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ATLANTA, GA – AUGUST 09: Steve Harvey attends the 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards Hosted By Steve Harvey at Georgia World Congress Center on August 9, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Moses Robinson/Getty Images for Ford Neighborhood Awards)

EMMY-winning talk show and Family Feud host and star of the Steve Harvey Morning Show, is ready to kick off another blowout weekend this year with the 13th Annual Ford Neighborhood Awards and Neighborhood Awards Weekend running on August 6-9th in Atlanta! Welcoming a stellar lineup of hit entertainment for the Ford Neighborhood Awards show hosted by Steve Harvey and the four-day mix of concerts, comedy, empowering seminars, college expo, singing competitions and more – the weekend will feature headlining performances from Erykah Badu, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Jodeci, Doug E. Fresh, Salt-N-Pepa, Yolanda Adams – plus performances on the Steve Harvey Morning Show live broadcast from Jazmine Sullivan, K. Michelle and Avery Sunshine, and Ne-Yo hosting the State Farm Freedom Friday Party, with additional performers to be announced in the future.

Tickets have been selling fast for this annual destination event experience, which kicks off Thursday, August 6th with the Stand Up Comedy Jam hosted by Nephew Tommy, with those two shows already sold-out. The nominations have continued pouring in nationwide for the Ford Neighborhood Awards show categories on, with submissions open in one award category per day until Wednesday May 27th. This year’s awards finalists will be unveiled by the Steve Harvey Morning Show in one category each day when the voting period opens online, which runs Monday, June 1st for voting on the Best High School Coach category, until Tuesday, June 16th for voting on the Best Community Leader.

Say Co-creators Steve Harvey and Rushion McDonald, “This year is another don’t-miss summer celebration takeover in Atlanta! We are bringing you some returning favorites, great performances and inspiring entertainment. Keep sending in your nominations and don’t forget to vote for your neighborhood favorites to see who takes home the awards this year!”

With over 15 signature events and activities during the weekend, the annual Ford Neighborhood Awards show hosted by Steve Harvey is always filled with unforgettable poignant moments, comedy and surprises, with Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds’ performance to open this year’s show. Other featured events include the three-day State Farm Neighborhood Awards Expo, the State Farm Freedom Friday Party hosted by Ne-Yo with performances by Erykah Badu and Jodeci, Family Feud Live presented by Ford, the Ford VIP After Party hosted by Doug E. Fresh with performances from him and Salt-N-Pepa, the McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour with Yolanda Adams, and the grand prize singing competitions with the Sing Your Way to the State Farm Freedom Friday Party finale hosted by Sheryl Underwood and the Neighborhood Awards Church Choir Competition presented by AARP.


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