Rickey Minor has received his second Primetime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Music Direction category for his work on the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors gala at today’s second night of the 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards. He previously won the award in 2017 for Taking The Stage: African American Music And Stories That Changed America and received multiple other nominations in the category. He received a second nomination this year for his music direction of the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony. The other nominated music directors this year were Sheila E., Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis for Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute To Prince, Benny Pickett, Eli Brueggemann & Leon Pendarvis for Saturday Night Live – “SNL At Home #1” and Adam Wayne Blackstone for the Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show Starring Jennifer Lopez And Shakira.