On The Scene: Hollywood Unlocked 2nd Annual Impact Awards in Beverly Hills

On Friday, June 24, 2022 Hollywood Unlocked held its 2nd Annual Impact Awards in Beverly Hills at the historic The Beverly Hilton. 

The 2022 Hollywood Unlocked Impact Awards was hosted by Award-Winning Comedian and Actress Tiffany Haddish and featured appearances by honorees, LizzoFloyd MayweatherJenifer LewisDrinks Champs N.O.R.E, and Kelis. In addition, a special acceptance speech was played by Karen Bass. 


Performances included David Sebastian and Le’Andria Johnson.

Additional VIP attendees included celebrities, recording artists, film and television stars, and media personalities such as Hollywood Unlocked CEO Jason LeeLaw Roach, NAO, Lemus Plummer, Moniece Slaughter, Chante Moore and more.

Jason Lee, Founder of Hollywood Unlocked and Head of Media for Kanye West, held his second annual Hollywood Unlocked Impact Awards, which emphasizes the importance of Black ownership, amplifying Black voices and reclaiming Black narratives. This year, the theme of the award show was ‘Controlling Our Narratives’ where Hollywood Unlocked recognizes talent  for how they use their influence and platform to impact communities and our society at large. 

This years honorees included:

Lizzo (Fearlessness Award) Karen Bass (Community Award) Drinks Champs N.O.R.E (Culture Award) Jenifer Lewis (Perseverance Award) Floyd Mayweather (Pioneer Award) Kelis (Innovation Award)

It was a great night filled with joy, laughter, and lots of flowers — in the literal and figurative sense. Can’t wait to see what happens next year. Keep up with all of Hollywood Unlocked on social media at: @hollywoodunlocked. Cheers!

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