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The winners are in for the 36th Annual Stellar Awards



The Stellar Awards has been bringing a night of praise and worship for 36 years. The show highlights the impact and contributions of top gospel artists and icons. This year’s award show was hosted by Tye Tribett and Jekalyn Carr. The night featured appearances from great artists such as Yolanda Adams, Jonathon McReynolds, Kierra Sheard, and many more.

Check out some of the winners below.

Recorded Music Packaging of the Year

Royalty: Live at the Ryman (Justin Foster & Drew Kellum)

Quartet of the Year

Young Men 4 Christ Elevation (B.R.A.T.T. Music Studio)

Youth Project of the Year

Anthony White & Detroit Youth Choir Glory

Rap/ Hip Hop Album of the Year

BIG: Freedom Session (Pastor Mike Jr.)

Special Event Album of the Year

The First Ladies of Gospel: The Clark Sisters Biopic Soundrack

Instrumental Album of the Year

My Tribute (Myron Butler)

Traditional Choir of the Year

Ricky Dillard (Choirmaster) Motown Gospel

Contemporary Choir of the Year

JJ Hairston (Not Holding Back)

Music Video of the Year

Something Has to Break (Live) James Hairston IV

Urban/Inspirational Single or Performance of the Year

I Got It ( Pastor Mike Jr.)

Traditional Album of the Year

Changing Your Story (Jekalyn Carr)

Contemporary Album of the Year

Kierra (Kierra Sheard) Karen/ RCA Inspiration

Contemporary Female Artist of the Year

Tasha Cobbs Leonard (Royalty: Live at the Ryman)

Traditional Male Artist of the Year

Donnie McClurkin (A Different Song)

Producer of the Year

Jonathon McReynolds, Darryl “lilman” Howell & Rogest “Rosco” Carstarphen, Jr

Praise and Worship Album of the Year

Royalty: Live at the Ryman (Tasha Cobbs Leonard)

Album of the Year

Maverick City Music Vol 3 Part 1 (Maverick City Music)

Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award

Shirley Caesar

Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award

Dr. Leonard Scott  

For a complete list of winners click here.

Be sure to catch the show when it airs August 1st on BET and August 2nd on BET International at 8:00 pm/EST and 5:00 pm/PST. This will be a show you do not want to miss.

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