Here Are The Nominees For The 37th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards (@TheStellars)

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The dates for the 37th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, which will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, are July 15th – 16th, 2022. Below are all the categories and nominees for this year.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • CeCe Winans; Believe For It; Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services / Red Alliance Media
  • Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music; Jonny x Mali: Live in L.A. EP; Life Room/K Approved/RCA Inspiration/MNRK
  • Maverick City Music; Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition; TRIBL Records
  • Pastor Mike, Jr.; I Got It: Single’s Ministry Vol 1; Black Smoke Music Worldwide/ Rock City Media Group
  • Tamela Mann; Overcomer; Tillymann Music Group

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • All Of My Help; Nathaniel Zaccheus Bean & Ricky Dillard; Motown Gospel
  • Amazing; Michael McClure Jr., Adia Andrews, Giano Piero Reverberi, Brian Joseph Burton, Gianfranco Reverberi & Thmosa Decarlo Callaway; Black Smoke Music Worldwide / Rock City Media Group
  • Believe For It; CeCe Winans, Dwan Hill, Kyle Lee & Mitch Wong; Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services / Red Alliance Media
  • Help Me; Bartholomew Orr, Justin Pearson, La’Tia Mann, Phillip Bryant, Tamela Mann & Tiffany Mann; Tillymann Music Group
  • Jireh (Featuring Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine); Naomi Raine, Chandler Moore, Steven Furtick & Chris Brown; TRIBL Records

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Israel Houghton; Feels Like Home, Vol. 1; District 11 Entertainment
  • Kelontae Gavin; The N.O.W. Experience; RCA Inspiration
  • Pastor Mike, Jr.; I Got It: Single’s Ministry Vol 1; Black Smoke Music Worldwide/ Rock City Media Group
  • Todd Dulaney; Anthems & Glory; MNRK
  • Travis Greene; Oil + Water; RCA Inspiration

ALBERTINA WALKER FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Bri Babineaux; The Encounter Continues; Bri Babineaux Music/Tyscot
  • CeCe Winans; Believe For It; Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services / Red Alliance Media
  • Kelly Price; Grace; Motown Gospel
  • Kim Person; Journey 2.0; KLP Music Enterprise
  • Tamela Mann; Overcomer; Tillymann Music Group

DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • 1K Phew & Lecrae; No Church In A While; Reach Records
  • Dawkins & Dawkins; Never Gets Old Vol 2; Legacy Music Group
  • Israel And New Breed; Feels Like Home, Vol. 1; District 11 Entertainment
  • Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music; Jonny x Mali: Live in L.A. EP; Life Room/K Approved/RCA Inspiration/MNRK
  • Maverick City Music, Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition, TRIBL Records

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • E. Dewey Smith; God Period; Pebble Street Records
  • Evvie McKinney; This Is Evvie McKinney EP; Motown Gospel
  • Jason McGee & The Choir; Power; My Block Inc.
  • Josh Copeland; No Fear; Anointed Sounds / MNRK
  • Lasha’ Knox; God of Miracles; Black Smoke Music Worldwide

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Anthems & Glory; Todd Dulaney; MNRK
  • Believe For It; CeCe Winans; Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services / Red Alliance Media
  • I Got It: Single’s Ministry Vol 1; Pastor Mike, Jr.; Black Smoke Music Worldwide / Rock City Media Group
  • Jonny x Mali: Live in L.A. EP; Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music; Life Room/K Approved/RCA Inspiration/MNRK
  • Overcomer; Tamela Mann; Tillymann Music Group

CHOIR OF THE YEAR

  • Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago; Praise Party Vol 1; Inspired People
  • Jason Clayborn & The Atmosphere Changers; God Made It Beautiful; Jay Clay Music / Tyscot
  • Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling; Third Round; Hez House Entertainment / RCA Inspiration
  • Pastor David Wright & NY Fellowship Mass Choir; Miracles; Godfather Records
  • Ricky Dillard; Breakthrough: The Exodus; Motown Gospel

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  • Anson Dawkins, Jovan J. Dawkins, Eric Dawkins, Warryn Campbell, Jevon Hill, Stanley Greene Jr, Demetrius D Bizzy Smith, Xavier Gordon, Walter Millsap, Keran Vega, Daryl Brown, Chuckii Booker, Gourty Maxx, Kenneth KC Knight, Focus & DJ Mal-Ski; Never Gets Old Vol 2; Legacy Music Group
  • CeCe Winans, Dwan Hill, Kyle Lee, Greg Ham, Derek Spirk & Chaz Corzine; Believe For It; Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services / Red Alliance Media
  • Michael McClure Jr. & Jevon Hill; I Got It: Single’s Ministry Vol 1; Black Smoke Music Worldwide / Rock City Media Group
  • Todd Dulaney & Dontaniel Jamel Kimbrough; Anthems & Glory; MNRK
  • Warryn Campbell, Gerald Haddon & Marcus Hodge; Power; My Block Inc

CONTEMPORARY DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Dawkins & Dawkins; Never Gets Old Vol 2; Legacy Music Group
  • Israel And New Breed; Feels Like Home, Vol. 1; District 11 Entertainment
  • Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music; Jonny x Mali: Live in L.A. EP; Life Room/K Approved/RCA Inspiration/MNRK
  • Maverick City Music, Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition, TRIBL Records

CONTEMPORARY MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Israel Houghton; Feels Like Home, Vol. 1; District 11 Entertainment
  • Pastor Mike, Jr.; I Got It: Single’s Ministry Vol 1; Black Smoke Music Worldwide/ Rock City Media Group
  • Todd Dulaney; Anthems & Glory; MNRK
  • Travis Greene; Oil + Water; RCA Inspiration

