Grammy & Stellar Award winning gospel music superstar Kirk Franklin took part in this weekend’s exciting nominee webcast featuring the official announcement of all those in the running for honors at the 28th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards. Franklin, who serves as this year’s co-host along with sister duo Mary Mary (Erica & Tina Campbell), is excited to bring the big news which celebrates gospel’s best.
Returning to Nashville, TN on January 19th, the 2013 Stellar Awards is set to recognize all of your favorite gospel artists throughout the past year who have reached major success with albums, singles and more.
Watch the video below to view all of this year’s contenders for the following categories:
Praise & Worship CD of the Year
Quartet of the Year
Rap/Hip Hop Gospel CD of the Year
Music Video of the Year
Urban Inspirational Single or Performance of the Year
Producer of the Year
Choir of the Year
Group/Duo of the Year
The Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year
New Artist of the Year
Song of the Year
Artist of the Year
CD of the Year
Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award – Inez Andrews (of The Caravans)
The Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award – Bishop T.D. Jakes
The James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award – Kurt Carr
Who do you think will take home the Stellar Award in each of these categories? Be sure to stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to gospel music’s biggest night. Click on the links for more information and to purchase tickets to this year’s event.