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The 25th Annual Stellar Awards Nominiees

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The nominations for the 25th Annual Stellar Awards were announced on October 29, 2009 from a press conference in Nashville, Tennessee.  The nominees include

Artist of the Year
# Donald Lawrence; The Law of Confession Part 1; Quiet Water/Verity
# Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship; Souled Out; Verity Records
# Kierra Sheard, Bold Right Life, EMI Gospel
# Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records


Song of the Year (Songwriter; Song - Album; Label)
# Donald Lawrence, "Back II Eden" - The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
# Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship, "I Am Souled Out"- Souled Out, Verity Records
# Mary, Mary, "God in Me" - The Sound, Columbia
# Vickie Winans, "How I Got Over" - How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records


Male Vocalist of the Year
# Israel Houghton, The Power of One, Integrity Music
# Philip Carter, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC
# Smokie Norful, Smokie Norful Live, EMI Gospel
# Stephen Hurd, Times of Refreshing, Integrity Gospel


Female Vocalist of the Year
# Crystal Aikin, Crystal Aikin, Verity Records
# Kierra Sheard, Bold Right Life, EMI Gospel
# Niyoki, Rest, D2G Records
# Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records


Group Duo of the Year
# Donald Lawrence, The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
# Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers, Just The Beginning, Verity Records
# Lisa Knowles & The Brown Singers, Experience The Evolution, Independent
# Mary, Mary, The Sound, Columbia


New Artist of the Year
# CoCo McMillan, I've Been Delivered, T Records
# Crystal Aikin, Crystal Aikin, Verity Records
# Kim Ruff, Ready To Live, MacKim Records
# Shari Addison, Shari Addison, Verity Records


CD of the Year
# Donald Lawrence; The Law of Confession Part 1; Quiet Water/Verity
# Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship; Souled Out; Verity Records
# Smokie Norful, Smokie Norful Live, EMI Gospel
# Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records


Choir of the Year
# Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship, Souled Out, Verity Records
# Joe Leavell & St. Stephen Temple Choir, God Is Able, Emtro Gospel
# Malcolm Williams & Great Faith, In Your Glory, Malcolm James Music
# Philip Carter & SOV, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC


Producer of the Year
# Donald Lawrence & Daniel Weatherspoon, The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
# Philip Carter and Michael Smith, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC
# Troy Sneed, Derrieux Edgecombe and Titus Robertson, In Due Season, Emtro Gospel
# Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records


Contemporary Group/Duo of the Year
# 5AM Praise, The Beginning, Born Again Records
# Christopher Page and The Dream Keeper's Ensemble, A Page From My Heart, Restoration Records
# Donald Lawrence, The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
# Mary, Mary, The Sound, Columbia


Traditional Group/Duo of the Year
# Endurance, The Best of Endurance and More, SCCME Records
# Greg O'Quin & iPraize, After The Storm, Pendulum Records
# Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC's, Fall On Me, MCG Records
# Lisa Knowles & The Brown Singers, Experience The Evolution, Independent


Contemporary Male of the Year

# Darwin Hobbs, Free, Tyscot Records
# Earl Bynum, Open My Heart, Earl Bynum Ministries
# Smokie Norful, Smokie Norful Live, EMI Gospel
# Troy Sneed, In Due Season, Emtro Gospel


Traditional Male of the Year
# Bishop Paul S. Morton, Cry Your Last Tear, Light Records
# Donnie McClurkin, We All Are One (Live in Detroit), Verity Records
# Malcolm Williams, In Your Glory, Malcolm James Music
# Philip Carter, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC


Contemporary Female of the Year
# Crystal Aikin, Crystal Aikin, Verity Records
# Kim Burrell, No Ways Tired, Shanachie Ent. Corp.
# Kierra Sheard, Bold Right Life, EMI Gospel
# Kim Ruff, Ready To Live, MacKim Records


Traditional Female of the Year
# Dorothy Norwood, 50 Years: It's Been Worth It All, Malaco
# Dottie Peoples, Do It!, DP Muzik Group
# Shari Addison, Shari Addison, Verity Records
# Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records