TRADITIONAL MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Charles Jenkins; Praise Party Vol 1; Inspired People
  • E. Dewey Smith; God Period; Pebble Street Records
  • Kelontae Gavin; The N.O.W. Experience; RCA Inspiration
  • Ricky Dillard; Breakthrough: The Exodus; Motown Gospel

CONTEMPORARY FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Bri Babineaux; The Encounter Continues; Bri Babineaux Music/Tyscot
  • CeCe Winans; Believe For It; Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services / Red Alliance Media
  • Kelly Price; Grace; Motown Gospel
  • Tamela Mann; Overcomer; Tillymann Music Group

TRADITIONAL FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Christina Bell; Still Faithful; Malaco
  • Kim Person; Journey 2.0; KLP Music Enterprise
  • Martha Munizzi; Best Days; Epic Music
  • Merry Clayton; Beautiful Scars; Motown Gospel

CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Anthems & Glory; Todd Dulaney; MNRK
  • I Got It: Single’s Ministry Vol 1; Pastor Mike, Jr.; Black Smoke Music Worldwide / Rock City Media Group
  • Jonny x Mali: Live in L.A. EP; Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music; Life Room/K Approved/RCA Inspiration/MNRK
  • Overcomer; Tamela Mann; Tillymann Music Group

TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • God Made It Beautiful; Jason Clayborn & The Atmosphere Changers; Jay Clay Music / Tyscot
  • God Period; E. Dewey Smith; Pebble Street Records
  • Journey 2.0; Kim Person; KLP Music
  • The N.O.W. Experience; Kelontae Gavin; RCA Inspiration

URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

  • Amazing; Pastor Mike, Jr.; Black Smoke Music Worldwide / Rock City Media Group
  • Believe For It; CeCe Winans; Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services / Red Alliance Media
  • Joyful; Dante Bowe; Bethel Music
  • Residue; Jason Nelson; Jaelyn Song / Tyscot / Fair Trade Services
  • We Win; Lil Baby & Kirk Franklin; RCA Inspiration

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Help Me; David Mann Jr.; Tillymann Music Group
  • Never Let Me Down; Olu Samuel Emedobi; FIYA World / MNRK
  • One Call; Caleb Seales and Jerrell Green; Reach Records
  • You’re All I Need; Jason Clayborn; Jay Clay Music / Tyscot

TRADITIONAL CHOIR OF THE YEAR

  • Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago; Praise Party Vol 1; Inspired People
  • Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling; Third Round; Hez House Entertainment / RCA Inspiration
  • Pastor David Wright & NY Fellowship Mass Choir; Miracles; Godfather Records
  • Ricky Dillard; Breakthrough: The Exodus; Motown Gospel

INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • How Does Christmas Sound?; Kirk Whalum; Mack Avenue Records
  • No Fear; Bart Orr; Anderson Music Group
  • Shine!; Ben Tankard; BEN-Jamin’ Universal Music
  • The Good News (Instrumental); Charles Butler & Trinity; Impact One Music / Red Alliance Media / Fair Trade Services

SPECIAL EVENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • A Very Maverick Christmas; Maverick City Choir; TRIBL Records
  • Jonny x Mali: Live in L.A. EP; Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music; Life Room/K Approved/RCA Inspiration/MNRK
  • Let Praises Ring; E. Dewey Smith; Pebble Street Records
  • Never Gets Old Holiday Volume; Dawkins & Dawkins; Legacy Music Group

RAP HIP HOP GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • No Church In A While; 1K Phew & Lecrae; Reach Records
  • Soul Therapy; Bizzle; God Over Money Records
  • Two Up Two Down; Aaron Cole; Gotee Records
  • UPPERHAND; Indie Tribe; Indie Tribe

YOUTH PROJECT OF THE YEAR

  • Alana Inez; Thank You Lord; Law Ent
  • Janessa Smith; Finish This Race; Inspired Recording
  • Rodney Iler; Secrets; Independent
  • Sa’Vannah Aaliyah; I Got It; BGA Music Group

QUARTET OF THE YEAR

  • Alphonso D. Bowen; He’s A Wonder; Kelsi 29 Music
  • The Brown Boyz; The Reintroduction; SIX19 Music
  • The Mighty Gospel Warriors; The Live Virtual Experience; 4clouds Records
  • Tim White & ReFocused; Always There: Live Virtual Experience; Independent

RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR

  • Anthems & Glory; J. Lynn Stemley; MNRK
  • Breakthrough: The Exodus; Drew Kellum; Motown Gospel
  • Jonny x Mali: Live in L.A. EP; Tyler Siemen; Life Room/K Approved/RCA Inspiration/MNRK
  • Overcomer; Keston McKinnon; Tillymann Music Group

PRAISE AND WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Anthems & Glory; Todd Dulaney; MNRK
  • Believe For It; CeCe Winans; Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services / Red Alliance Media
  • Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition; Maverick City Music; TRIBL Records
  • The N.O.W. Experience; Kelontae Gavin; RCA Inspiration

PRAISE AND WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Believe For It; CeCe Winans; Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services / Red Alliance Media
  • Great; Kelontae Gavin; RCA Inspiration
  • Joyful; Dante Bowe; Bethel Music
  • Residue; Jason Nelson; Jaelyn Song / Tyscot / Fair Trade Services
  • You’re All I Need; Jason Clayborn & The Atmosphere Changers; Jay Clay Music / Tyscot

RAP/HIP HOP SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Heal The Land; G.I.; BGA Music Group
  • My God; Jor’Dan Armstrong; Encouragement Music
  • One Call; 1K Phew & Lecrae; Reach Records
  • Redeemed ft. Mali Music; Amethyst; Independent
  • Sick World; Deitrick Haddon X Zaytoven; Black Own Black / Tyscot

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