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'Black Enterprise' to
honor Hollywood's top moneymakers at the Oscars
(February 11, 2008) As the entertainment industry prepares to celebrate
excellence during the 80th Annual Academy Awards, Black Enterprise
magazine will honor its exclusive list of the "Top 25 Moneymakers in
Hollywood," as featured in its March 2008 issue, on Wednesday, Feb. 20.
The invitation-only celebration takes place from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. at
the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Last year's event made
headlines and drew an all-star gathering of A-list talent, including Eddie
Murphy, Chris Brown, Clarence Avant, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Vivica A.
Fox, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, M.C. Lyte, Sheryl Lee
Ralph, Russell Simmons, Robert Townsend, Chris Tucker, Jon Voight, Katt
Williams, and Serena Williams.
The evening kicks off with a special salute honoring legendary actress
Ruby Dee. Currently nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her
portrayal of Mama Lucas in American Gangster, Dee has already won a SAG
award for that performance. Grammy Award-winning hip-hop musician
will.i.am will get the party started with an exclusive performance, and
high-energy grooves will be provided all night courtesy of the legendary
Catch the red carpet arrivals and exclusive celebrity interviews,
performances, and special tributes to I Am Legend, The Great Debaters,
American Gangster, Mad Money and The Bucket List, plus special surprise
guests on www.blackenterprise.com.
Sponsors of the 2008 Black Enterprise Top 25 Hollywood Moneymakers
celebration include Joseph Abboud, American Airlines, Chrysler, FedEx,
Primetime Omnimedia, and Turks & Caicos.
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