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2014 - 2015
30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Award Nominees



Category #1
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
- ERICA CAMPBELL, HELP, MY BLOCK/EONE MUSIC
- RICKY DILLARD & NEW G, AMAZING, LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- SMOKIE NORFUL, FOREVER YOURS, TREMYLES/MOTOWN GOSPEL
- THE WALLS GROUP, FAST FORWARD, FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA


Category #2
SONG OF THE YEAR
- MICHAEL MCDOWELL & JAMES JOHNSON, YOU ALONE – YOU ALONE (ARKANSAS GOSPEL MASS CHOIR), EMTRO GOSPEL
- W. CAMPBELL, L. MOORE, H. LILLY, A. SLEDGE, H. JONES & E. CAMPBELL, HELP FT. LECRAE – HELP (ERICA CAMPBELL), MY BLOCK/EONE MUSIC
- HARMONY SAMUELS, MICHELLE WILLIAMS, H. "CARMEN REECE" CULVER & AL SHERROD LAMBERT, SAY YES FT. BEYONCE & KELLY ROWLAND – JOURNEY TO FREEDOM (MICHELLE WILLIAMS), ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- TIFFANY JOY MCGHEE, AMAZING – AMAZING (RICKY DILLARD & NEW G), LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE


Category #3
MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
- DEITRICK HADDON, DEITRICK HADDON'S LXW, TYSCOT MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
- MALI MUSIC, MALI IS…, BY STORM ENTERTAINMENT/RCA RECORDS
- RICKY DILLARD, AMAZING, LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- SMOKIE NORFUL, FOREVER YOURS, TREMYLES/MOTOWN GOSPEL


CATEGORY #4
ALBERTINA WALKER FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
- ANITA WILSON, VINTAGE WORSHIP, MOTOWN GOSPEL
- ERICA CAMPBELL, HELP, MY BLOCK/EONE MUSIC
- MICHELLE WILLIAMS, JOURNEY TO FREEDOM, ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- TASHA PAGE-LOCKHART, HERE RIGHT NOW, FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA


CATEGORY #5
GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
- DONALD LAWRENCE, BEST FOR LAST, QUIETWATER/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- JAMES FORTUNE & FIYA, LIVE THROUGH IT, FIYA WORLD/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- THE WALLS GROUP, FAST FORWARD, FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA
- THE WILLIAMS BROTHERS, SONGS OF WORSHIP, PRAISE & DELIVERANCE, BLACKBERRY RECORDS
2014 - 2015
30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Award Nominees


CATEGORY #6
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
- RUTH LA'ONTRA, SO GOOD, TYSCOT MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
- TASHA PAGE-LOCKHART, HERE RIGHT NOW, FO YO SOUL RECORDSINGS/RCA
- TEMPLE OF DELIVERANCE WOMEN'S CHOIR, IN THE SANCTUARY, HABBAKUK MUSIC
- UNCLE REECE, BOLD, OBED MUSIC GROUP


CATEGORY #7
CD OF THE YEAR
- ARKANSAS GOSPEL MASS CHOIR, YOU ALONE, EMTRO GOSPEL
- ERICA CAMPBELL, HELP, MY BLOCK/EONE MUSIC
- RICKY DILLARD & NEW G, AMAZING, LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- THE WALLS GROUP, FAST FORWARD, FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA


CATEGORY #8
CHOIR OF THE YEAR
- ARKANSAS GOSPEL MASS CHOIR, YOU ALONE, EMTRO GOSPEL
- DEITRICK HADDON'S LXW, DEITRICK HADDON'S LXW, TYSCOT MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
- RICKY DILLARD & NEW G, AMAZING,LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- THE MISSISSIPPI MASS CHOIR, DECLARATION OF DEPENDENCE, MALACO RECORDS


CATEGORY #9
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
- WARRYN CAMPBELL, HELP (ERICA CAMPBELL), MY BLOCK/EONE MUSIC
- RICKY DILLARD, WILL BOGLE & RICK ROBINSON, AMAZING, LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- KIRK FRANKLIN, HERE RIGHT NOW (TASHA PAGE-LOCKHART), FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA
- KIRK FRANKLIN, FAST FORWARD (THE WALLS GROUP), FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA


CATEGORY #10
CONTEMPORARY GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
- DONALD LAWRENCE, BEST FOR LAST, QUIETWATER/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- JAMES FORTUNE & FIYA, LIVE THROUGH IT, FIYA WORLD/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- THE WALLS GROUP, FAST FORWARD, FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA
- ZIE'L, PRONOUNCED ZY-EL, DREAM GOSPEL

CATEGORY #11
TRADITIONAL GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
- LISA KNOWLES & THE BROWN SINGERS, THE EVOLUTION CONTINUES, ONE VOICE MEDIA
- THE CANTON SPIRITUALS, KEEP KNOCKING, MALACO RECORDS
- THE WILLIAMS BROTHERS, SONGS OF WORSHIP, PRAISE & DELIVERANCE, BLACKBERRY RECORDS
- TIM WOODSON & THE HEIRS OF HARMONY, MILLIONAIRE, MARXAN/CENTRAL SOUTH


