The Stellar Awards is the first Gospel Music Awards show in America, honoring Gospel Music artists, writers and industry professionals for their contributions to the Gospel Music industry.
The 2020 staging will take place on Friday, March 27th at the Orleans Hotel & Casino – located at 4500 West Tropicana Avenue – in Las Vegas, Nevada from 6 to 9 PM PDT. Both Koryn Hawthorne and Jonathan McReynolds have been tapped with hosting duties this year.
On Ash Wednesday, February 26th, Team Unstoppable will host the 2020 staging of ‘Trelawny Me Born & Grow’ at Stettin Playfield on Main Street in Trelawny. Though this is a secular event gospel recording artist Kevin Downswell will be on hand to represent the gospel.
‘Trelawny Me Born & Grow’ is a family fun day that will run from 11:00 AM to midnight. In addition to the live performances, they will also have bounce-a-bout and merry go round for the kids. Advance tickets are going for $1,000 JMD for adults and $500 for children.
This Saturday, February 15th, the RJR Gleaner Cross Country Invasion will make five stops in three Parishes: St. Thomas, Portland and St. Mary. Gospel recording artist Rhoda Isabella will be a featured guest at all the day’s events.
The first stop will be at Pang in Morant Bay at 10 AM; this will be followed by World Blacks at 11:30 AM (Golden Grove Square). At 1:45 PM they will be at the Bigga 5 in Port Antonio Square; and again at Bigga 5 in Annotto Bay at 3:30 PM. The final stop will be at the Family Fun Day at Port Maria Primary at 5 PM.
Inspirational singer Rondell Positive, known for penning some of the most captivating gospel songs, has return with another potential hit, titled ‘The Mirror’. Reminiscent of Bob Marley’s ‘One Love’ and Michael Jackson’s ‘Man In The Mirror’, the song is a call for people to look introspectively at themselves and become the change they want to see in life and society at large.
Rondell Positive is currently rolling out an aggressive promotional campaign around this project, including a launch and an island-wide tour.
On Saturday, March 14th, the 2020 staging of the annual Sterling Gospel Music Awards will be held at the Courtleigh Auditorium, located at 8 St. Lucia Ave in Kingston 5, Jamaica, from 7 PM to 10:30 PM local time. Members of the public are currently being encouraged to vote for their favorite artists, producers, promoters etc. via the event’s website. Voting will end on February 22nd.
The Sterling Gospel Music Awards was created to recognize and reward the creativity, talent and exceptional contribution of individuals to the Gospel Music Industry in Jamaica.
Canadian-based, Jamaican-born gospel singer, Crystal Reid, has recently released a very forceful single with long time gospel artist DJ Nicholas, titled “Power.” Reid describes the record as “a reggae/DJ gospel track that will encourage and remind persons of the authority and power they have within to overcome any situation they are faced with.”
“Power” is now available for digital download via all music platforms where gospel is sold. It is being distributed by CD Baby.
Every year the Rainforest Seafood & Music Festival invites at least one gospel artist to perform on the event. This year that gospel artist is Minister Marion Hall, formerly known as dancehall artist Lady Saw. She will join the likes of Romain Virgo, Luciano, Agent Sasco and Ding Dong, as well as event hosts: Miss Kitty and Dufton.
The 2020 staging of the annual Rainforest Seafood & Music Festival will take place on Ash Wednesday, February 26th, at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Center in Montego Bay, Jamaica from 12 noon to midnight.