Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

Atlanta will play host to this year’s UNCF An Evening of Stars and the performance lineup is nothing less than spectacular. Grammy-winning artist Jill Scott will headline along with R&B legends, The Isley Brothers. Gospel superstar Ty Tribbett will give the audience a spirit-filled performance along with music newbies Sevyn Streeter and August Alsina. Also tapped to perform are Alice Smith and YouTube sensation Spoken Reasons. The show is being taped at the Atlanta Civic Center on Sunday, April 6.

UNCF President and CEO Dr. Michael L. Lomax was pleased to announce the return of Anthony Anderson as host and the show’s new location. “There is no better home for this iconic evening of entertainment than Atlanta,”  said Lomax. “I want to personally thank Anthony and encourage all Atlantans to join us for the incredible show planned to raise much needed funds to invest in better futures for young people across the country.”

Tickets are currently on sale at For information regarding VIP ticket packages, visit

UNCF An Evening of Stars® will air nationally on BET, Sunday, April 13 at 10p/9c. The show will also air in syndication on May 31 and June 1 (check local listings for dates and times).

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