Grey Goose Entertainment presents “Rising Icons,” a new television series honoring the spirit of musical excellence by recognizing eight of the world’s most influential newfound artists. Appearing on BET Networks, each 30-minute episode of the eight-part series will take viewers on an up close and personal journey behind the scenes with the artists, giving viewers a glimpse into their road to stardom and revealing what it takes to be successful in music and entertainment today. “Rising Icons” will make its debut 7/27 at 10:30 PM ET/PT on BET.
Created by Grey Goose Entertainment and produced by BET Networks, the show highlights some of the world’s best and brightest artists. Talent for the series includes: Chrisette Michele, Hal Linton, Keri Hilson, Kid Cudi, Melanie Fiona, Ryan Leslie, The-Dream, and Wale. Each episode chronicles the artists’ lives both at home and on the road with candid commentary capturing their passions, motivation and inspiration.
The TV series will run concurrent with the Grey Goose Entertainment presents “Rising Icons” Concert Tour, which spotlights local talent in cities across America. Concert information can be found at Complex.com, the digital media partner for the tour.
“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Grey Goose Entertainment on this new, exciting program for our core audience,” said Alvin Bowles, SVP/Integrated Marketing, BET Networks. “BET is committed to providing our viewers with innovative and unique branded entertainment options which are reflective of our urban influencer audience. The Rising Icons multi-platform opportunity is an ideal way to showcase music in a new an engaging format and we’re proud to partner with a premium brand like Grey Goose.”