2008 Stellar Award Winners

Below is the complete list of all nominees with the names of the winners HIGHLIGHTED in Yellow

 

Category #1

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Fred Hammond, Free to Worship, Verity

J Moss, V2…, PAJAM/Gospo Centric/Zomba

Smokie Norful, Life Changing, EMI Gospel

The Clark Sisters, Live-One Last Time, EMI Gospel

Kelly Price, This is Who I Am, EcclectiSounds Entertainment/Gospo Centric/Zomba

 

Category #2

SONG OF THE YEAR

Karen Clark Sheard, Blessed & Highly Favored/The Clark Sisters – Live-One Last Time, EMI Gospel

Jimmy Hicks, Born Blessed/ Born Blessed, Worldwide Music

P. Morton, Let Go/ Introducing DeWayne Woods & When Singers Meet, Quiet Water/Verity/Zomba
Kurt Carr, Still Standing/ Bishop Paul S. Morton – Still Standing, Light Records/Tehillah

Percy Bady, Um Good/Smokie Norful – Life Changing, EMI Gospel

 

Category #3

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Fred Hammond, Free to Worship, Verity

DeWayne Woods, Introducing DeWayne Woods & When Singers Meet, Quiet Water/Verity/Zomba

J Moss, V2, PAJAM/Gospo Centric/Zomba

Troy Sneed, In His Presence, Emtro Gospel

William H. Murphy, Live in Atlanta , The Sound Another William Murphy Project, Music Group

 

CATEGORY #4

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Walking Miracle, EMI Gospel

Tramaine Hawkins, I Never Lost My Praise  Live, Gospo Centric/Zomba

Vickie Winans, Woman To Woman: Songs Of Life, Verity/Zomba

Tamela Mann, The Live Experience, TillyMann Music

 

CATEGORY #5

GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR

The McClurkin Project, We Praise You, Gospo Centric/Zomba

The Clark Sisters, Live One Last Time, EMI Gospel

The Mighty Clouds of Joy, Movin’, EMI Gospel

The Anointed Pace Sisters, Return, Tyscot Records

 

CATEGORY #6

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Group 1 Crew, Group 1 Crew, Fervent Records/Curb Records/WB

Antwaun Stanley, I Can do Anything, Bajada Records/Light Year

Bishop Noel Jones Presents The City of Refuge Sanctuary Choir, Welcome to the City, Tyscot Records/Alpha Dog Records

DeWayne Woods, Introducing DeWayne Woods & When Singers Meet, Quiet Water/Verity/Zomba

Jimmy Hicks & The Voices of Integrity featuring The Levites, Born Blessed, Worldwide Music

 

CATEGORY #7

CD OF THE YEAR

J Moss, V2, PAJAM/Gospo Centric/Zomba

Tramaine Hawkins, I Never Lost My Praise  Live, Gospo Centric/Zomba

Vickie Winans, Woman To Woman: Songs Of Life, Verity/Zomba

The Clark Sisters, Live One Last Time, EMI Gospel

The Caravans, Paved the Way, Malaco

 

CATEGORY #8

CHOIR OF THE YEAR

Darius Brooks Presents, The Reunion Live in Chicago  Side A (featuring former members of the Thompson  Community Singers), Journey Music Group

Wilmington Chester Mass Choir, It’s Not Over, Emtro Gospel

Bishop T.D. Jakes & The Potter’s House Mass Choir Live in Kenya , Grace The Kenya Experience, Dexterity  Records/Rhino 

Isaiah Thomas and the Elements of Praise, Isaiah Thomas & the Elements of Praise Live!, R.O.U. Records

Bishop Noel Jones Presents The City of Refuge Sanctuary Choir, Welcome to the City, Tyscot Records/Alpha Dog Records

 

CATEGORY #9

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Fred Hammond, Free to Worship, Verity

Kurt Carr, Tramaine Hawkins  I Never Lost My Praise  Live, Gospo Centric/Zomba

David Mann & Tamela Mann, Tamela Mann The Live Experience, TillyMann Music

Donald Lawrence, The Clark Sisters  Live One Last Time, EMI Gospel

Kelly Price & H. R. Crump, Kelly Price This is Who I Am, EcclectiSounds Entertainment/Gospo Centric/Zomba

 

