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***CALL FOR MEDIA CREDENTIALS REQUESTS***
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32ND ANNUAL STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS NOMINATIONS TO BE ANNOUNCED TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017

REQUESTS FOR MEDIA CREDENTIALS NOW BEING ACCEPTED ONLINE

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Credential submission forms are now being accepted online from working media who wish to cover the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, the greatest night in gospel music. The deadline for credentials is Thursday, February 16, 2017. To submit the media credential request form, click here. The 32nd Annual Stellar Awards nominees will be announced Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

The Stellar Awards is the longest running Black Awards show in television recognizing the accomplishments of gospel music icons and individuals instrumental in advocating for gospel music. The show will be taped on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

This one-of-a-kind award show has become the premier gospel event honoring African American artists, showcasing top performers and many television and film stars. Celebrities who have appeared on the Stellar Awards include Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Aretha Franklin, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Lou Gossett, Jr., Yolanda Adams, Vickie Winans, Idris Elba, The Winans, Shirley Caesar, Donnie McClurkin, Sherri Shepherd, Meagan Good, Rickey Smiley, Hezekiah Walker, and countless others.

The Stellar Gospel Music Awards Show is Executive Produced by Don Jackson, with Jennifer J. Jackson serving as Executive in Charge of Production. Michael Johnson will direct this year’s award show. Erma Gray Davis is the President and Chief Operations Officer of Central City Productions.

 

EVENT DATE/TIME:
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 6PM PST

EVENT LOCATION:
LAS VEGAS ORLEANS ARENA
4500 W. Tropicana Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Phone: (702) 284-7777

PRODUCERS
CENTRAL CITY PRODUCTIONS
Don Jackson (Executive Producer)
Michael Johnson (Director)
Jennifer J. Jackson (Executive in Charge of Production)

To submit media credential request form, click here.
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COVERAGE OPPORTUNITIES:

  1. Radio interviews available upon request with Hosts, Performers, Nominees and executive producer Don Jackson leading up to event date.
  2. On-site photo opportunities (only) with Pre-Show Hosts, Performers, Nominees, Winners, and Central City Production Executives on Friday, March 24, 2017.
  3. On-site photo opportunities with Nominees, Winners and Performers at the Radio and Gospel Announcer Awards and Showcase on Saturday, March 25, 2017
  4. On-site photo opportunities and interviews with Hosts, Performers, Nominees, Winners and Central City Production Executives at Show taping on Saturday, March 25, 2017

 

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CEO Don Jackson w/ wife Rosemary (left) and COO Erma Gray Davis on the red carpet. Photo credit: Earl Gibson III

 

 

ON-SITE MEDIA PROVISIONS:

  1. Red carpet arrivals coverage area outside venue (assigned spaces for approved media)
  2. Backstage media coverage/interview aras for Print/Online, Radio, and Broadcast media
  3. Backstage photo area
  4. One-on-One interview areas for select broadcast/video outlets (by request on space available basis)
  5. Post-event distribution of images of arrivals, performances and show highlights/b-roll
  6. Viewing of the show in press room
  7. Snacks and beverages will be served in press room

Visit the Stellar Awards website for full nominee list, ticketing information and show updates (www.thestellarawards.com).
CREDENTIALS REQUESTS/MEDIA COVERAGE:

Credential requests for working media who wish to cover the 32nd Annual Stellar Music Awards may be submitted by clicking here. (via Survey Monkey).

Please direct any questions to JL Media PR via email at stellarpressrsvp@gmail.com.

The credentials request deadline is Thursday, February 16, 2017.

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More information for the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards is forthcoming
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***Highlights from the 31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards ***

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Anthony Brown and Group Therapy accepting award at 31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards. Photo credit: Earl Gibson III

 

 

 

 

unnamed-3.png2016 Presidential Candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton makes a surprise visit at the Stellar Awards. Photographed with Don Jackson, CEO and Founder of Stellar Awards. Photo credit: Maury Phillips.

 

 

 

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Recording Artist Marvin Sapp, Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, and Karen Clark Sheard performing onstage during 2016 Stellar Awards. Photo Credit: Earl Gibson III.

 

 


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                    About Central City Productions (CCP)unnamed-4.png

The Stellar Gospel Music Awards Show is Executive Produced by Don Jackson, with Jennifer J. Jackson serving as Executive in Charge of Production. Michael Johnson will direct this year’s award show. Erma Gray Davis is the President and Chief Operations Officer of Central City Productions.

Founded in 1970 by Don Jackson, Chicago-based Central City Productions, Inc. is a distributor of original targeted programming to television and cable networks. CCP’s award- winning television programs include the Stellar Tribute to the Holidays and Tribute to Mother’s Day, The Black College Quiz Show Series, Hispanic College Quiz, Our World with Black Enterprise and Women of Power, among many others. For more information, please visit www.ccptv.com.

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212 E. Ohio, Suite 300,
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 1 (312) 654-1100
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