Wow! What a great way to step things up! For the first time, the Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards show will air live on GMC (Gospel Music Channel). The Stellar Awards show is set to tape and now show Live on GMC, January 19, 2013 from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN.
Mary Mary lead the nominations with 9 and will pull double duty as they co-host alongside Kirk Franklin. Charles Jenkins comes in second with 8 nods and Marvin Sapp and Fred Hammond score 6, while Isaac Carree and Andre Crouch garner 5 each. Bishop TD Jakes will receive the Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award; the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to gospel music great Kurt Carr ; and the Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award will be bestowed upon Inez Andrews for her contributions to the industry.
Performances listed so far are Anita Wilson, Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago, Israel Houghton and more! I am really excited about the Stellars this year, as IChooseGospel.com will be on scene getting some live and exclusive behind the scenes tea on all that is going on! So stay tuned! For ticket information and more on the Stellar Awards, visit thestellarawards.com