VH1 today announced its annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms” will premiere on Monday, May 7th at 9 PM ET/PT.

Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Anthony Anderson will return as host for the third time alongside VH1 fan favorite, actress, and New York Times best-selling author La La Anthony.

“Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms” honors mothers with celebrity guests paying tribute to the women who have shaped their success. Past A-listers who have saluted the leading women in their lives include Alicia Keys, Will Smith, Halle Berry, Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, DJ Khaled, Kelly Rowland, Robin Thicke, Chris Paul and Maxwell.

“Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms” will take place at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, California.

Anderson is an actor, comedian, writer and host who currently stars and executive produces the hit show “Black-ish” as well as produces the spinoff “grown-ish.” He recently won his fourth individual Image Award in the category of “Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series.”

La La Anthony, a cast member of the STARZ Network hit series “POWER,” has enjoyed a career that has crossed several genres, including producing Broadway, a burgeoning film career, best-selling New York Times author, and former radio personality.

Official sponsors of “Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms” include Baby Dove and Honey Nut Cheerios.

“Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms” is being produced by Flavor Unit and Jesse Collins Entertainment. Shakim Compere, Queen Latifah, Jesse Collins, and Jeannae Rouzan-Clay are Executive Producers. For VH1, Amy Doyle, Garrett English, Elena Diaz and Andria Parides are Executive Producers, and Joe Buoye is Executive in Charge of Production.

A list of this year’s presenters and honorees will be announced soon.

For more updates go to DearMama.VH1.com.

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