The Stellar Awards hosted their 32nd annual show in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena on Saturday March, 25, 2017. The show, hosted by Erica Campbell and Anthony Brown, 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, VaShawn Mitchell, Tasha Cobbs, Doug Williams, Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson & Da Chozen Brothaz.

Special honors were presented to gospel legend Spencer Taylor, receiving the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award, and Reverend Dr. Clay Evans, recipient of the Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award, as well as Stellar Honors Hall of Fame inductees Fred Hammond, Mississippi Mass Choir and Dr. Leonard Scott. Along with awesome performances, winners this year included:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

TAMELA MANN

ONE WAY
TILLY MANN

SONG OF THE YEAR

MADE A WAY

TRAVIS GREENE
THE HILL (TRAVIS GREENE)
RCA INSPIRATION

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

TRAVIS GREENE

THE HILL
RCA INSPIRATION

GROUP / DUO OF THE YEAR

MYRON BUTLER & LEVI

ON PURPOSE

MOTOWN GOSPEL

ALBERTINA WALKER
FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

TAMELA MANN

ONE WAY

TILLY MANN

NEW ARTIST
OF THE YEAR

BRI (BRIANA BABINEAUX)

KEYS TO MY HEART
MARQUIS BOONE/TYSCOT RECORDS

CD OF THE
YEAR

MADE A WAY

TRAVIS GREENE
THE HILL (TRAVIS GREENE)
RCA INSPIRATION

CHOIR OF THE
YEAR

HEZEKIAH WALKER

AZUSA THE NEXT GENERATION 2: BETTER
AZUSA / eONE MUSIC

PRODUCER OF THE
YEAR

MYRON BUTLER, TAMELA MANN, KIRK FRANKLIN, TIMBERLAND, ERIC DAWKINS, KING LOGAN, SHAUN MARTIN & DAVID MANN

ONE WAY (TAMELA MANN)
TILLY MANN

CONTEMPORARY GROUP/DUO
OF THE YEAR

MYRON BUTLER & LEVI

ON PURPOSE
MOTOWN GOSPEL

CONTEMPORARY MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

TRAVIS GREENE

THE HILL
RCA INSPIRATION

TRADITIONAL MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

DONNIE MCCLURKIN

THE JOURNEY (LIVE)
RCA INSPIRATION

CONTEMPORARY FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

BRI (BRIANA BABINEAUX)

KEYS TO MY HEART
MARQUIS BOONE/TYSCOT RECORDS

TRADITIONAL FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

TAMELA MANN

ONE WAY

TILLY MANN

CONTEMPORARY CD
OF THE YEAR

THE HILL

TRAVIS GREENE
RCA INSPIRATION

TRADITIONAL CD
OF THE YEAR

TAMELA MANN

ONE WAY

TILLY MANN

URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE or PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

TAMELA MANN

ONE WAY

TILLY MANN

MUSIC VIDEO
OF THE YEAR

ROCK JACOBS

WANNA BE HAPPY – LOSING MY RELIGION
(KIRK FRANKLIN)
FO YO SOUL/RCA RECORDS

TRADITIONAL CHOIR
OF THE YEAR

CHICAGO MASS CHOIR

WE GIVE YOU PRAISE
NEW HAVEN RECORDS

CONTEMPORARY CHOIR OF THE YEAR

HEZEKIAH WALKER

AZUSA THE NEXT GENERATION 2: BETTER
AZUSA INC./EONE MUSIC

RAP HIP HOP GOSPEL CD
OF THE YEAR

I AM JUSTICE

CANTON JONES
CAJO INTERNATIONAL

YOUTH PROJECT
OF THE YEAR 

JOSHUA’S TROOP

IT’S MY TIME
NEW HAVEN RECORDS

QUARTET
OF THE YEAR 

KEITH “WONDERBOY” JOHNSON

TIMELESS MUSIC MOVEMENT
VOLUME 1
WONDERSPIRIT PRODUCTIONS RECORDS

PRAISE & WORSHIP CD OF THE YEAR

THE HILL

TRAVIS GREENE
RCA INSPIRATION

RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR

ANNIE STOLL

THE HILL (TRAVIS GREENE)
RCA INSPIRATION

SPECIAL EVENT CD
OF THE YEAR

WOW GOSPEL 2016

VARIOUS ARTISTS
RCA INSPIRATION

MAJOR MARKET
OF THE YEAR

WIGO – AM 1570, ATLANTA, GA, LARRY YOUNG

LARGE MARKET
OF THE YEAR

WOKB 1680AM, ORLANDO, SHANTI PERSAUD

MEDIUM MARKET OF THE YEAR

PRAISE 104.7 FM WPZZ 104.7, RICHMOND, REGINALD BAKER

SMALL MARKET OF THE YEAR

WIMG 1300 AM, TRENTON, ED LONG

INTERNET STATION OF THE YEAR

SOAR RADIO, SOARRADIO.COM, JUSTIN FRANCIS