CATEGORY #12
CONTEMPORARY MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
- DONALD LAWRENCE, BEST FOR LAST, QUIETWATER/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- DEITRICK HADDON, DEITRICK HADDON'S LXW, TYSCOT MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
- MALI MUSIC, MALI IS…, BY STORM ENTERTAINMENT/RCA RECORDS
- SMOKIE NORFUL, FOREVER YOURS, TREMYLES/MOTOWN GOSPEL


CATEGORY #13
TRADITIONAL MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
- DONNIE MCCLURKIN, DUETS, RCA INSPIRATION
- EARNEST PUGH, THE W.I.N. (WORSHIP IN NASSAU) EXPERIENCE, P-MAN MUSIC
- RICKY DILLARD, AMAZING, LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- WILLIAM MCDOWELL, WITHHOLDING NOTHING, DELIVERY ROOM MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT ONE


CATEGORY #14
CONTEMPORARY FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
- ANITA WILSON, VINTAGE WORSHIP, MOTOWN GOSPEL
- ERICA CAMPBELL, HELP, MY BLOCK/EONE MUSIC
- KIERRA SHEARD, GRACELAND, INDEPENDENT
- TASHA PAGE-LOCKHART, HERE RIGHT NOW, FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA


CATEGORY #15
TRADITIONAL FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
- BEVERLY CRAWFORD, THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU'VE DONE, ECHO PARK/JDI
- LISA KNOWLES, THE EVOLUTION CONTINUES, ONE VOICE MEDIA
- RUTH LA'ONTRA, SO GOOD, TYSCOT MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
- SHERI JONES-MOFFETT, POWER & AUTHORITY: LIVE IN MEMPHIS, MOTOWN GOSPEL

CATEGORY #16
CONTEMPORARY CD OF THE YEAR
- DEITRICK HADDON'S LXW, DEITRICK HADDON'S LXW, TYSCOT MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT
- ERICA CAMPBELL, HELP, MY BLOCK/EONE MUSIC
- SMOKIE NORFUL, FOREVER YOURS, TREMYLES/MOTOWN GOSPEL
- THE WALLS GROUP, FAST FORWARD, FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA


CATEGORY #17
TRADITIONAL CD OF THE YEAR
- ARKANSAS GOSPEL MASS CHOIR, YOU ALONE, EMTRO GOSPEL
- DONNIE MCCLURKIN, DUETS, RCA INSPIRATION
- RICKY DILLARD & NEW G, AMAZING, LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- WILLIAM MCDOWELL, WITHHOLDING NOTHING, DELIVERY ROOM MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT ONE


CATEGORY #18
URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
- DEITRICK HADDON'S LXW, GREAT GOD, TYSCOT MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT
- ERICA CAMPBELL, HELP FT. LECRAE, MY BLOCK/EONE MUSIC
- JAMES FORTUNE & FIYA, LIVE THROUGH IT, FIYA WORLD/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- MICHELLE WILLIAMS, SAY YES FT. BEYONCE & KELLY ROWLAND, ENTERTAINMENT ONE


CATEGORY #19
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
- FLORIAN SCHNEIDER, GREAT GOD – DEITRICK HADDON'S LXW, TYSCOT MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT
- BILLIE WOODRUFF, HELP FT. LECRAE – HELP (ERICA CAMPBELL), MY BLOCK/EONE MUSIC
- MR. BOOMTOWN, LOVE ON THE RADIO – FAST FORWARD (THE WALLS GROUP), FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA
- MATTHEW CHERRY, SAY YES FT. BEYONCE & KELLY ROWLAND – JOURNEY TO FREEDOM (MICHELLE WILLIAMS), ENTERTAINMENT ONE


CATEGORY #20
TRADITIONAL CHOIR OF THE YEAR
- ARKANSAS GOSPEL MASS CHOIR, YOU ALONE, EMTRO GOSPEL
- BISHOP LARRY D. TROTTER & SHS COMBINED CHOIR, PRAISE REVISITED, UTOPIA
- RICKY DILLARD & NEW G, AMAZING, LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- THE MISSISSIPPI MASS CHOIR, DECLARATION OF DEPENDENCE, MALACO RECORDS

CATEGORY #21
CONTEMPORARY CHOIR OF THE YEAR
- CHARLES BUTLER & TRINITY, BETTER, EPM MUSIC GROUP
- DEITRICK HADDON'S LXW, DEITRICK HADDON'S LXW, TYSCOT MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
- LAMAR CAMPBELL & SPIRIT OF PRAISE, OPEN THE SKY, 360 MUSIC WORX/MOTOWN
- DARNELL DAVIS AND THE REMNANT, MOVING FORWARD, RCA INSPIRATION


CATEGORY #23
SPECIAL EVENT CD OF THE YEAR
- DONNIE MCLURKIN, DUETS, RCA INSPIRATION
- VARIOUS ARTISTS, WOW GOSPEL 2014, RCA INSPIRATION
- VARIOUS ARTISTS, EARNEST PUGH PROUDLY PRESENTS GOSPEL'S RISING STARS, EPM MUSIC GROUP
- TAMELA MANN, BEST DAYS DELUXE EDITION, TILLYMANN MUSIC


