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*The Urban Model Awards (UMA’s) are back and hotter than ever! Better known as the  “Sexiest Event of the Year”,  this highly anticipated awards event returns for its 5th year, in a new city!

On Saturday, August 23rd, the UMA’s will say “Hello, Atlanta!” The Urban Model Awards will take place at 595 North Event Center and will be Hosted by Streetz 94.5’s Jazzy Mcbee.

Doors will open at 6:30 PM, with the Red Carpet beginning at 7 PM and show time is from 8-10 PM. The DJ for the evening will be DJ Jay Tek. There will also be special live performances by songstress Bonita JalaneCharles Reed & featured artist of the night Vedo, finalist from NBC’s hit show “The Voice.”

The Urban Model Awards is a unique annual red carpet awards show that recognizes and celebrates the success of urban models in the industry. These models have graced the covers of, and have been featured in magazines, music videos, fashion shows, movies, TV shows, etc. The UMA’s are the only awards ceremony that acknowledges the accomplishments and hard work that these beautiful women have put in the year before and the UMA’s is determined to show the entire world how beautiful Urban Model industry is by creating a new fan base of people throughout the country that will continue to support the models careers. Voting is open to the public and after one month of voting, there were a total of 75,048.

When asked about the move to another city, creators Mr. David Lee and his partner Mr. Jay Walker explain “After our very successful events in Washington, DC and Miami, FL, we have decided to move this year’s event to Atlanta, Georgia which is the home of many sexy models in the industry as well as celebrities, athletes, artists, etc. We are very excited to be coming to Atlanta and are looking to take the city by storm!”

Doors: 6:30 PM

Red Carpet: 7:00 PM

Showtime: 8:00 PM Sharp

Tickets can be purchased by visiting

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