Rising music star and veteran actress Demetria McKinney has received a 49th Annual NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding New Artist. The Two-Hour LIVE TV special will air on TV One on Monday, January 15, 2018, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday with a One-Hour Live Red Carpet Pre-Show. For all information and the latest news, please visit the official NAACP Image Awards website at: http://www.naacpimageawards.net
Along with an NAACP Image Award nomination, McKinney proudly joins Grammy Award winner Fantasia’s holiday tour, “Christmas At Midnight.” Tickets to Fantasia’s “Christmas At Midnight” tour, featuring Demetria McKinney, can be purchased here. Demetria McKinney joins Fantasia on the following dates at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY.
BET & BET Her’s 2017 Soul Train Awards will air November 26th, 2017, at 8PM ET. The annual event honoring the best in soul and R&B featured the national TV debut performance of Demetria McKinney‘s Billboard chart-topping single “Easy.” “Easy” currently sits at number 6 on Billboard’s Adult Urban AC chart.
McKinney’s debut album, “Officially Yours” is available in stores and online now. The album features the chart topping single “Easy,” and the newly released, “Happy.” “Officially Yours” was executive-produced by award-winning artist, producer and personality Kandi Burruss, Demetria McKinney and Roger Bobb. Get “Officially Yours” here.
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McKinney recently portrayed the late music legend Whitney Houston in TV One’s “Bobbi Kristina” biopic, about Bobbi Kristina Brown– the only child of Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown. The television film premiered in early October 2017 to over 2.4 million homes, marking top rated success for the network.
Demetria McKinney is best known for her outstanding acting abilities as seen on “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” (TBS/OWN/BET), “The Quad” (BET) and “Saints & Sinners” (Bounce TV). Demetria is currently the female lead in the new series “Superstition” created by Mario Van Peebles on the SYFY Channel which premiered October 20. She will return to “Tyler Perry’s House Of Payne” spin-off “The Paynes” as Janine Payne in 2018 on OWN. Additionally, she will reprise her roles on BOUNCE TV’s “Saints & Sinners.”