Don Jackson

CHICAGO, July 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Central City Productions announces the launch of the Stellar TV network, set to premiere in fourth quarter of 2022. The Stellar TV network is a wholly owned subsidiary of Central City Productions, Inc., the oldest Black-owned and operated television production company in the country. Central City Productions has been in operation […]

(CHICAGO, IL.) – November 11, 2020 – Chicago-based television production company Central City Productions will present the 2020 Black Music Honors in national broadcast syndication November 21 – December 13, 2020. Television and radio personality Rickey Smiley returns as host of the star-studded two-hour special which will honor artists and musicians who have influenced and […]

(CHICAGO, IL) August 23, 2020 – Not even a global pandemic could diminish the powerful spirit of praise, worship and celebration during the historic virtual broadcast of the Stellar Gospel Music Awards Sunday night on BET and BET Her. Led by hosts Kirk Franklin, Jonathan McReynolds, and Koryn Hawthorne, the 35th Anniversary Stellar Gospel Music Awards awarded trophies in […]

CHICAGO – March 12, 2020 – The Stellar Awards 35th Anniversary Show in partnership with the Orleans Hotel and Arena wishes to ensure that the safety of all show guests and participants is the highest priority. In light of recent news and the declaration of the COVID-19 crisis as a global pandemic by the World […]

Chicago, IL – February 12, 2020 — The Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards is back at the Orleans Arena in celebration of its 35th Anniversary. The show will be taped in front of a live audience and will be hosted by Jonathan McReynolds & Koryn Hawthorne. Annually, the Stellar Awards recognizes the accomplishments of Gospel […]

(ATLANTA, GA) – Friday, September 6, 2019 – Chicago based television production company Central City productions held the 2019 Black Music  Honors  television taping over the weekend at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA. During this star-studded two-hour television special, Central City Productions honored Xscape who received the Urban Music Icon Award for the platinum selling quartet group’s 25 years in the industry; Yolanda Adams who received the Gospel Music […]

Las Vegas (March 28, 2018) – Award-Winning Recording Artist Tamela Mann received high honors at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards held over the weekend in Las Vegas. She took home the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement award recognizing her career and contribution to Gospel music before a capacity crowd at the awards held Saturday, March 24 […]

Source: The Belle Report / Mary Mary Mary Mary Gives the Opening Performance for the Stellar Awards LAS VEGAS, NV) – March 25, 2018 – Central City Productions completed the taping of the 2018 Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena. The annual show hailed as an, “epic night in gospel music,” was hosted by Kirk Franklin. […]

(CHICAGO) – March 12, 2018 – Central City Productions announces a dazzling line-up of performers for the 2018 Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, including the reunion of contemporary gospel music’s favorite sister act, Mary Mary (Erica Campbell and Tina Campbell), and the Stellar Award’s debut of rapper, actor, and television personality Snoop Dogg, performing songs from his new gospel album “Bible […]

26th Anniversary and 21st Annual Awards Gala in Los Angeles TONIGHT, Thursday, October 5 Varnell Johnson, Morace Landy, Steve Crumbley, Don Jackson, Ray Chew and Vivian Scott Chew, Tyrone Williams and Larry Jackson Named Distinguished Honorees (Los Angeles, CA – Aug 17, 2017) — The Living Legends Foundation,® Inc. (LLF), today announces its 26th anniversary […]

(Los Angeles, CA – Aug 17, 2017) — The Living Legends Foundation,® Inc. (LLF), today announces its 26th anniversary celebration and the 2017 honorees for the 21st Annual Living Legends Awards Gala. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Taglyan Cultural Complex, 1201 N. Vine Street, Hollywood, […]

Richmond, VA  (April 10, 2017) — Radio One Richmond Praise 104.7FM with 100,000 watts of power is celebrating yet another Stellar Award win. Last year the dynamic duo for Praise, including Program Director Reggie B and On-Air Mid-day Gospel Personality Sheilah Belle “The Belle” won the Medium Market of the Year for 2016 and this […]