Over the last two weeks, we have brought you coverage of the 20th edition of The Blacks’ Annual Gala. You can see it all here: [here]. Luminaries attending the philanthropic soiree like hosts Lea and Roy Black, Gloria and Emilio Estefan and Courtney Love, no doubt, anxiously awaited the evening’s main event. And that main event did not disappoint. It was masterfully executed by a living legend. At 72 years old, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin put on an inspiring concert that electrified the ballroom at the Fountainbleu Hotel on Miami Beach. Earlier in her performance, Ms. Franklin sang Grammy winner Adele’s Rolling in the Deep. That cover is on Aretha’s new album Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics.
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Lea and Roy Black at the 20th Anniversary of The Black’s Annual Gala: The Power Couple Each Talk About the Event and What They are Up To
Yesterday, we reported on the 20th edition of The Blacks’ Annual Gala [see here]. The yearly event would not be possible without the good work of Miami’s socialite, powerhouse Lea Black. Her husband, prominent attorney Roy Black [see our photo above] always lends his support for the event, making the couple a philanthropic dynamic duo. Over the years, Lea and Roy have been guests on CYInterview. Now they both share their thoughts on celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Gala, as well as what they are up to.
RESPECT! to Lea Black on 20th The Blacks’ Annual Gala: Charity Ball a Hit; Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Wows; Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Courtney Love, More in Attendance
Celebrities and assorted Miami’s who’s who came out to celebrate the 20th iteration of The Blacks’ Annual Gala. The yearly event is put on by the “Social Mayor of Miami,” entrepreneur, author and Real Housewives of Miami star Lea Black and her powerhouse, attorney husband Roy Black. Attorney Black has, over the years, represented a variety of high profile individuals. Earlier this year, he began representing Justin Bieber. At the event, Ms. Black was honored by Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine with the presentation of the key to the city of Miami Beach. Mayor Levine also proclaimed October 25th, 2014 Lea Black Day. In coming days, we will share with you our latest CYInterviews with both Lea and Roy.
Baseball Great Sammy Sosa and Racecar Driver Helio Castroneves at The Blacks’ Annual Gala: CYInterview’s on it!
Last month we reported on the 19th edition of The Blacks’ Annual Gala, held at the Fontainebleau Hotel on Miami Beach [see here]. Additionally, there were CYInterviews direct from the gala’s red carpet with everyone from Taylor Hicks to the cast of The Real Housewives of Miami [see here and see here.] Now, we bring you some coverage of the sports stars who were in attendance at this year’s annual gala. We spoke with three time winner of The Indianapolis 500, racecar driver, Helio Castroneves, as well as retired baseball star Sammy Sosa.
The Blacks’ Annual Gala Coverage Continues: We Caught Up with Joanna Krupa, Lisa Pliner, Romain Zago, Lisa Hochstein, Lenny Hochstein and Karent Sierra – Listen and Read
Over the last few days we have shared with you our coverage of The Blacks’ Annual Gala. If you’ve missed the main coverage of the event, you can find it along with the photos [see here]. Additionally, we have already posted our first CYInterviews at the event, with attorney Roy Black and musician Taylor Hicks [see here]. Videoing of the annual charity soiree has taken place for the last couple of years for The Real Housewives of Miami and a crew was on hand again shooting for a third consecutive year.
More from The Blacks’ Annual Gala: CYInterviews with the Evening’s Cohost, Attorney Roy Black and Former American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks
We have already shared with you our report on The Blacks’ Annual Gala, as well as photos from that dazzling evening [see here]. Today we will begin with a couple of CYInterviews from the event. First up is attorney and past CYInterview guest Roy Black. Following that is a conversation with musician Taylor Hicks. For 19 years attorney Roy Black has been alongside his wife Lea at the annual event bearing their name, which benefits The Consequences Foundation. Mr. Black has been with us before on CYInterview, commenting on various topics.
Glitterati Out for The Blacks’ Annual Black Gala, 19th Edition: CYInterview has Photos from the Big Event
This past Saturday evening, Miami’s elite came out for The Blacks' Annual Gala at the Fontainebleau hotel on Miami Beach. Stars walking the red carpet included everyone from Flo Rida to Taylor Hicks to Sammy Sosa to the cast of The Real Housewives of Miami. CYInterview was on hand, speaking with many of the evening’s celebrities. While there, we caught up with some of our past guests. Below, you will find photos with everyone we spoke with. Above is a photo photo with Miami attorney and past CYInterview guest Roy Black – with yours truly – to whose wife Lea is the driving force behind this important charity function. Roy, of course, supports Lea’s work in any way he can, insuring that the event bearing his name is successful. Over the coming days, we will share with you our CYInterview red carpet interviews from the Gala. As for the evening itself, Lea and Roy put on a great event, which serves to benefit at risk youth through the Consequences Foundation.