Central City Productions hosted the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards last night in Las Vegas, NV at The Orleans Arena. The annual show, hailed as an “epic night in gospel music,” was hosted by Erica Campbell and Anthony Brown. The telecast will premiere on TV One, on Palm Sunday, April 9 at 6 pm ET with encores at 8 pm and 11 pm ET. Additionally, the Stellar Awards will air in national broadcast syndication April 15-May 7, 2017.
The night included performances by Tamela Mann, Shirley Caesar, Jekalyn Carr, Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin, Bizzle, Canton Jones, Da’ Truth, JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise, Travis Greene, Jonathan McReynolds, Jonathan Butler, VaShawn Mitchell, Tasha Cobbs, Doug Williams, Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson, Da Chosen Brothaz, Donnie McClurkin and more.
Stellar Awards founder, Don Jackson bestowed special honors upon gospel legend Spencer Taylor (of the Highway QC’s) and Reverend Clay Evans. Stellar Honors Hall of Fame inductees included: Fred Hammond, Mississippi Mass Choir, Catherine Brewton, Harvey Watkins, Jr. and Dr. Leonard Scott.
For more information on TV One’s telecast of the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, viewers can join the conversation by visiting the network’s companion website and connecting via social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook using the hashtags #StellarAwards and #Represent. For more information on syndicated airings of the show, visit www.thestellarawards.com and follow on Twitter and Instagram.
The 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards will air on TV One, Sunday, April 9th at 6 pm ET with encores at 8 pm and 11 pm ET.
Photo Credit: Earl Gibson, Courtesy of Central City Productions/TV One; Arnold Turner, Courtesy of Central City Productions/TV One; Maury Phillips, Courtesy of Central City