1998- Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis 

1999- Melba Moore       

2000- Clifton Davis

2001- Glynn Turman 

2002- Ashford and Simpson

2003- The Delfonics

2004- The Manhattans featuring

        Gerald Alston and Blue Lovett

'2005- The Temptations Review featuring

        Dennis Edwards

2006- Ray, Goodman and Brown 

        Ruby Dee- My One Good Nerve

2007- The Stylistics

2008- The Chilites

2009- Melba Moore

2010- Blue Magic

2011- Christopher Williams

2012- The Manhattans featuring

       Gerald Alston and Blue Lovett

2013- Ray, Goodman and Brown

2014- Regina Belle

2015- Ronny Love and the sensational sounds of

             The Drifters

2016- The Dramatics featuring Willie Ford

2017- Ruben Studdard

2018- Melba Moore

2019- Russell Thompson and The New Stylistics


Local Businesses at the Annual Special Event


Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh, a Partnership of

The Pittsburgh Foundation and the Heinz Endowments