AFTRA honors Smokey Robinson

Singer to receive AMEE Award

Smokey Robinson will be feted with the AMEE Award in Sound Recordings during the 2009 AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards gala on March 9 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.

Other honorees include thesp Jeanne Cooper for the AMEE Award in Entertainment, and broadcaster Vin Scully, with the award in broadcasting.

Don LaFontaine, “King of Voiceovers,” will be posthumously presented with a special tribute.

Previous AMEE recipients include Don Hewitt, Ed Bradley and Susan Lucci.

The AMEES recognize members of AFTRA who have made a significant contribution to American culture.

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