AAMA Events

Marvin Gaye -  From DC to Detroit

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Dancing on the Air Auditions

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Motown Tik-Tok Challenge

In February 2021, AAMA partnered with the Safe Harbors on the Hudson in Newburgh, NY in presenting the "Motown-TikTok Challenge" Project.

Both non-profit organizations collaborated in featuring youth presenting their own dance moves to classic Motown music and posting them on TikTok, as well as sound bites with original Motown artists and other talented musicians. These soundbites give the history of their musical journey and the influences of the legendary music of Motown.

This presentation provided educational lessons in music and dance for young people.​​

Fat Boy Billy Stewart 

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FAT BOY: THE BILLY STEWART STORY will air on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. on WHUT-TV Howard University Television. The documentary tells of the life and career Billy Stewart ("I Do Love You" "Summertime") of one of Washington, DC's native sons who became a national star with his unique voice and talent. Produced and Directed by Emmy Award winning producer Beverly Lindsay-Johnson.  Fiscal Sponsorship provided by the African American Music Association (AAMA).

Executive Director

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Named the Executive Director

of The African American Music Association

WASHINGTON, DC (December 15, 2020) 

The African American Music Association (AAMA) is excited to announce Emmy Award Winning Producer/Director and Entertainment Consultant Beverly Lindsay-Johnson as the new Executive Director of the DC-based nonprofit organization. She will take office on January 4, 2021. 



Please see attached press release for additional information.