Pastor Mike, Jr. is the highest winner on the 2023 Stellar Gospel Music Awards, which premieres on Sunday (July 30) on the newly-launched Stellar Community earlier than airing on BET and Bounce TV. Pastor Mike, Jr. received eight awards for his album Profitable, and likewise opened the present in tandem with Kierra Sheard Kelly. They carried out “Miracles” and “Impossible.”
DOE, who entered the business along with her household as a member of the group Perpetually Jones, obtained three awards for her album Readability. Zacardi Cortez additionally received three statues for his album Imprint.
Maverick Metropolis Music x Kirk Franklin’s collaborative album Kingdom Guide One received in two classes. Tye Tribbett additionally introduced house two awards for his undertaking All Issues New.
The present, hosted by Jonathan McReynolds and Tasha Cobbs Leonard, was taped on the Las Vegas Orleans Enviornment. Each co-hosts carried out on the present. Cobbs Leonard additionally received reward and worship album of the yr for Hymns.
The 2023 Stellar Awards telecast options performances by two legends of the style, CeCe Winans (Aretha Franklin Icon Award honoree) and Dottie Peoples (Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award honoree). Winans carried out “Goodness of God” from her album Consider for It.
Different particular honorees have been Reverend Dr. Milton Biggham (the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award) and Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones (the Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award).
5 classes weren’t offered this yr: conventional duo/refrain group of the yr, conventional feminine artist of the yr, conventional choir of the yr, up to date choir of the yr, instrumental album of the yr
The present will air on the newly-launched Stellar Community (out there on Constitution Spectrum, Verizon Fios, and Xumo Play) on Sunday, July 30 at 6 p.m. ET; on BET on Sunday, August 6 at 8 p.m. ET; and on Bounce TV on Sunday, September 3 at 1 p.m. ET. As well as, the present will air in nationwide syndication from Aug. 7 to Sept. 10.
The Stellar Awards Blue Carpet Particular, hosted by Jekalyn Carr, Angel Taylor and Akintunde, might be televised on the Stellar Community on July 30 at 5 p.m. ET.
The thirty eighth Stellar Gospel Music Awards present is government produced by Don Jackson, with Jennifer J. Jackson serving as government in control of manufacturing and producer. Michael A. Johnson serves as producer and director.
Right here’s an entire checklist of winners from the 2023 Stellar Gospel Music Awards:
Artist of the yr: Pastor Mike Jr.; Profitable; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
Track of the yr: “Impossible”; Pastor Mike Jr., James Fortune & JeVon Hill; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
Male artist of the yr: Pastor Mike Jr.; Profitable; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
Albertina Walker feminine artist of the yr: DOE; Readability; Life Room Label/RCA Inspiration
Duo/refrain group of the yr: Maverick Metropolis Music x Kirk Franklin; Kingdom Guide One; Tribl Data / Fo Yo Soul Recordings / RCA Inspiration
New artist of the yr: Lena Byrd Miles; Model New; My Block Inc.
Album of the yr: Profitable; Pastor Mike Jr.; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
Choir of the yr: Brent Jones; Nothing Else Issues (INSTEAD OF COMPLAINING, PRAISE HIM); JDI Leisure
Producer of the yr: Tye Tribbett & Joseph Bethea; All Issues New; Motown Gospel
Up to date duo/refrain group of the yr: Maverick Metropolis Music x Kirk Franklin; Kingdom Guide One; Tribl Data / Fo Yo Soul Recordings / RCA Inspiration
Up to date male artist of the yr: Pastor Mike Jr.; Profitable; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
Conventional male artist of the yr: Zacardi Cortez; Imprint; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
Up to date feminine artist of the yr: DOE; Readability; Life Room Label/RCA Inspiration
Up to date album of the yr: Profitable; Pastor Mike Jr.; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
Conventional album of the yr: Imprint; Zacardi Cortez; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
City/inspirational single or efficiency of the yr: “When I Pray”; Doe; Life Room Label/RCA Inspiration
Music video of the yr: “Mr. McClure”; Michael McClure, Andre Rudolph & Antonio Minifield; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
Particular occasion album of the yr: T.D. Jakes Presents “Finally Loosed”; Varied Artists; Dexterity Sounds
Rap hip hop gospel album of the yr: Church Garments 4; Lecrae; Attain Data
Youth undertaking of the yr: Detroit Youth Choir; Rockspell; Confidential Data
Quartet of the yr: Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson; Restructure, Renew Reunion; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
Recorded music packaging of the yr: All Issues New; Mike McKesey & Trent Nicholson; Motown Gospel
Reward and worship album of the yr: Hymns; Tasha Cobbs Leonard; TeeLee Data/Motown Gospel
Reward and worship tune of the yr: “You’ve Been Good to Me”; Zacardi Cortez; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
Rap/hip hop tune of the yr: “Blak Sheep”; Pastor Mike Jr.; Blacksmoke Music Worldwide
James Cleveland lifetime achievement award: Rev. Milton Biggham
Aretha Franklin icon award: CeCe Winans
Thomas A. Dorsey most notable achievement award: Dr. Bobby Jones
Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones legends award: Dottie Peoples
Gospel radio of the yr winners
Main market of the yr: WPZE Reward 102.5, Atlanta
Giant market of the yr: WHAL-FM 95.7, Memphis
Medium market of the yr: WXHL 89.1 FM Attain Gospel Radio, Wilmington
Small market of the yr: WWLD-HD2 98.3FM, Tallahassee
Web station of the yr: WVTC Gospel Radio Community, http://www.wvtcradio.com
Gospel announcer of the yr: Melanie Pratt, WPZS Reward – “Melanie in the Midday”