Jennifer Lopez To Be Honored With 'Hero Award' At Radio Disney Show
April 16, 2015 at 1:08 PM (PT)
JENNIFER LOPEZ will be honored with the HERO AWARD at this year's RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS in recognition of her fervent and unceasing philanthropic efforts in the U.S. and around the world at the ceremony, SATURDAY, APRIL 25th at NOKIA THEATRE L.A. LIVE, and will be telecast on DISNEY CHANNEL the following day, SUNDAY, APRIL 26th. LOPEZ's current DEF JAM single, "Feel The Light," from the animated feature film "Home," is Top 30 at RADIO DISNEY.
In addition, COLUMBIA RECORDS singer/songwriter RACHEL PLATTEN will perform her single "Fight Song" as the RDMA HEROES FOR CHANGE award is presented to a pair of RADIO DISNEY listeners, SLOAN PETERSON of LOS ANGELES, and MARYAH SULLIVAN of ORLANDO, in recognition of their efforts to make a difference in their communities.
Highlights will also be available on RADIO DISNEY, the RADIO DISNEY APP adio Disney, the RADIO DISNEY App, the WATCH DISNEY CHANNEL app and RADIODISNEY.COM.
Nineteen-year-old SULLIVAN was nominated by BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA as that organization's 2014-15 NATIONAL YOUTH OF THE YEAR. Ten year-old L.A. native PETERSON was nominated by FREE THE CHILDREN for establishing a chapter at her school where she has led several fundraising and volunteering efforts for both local and global issues she is passionate about, including access to clean water. Her actions earned a ticket to the youth empowerment and educational event WE DAY.