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The 27th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards Winners #Stellarawards

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 27th ANNUAL STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDs AIR DATES

The winners of the 27th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, were  announced  before  a live audience on January 14, 2012 from Nashville's Grand Ole Opry Housee. The live tapping featured  an all-star performance by Kirk Franklin, James Fortune and FIYA, Earnest Pugh, Le'Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond, Kim Burrell, Martha Munizzi, Jessica Reedy, Richard Smallwood and Vision, Da'Truth, Ricky Dilliard and New G, William McDowell, Canton Jones and hip-hop gospel artist, Lecrae.   The Stellar Gospel Music Awards is the first and only annual nationally-televised awards show honoring African American gospel music artists.

 Complete listings of official winners in all categories are:

Artist of the Year

Kirk Franklin

Earnest Pugh

Mary Mary

VaShawn Mitchell


Song of the Year (Songwriter(s); Song)

Kirk Franklin, "I Smile" 

Darius Paulk, "Nobody Greater"

Deitrick Haddon, "Well Done"

Wess Morgan, "I Choose To Worship"

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

VaShawn Mitchell

Earnest Pugh

Smokie Norful

Israel Houghton

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Beverly Crawford

Kim Burrell 

Martha Munizzi

Yolanda Adams

 

Group Duo of the Year

Rance Allen Group

Trin-i-tee 5:7

Mary Mary

James Fortune & FIYA

 

New Artist of the Year

Greater Mt. Calvary Church Choir

Y'Anna Crawley

Todd Dulaney

Preashea Hilliard

 

CD of the Year

Mary Mary, Something Big

VaShawn Mitchell Triumphant

James Fortune & FIYA, I Believe

Kirk Franklin, "I Smile" 


Choir of the Year

Chicago Mass Choir

Mississippi Mass Choir

Shekinah Glory Ministry

Ricky Dillard & New G


Producer of the Year

Kirk Franklin, Hello Fear

Aaron Lindsey, Tommy Sims & Israel Houghton, Love God. Love People

VaShawn Mitchell, Daniel Weatherspoon & Rick Robinson, Triumphant

Warryn Campbell, Mary Mary, Something Big

 

Contemporary Group/ Duo of the Year

New Artist of the Year

James Fortune & FIYA

 Mary Mary

Trin-i-tee 5:7

 

Traditional Group/Duo of the Year

The Soul Seekers

Keith Wonderboy Johnson & Spiritual Voices

Rance Allen Group


Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year

Deitrick Haddon

Earnest Pugh

Israel Houghton

VaShawn Mitchell


Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year

Keith Wonderboy Johnson

Rance Allen

Smokie Norful

John P Kee


New Artist of the Year

Greater Mount Calvary Recording Choir, Greater Mount Calvary Live: As Told By The Music Ministry,

Preashea Hilliard, Live Out Loud,  

Todd Dulaney, Pullin Me Through,  

Y'anna Crawley, The Promise,

 

 Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year

Kim Burrell

Preashea Hilliard

Y'Anna Crawley

Yolanda Adams

 

Traditional Female Vocalist of the Year

Evelyn Turrentine-Agee

Beverly Crawford

LaShun Pace

Twinkie Clark

 

Contemporary CD of the Year

Mary Mary, Something Big

VaShawn Mitchell, Triumphant

Deitrick Haddon, Church on the Moon

Kirk Franklin, Hello Fear


Traditional CD of the Year

John P. Kee, The Legacy Project

Smokie Norful, How I Got Over...Songs That Carried Us

Mississippi Mass Choir , Then Sings My Soul

Ricky Dillard & New G, Keep Living

 

Urban/ Inspirational Single / Performance of the Year (Artist; Song)

Deitrick Haddon , "Well Done"

Kirk Franklin, "I Smile"

Mary Mary, "Walking"

VaShawn Mitchell , "Nobody Greater"


Music Video of the Year - Short Form

VaShawn Mitchell , "Nobody Greater" (VaShawn Mitchell)

Christian Heuer, "Walking" (Mary Mary)

Martha Munizzi, "Excellent" (Martha Munizzi)

Canton Jones, "God" (Canton Jones)

 

Music Video of the Year - Long Form

Deitrick Haddon, "Church on the Moon"

Jerry Parries, Bishop Morton Celebrates 25 Years In Music"

Mississippi Mass Choir, "Then Sings My Soul"

Ricky Dillard & New G, "Keep Living"

 

Contemporary Choir of the Year

Lonnie Hunter & Structure

Shekinah Glory Ministry


Traditional Choir of the Year

Chicago Mass Choir

Ricky Dillard & New G

Greater Mt. Calvary Church Choir

Mississippi Mass Choir


Instrumental Gospel CD of the Year

Moses Tyson Jr, "Music Remastered & Sacred Organ"

Harold Rayford, "I Am the Instrument"

Todd Ledbetter, "Meditations: Hymns in the Key of Jazz"

Winston Stewart, "Season"

 

Special Event CD of the Year

John P. Kee, The Legacy Project

Shekinah Glory Ministry, Refreshed By Fire

Bishop Paul Morton Still

VaShawn Mitchell, My Songbook

 

Rap/Hip Hop Gospel CD of the Year

Flame, Captured

Lecrae , Rehab

Viktory, Birth of a Legacy

Lecrae, Rehab: The Overdose

 

Children's Project of the Year

Santiago & Claude Deuce, My Destiny Place - My Imagination

Teen Pure N Heart, Pure N Heart Live

The Velasquez Singers, Ten

T-Rep The Young Prayzr, Let's Go

 

Quartet of the Year

Keith Wonderboy Johnson & Spiritual Voices

Rance Allen Group

The Soul Seekers

 

Recorded Music Package of the Year [art credit / album ]

Christina Jones, Dominionaire (Canton Jones)

Denise Trotman & Greg Gilligan, Hello Fear (Kirk Franklin)

Martha Munizzi , Make It Loud (Martha Munizzi)

Tanner Gary, Triumphant (VaShawn Mitchell)

 

Praise and Worship CD of the Year

VaShawn Mitchell, "Triumphant"

Earnest Pugh, "Earnestly Yours"

Israel Houghton, "Love God. Love People."

Shekinah Glory Ministry, "Refreshed By Fire"

 

Spoken Word CD of the Year

Selah, "Look At You Loving Me"

Marco the Poet, "Marco the Poet EP"

Trupoetry, "Truepoetry"

Michael Diallo McLendon, "The Diallo Experience"

 

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees.