1996 Essence Awards (1996)

Halle Berry and Sinbad hosted the 1996 Essence Awards, honoring the achievements of African Americans. The show taped April 26, 1996 at Madison Square Garden. Honorees included Whoopi ... See full summary »

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Bruce Gowers

Writer:

Khephra Burns
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Halle Berry ... Self - Co-Hostess
Whoopi Goldberg ... Self - Honoree
James Earl Jones ... Self - Presenter
Sinbad ... Self - Co-Host

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Halle Berry and Sinbad hosted the 1996 Essence Awards, honoring the achievements of African Americans. The show taped April 26, 1996 at Madison Square Garden. Honorees included Whoopi Goldberg, Kenneth "Babyface' Edmonds, high school student Ketrick Jordan, Oseola McCarty, an elderly benefactor of the University of Southern Mississippi, Carol and Hurt Porter of Houston, founders of Kid-Care Inc. and Rep. Maxine Waters. Performers included Boyz II Men, Toni Braxton, Bebe Winans, Chante Moore, D Angelo, Aretha Franklin, Cassandra Wilson, Patti LaBelle and Tony Rich Written by A.D.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 1996 (USA) See more »

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