NEW YORK, NY – Thursday, August 23, 2018 – Fresh from the success of her newly released single, “Made For Now,” with Daddy Yankee, global icon Janet Jackson will appear to receive the “Rock Star Award” at the 2018 “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™”Awards honoring the groundbreaking achievements of Black women who have fearlessly broken barriers in the areas of art, business, entertainment and community service. Created by celebrity DJ and women’s empowerment advocate Beverly Bond, “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” will premiere on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT on BET.
The ROCK- STAR AWARD is given to phenomenal women in music who are cultural innovators and whose work exhibits a commitment to the craftsmanship, creativity, integrity and elevation of high art. This award celebrates fierce, fearless ‘sheroes’ in music who have successfully pushed the envelope and carved a niche where other artists not only take note, but dutifully follow her lead. This artist’s combination of talent, work-ethic and drive makes her one of those who set the standard of excellence in music entertainment and culture.