division of Urban One, and its founder Cathy Hughes, […]

Urban One founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes began laying the bricks for a company that is now 40 years in existence via Radio One. The ongoing journey will be celebrated in the upcoming Urban One Honors this coming Monday and in a new video, Ms. Hughes shares how she made her dreams form into a […]

Urban One Honors, Videos

Mona Scott-Young has had a front-row seat for the career of Missy Elliott. Scott-Young has been Elliott’s manager for 20-plus years and helped guide Missy through one of the successful careers in Hip-Hop history. With her connections to Elliott and her “shero,” famed record executive Sylvia Rhone, it is only right for Scott-Young to come […]


Thursday, December 5th kicked off the 40th Year of Radio One with Urban One Honors! This star-studded event brought out some of Black Entertainment’s biggest and brightest stars. Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx was presented with the Entertainment Icon Award. Missy Elliott, Chance The Rapper, Sylvia Rhone and Ryan Jamaal Swain were all honored at Thursday’s taping. […]

Radio One Exclusives

Black Excellence was on full display at the taping of Urban One Honors! This year’s event, hosted by Urban One’s founder Cathy Hughes and actor/comedian Chris Tucker featured honorees, presenters, and performers from some of Hollywood’s elite. Missy Elliott took home the Music Innovation award for her legendary Career. Chance The Rapper’s philanthropic efforts were […]

Urban One Honors is headed to the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland on December 5th and some of the entertainment world’s living legends and brightest stars will be on stage for an amazing evening! CLICK HERE AND GET YOUR TICKETS TO URBAN ONE HONORS! Missy Elliott will be honored with the Music Innovation […]

News & Gossip

The inaugural URBAN ONE HONORS Awards show is coming to a TV near you! TV One will air the star-studded Urban One Honors celebration presented by MGM National Harbor on Thursday, February 28th at 8pm Eastern/7Pm Central.  The show will be hosted by comedian and REACH Media personality D.L. Hughley.  This year’s honorees include:  Rapper/Producer, Jermaine Dupri, Living […]