While some winners are just starting their journey, others are one award away from joining the coveted ranks.
Music from the special will be available to stream as an eight-track live EP exclusively on Amazon Music.
Meanwhile, another critic likened the Canadian singer to Prince based on his recently released fifth studio album.
Features include Quincy Jones, Tyler, the Creator, Lil Wayne, Oneohtrix Point Never, and actor Jim Carrey.
Doja Cat and H.E.R. are the most nominated women and Jay-Z breaks a record set by Quincy Jones.
Among the 20 newly-announced stations, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is also set to take the airwaves.
The Canadian singer labeled the honor the "best award I've ever gotten in my life" and shared how meeting Jones impacted him.
The Weeknd To Be Honored With Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award During Inaugural Black Music Action Coalition Awards
"This event will be a powerful night to honor our peers who have done the work to make a difference in our industry and broader society," said Shawn Holiday, co-chair of…
The VIBE founder reflects on navigating the film industry as a Black composer, his motherless life journey, and how he managed to learn 26 languages.