R&B talents Melanie Fiona, Tyrese, Charlie Wilson, Chaka Khan and more have been tapped for the latest edition of “An Evening of Stars,” presented by the UNCF and BET.
Taped recently, the 34th edition of “An Evening of Stars: Educating our Future” will air Saturday, Jan. 26 and Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 in syndication and on BET.
Trey Songz, Yolanda Adams, Keyshia Cole, Eric Benet, Tracee Ellis Ross, Keenan Ivory Wayans and more will also take part in the special.
“We are excited to again partner with UNCF on their annual show and we couldn’t ask for a more talented or better suited host than Anthony Anderson for UNCF An Evening Stars,” said Stephen Hill, President of Music and Specials Programming, BET Networks. “Education has always been important to BET and we love that we get to put our time and talent where our heart is to produce this show.”
UNCF An Evening of Stars, formerly the Lou Rawls Parade of StarsÂ®, first aired in 1979, and since that time has become one of the longest-running and most successful televised events in U.S. history. Over its 34-year history, UNCF An Evening of StarsÂ® has raised more than $200 million that has helped hundreds of thousands of students attend college and graduate.