Barry Weiss To Be Honored By UJA
June 4, 2009 at 5:26 AM (PT)
UJA-FEDERATION OF NEW YORK’s Entertainment, Media & Communications Division will honor RCA/JIVE Label Group Chairman/CEO BARRY WEISS with the 2009 Music Visionary of the Year Award at UJA-FEDERATION’s Music Visionary of the Year Award Luncheon on THURSDAY, JUNE 18th, 2009, at 11:30a at The Pierre, Fifth Avenue at 61st Street, in MANHATTAN.
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE will emcee the philanthropic event, and JAMIE FOXX, as special guest performer, will perform hits from his new album, "Intuition." "I am deeply honored to be receiving the 2009 Music Visionary Award from UJA-FEDERATION OF NEW YORK. At this time of great need, it is more important than ever for those who can to lend their support to the crucial work of this organization," said WEISS.
Past recipients of the Music Visionary of the Year Award include CLIVE DAVIS, KEVIN LILES, RUSSELL SIMMONS, EDGAR BRONFMAN JR., and L.A. REID.