The featured performance for the evening will be B.o.B.
(Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr.), an American rapper, singer-songwriter and record producer. His debut single "Nothin' on You" reached number one in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
His second single "Airplanes" too peaked at number one in the United Kingdom and at number two in the US. His third single, "Magic", became B.o.B's third consecutive top ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100. B.o.B was named the ninth Hottest MC in the Game of 2010 by MTV. On April 27, 2010 his debut album, B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray was released, reaching number one on the US charts.
The Maynard Jackson Legacy Award
honors an individual who has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the City of Atlanta and who embodies the leadership, spirit, dedication, tenacity and vision of the late Maynard Holbrook Jackson.
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honors an individual who demonstrates consistent commitment to learning by helping others climb the educational ladder to achieve success.
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honors a visionary leader within a company or organization who demonstrates a relentless devotion to illuminating a path to help improve the lives of employees, customers or the community at large.
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