Cast Your VOTE Today!

It’s that time of year… The time when we recognize those who are a step (or two) above the rest. Those who go the extra mile, stand out from the crowd and just dazzle us with their leadership, style, creativity, truth and all that makes them the Best In Black. We admire the fact that they are doing numbers, getting ‘em in and simply can’t be stopped.

Yasssssssss, it’s Best in Black Detroit (BIB). The Michigan Chronicle presents its third year of celebrating and lauding the best… The Best in Black. And Voting is now open. Click the link above to vote for your favorite black-owned businesses and then make sure you purchase your tickets to see who goes home with the title Best In Black Detroit!

BIB recognizes the most outstanding local African-American businesses, community organizations, entrepreneurs, entertainers and individuals in southeastern Michigan. Not only are they awarded and applauded, but BIB also is a mechanism for encouraging the community’s next generation of business leaders.

Best in Black gives the community a true voice in identifying and elevating the businesses they support with their hearts, presence and of course, their patronage. BIB is a platform whereby the Michigan Chronicle can promote and celebrate the businesses that ultimately support us.




Best In Black Category 

Professional Community

Best Elected Official


Best Bar/Club/Lounge

Best Restaurant

Best Happy Hour

Best Burger

Best Barbecue Joint


Best School Teacher

Best School Principal

Best Marching Band

Best High School

Best High School Coach

Best High School Athlete

Best Sorority

Best Fraternity


Best News Anchor

Best Event DJ

Best Club Promoter

Best Local Singer

Best Live Band

Best Ballroom Instructor


Best Photographer

Best Videographer

Best Caterer

Best Car Wash/Auto Detailing

Best Hair Salon

Best Hair Stylist

Best Barber Shop

Best Barber

Best Nail Technician

Best Make-Up Artist

Best Personal Trainer

Best Clothing Store

Best Tattoo Artist

Best Publicist

Best Event Decorator

Best Wedding Planner

Best Cake Lady/Baker


Best Gospel/Church Choir

Best Choir Director

Best Pastor

Best Organist/Pianist

Best Church

Best First Lady

Best Community Choir

Best Attorney

Best Service Business

Best Cheer team/ Dance team

Best Rapper

Best Visual Artist