The Artists Favorite Eats In Vegas!

Written by: Melanie Pratt

February 12th, 2016
Stellar Guide

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So while you’re in Vegas, since you won’t be gambling *wink*, you’ll have plenty of time to eat! We’ve checked in with some of our favorite artists to see where they like to break bread in Las Vegas. Read the rest of this entry »

Homegoing Arrangments for Erica Bratton-McCullough

Written by: Melanie Pratt

February 12th, 2016

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There will be Celebration of Life services in both Maryland and North Carolina for Erica Bratton-McCullough. Bratton-McCullough departed this life on Thursday, February 11, 2016 after an extended illness.

Tri City Singers’ Erica Bratton-McCullough Passes

Written by: Gregory Gay

February 11th, 2016

MCculloughGOSPELflava joins others around the country mourning the passing of Donald Lawrence and Tri City Singers’ member Minister Erica Bratton McCullough.  Read the rest of this entry »

James Cleveland Award Honors The Legacy of Olanda Draper

Written by: Gregory Gay

February 11th, 2016
Stellar Guide

The 2016 James Cleveland Award will celebrate the heyday of the choirs with a posthumous honor for Olanda Draper. Olanda Draper Read the rest of this entry »

Ambassador Bobby Jones Award Recipient Joe Ligon

Written by: Gregory Gay

February 11th, 2016
Stellar Guide

Among the special honoMCOJrees at this year’s Stellar Awards will be the reigning King of Quartet, Willie Joe Ligon.  Read the rest of this entry »

Thomas Dorsey Award Notable Achievement Recipient Dr. Marabeth Gentry

Written by: Gregory Gay

February 11th, 2016
Stellar Guide

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This year, the Stellar Awards will honor the work of Dr. Marabeth Gentry, President of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses with the Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award.  Read the rest of this entry »

And the Grammy Goes To…

Written by: Gregory Gay

February 10th, 2016

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Grammy night is Monday, February 15th.  Here’s your change to weigh in on your picks for 2016 Read the rest of this entry »

Deborah Byrd In Producer’s Chair for Stellar Award Telecast

Written by: John Burton Jr.

February 10th, 2016
Stellar Guide

 

Its a changing ostellar-awards-logof the guard as Stellar Awards producer Barbara Wilson passes the baton to Deborah Byrd.  Wilson has helmed production efforts for the show since the very first show taped at Chicago’s Arie Crown Theater in 1985.  We talked with Barbara Wilson some years back, see our interview here. While taking a step back, Wilson is not going off the scene entirely, she will maintain an active presence with the show as executive consultant.

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List of Nominees

Written by: Melanie Pratt

February 9th, 2016
Stellar Guide

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Congratulations to all of the nominees for the 2016 Stellar Awards. The Awards will be held on Saturday,
February 20, 2016 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The tally sheet looks a little bit like this: Read the rest of this entry »

Orleans Arena

Written by: Melanie Pratt

February 9th, 2016
Stellar Guide

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The Orleans Arena, a Boyd Gaming facility located just west of the Las Vegas Strip, is one of the nation’s leading multi-purpose sports and entertainment facilities and the 2014 recipient of the Venue Excellence Award from the International Association of Venue Managers.

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