The Complete List of the 2018 33rd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Award Winners

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LAS VEGAS, NV) – March 25, 2018 – Central City Productions  completed the taping of the 2018 Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena. The annual show hailed as an, “epic night in gospel music,” was hosted by Kirk Franklin. The telecast will premiere on TV One, Good Friday, March 30, at 9/8c . Additionally, the Stellar Awards will air in national broadcast syndication March 31-May 6, 2018.

The Stellar Awards telecast will premiere on TV One on Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and air in broadcast syndication on 130 stations in more than 110 markets around the country March 31 – May 6, 2018.

Below is the complete list of winners for the 2018 Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards

Category #1

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • – Travis Greene, Crossover Live in Music City, RCA Inspiration

 

Category #2

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • – David Bloom, Cortez Vaughn, Phontane Demond Reed & JJ Hairston, You Deserve It, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

 

Category #3

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • – Travis Greene, Crossover Live in Music City, RCA Inspiration

 

CATEGORY #4

ALBERTINA WALKER FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • – Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Passion. Pursuit., Motown Gospel

 

CATEGORY #5

DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • – Anthony Brown & group therAPy, A Long Way from Sunday, Key of A/FairTrade/Tyscot Records

 

CATEGORY #6

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • – Isabel Davis, The Call, Uncle G Records

 

CATEGORY #7

CD OF THE YEAR

  • You Deserve It, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

 

CATEGORY #8

CHOIR OF THE YEAR

  • – JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, You Deserve It, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

 

CATEGORY #9

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  • – Travis Greene, Crossover Live in Music City, RCA Inspiration

 

CATEGORY #10

CONTEMPORARY DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • – Anthony Brown & group therAPy, A Long Way from Sunday, Key of A/FairTrade/Tyscot Records

 

CATEGORY #11

TRADITIONAL DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • – The Rance Allen Group, Live from San Francisco, Tyscot Records

 

 

CATEGORY #12

CONTEMPORARY MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • – Travis Greene, Crossover Live in Music City, RCA Inspiration

 

CATEGORY #13

TRADITIONAL MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • – Marvin Sapp, Close, Verity/RCA Inspiration

 

CATEGORY #14

CONTEMPORARY FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • – Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Passion. Pursuit., Motown Gospel

 

CATEGORY #15

TRADITIONAL FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • – CeCe Winans, Let them Fall in Love, Pure Springs Gospel

 

CATEGORY #16

CONTEMPORARY CD OF THE YEAR

  • Passion. Pursuit., Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Motown Gospel

 

CATEGORY #17

TRADITIONAL CD OF THE YEAR

  • Close, Marvin Sapp, Verity/RCA Inspiration

 

CATEGORY #18

URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

  • You Deserve It, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

 

CATEGORY #19

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • – Derek Blanks, We Livin – It’s Still Personal (Tina Campbell), Gee Tree Creative/Malaco

 

CATEGORY #20

TRADITIONAL CHOIR OF THE YEAR

  • – Bishop Paul S. Morton, Legacy Live in New Orleans, Tehillah Music Group/Entertainment One

 

CATEGORY #21

CONTEMPORARY CHOIR OF THE YEAR

  • – JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, You Deserve It, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

 

CATEGORY #22

INSTRUMENTAL CD OF THE YEAR

  • – Kirk Whalum, #LoveCovers, Top Drawer Records

 

CATEGORY #23

SPECIAL EVENT CD OF THE YEAR

  • Greenleaf Soundtrack Season 2, Various Artists, RCA Inspiration

 

 

CATEGORY #24

RAP HIP HOP GOSPEL CD OF THE YEAR

  • Greatness, Canton Jones, Radar Live/Cajo Records

 

CATEGORY #25

YOUTH PROJECT OF THE YEAR

  • – God’s Little Soldiers International Boys Choir, Through the Years, DIR/Motor City Praise

 

CATEGORY #26

QUARTET OF THE YEAR

  • – The Williams Brothers, Timeless, Blackberry Records

 

CATEGORY #27

RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR

  • – Derek Blanks, Passion. Pursuit. (Tasha Cobbs Leonard), Motown Gospel

 

CATEGORY #28

PRAISE AND WORSHIP CD OF THE YEAR

  • You Deserve It, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

 

JAMES CLEVELAND LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

  • – Tamela Mann

 

THOMAS A. DORSEY MOST NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • – Bishop Kenneth Moales, Sr.

 

  1. BOBBY JONES LEGENDS AWARD
  • Milton Biggham

 

ICON AWARD

  • Edwin Hawkins (posthumously)

 

STELLAR HONORS HALL OF FAME

Ben Tankard

Dr. Marabeth Gentry

Kurt Carr

 

GOSPEL RADIO OF THE YEAR Winners

 

MAJOR MARKET OF THE YEAR

  • – WGRB-AM 1390AM (Inspiration 1390), Chicago, Sonya Blakey

 

LARGE MARKET OF THE YEAR

  • – WOKB 1680AM, Orlando/Central Florida, Shanti Persaud

 

 

MEDIUM MARKET OF THE YEAR

  • – WFMI 100.9, Virginia Beach, Mike Chandler

 

SMALL MARKET OF THE YEAR

  • – KSYB 1300AM, Shreveport, Rhonda Phillips- Sanders

 

INTERNET STATION OF THE YEAR

 

GOSPEL ANNOUNCER OF THE YEAR

  • – Liz Black, 1190AM WLIB, New York, NY