Grammy Award Winner
Meat Loaf is a singer and actor. He is noted for his powerful, wide-ranging voice and for his theatrical live shows. With songwriter and collaborator Jim Steinman, his "Bat Out of Hell" trilogy of albums has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide.
Gabrielle Union began her career in the 1990s, appearing on television sitcoms, before landing supporting roles in teenage comedic films "She's All That" and "10 Things I Hate About You" (1999). Her breakthrough role was in the 2000 film "Bring It On".
Devonté Hynes, also known as Blood Orange and formerly Lightspeed Champion, is a singer, songwriter, record producer and director. He has written, played or produced for artists such as The Chemical Brothers, Kylie Minogue, Blondie, and Mariah Carey.
Madam C. J. Walker was an African-American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a political and social activist. She was considered the wealthiest African-American businesseswoman and wealthiest self-made woman in America at the time of her death in 1919.
13-Time Grammy Award Winner
Dixie Chicks are an American music group composed of founding members (and sisters) Martie Erwin Maguire and Emily Erwin Robison, and lead singer Natalie Maines. Dixie Chicks have won 13 Grammy Awards, including five in 2007 for "Taking the Long Way".
Academy Award Winner and Golden Globe Winner
Octavia Spencer is the recipient of several accolades. She is one of two black actresses to have received three Academy Award nominations, and the first black actress to receive an Academy Award nomination after previously winning.