Motown Artist KEM will take to the airwaves tomorrow, Wednesday, May 8 from 6:00am-10:00am EDT, as he takes on the role of special guest host of the Steve Harvey Morning Show as part of a week-long celebrity takeover while regular host, Steve Harvey, is on vacation.

KEM will host Steve Harvey's #1 rated syndicated radio show alongside regular co-hosts Shirley Strawberry, Nephew Tommy and Carla Ferrell with contributions from Junior and Sheryl Underwood.

The full lineup of celebrity guest hosts this week includes: Charlie Wilson on Monday, May 6, Kevin Hart on Tuesday May 7, KEM on Wednesday May 8, John Legend on Thursday May 9 and Deion Sanders on Friday, May 10.

"The opportunity to fill in for Steve Harvey as a guest host on his show is incredible," said KEM. "Steve has been great to us with his support over the years, and I'm looking forward to interacting with his co-hosts and listeners for a full show. I also have a surprise or two in store for everyone, so you won't want to miss it!"

Syndicated by Premiere Networks on nearly 70 radio stations across the U.S., The Steve Harvey Morning Show reaches approximately six million weekly listeners. The show broadcast is also available online at,, and on the iHeart Radio mobile app.

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KEM's Upcoming Projects & Performances:

  • New Music - Duet with Ron Isley
    • "My Favorite Thing"
      • Written by KEM
      • Featuring KEM & Ron Isley
      • Will appear on Ron Isley's upcoming album
  • Mother's Day Shows
    • May 10 at Funk Fest in Jacksonville
    • May 11 in Southaven, MS with Keith Sweat & Johnny Gill
  • Supporting Tours
    • KEM will join Mary J. Blige for five shows in June
      • June 8 - Columbia, SC
      • June 14 - Louisville, KY
      • June 16 - Kansas City, MO
      • June 19 - Nashville, TN
      • June 29 - Birmingham, AL
  • KEM will join Maze featuring Frankie Beverly and Ron Isley for a Summer Tour
  • Steve Harvey's 2013 Neighborhood Awards Weekend Performance
    • Friday, August 9 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
  • Upcoming Album
    • KEM is currently working on his much-anticipated fifth studio album scheduled to be released in 2014

In February 2001, Motown Recording Artist KEM independently released his first CD, KEMISTRY, selling nearly 15,000 units. Universal Motown signed KEM in November 2001 and re-released KEMISTRY in 2002. KEM ALBUM II was released and certified Gold in May 2005. INTIMACY debuted at #2 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums list in August 2010, and garnered two Grammy nominations, a Soul Train nomination and a BET Award nomination. KEM headlined his 'INTIMACY TOUR' in 2011, and INTIMACY was certified Gold in March 2012. KEM released WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS in October 2012. KEM was nominated for four 2013 NAACP Image Awards.