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Photos from 31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards

Dubbed the greatest night in Gospel music, the 31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas turned “Sin City” into “Salvation City.”

Celebrating 31 years, the Stellar Awards was co-hosted with comedic flair by Rickey Smiley (“Dish Nation,” Rickey Smiley For Real) and Sherri Shepherd (Ride Along 2, The View). The Stellar Awards recognizes the year’s best performances in the genre, honors Gospel music icons and acknowledges the accomplishments of individion,” Rickey Smiley For Reuals instrumental in advocating for the industry.

Anthony Brown & group therApy made history on Saturday night as their album, “Everyday Jesus,” was blessed with 10 trophies during the 31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards at the Las Vegas Orleans Arena. In a Stellar Awards first, the gospel songwriter-turned-singer and his group won each of its 10 nominations – a feat that hasn’t been done since Bishop Marvin Sapp’s 7 for 7 wins in 2009.

Celebrating and honoring the best of Gospel music’s artists, writers and industry professionals, the Stellar Awards also honored Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago’s “Any Given Sunday” with four awards, with Tasha Cobbs rounding out the top three recipients with three honors for her album “One Place Live.”

The 2-hour taped telecast premiers March 6 at 6 p.m. EST/5 p.m. CST on TV One with encores aired at 8 p.m. EST and 10 p.m. EST.

 

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com, founded in 2011. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.
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