Atlanta, GA — Trumpet Awards founder Xernona Clayton brought firepower to help her ring in the 20th anniversary of the civic awards program at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta.

Legend Aretha Franklin, Dr. Bobby Jones, Blair Underwood, Tyrese, the Braxton Sisters, Rev. Run of the venerated Run DMC, Cynthia Clayton of “Real Housewives of Atlanta, soul legends Earth, Wind & Fire, R&B bad boy Bobby Brown, and producer Roger Bobb of Bobbcat Films were among the celebrities who walked the carpet. The Trumpet Awards gala was hosted by comedian and television personality Wayne Brady.

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