Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Stellar Spotlight – Tasha Cobbs

Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Tasha Cobbs One PlaceMotown Gospel recording artist Tasha Cobbs perfectly fits the moniker of “breakout artist”.  Her national debut, Grace took the world by storm with her cover of Break Every Chain.  Grace flowed freely and Cobbs went on to win her first Grammy coupled along with three Stellar Awards and three Dove Awards.  This year, Cobbs is nominated in 6 Stellar Awards, including Artist of the Year for her One Place Live CD. (more…)

Stellar Spotlight – Erica Campbell

Friday, February 19th, 2016
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New Erica CampbellErica Campbell is showing the world that she plans to be around for a very long time.  The other half of the super group Mary Mary released her first solo project Help, which was warmly received by audiences and netted her a Grammy Award as well as 8 Stellar trophies including Artist of The Year, CD of the Year and Female Artist of the Year. She then showed there was a lot more to the story by releasing Help 2.o.  Erica made this proclamation: “There is just so much more to sing and say,” said Erica. “I’m just getting started! As long as God keeps opening the door for me I’ll keep walking through it! So humbled and so grateful.” (more…)

Stellar Spotlight – Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago

Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago aren’t  strangers to the Stellar Awards.  The Chicago based ensemble burst on the scene with their runaway smash hit, Awesome (from the Best of Both Worlds CD) which spent 22 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Radio chart,  took home a BMI Award for over 100,000 spins at radio and won 5 Stellar Awards. (more…)

Stellar Spotlight- Anthony Brown

Friday, February 19th, 2016
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In the forefront with 10 Stellar Award nominations for their sophomore CD is singer/songwriter Anthony Brown and his DC area based group therAPy.  In his own words, Brown shares his joy by stating “Wow…is all I can say. I am so honored and extremely humbled to be nominated,”  “I have a great amount of respect for The Stellar Awards and for all of the artists who share the gospel around the world. I’m elated to be considered amongst them.”  (more…)

BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Airs On TV One February 21

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Get ready toBebeCeCenew relive the joy and celebration as the BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Awards air on TV One on Sunday, February 21st.  Taped in Atlanta, the show paid tribute to Gospel icons Bebe and CeCe Winans as well as sister duo Mary Mary.  Performers include Marvin Winans, Jonathan McReynolds, Tamela Mann, Ricky Dillard and New G featuring Tiff Joy and many others.  Check your local listings for time and station information in your area.

Check out our pics from the event here 2016 BMI Trailblazer Awards Pics

Sherri Shepherd and Rickey Smiley Host Gospel’s Biggest Night

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Smiley ShepherdThe Stellar Awards, dubbed the biggest night in Gospel music will make a triumphant return to Las Vegas Nevada in the Orleans Arena on February 20th. Also making a return for hosting duties are comedian Rickey Smiley and actress/daytime talk show host Sherri Shepherd.  The Stellar Awards will make its broadcast premiere on TV One during the week of March 6, before entering syndication reaching 150 stations in 125 markets between March and April. (more…)

RCA Inspiration Racks Up 2 Grammy Awards

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Kirkfranklin1RCA Inspiration did the happy dance when the envelopes were opened at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards on Monday, February 15th as they took home Grammy statues in two categories.  Kirk Franklin received his 10th Grammy for Best Gospel Performance/Song for his hit single “Wanna Be Happy?” and Israel Houghton was awarded his 6th Grammy in the category of Best Gospel Album for Covered: Alive In Asia.

“We are very proud of Kirk and Israel and their honors from The Recording Academy at this year’s GRAMMY® Awards,” said Geo Bivins, General Manager of RCA Inspiration. “We congratulate the innovating and inspiring work that they have done and continue to do.”

Kirk Franklin Wins Grammy, And Shares It!

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Kirk Franklin’s “Wanna Be Happy” was announced this evening as the Grammy winner in the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song(more…)

Gospel at the Grammys: Watch LIVE Today!

Monday, February 15th, 2016

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Make sure you tune in to the show before the show and watch Gospel at the Grammys! The legendary Fairfield Four & Tasha Cobbs will be performing live on the Premier Ceremony at 3pm EST at http://live.grammy.com/  (more…)

Fantasy Stellar Categories!

Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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Tasha Cobbs Performing, "Put A Praise On It" at the 2016 Celebration of Gospel

Tasha Cobbs Performing, “Put A Praise On It” at the 2016 Celebration of Gospel

All roads lead to Las Vegas, NV as the countdown begins for the 31st Annual Stellar Awards. For over thirty years this event has honored the best and brightest in Gospel music for their contribution to the art of Gospel Music. The biggest names in this genre have been awarded with high honors such as “Female Vocalist Of The Year”, “Producer Of The Year”,  and “Song Of The Year”.

Well… I thought what if we had some FUN and make up some Fantasy Categories with this year nominees to make you laugh and have some FUN! (more…)