|TV One with iOne Digital announced that Ashanti will be the talent to re-introduce fans to its HelloBeautiful Interludes Live digital series, a cross-platform, original programming collaboration that brings the audience closer to talent, entertainment icons and influencers through intimate performances and candid conversations. Ashanti will also grace the cover of the June edition of the HelloBeautiful digital cover. The show will air on Sunday, July 17 at 9:00pm ET on TV One and Sunday, July 24 at 10:00pm ET on CLEO TV. Ashanti is a world-renowned Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, actor and author who burst onto the music scene with her self-titled debut album Ashanti. It landed the #1 spot on both the Billboard Top 200 and R&B album charts, selling a whopping 504,593 units in its first week and set a SoundScan record as the most albums sold by any debut female artist in the chart’s history. Holding this record put Ashanti in Guinness Book of World Records, which she still holds today. Ashanti has released six studio albums, received eight Billboard Awards, a Grammy, two American Music Awards, two Soul Train Awards, six ASCAP Awards, and many more awards and illustrious honors. She reigns as one of Billboard’s “Top Females of the Decade from 2000-2010” and continues to break Billboard records, having a Hot 100 entry in the 2000’s, 2010’s and 2020’s. 2022 will hail as Ashanti’s greatest year yet as she is publishing her first book of poetry through Hyperion titled Foolish/Unfoolish: Reflections on Love which will be distributed through Harper Collins. Ashanti is also celebrating the 20th anniversary of her self-titled debut album with an internal tour, festival appearances, and several media appearances. HelloBeautiful.com is where Black women go to talk about themselves shamelessly. Women share, confess, indulge, encourage and celebrate each other — while indulging their guilty pleasures. HelloBeautiful embraces the diversity of today’s woman and allows her to be perfectly flawed and fabulous. At HelloBeautiful, it is believed that women are diverse and dynamic. For more information about TV One’s upcoming programming, including original movies, visit the network’s companion website at http://www.tvone.tv. TV One viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.|
|ABOUT TV ONETV One Networks is the hub of black culture and entertainment with a broad offering of original programming and classic series, serving both diverse audiences for TV One and CLEO TV. Launched in January 2004, TV One currently serves 43 million households and CLEO TV, launched in January 2019, is the sister network with a 34.9 million household reach. Each network has a unique audience that serves viewers with fan favorites from TV One such as Unsung, Uncensored, Fatal Attraction, ATL Homicide, Life therapy, Don’t Waste Your Pretty and Urban One Honors. While CLEO TV, a lifestyle and entertainment network targeting Millennial and Gen X women of color, delivers content that uplifts and inspires today’s modern-day woman. Viewers of CLEO TV can expect award-winning content in both original and acquired series including Culture Kitchen, Living by Design, New Soul Kitchen, Just Eats with Chef JJ, Tia Mowry’s Quick Fix and All Things Adrienne House to Home. Both networks are solely owned by Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc. [NASDAQ: UONE and UONEK], http://www.urban1.com , the largest African-American owned and operated multi-media company|
ABOUT iOne DigitaliOne Digital (formerly known as Interactive One) is the leading digital platform to reach and authentically connect with Multicultural, Gen-Z and Millennial audiences at scale through innovative storytelling and experiences. iOne Digital is powered by the mission to represent black truth and serves as a trusted voice, platform of influence and power source for the culture. iOne owns and operates a number of brands, including HipHopWired (Hip-Hop x Tech), GlobalGrind (Millennials), HelloBeautiful (Fashion & Beauty) MadameNoire (Women’s Lifestyle), The Fumble (Sports), NewsOne (News & Politics), Bossip (Entertainment News) and CassiusLife.com(Men’s Lifestyle), as well as social networking site BlackPlanet, One Stream (an audio streaming platform), and more than 50 local radio and nationally syndicated radio show websites. iOne Digital launched in 2008 and is solely owned by Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc. [NASDAQ: UONE and UONEK], http://www.urban1.com, the largest African-American owned and operated multi-media company.