CATEGORY #10

CONTEMPORARY GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR

Kenny Lattimore & Chante’ Moore , Uncovered Covered, LaFace Records/Verity/Zomba

PAJAM Presents 21:03, Twenty One O Three, PAJAM/Gospo Centric/Verity/Zomba

The McClurkin Project, We Praise You, Gospo Centric/Zomba

V3, V3, EMI Gospel

Zie’l, Genesis, Light Records/Gospel Warehouse Records

 

CATEGORY #11

TRADITIONAL GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR

The Anointed Pace Sisters, Return, Tyscot Records

The Rance Allen Group, Closest Friend, Tyscot Records

The Clark Sisters, Live-One Last Time, EMI Gospel

Alvin Darling & Celebration, My Blessing is on the Way, Emtro Gospel

The Caravans, Paved the Way, Malaco

 

CATEGORY #12

CONTEMPORARY MALE OF THE YEAR

 Deitrick Haddon, 7 Days, Tyscot/Verity/Zomba

David Hollister, The Book of David: Vol. 1 The Transition, Gospo Centric/Zomba

Fred Hammond, Free to Worship, Verity

Smokie Norful, Life Changing, EMI Gospel

Micah Stampley, A Fresh Wind the Second Sound, Levitical Records

 

CATEGORY #13

TRADITIONAL MALE OF THE YEAR

 Rev. Timothy Wright, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Koch Records/Jordan Entertainment/ MQM Records

Bishop Paul S. Morton, Still Standing, Light Records/Tehillah

Alvin Darling, My Blessing is on the Way, Emtro Gospel

Norman Hutchins, Where I Long To Be, JDI Records

Richard Smallwood, Journey: Live In New York , Verity/Zomba

 

CATEGORY #14

CONTEMPORARY FEMALE OF THE YEAR

Coko, Grateful, Light Records

Tamela Mann, The Live Experience, TillyMann Music

Shirley Murdock, Soulfood, Tyscot Records

Vickie Winans, Woman To Woman: Songs Of Life, Verity/Zomba

Maurette Brown Clark, The Dream, AIR

 

CATEGORY #15

TRADITIONAL FEMALE OF THE YEAR

 Nikki Ross, Vol. 1 Touch: The Pastor Rudy Experience, Music World

Tramaine Hawkins, I Never Lost My Praise – Live, Gospo Centric/Zomba

Lemmie Battles, You’re Looking At A Miracle LIVE, New Haven Records

Candi Staton, The Ultimate Gospel Collection, Shanachie Ent. Corp.

Prenestine Williams Porter, Motor City Praise Records presents World Wide God, Motor City Praise

 

CATEGORY #16

CONTEMPORARY CD OF THE YEAR

 Shirley Murdock, Soulfood, Tyscot Records

J Moss, V2…, PAJAM/Gospo Centric/Zomba

Sound of the New Breed, Freedom, Integrity Gospel/Newbreed

Kelly Price, This is Who I Am, EcclectiSounds Entertainment/Gospo Centric/Zomba

Deitrick Haddon, 7 Days, Tyscot/Verity/Zomba

 

CATEGORY #17

TRADITIONAL CD OF THE YEAR

 Tramaine Hawkins, I Never Lost My Praise  Live, Gospo Centric Zomba

The Rance Allen Group, Closest Friend, Tyscot Records

The Anointed Pace Sisters, Return,  Tyscot Records

The Caravans, Paved the Way, Malaco

Bishop Paul S. Morton, Still Standing, Light Records/Tehillah

 

CATEGORY #18

URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

 Kelly Price, Healing/This Is Who I Am, EcclectiSounds Entertainment/Gospo Centric/Zomba

J Moss, I’m Not Perfect/V2…, PAJAM/Gospo Centric/Zomba

Deitrick Haddon, Heaven Knows/7 Days, Tyscot/Verity/Zomba

Kirk Franklin , Look At Me Now/ Kirk Franklin PresentsSongs For The Storm Volume 1, Fo Yo Soul/Gospo Centric/Zomba

DeWayne Woods, Let Go/Introducing DeWayne Woods & When Singers Meet, Quiet Water/Verity/Zomba

 

CATEGORY #19

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

 Jimmy Hicks & The Voices of Integrity featuring The Levites, Born Blessed, Worldwide Music

