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2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

Shelley Stewart Founder and President, Mattie C. Stewart Foundation. Founder, o2ideas. Birmingham, Alabama Shelley Stewart of Birmingham, Alabama overcame impoverished beginnings and family tragedies as a child to eventually become one of Birmingham’s best-known radio personalities and one of America’s most prominent African American businessmen and philanthropists.   His broadcasting career began in 1949 as […]

2018 Alabama Music Awards After Pary

  After Party  2018 Alabama Music Awards Hosted by: New York  DJ MANISH   @manishletsgetem   Vault bar and Lounge 1920 3rd Avenue North Birmingham Alabama 35203  Sunday July 29, 2018 Door Open 9pm Tickets $15.00 | 21 up more info 205.503.6840  205.259.8461  205.222.8461

Henry “Gips” Gipson

2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

Henry “Gips” Gipson In a residential neighborhood in Bessemer, Ala. — about 20 miles from Birmingham — sits a blues lover’s dream: an honest-to-goodness juke joint. Gip’s Place is one of a precious few musical roadhouses still hanging on in this country. You hear Gip’s Place before you ever spot it. Tucked away down a […]