By NAN Staff Writer
News Americas, LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Sun. May 7, 2023: Jamaican American Emmy-Award winning actress and singer, Sheryl Lee-Ralph, landed another major win Saturday, as she became the voice of NBCUniversal’s promotion of the 149th Kentucky Derby.
Lee Ralph starred in the NBCUniversal’s Derby opening tease and re-tease. Her distinct voice was heard speaking to the history of the race and the timelessness of it.
“One way or another this day will get your heart racing! Thank you for making me The Voice of The 149th Kentucky Derby #KentuckyDerby churchhilldowns,” she tweeted.
Ralph, 66, whose mother was born in Jamaica, has been racking up the honors since winning an Emmy-Award last year for her role on Abbott Elementary and the ‘Order Of Jamaica’ last October. She also performed the 123-year-old Black Anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing” at the Super Bowl in February.