THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS ON DECEMBER 26TH AS CENTRIC GIVES VIEWERS A GLIMPSE AT THE HOTTEST R&B AND HIP-HOP
Hits from Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Miguel and More Make Appearances on the Four-Part Countdown Special
Before saying “Bye Baby” to 2012, Centric is giving viewers a “Refill” of some of the hottest R&B and Hip-Hop music of 2012 as the network announced today, The Hot 50. The four-part, year-end special features artists such as, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Usher and Miguel and will kick off on Wednesday, December 26th at 8:00AM ET.
The Hot 50 will be hosted by Centric’s entertainment correspondent, Jasmine Sanders. Teamed up with Jasmine will be a few of entertainments leading media experts – Cori Murphy, Entertainment Director, Essence Magazine; Nicole Spence, Celebrity Editor, Global Grind; Ed Love, TV Personality, Comedian and Radio Personality, SiriusXM’s Backspin; Sean Lynch, Assistant Editor, The Source and Jermaine Hall, Editor-in-Chief, Vibe – who will appear throughout the countdown special adding their commentary.
Mark your calendar – below is the complete schedule of The Hot 50:
DATE TIME COUNTDOWN
December 26th 8:00AM ET Top 50 – 41
December 27th 8:00AM ET Top 40 – 31
December 28th 8:00AM ET Top 30 – 21
December 29th 8:00-10:00AM ET Top 20 – 1
Paxton Baker is General Manger & EVP for Centric. Depelsha Mcgruder is SVP of Business Operations for Centric. Produced by Rod McDonald. Nicole Johnson is Talent Booker and Music Producer.
Centric is a 24-hour music and entertainment channel that reflects the lifestyle and sophistication of today’s African-American and multicultural adult viewer. With a finger on the pulse of an ever-changing beat, its compelling music content fuses Soul, R&B, Neo-Soul, Hip Hop, Reggae, Gospel, Jazz, Old School, New School and everything in between with today’s hottest artists. It is a unique of mix of music, culture and lifestyle programming that embodies the lives, tastes and aspirations of the CENTRIC viewer: All you. All day. All night. BET AWARDS 2013
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