The Stellar Gospel Music Awards is arguably the biggest night in Gospel Music every year.
This year’s awards ceremony is the thirty-sixth and it was held at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center located in Nashville on July 10. Want to know what went down? Continue Reading.
This year’s Stellar Awards was hosted by the energetic Tye Tribbett and amazing vocalist, Jekalyn Carr. Interestingly, Carr set a new record as the youngest person to host the Stellar Gospel Music Awards in history. Both hosts were also performers during the event.
As expected, the 36th Stellar Gospel Music Awards featured amazing performances by some of the biggest names in Gospel Music. Among the performers were Jonathan McReynolds, Kierra Sheard, Tamela Mann, The Clark Sisters, and CeCe Winans. Other performers include Yolanda Adams, Jason Clayborn, and Hezekiah Walker. Each performance was electric, filling the room with worship in the most amazing way.
This year’s awards ceremony had Don Jackson as the Executive Producer while the show was directed and produced by Michael A. Jackson. Jennifer J. Jackson served as the producer and Executive-in-charge of production.
Counting the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award, the Clark Sisters were the biggest winners of the night. They picked up this non-competitive award along with three other awards. Jonathan McReynolds and Kierra Sheard also went home with three awards each. Other awardees include Pastor Mike Jr., Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Maverick City, Donnie McClurkin, and Jekalyn Carr.
Check below to see the complete list of winners at the 36th Stellar Gospel Music Awards:
- Album of the Year: Maverick City Music Vol 3 Part 1 by Maverick City Music
- Artist of the Year: Pastor Mike Jr.
- Choir of the Year: JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise
- Contemporary Album of the Year: Kierra
- Contemporary Female of the Year: Tasha Cobbs Leonard
- Contemporary Group/Duo of the Year: Anthony Brown & group therAPy
- Contemporary Male of the Year: Jonathan McReynolds
- Female Vocalist of the Year: Tasha Cobbs Leonard
- Group/Duo of the Year: The Clark Sisters
- Male Vocalist of the Year: Jonathan McReynolds
- Music Video of the Year: “Something Has To Break” Kierra Sheard
- New Artist of the Year: Maverick City Music
- Producer of the Year: Jonathan McReynolds
- Rap/Hip Hop Gospel Album of the Year: Big: Freedom Sessions by Pastor Mike Jr.
- Song of the Year: “Something Has To Break” Kierra Sheard ft. Tasha Cobbs Leonard
- Traditional Album of the Year: Changing Your Story by Jekalyn Carr
- Traditional Choir of the Year: Ricky Dillard
- Traditional Female of the Year: Jekalyn Carr
- Traditional Group/Duo of the Year: The Clark Sisters
- Traditional Male of the Year: Donnie McClurkin
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