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The Stellar Awards, the premier Gospel music event recognizing and honoring African-American artists, airs its 27th annual awards show with all-star performances by Kirk Franklin, James Fortune and FIYA, Earnest Pugh, Le’Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond, Kim Burrell, Martha Munizzi, Jessica Reedy, Richard Smallwood and Vision, Da’T.R.U.T.H., Ricky Dilliard and New G, William McDowell, Canton Jones and hip-hop gospel artist, Lecrae, who impressively received two nominations in the same category.

Hosted by Marvin Sapp and Dorinda Clark Cole, this year’s show will honor John P. Kee, Vy Higgensen, and Dorothy Norwood with special awards/performances from Isaac Caree and former members of New life Community Choir, Zacardi Cortez, Lowell Pye and Sheila Lakion.

Additional celebrities and artists in attendance include, Vashawn Mitchell, Smokie Norful, Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson, Byron Cage, Karen Clark Sheard, Kurt Carr, Beverly Crawford, Kierra Sheard, Deon Dipping, Jason Nelson, Dottie Peoples and DeForest B. Soaries among others.


Atlanta, GA (WAGA-FOX)                                        Saturday, February 4, 2012, 4:00PM

Fresno-Visalia, CA (KAIL-MyNetwork)                      Saturday, February 4, 2012, 9:00PM

Albany, GA (ESWG-My Network)                             Sunday, February 5, 2012, 12:00PM

Longview-Tyler, TX (KLTV-ABC)                                 Sunday, February 5, 2012, 12:30PM

Akron-Cleveland, OH (WEWS-ABC)                         Sunday, February 5, 2012, 1:00PM

Sierra Vista – Tucson, AZ (KGUN-ABC)                    Sunday, February 5, 2012, 2:00PM

Daytona Beach – Orlando, FL (WRDQ)                     Sunday, February 5, 2012, 3:00PM

Philadelphia, PA (WPHL-MyNetwork)                      Sunday, February 5, 2012, 3:00PM

Shreveport, LA (KMSS-FOX)                                   Sunday, February 5, 2012, 4:00PM

Nashville, TN (WUXP-MyNetwork)                           Sunday, February 5, 2012, 7:00PM

Detroit, MI (WADL-IND)                                           Sunday, February 5, 2012, 8:00PM


The show will air in national syndication January 21 – February 26. For a complete listing of local air times, please visit The Stellar Awards website: