Black Girls Rock! is an annual award show, founded by former DJ and model Beverly Bond, that honors and promotes women of color in different fields involving music, entertainment, medicine, entrepreneurship and visionary aspects; the categorized awards include "The 'Rock Star' Award", "Social Humanitarian", "Who Got Next?", "Living Legend", "Shot Caller", "Trailblazer", "Motivator", "Young, Gifted & Black", "Star Power", and "Visionary". The program also features musical performances by R&B and Soul female recording artists. The show's ceremony made its official debut on the television screen in November 7, 2010 on BET, where it was hosted by actress Nia Long and featured recognitions and musical performances by performers such as SWV, Coko, Raven-Symoné, Keke Palmer, Ruby Dee, Teresa Clarke, Marcelite J. Harris, Iyanla Vanzant, Kelly Price, Keyshia Cole, Marsha Ambrosius, Jill Scott, Ledisi, Keri Hilson, Ciara and Missy Elliott, who was previously honored with the "Creative Visionary" award in 2007. The 2015 event took place the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.