The Atlantic City Walk Of Fame
The Atlantic City Walk Of Fame is an annual induction ceremony honoring legendary recording artists who made an impact in the music industry and who have performed in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event is produced by The National Rhythm & Blues Music Society Inc., a 501 (c) (3) a non profit organization and takes place in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Artists who had singles and/or albums on Billboard, Record World and/or Cash Box Charts with at least 25 years in the music industry and who have performed in Atlantic City will qualify to be inducted into the Atlantic City Walk Of Fame by the ACWOF Induction Committee. The ACWOF Induction Committee will select from the following categories: R&B/Soul artists, Jazz artists, Bands and Popular artists.
Inductees can be alive or deceased.
The committee of five will include the President (who will stand as chairperson) and a Trustee of The National R&B Music Society Board, two longstanding residents of Atlantic City and a non-artist music industry person appointed by the chairperson.
Inductees are required to attend the Induction Ceremony. If an inductee is deceased or unable to attend due to poor health, a family member and/or a representative must take their place. The Induction/Selection committee must have prior written approval from the artist (s), their family or their representative to be inducted.
The ACWOF Induction Committee will meet twice a year to select the inductees and to set a date for the Induction Ceremony via in person, zoom or telephone conference.
The National R&B Music Society shall open a bank account in the name of The Atlantic City Walk Of Fame with funds to be used solely for the purpose of production expenditures for the event. The ACWOF Plaque and Ceremony will be funded by the artist (s), sponsors and/or grants.
A bronze plaque will be placed in the ground with the honoree’s name/group and date of induction in the designated area of Brighton Park. The City of Atlantic City will provide the location/ground, the installation and upkeep of the designated area. The plaques will be donated to The City of Atlantic City.
The induction ceremony will be open to the public.