Contemporary CD of the Year
# Crystal Aikin, Crystal Aikin, Verity Records
# Donald Lawrence, The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
# Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship, Souled Out, Verity Records
# Kierra Sheard, Bold Right Life, EMI Gospel


Traditional CD of the Year
# Bishop Paul S. Morton & The FGBCF Mass Choir, Cry Your Last Tear, Light Records
# Malcolm Williams & Great Faith, In Your Glory, Malcolm James Music
# Philip Carter & SOV, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC
# Shari Addison, Shari Addison, Verity Records


Urban/ Inspirational Single / Performance of the Year (Artist; Song - Album; Label)
# Donald Lawrence & Company, "Let the Word Do the Work" - The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
# Mary, Mary, "God in Me" - The Sound, Columbia
# Niyoki, "Joy" - Rest, D2G Records
# Vickie Winans, "How I Got Over" - How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records


Music Video of the Year (artist, song or CD title, label)
# Dr. Bobby Jones presents Renee Spearman and Prez, Dr. Bobby Jones presents Renee Spearman and Prez, JDI Records
# Gerald Hinton, I'm On My Way, Davin Records
# Niyoki, Joy/Rest, D2G Records
# Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records


Contemporary Choir of the Year
# Earl Bynum Ministries, Open My Heart, Earl Bynum Ministries
# Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship, Souled Out, Verity Records
# Mike McCoy & Voices United, Continue to Continue, Independent
# New Direction, Destiny, New Haven Records


Traditional Choir of the Year
# Bishop Paul S. Morton & The FGBCF Mass Choir, Cry Your Last Tear, Light Records
# Joe Leavell & St. Stephen Temple Choir, God Is Able, Emtro Gospel
# Malcolm Williams & Great Faith, In Your Glory, Malcolm James Music
# Philip Carter & SOV, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC


Special Event CD of the Year
# Dorothy Norwood, 50 Years: It's Been Worth It All, Malaco
# Endurance, The Best of Endurance and More, SCCME Records
# Reverend Timothy Wright, The Godfather of Gospel, Savoy / Malaco
# The Clark Sisters, J. Moss and Kierra Sheard, Silky Soul Music - A Tribute to Maze, Barantera Music Group


Instrumental CD of the Year
# Ben Tankard, Mercy, Mercy, Mercy, Verity
# Daniel Weatherspoon, Official, Longlife Entertainment Inc.
# Derrick Scott - The Seed of Kenaniah, The Total Experience, SHONDO Records
# Mel Holder, Music Book Vol. 1, Psalmist Music Group


Rap/Hip Hop Gospel CD of the Year
# Da' T.R.U.T.H., The Big Picture, Cross Movement Records
# Dooney Da Priest, Pull Your Pants Up!, Malaco
# Lecrae, Rebel, Central South Dist.
# Papa San, Higher Heights, Habakkuk Music


Children's Performance of the Year
# Eva Sabiniano featuring Alex Duncan, Born to Praise CD-2, Independent
# Pure N Heart (Children's Choir), Pure-N-Heart Live, Music2ChangeU Records
# Rev. Dr. Emory Andrews and Oxon Hill High School Choir, Amazing, Yrome Records
# The Velazquez Family Singers, Family & Friends, Z.A.V.E. Records


Quartet of the Year
# Endurance, The Best of Endurance and More, SCCME Records
# Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC's, Fall On Me, MCG Records
# Lisa Knowles & The Brown Singers, Experience The Evolution, Independent
# The Soul Stirrers, A Soul Stirring Reunion, Malaco


Praise and Worship CD of the Year
# Israel Houghton, The Power of One, Integrity Music
# Kathy Taylor, Live: The Worship Experience, Tyscot Records and Katco Music Group
# Micah Stampley, Ransomed, Interface
# Stephen Hurd, Times of Refreshing, Integrity Gospel


Recorded Music Package of the Year [art credit / artist - album / label]
# Chris Fieldman, Deitrick Haddon - Revealed, Verity Records
# Denise Trotman, Donald Lawrence - The Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
# Lucretia Knight, Vickie Winans - How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records
# Sam Noerr, BOERHAUS, Israel Houghton - The Power of One, Integrity Music