Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Congrats to Jill Scott aka Jilly from Philly!

The multi-Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and actress will be honored at the 6th annual Black Women in Music event in 2015. The invitation only affair recognizes the achievements of music’s biggest and brightest stars including industry veterans and rising talent. Past honorees have included Mary J. Blige, Kelly Rowland, Janelle Monae, Solange Knowles and Lianne LaHavas.

“ESSENCE was groundbreaking in its founding 45 years ago, as is Jill Scott in her impact on music and the arts,” says Michelle Ebanks, President of ESSENCE. “She is a fearless innovator, and it is our honor to continue to build community by bringing together music industry influencers and fans during GRAMMY Week for an epic celebration.”

According to ESSENCE, the event will feature an exclusive performance from the honoree herself as well as other performers from several classic eras of music.

Stay tuned…

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