Written by  | Ray Cornelius

R&B superstars Robin Thicke, K. MichelleAvery*Sunshine and more helped Steve Harvey kick off the 2015 Neighborhood Awards weekend on Friday (August 7) morning. The award winning singers performed some of their biggest hit records during a special live broadcast of Harvey’s syndicated radio program, “The Steve Harvey Morning Show.”  The event took place at 6 a.m. from Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center and was attended by thousands of fans, armed with selfie sticks and cameras, hoping to capture a photo of their favorite celebrity.

Avery Sunshine

 Atlanta’s own Avery*Sunshine

Harvey shared the spotlight of course with his morning show co-hosts Shirley Strawberry, Carla Ferrell and the hilariously funny Nephew Tommy and Junior. Grammy nominated singer, Jazmine Sullivan also performed while actors Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy stopped by to promote their new romantic thriller, “The Perfect Guy.”

The Perfect Guy cast with Steve

 Steve Harvey talking to the cast of “The Perfect Guy”

R&B crooner and “Fast and Furious” star Tyrese Gibson made a special surprise appearance. He is currently promoting his no.1 album, Black Rose and is one of the award show’s headlining acts along with Usher and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Tyrese on stage

 Tyrese Gibson made a surprise appearance during the live broadcast

A number of the award show’s sponsors stopped by during the broadcast including Dale Avery from State Farm Insurance and Shawn Thompson from Ford, who also gave away a Ford Edge. Other highlights during the live broadcast included an 83-year-old woman who was awarded over $1000 because she was the oldest person in attendance.

Check out more photos below:

Avery Sunshine2

 Avery*Sunshine performing her hit single, “Call My Name”

Steve Harvey during Avery Sunshine's performance

 Steve Harvey giving Avery*Sunshine her props

Jazmine Sullivan

 Jazmine Sullivan performed a song from her current album, Reality Show

Nephew Tommy dancing

 Nephew Tommy took every opportunity to dance during the live broadcast breaks

Nephew Tommy with older lady

 Nephew Tommy giving the 83-year-old attendee $1000 from Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey acting silly

 Steve Harvey acted a complete nut throughout the entire broadcast…we see you Steve!

Sanaa Lathan

 The beautiful Sanaa Lathan sharing a laugh with Steve Harvey

Michael Ealy

 Michael Ealy caused shear pandemonium when he came on stage

Shirley Strawberry taking a selfie with Michael Ealy

 Shirley Strawberry taking a selfie with “The Perfect Guy” star Michael Ealy

Tyrese surprises Steve Harvey

 Tyrese surprises Steve Harvey by showing up during the live broadcast

Tyrese talking

 Tyrese talking about his new album, Black Rose, which is #1 in 15 Countries


 K. Michelle performing her hit song, “Can’t Raise a Man”

Robin Thicke performing

 Robin Thicke performed his hit single, “Lost Without You” and his new song, “Back Together”

 Photo Credits: RayCornelius