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Your 27th Annual Stellar Awards hosts Dorinda Clark Cole & Marvin Sapp invite you to the celebration & live taping this January.

If you didn’t know already, it’s time for the 27th Annual Stellar Awards – Janaury 14, 2012. Get ready for the experience of a lifetime as hundreds of top Gospel artists, performers, fans and friends gather in Nashville, TN this winter to honor the best in all things Gospel. You won’t want to miss it if you can make it to the city, but of course if you’re home waiting to watch it on TV and online, here’s what you can look forward to seeing as the world prepares for this year’s live taping and 27th Annual Stellar Awards weekend (January 12-16th during Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend). Mark your calendars, purchase your tickets & stay connected to the magical experience and the ultimate praise & worship awaiting us all.

What you can expect to see, hear & do at the 27th Annual Stellar Awards in Nashville, TN:

Below you’ll find out about a few highlights, special honorees and exclusive events you’ll want to stop by throughout this year’s Stellar Awards weekend. Our camera crews will be around snapping photos and capturing all of the excitement so be on the lookout for us and all of your favorite gospel artists, media personalities and of course your church family and friends! It’s a reunion, a family affair and the ultimate praise party of the new year!

Kirk Franklin & Pastor Hezekiah Walker are this year’s BMI Trailblazers of Gospel honorees. We just can’t wait to see who will perform in their tributes.

The 13th Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon – KIRK FRANKLIN & PASTOR HEZEKIAH WALKER

The Stellar Awards Radio Station of the Year/Announcer of the Year Salute & Ceremony

The James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award – JOHN P. KEE

The Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award – VY HIGGINSEN

The Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legend Award – DOROTHY NORWOOD

Urban Soul Cafe presents the  Access Granted Weekend

Bonnerfide Radio Anniversary Party

Yes Lord Radio Stellar Weekend Party

Damon Gospel Productions presents the Gospel Extravaganza Stellar Weekend Finale

I Am Radio Empowerment Breakfast & Showcase

The 5th Annual Industry Prayer Service (during the 27th Annual Stellar Awards)

Stay connected to the following online entertainment and supporting media outlets for live show updates, more exclusives, the red carpet/backstage experience, artist interviews & so much more from the 27th Annual Stellar Awards weekend in Nashville, TN. Download the free mobile applications for your cell today to carry each of us and the spirit of praise in your pocket wherever you go!

PRAISE 104.1FM – (Washington, D.C.)

PRAISE 104.7FM – (Richmond, VA)

PRAISE 102.1FM – (formerly 92.1FM) – (Houston, TX)

PRAISE 1300AM – (Cleveland, OH)

THE LIGHT 103.9FM – The (Raleigh, NC)

SPIRIT 1440AM – (Baltimore, MD)

THE LIGHT 1310AM – (Indianapolis, IN)

PRAISE 102.5FM – (Atlanta, GA)

PRAISE 103.9FM – (Philadelphia, PA)

PRAISE 100.9FM – (Charlotte, NC)

PRAISE 102.7FM – (Detroit, MI)

Click your city of choice to connect via Twitter & Facebook for photos, videos & more today!

The 27th Annual Stellar Awards are coming January 14, 2012. Will you be there? We want to know. Share your thoughts, experience, memories and anticipation with us below on the message board using your Twitter or Facebook profile to log in and leave a comment as our countdown continues. See you in Nashville at the Grand Ole Opry House!


27th Annual Stellar Awards Nominations

The Stellar Awards – Official Twitter

The Stellar Awards – Official Facebook

The Stellar Awards – Official Website

Stellar Awards Nominees Revealed

Stellar Awards Voting

Complete 27th Annual Stellar Awards News, Updates & Exclusives on


The Gospel Music Channel (GMC)


Gospel Today Magazine

The Word Network

The National Gospel Announcers Guild

The Black Gospel Blog

The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN)