On March 26, 2017, Central City Productions hosted the fabulous 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards in Las Vegas, NV at The Orleans Arena. The annual show, hailed as an “epic night in gospel music,” was hosted by Erica Campbell and Anthony Brown. The telecast will premiere on TV One, on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 6pm ET with encores at 8pm and 11pm ET. Additionally, the Stellar Awards will air in national broadcast syndication April 15-May 7, 2017.
The night included performances by Tamela Mann, Shirley Caesar, Jekalyn Carr, Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin, Bizzle, Canton Jones, Da’ Truth, JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise, Travis Greene, Jonathan McReynolds, Jonathan Butler, VaShawn Mitchell, Tasha Cobbs, Doug Williams, Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson, Da Chosen Brothaz, Donnie McClurkin and more.
Stellar Awards founder, Don Jackson bestowed special honors upon gospel legend Spencer Taylor (of the Highway QC’s) and Reverend Clay Evans. Stellar Honors Hall of Fame inductees included: Fred Hammond, Mississippi Mass Choir, Catherine Brewton, Harvey Watkins, Jr. and Dr. Leonard Scott.
For more information on TV One’s telecast of the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, viewers can join the conversation by visiting the network’s companion website at www.tvone.tv and connecting via social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@tvonetv) using the hashtags #StellarAwards and #Represent. For more information on syndicated airings of the show, visit www.thestellarawards.com and follow on Twitter and Instagram via @TheStellars.
The 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards will air on TV One, Sunday, April 9th at 6pm ET with encores at 8pm and 11pm ET.
Photo credit: 1) adrienne bailon and israel houghton. 2) Angel Taylor. 3) Anthony Brown. 4) B Slade-2. 5) Bishop Hez Walker. 6) Bri B. 7) Canton Jones. 8) Catherine Brewton and Don Jackson. 9) Cheryl Fortune. 10) Deborah Joy Winans. 11) Dr Leonard Scott and wife. 12) Erica Campbell. 13) Fred Hammond. 14) Jekalyn Carr. 15) JJ Hairston. 16) Jonathan Nelson and wife. 17) Jonathan Slocumb. 18) Keith Wonderboy Johnson. 19) Kirk Franklin. 20) Koryn. 21) Latice Crawford. 22) LeAndria Johnson. 23) Livre. 24) Loretta Devine and Major. 25) Myron Butler and wife. 26) Todd Dulaney. 27) Travis Greene and wife. 28) Vashawn Mitchell. 29) Yvonee Orji. Photo Credit: Earl Gibson, Courtesy of Central City Productions/TV One; Arnold Turner, Courtesy of Central City Productions/TV One; Maury Phillips, Courtesy of Central City Productions/TV One