acknowledges the achievements of women of colour who have broken barriers in the areas of art, music, philanthropy and community service. This year’s spectacular, hosted by , will premiere across Africa on  (DStv channel 129) on Saturday 9 April on at 20:00 CAT.

joins the star-studded line up of celebrants which include R&B legend  (Living Legend Award),ShondaLand producer and writer  (Shot Caller Award), The Walking Dead actress and Eclipsed playwright (Star Power Award), award-winning actress and activist  (Young Gifted and Black Award), and Black Lives Matter founders  Garza and  (Community Change Agent Award).

Commented , "I am so proud to once again host "BLACK GIRLS ROCK!” What an incredible night celebrating Black women in a show dedicated to Black Girl Magic. I've proudly hosted this show since before it was televised, and it's been an honour to be connected to this show for so long.”

This year the dynamic  movement celebrates its 10 year anniversary and its sixth televised broadcast on . The award-winning show continues to represent a revolutionary landmark in media as it delivers edifying, entertaining and inspiring content honouring the nexus of achievements made by powerful Black women and girls.

“Over the last ten years,  has reaffirmed the spectrum of brilliance that Black women possess and has helped forge a cultural paradigm shift regarding the ways that Black women and girls are depicted in media," said. "I am proud that BLACK GIRLS ROCK! is at the forefront of a new women's empowerment movement inspiring women of colour to define ourselves, to own our magic, to share our truth, to elevate our own narratives, to celebrate our brilliance and resilience, and to love ourselves fiercely."

Tune into "BLACK GIRLS ROCK" on  (DStv channel 129) Saturday 9 April at 20:00 CAT.

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