CATEGORY #24
RAP HIP HOP GOSPEL CD OF THE YEAR
- ANDY MINEO, NEVERLAND, REACH RECORDS
- DA' T.R.U.T.H., HEARTBEAT, MIXED BAG
- LECRAE, ANOMALY, REACH RECORDS
- UNCLE REECE, BOLD, OBED MUSIC GROUP


CATEGORY #25
YOUTH PROJECT OF THE YEAR
- KENDRA SMITH, SOMETHING NEW, DiVINE RECORDS
- NYASIA, SHOOTING STAR, INSPIRING DREAMS ENTERTAINMENT, LLC
- PURE-N-HEART, ALPHAEUS ANDERSON PRESENTS PURE-N-HEART KIDS, TEENS MOVEMENT "SING THE WORD", MUSIC2CHANGEU RECORDS
- STL3, ALL THINGS NEW, PGK MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, LLC


CATEGORY #26
QUARTET OF THE YEAR
- LISA KNOWLES & THE BROWN SINGERS, THE EVOLUTION CONTINUES, ONE VOICE MEDIA
- THE CANTON SPIRITUALS, KEEP KNOCKING, MALACO RECORDS
- THE WILLIAMS BROTHERS, SONGS OF WORSHIP, PRAISE AND DELIVERANCE, BLACKBERRY RECORDS
- TIM WOODSON & THE HEIRS OF HARMONY, MILLIONAIRE, MARXAN/CENTRAL SOUTH

CATEGORY #27
RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR
- DEREK BLANKS, VINTAGE WORSHIP (ANITA WILSON), MOTOWN GOSPEL
- DEREK BLANKS, HELP (ERICA CAMPBELL), MY BLOCK/EONE MUSIC
- DEREK BLANKS, AMAZING (RICKY DILLARD & NEW G), LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE
- JEFF GILLIGAN, FAST FORWARD (THE WALLS GROUP), FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA


CATEGORY #28
PRAISE AND WORSHIP CD OF THE YEAR
- ARKANSAS GOSPEL MASS CHOIR, YOU ALONE, EMTRO GOSPEL
- EARNEST PUGH, JUST WORSHIP (EP), P-MAN MUSIC
- MICAH STAMPLEY, LOVE NEVER FAILS, MOTOWN GOSPEL
- WILLIAM MCDOWELL, WITHHOLDING NOTHING, DELIVERY ROOM MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT ONE


2014 - 2015
30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Award Nominees
GOSPEL RADIO OF THE YEAR NOMINEES


MAJOR MARKET OF THE YEAR
- HEAVEN 97 – KHVN 970 AM, DALLAS/FT. WORTH, CARMINA BARNETT
- WGRB – INSPIRATION 1390 AM, CHICAGO, SONYA BLAKEY
- WPZE 102.5/102.9, ATLANTA, DEREK HARPER
- WPPZ – PRAISE 103.9, PHILADELPHIA, KYLE GLOVER


LARGE MARKET OF THE YEAR
- 95.7 FM HALLELUJAH - WHAL, MEMPHIS, TRACY BETHEA
- HEAVEN 600 – WCAO 600 AM, BALTIMORE, LEE MICHAELS
- 1480 WBBP, MEMPHIS, TRACY MORGAN
- WCCD 1000 AM, CLEVELAND, DRS. DARRELL & BELINDA SCOTT


MEDIUM MARKET OF THE YEAR
- WENO 760 AM, NASHVILLE, LADY SHAUNTE GARRETT
- KMVP GOSPEL 860 AM, PHOENIX, LOUIS BLAND
- THE LIGHT 103.9 - WNNL, DURHAM, JERRY SMITH
- WXOK-AM- HEAVEN 1460 AM, BATON ROUGE, J'MICHAEL FRANCOIS


SMALL MARKET OF THE YEAR
- KSYB 1300 AM, SHREVEPORT, RHONDA PHILLIPS-SANDERS
- REIGN RADIO LIVE, EDMOND, R.A. MCCULLOUGH
- WEHA, ATLANTIC CITY, ELAINE M. HAWKES
- WGOK – GOSPEL 900, MOBILE, FELICIA ALLBRITTON


INTERNET STATION OF THE YEAR
- I AM RADIO, WWW.I-AM-RADIO.COM, BEATRICE "SISTAH PEACHES" HAYWOOD
- ALL NATIONS RADIO, ALLNATIONSRADIO.NET, BISHOP SAMUEL MCGILL III
- URBAN PRAISE, WWW.MOODYRADIO.ORG/URBANPRAISE, EFFIE ROLFE
- YES LORD RADIO, YESLORDRADIO.COM, ELDER HOWARD C. YOUNG III & RODRICK J. WARREN


GOSPEL ANNOUNCER OF THE YEAR
- RICK JOYNER, SHERIDAN GOSPEL NETWORK – ATLANTA, GA
- ANGELA MARTIN, WGRB – CHICAGO, IL
- MELANIE PRATT, WPZS – CHARLOTTE, NC
- REGINALD GAY, WIGO – ATLANTA, GA

 

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