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Grammy Winning Recording Artist, Deniece Williams To Be Honored at 2018 HAL Awards
Grammy winning songstress, Deniece Williams will be honored with the HAL Smokey Robinson Legacy Award at the 29th Annual Tribute to Heroes And Legends, September 23, 2018.
Williams is known for her amazing four-octave soprano voice, R&B classics such as "Free" and "Silly," and the number one pop hit from the movie, Footloose, "Let's Hear It for the Boy." She also hit top 10 with a series of duets with the legendary Johnny Mathis, including "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late," and "You're All Need to Get By," and won four Grammys for her gospel hits, "This is My Song," "I Believe in You," "I Surrender All," and "They Say."
The HAL Awards spotlight positive role models from many diverse backgrounds, including leaders in the fields of music, theatre, film, television and business each year at the Annual HAL Awards and Scholarship Dinner.
The event is the major fundraiser for The Heroes And Legends (HAL) Scholarship Foundation which provides scholarship funds for talented young people with artistic aspirations. The Foundation was founded by celebrated songwriter and Motown Alumna, Janie Bradford to aid "at risk" youth and to publicly recognize others who share her vision. The Berry Gordy Family Foundation has been the principle sponsor for the last 20 years.
Previous recipients of the HAL Smokey Robinson Legacy Award include The Commodores, Teena Marie, The Whispers and Bobby Womack.
Since 1990, The HAL Scholarship Foundation has awarded over eighty scholarships to young people with tremendous talent and big dreams!
The 2018 Awards dinner will take place at 5:30pm on September 23rd at the Beverly Hills Hotel. For more information on the event, visit www.halawards.com.
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