Archive for the ‘Stellar Awards’ Category

Anthony Brown Is Ready To Bless The Lord

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Anthony Brown and group therAPy will never forget the 2016 Stellar Awards.  That night the DMV based group took home a record 10 wins including Artist of the Year, CD of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Group/Duo of the Year and the State Farm Song of the Year for the hit song “Worth.”  Anthony Brown Stellar Grab

“This has literally been the most overwhelming experience in my life,” said Brown. “I love gospel music and I love the Stellar Awards and I’ve always wondered what it would feel like to be on that stage. I never dreamed that when I got the opportunity, it would be like THIS. It is a dream come true and is proof that God remembers …”

Brown and group therAPy take to the stage to perform a medley including their new single Bless the Lord and Worth at the Stellar Awards telecast premiering on TVone on March 6th.

Glam At The Stellars

Saturday, February 20th, 2016
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Of course getting glam for the big show is a big part of the Stellar Award weekend. We highlight a couple of our favs!   Goo’s Gifting Suite and The Glam Room both offer star-treatment experiences for you to get your look together at the Stellars. (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…)

New Inductees Into The Stellar Awards Honors Club

Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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Lady Tramaine

In 2015, Stellar Awards Founder and Executive Producer Don Jackson introduced the Stellar Awards Honors paying tribute to individuals who have been trailblazers and trendsetters in Gospel music.  The inaugural honorees included Pastor Shirley Caesar, Byron Cage, Clifton Davis, Kirk Franklin, Vickie Winans, Dottie Peoples, Ricky Dillard, Vicki Mack Lataillade, Dr. Leonard Scott and Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones. (more…)

The Artists Favorite Eats In Vegas!

Friday, February 12th, 2016
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j and anthony

JJ Hairston and Anthony Brown

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. (more…)

James Cleveland Award Honors The Legacy of Olanda Draper

Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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The 2016 James Cleveland Award will celebrate the heyday of the choirs with a posthumous honor for Olanda Draper. Olanda Draper (more…)

Ambassador Bobby Jones Award Recipient Joe Ligon

Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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Among the special honoMCOJrees at this year’s Stellar Awards will be the reigning King of Quartet, Willie Joe Ligon.  (more…)

Deborah Byrd In Producer’s Chair for Stellar Award Telecast

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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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.



Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

The Jambalaya Project is a Raleigh based youth enrichment program. This series of music journalism workshops introduces youth to cultural diversity through music and the arts while enhancing their reading, writing and social skills. This year marks its 10 year anniversary and was created by Judith Guest, a professional writer and owner of Perfecting The Persona. To date, it has enrolled over 300 y20150727_163021_resizedouth. This Summer’s participants are Ivori McNeil, Christina Alston, Zoe Brannon, Jaylen Peacox, Kira Matthews, Kourney Privette & Koury Privette. They conducted the following interview with the Grammy nominated and Stellar Award winning The Walls Group. The Texas based contemporary gospel group on Kirk Franklin’s Dallas based Fo Yo Soul record label. It’s a joint venture with RCA records. They consist of 4 siblings; Darrel, Rhea, Paco and Asia. They’re just a chip off the old block from a musically inclined family of 10. Their signature sound and heart for God lends credibility to the motto “Everything is bigger in Texas!” You’ll find that they can’t contain it. The revelation can come anytime and anywhere whether you find yourself on the subway or at a concert. Their music will command you to rise from your seat, dance and rejoice.


(Chorus: All)
“If you’re a miracle today and God has always made a way
If you have food to eat, a place to sleep and you really can’t complain
This song is for you
After everything you’ve been through
This song is for you.”



Anthony Brown Gets 10 Stellar Award Nominations

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Tyscot Records is basking in the afterglow of the Stellar Award nominations announcement.  Anthony Brown and group therAPy earned 10 nominations (the most for any artist this year)  for their sophomore project, Everyday Jesus.

The disc received nods for Song of the Year and Producer of the year in addition toA rtist of the Year, CD of the Year, Contemporary CD of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year, Group/Duo of the Year and Contemporary Group/Duo of the Year. “Wow…is all I can say. I am so honored and extremely humbled to be nominated,” said Brown. “I have a great amount of respect for The Stellar Awards and for all of the artist who share the gospel around the world. I’m elated to be considered amongst them.”

Adding to the celebration was news of the Grammy nomination for the hit single, Worth which spent 17 weeks at number one gospel radio and was one of the best selling digital singles of 2015.