M NBRHOF GA LOGOThe National Black Radio Hall of Fame (NBRHOF) Board of Directors have approved the following industry trailblazers into our prestigious national museum for our 2020 and 2021 induction ceremony on Saturday, February 27,2021 at 6pm(est.) via Zoom.  The 2021 ceremony will also include a tribute to NBRHOF Atlanta Board Member, the late Hamilton Bohannon(1942-2020).


Hamilton Bohannon

National Black Radio Hall of Fame (Posthumous Award): Guy Brody, Yvonne Daniel, Big George, Burke Johnson, Martha Jean the Queen, Irene Johnson Ware

Radio/Music Career Artist of the Year: Bobby Rush

Community Service Artist of the Year: Tony Terry

Radio Media Specialist Award: Harry Lyles – Lyles Media Group


Joe Madison

Lifetime Media Achievement Award : Joe “The Black Eagle” Madison – The Joe Madison Show

Jack "The Rapper" Gibson

Jack “The Rapper” Gibson

Special Black Radio Original 13 Award Presented by Jill Gibson Bell: Dorothy Brunson Family, Marshall Thompson of the Chi-Lites, Willie “Perculator” Martin

Radio Promoter Award: Ted Astin, Arlinda Garrett, Leroy Little

Radio Station Owner Award: Mutter Evans, Davis Broadcasting Inc., Roscoe Miller


Community Service Personality Award: Derrick Chatman, Monica Pearson

Talented Sisters of Radio Award: Carol Blackmon, Shirley Ellis, Renee Miller

Talented Brothers of Radio Award: Mitch Faulkner, Bill Gay, Doug Steele

Gospel Radio Personality Award: Twanda Black, Melissa Summers, Larry Tinsley

Hip Hop Radio Personality Award: Dncredible Freddie Fred, Ryan Cameron, Greg Street

House Music Pioneer Award: Bobby Holiday, Requaya Ward

National Terrestrial Talk Radio Award: Derek Boazman, Joyce Littel


For more information contact: Marsha Washington George /1-866-206-9069 x5511

E-mail: [email protected] /www.nbrhof.com

About National Black Radio Hall of Fame 

The National Black Radio Hall of Fame (NBRHOF)located on the campus of Stowe State University in St. Louis, Mo., is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable non-profit organization established in 2010 to recognize and acknowledge the countless contributions of personalities and pioneers to African American radio on a national platform.  Our vision and strategic focus is, promoting the historical perspective of African Americans on national radio platforms to our target market segments and providing opportunities to educate about the past performance, the rich history and highest achievement in national radio.  It also provides the step-by-step plan for developing ongoing fundraising, achieving organizational sustainability, and strengthening the organization’s overall capacity across the USA and abroad.

The NBRHOF’s consists of a museum that showcases radio memorabilia, exhibits, and displays honoring personalities who developed and shaped Black radio nationally. We also offer an outreach component offering educational and scholarship programs that connect communities to increased higher learning opportunities through radio’s rich and dynamic past.