J Moss, Operator/V2…, PAJAM/Gospo Centric/Zomba

Shirley Murdock, I Love Me Better Than That/Soulfood, Tyscot Records

Vickie Winans, The Rainbow/Vickie Winans’ Classic Gold Video Collection/Destiny Joy

Antwaun Stanley, Teach Me/I Can Do Anything, Bajada Records

 

CATEGORY #20

TRADTIONAL CHOIR OF THE YEAR

 

Darius Brooks Presents The Reunion Live in Chicago – Side A (featuring former members of the Thompson Community Singers), Journey Music Group

Bishop Noel Jones Presents The City of Refuge Sanctuary Choir, Welcome to the City, Tyscot Records/AlphaDog Records

Wilmington Chester Mass Choir, It’s Not Over, Emtro Gospel

Bishop T.D. Jakes & The Potter’s House Mass Choir – Live in Kenya , Grace The Kenya Experience, DexterityRecords/Rhino

 

CATEGORY #21

CONTEMPORARY CHOIR OF THE YEAR

 

Joshua’s Troop LIVE, JT3, New Haven Records

Isaiah Thomas and the Elements of Praise, Isaiah Thomas & the Elements of Praise Live!, R.O.U. Records

L. Spenser Smith & Testament, Statement: The Assignment Continues…, Emtro Gospel

 

CATEGORY #22

INSTRUMENTAL GOSPEL CD OF THE YEAR

 

The Craig Crawford Players, I’ll Be With You, Life Jam Records

Syreeta Thompson, Gabriel’s Praise, Blow Your Horn Girl Publishing

Lionel Jones, Papa Jones…, Color Code Purple Productions, Inc.

Ben Tankard, Let’s Get Quiet: The Smooth Jazz Experience, Verity/Zomba

 

CATEGORY #23

SPECIAL EVENT CD OF THE YEAR

 

Various Artists, A Christmas To Remember, EMI Gospel

Kirk Franklin, Kirk Franklin Presents Songs For The Storm Volume 1, Fo Yo Soul/Gospo Centric Zomba

Mary Alessi & Friends, When Women Worship, Miami Life Sounds Records

Various Artists, Blackberry Records presents Wedding Songs, Blackberry Records

Yolanda Adams, Yolanda Adams, The Best of Me, Atlantic/Wea

 

CATEGORY #24

RAP HIP HOP GOSPEL CD OF THE YEAR

 

The Cross Movement, HIStory: Our Place in HIS Story, Cross Movement Records

Joe L. Da Vessel, Testimony: 1 Lyrics 4 Life, D.A.A.S. What’s Up Entertainment

Pettidee, Resurrections…Past, Present, and Future…, Sony/BMG/Soldier Sound Records

PAJAM Presents 21:03, Twenty One O Three, PAJAM/Gospo Centric/Verity/Zomba

Various Artists, BG Records Presents Gospel Skate Jams Vol. 2, BG Records

 

CATEGORY #25

CHILDRENS PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

 

Eva Sabiniano, Born To Praise, Pacific Studios

Kaira Miller, My Everything, Vine Life Productions

The First Coast Children’s Choir, Let The Children Sing! Volume IV Give an Applause!, Spirit of Life Records

Jada Simone Clark, Maurette Brown-Clark’s The Dream, AIR Gospel/Malaco Records

 

 

CATEGORY #26

QUARTET OF THE YEAR

 

7 Sons of Soul, Witness, Verity/Zomba/Soul World

The Rance Allen Group, Closest Friend, Tyscot Records

The Mighty Clouds of Joy, Movin’, EMI Gospel

Slim & The Supreme Angels, The Judgement, Malaco Records

Pilgrim Jubilee Singers, Jesus Got Me Off, Malaco Records

 

CATEGORY #27

RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR

 

Sean M. Kinney, Art Direction and Design; Ronald Cadiz, Photography; J Moss-V2…, PAJAM/Gospo Centric/Zomba
Denise Trotman Design, Art Direction and Design; Ronald Cadiz, Photography; Vickie Winans-Woman To  Woman: Songs Of Life, Verity/Zomba

Nicola Goode, Photography;Bishop Noel Jones Presents The City of Refuge Sanctuary Choir-Welcome to the City,

Tyscot Records/Alpha Dog Records

Anita Boriboon & Michelle Lukianovich, Art Direction/Design; Kwaku Alston, Photographer;Kelly Price-This is &n

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