27th Annual Stellar Award Winners

DetroitGospel.com’s Renee’ was down in Nashville Jan. 14, 2012, for the live taping of the 27th Annual Stellar Awards. The awards were
hosted by Grand Rapids-based Marvin Sapp and Detroit-based Dorinda Clark Cole.
Other Detroit connections included performances by Fred Hammond and Jessica
Reedy; award presentations by Byron Cage, Karen Clark Sheard and Kierra “Kiki” Sheard; and
award nominations for Twinkie Clark and Deitrick Haddon. Damita Hadden, performed at The Stellar Awards pre-show on the 13th.

 
Congratulations go out to Deitrick Haddon for “Music Video of the Year –
Long Format” for Church on the Moon: Part One (Verity Gospel Music
Group).

 
This year’s Stellar Awards will be broadcast on WADL-TV in Detroit on
February 5, 2012, at 8PM.

Here’s a Complete list of the winners for
the 2012 Stellar Awards in all 29 categories

Artist of the Year: Vashawn Mitchell-
Triumphant

Song
of the Year:
Kirk Frankllin,
Smile – Hello Fear

Male
Vocalist of Year
: Vashawn Mitchell –
Triumphant

Albertina
Walker Female
Vocalist of the Year: Kim Burrell –
The Love Album

Group/Duo
of the Year
: Mary Mary – Something Big

New
Artist of the Year
: Y’Anna Crawley ,
The Promise

CD
of the year
: Kirk Franklin –
Hello Fear

Choir
of the Year:
Ricky Dillard &
New G – Keep Living

Producers
of the Year
: Kirk Franklin –
Hello Fear

Instrumental
CD
– Moses Tyson –
Music Remastered Scared
Organ

Contemporary
Group/Duo of the Year
: Mary Mary – Something Big

Traditional
Group/Duo of the Year:
The
Rance Allen Group – The Live
Experience

Contemporary
Male of the Year:
Vashawn Mitchell –
Triumphant

Traditional
Male Vocalist of the Year:

Smokie Norful – How I got Over Songs that
Carried Us

Contemporary
Female Vocalists of the Year
: Kim
Burrell – The Love Album

Traditional
Female Vocalist of the Year:

Beverly Crawford – Live from Los Angeles

Contemporary
CD of the Year:
Kirk Franklin –
Hello Fear

Traditional
CD of the Year
: Smokie Norful –
How I
got Over Songs that Carried Us

Urban/Inspirational
single or performance of the Year
:
Vashawn Mitchell – Nobody Greater

Music
Video of the Year, Short Format:

Vashawn Mitchell – Nobody Greater

Music
Video of the Year, Long Format:

Deitrick Haddon – Church on the Moon: Part
one

Traditional
Choir of the Year:
Mississippi Mass
Choir

Contemporary
Choir of the Year:
Shekinah Glory
Ministry

Thomas
A Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award Honoree
: Vy Higginsen

Ambassador
Dr. Bobby Jones Legend Awards Honoree
:
Dorothy Norwood

James
Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree
: John P. Kee

The Stellar Awards
annually honors three of Gospel music’s most celebrated veterans with specialty
awards.

This year a tearful
John P. Kee was presented with the
James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award. Vy Higginsen accepted the Thomas Dorsey
Most Notable Achievement Award. Dorothy
Norwood
, often called the world’s greatest gospel storyteller, was
given the Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award.

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