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Stellar Awards 2018 Full List of Winners

Kirk Franklin Stellar Awards 2018. List of Winners Stellar Awards 2018
Kirk Franklin performing ‘My World Needs You’ at Stellar Awards 2018

The Stellar Awards 2018 was hosted by Kirk Franklin and it was a lit, with beautiful performances and celebrated top winners, first time winners and Honorary awards winner. The top winners of the night were JJ Hairston winning six awards, Travis Greene and Tasha Cobbs Leonard each winning four awards  and Anthony Brown winning two awards.
Don Jackson bestowed special honors upon gospel greats who have made significant contributions to the genre. The incomparable Tamela Mann was the 2018 recipient of the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award and the legendary Rev. Milton Biggham received The Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award. Stellar Honors Hall of Fame Inductees includes Kurt Carr, Ben Tankard, and Dr. Marabeth Gentry – President of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses.
The Stellar Awards telecast will premiere on TV One on Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and air in broadcast syndication on 130 stations in more than 110 markets around the country March 31 – May 6, 2018.  For more information visit us at www.thestellarawards.com.

Below is a list of the Stellar Award 2018 Winners

Category #1 – ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Travis Greene, Crossover Live in Music City, RCA Inspiration

Category #2 – SONG OF THE YEAR

  • David Bloom, Cortez Vaughn, Phontane Demond Reed & JJ Hairston, You Deserve It (JJ Hairston & YouthfulPraise), JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

Category #3 – MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Travis Greene, Crossover Live in Music City, RCA Inspiration

CATEGORY #4 – ALBERTINA WALKER FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Heart. Passion. Pursuit, Motown Gospel

CATEGORY #5 – DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Anthony Brown & group therAPy, A Long Way from Sunday, Key of A/FairTrade/Tyscot Records

CATEGORY #6 – NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  •  Isabel Davis, The Call, Uncle G Records

CATEGORY #7-  CD OF THE YEAR

  • –  You Deserve It, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

CATEGORY #8 – CHOIR OF THE YEAR

  • –  JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, You Deserve It, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

CATEGORY #9 – PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  • Travis Greene, Crossover Live in Music City,RCA Inspiration

CATEGORY #10 – CONTEMPORARY DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Anthony Brown & group therAPy, A Long Way from Sunday, Key of A/FairTrade/Tyscot Records

CATEGORY #11 – TRADITIONAL DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • –  The Rance Allen Group, Live from San Francisco, Tyscot Records

CATEGORY #12 – CONTEMPORARY MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Travis Greene, Crossover Live in Music City, RCA Inspiration

CATEGORY #13 – TRADITIONAL MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Marvin Sapp, Close, Verity/RCA Inspiration

CATEGORY #14 – CONTEMPORARY FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Heart. Passion. Pursuit, Motown Gospel

CATEGORY #15 – TRADITIONAL FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • CeCe Winans, Let them Fall in Love, Pure Springs Gospel

CATEGORY #16 – CONTEMPORARY CD OF THE YEAR

  • –  Heart. Passion. Pursuit, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Motown Gospel

CATEGORY #17 – TRADITIONAL CD OF THE YEAR

  • Close, Marvin Sapp, Verity/RCA Inspiration

CATEGORY #18 – URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

  • –  You Deserve It, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

CATEGORY #19 – MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • –  Derek Blanks, We Livin – It’s Still Personal (Tina Campbell), Gee Tree Creative/Malaco

CATEGORY #20 – TRADITIONAL CHOIR OF THE YEAR

  • –  Bishop Paul S. Morton, Legacy Live in New Orleans, Tehillah Music Group/Entertainment One

CATEGORY #21 – CONTEMPORARY CHOIR OF THE YEAR

  • JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, You Deserve It, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

CATEGORY #22 – INSTRUMENTAL CD OF THE YEAR

  • Kirk Whalum, #LoveCovers, Top Drawer Records

CATEGORY #23 – SPECIAL EVENT CD OF THE YEAR

  • Greenleaf Soundtrack Season 2, Various Artists, RCA Inspiration

CATEGORY #24 – RAP HIP HOP GOSPEL CD OF THE YEAR

  • Greatness, Canton Jones, Radar Live/Cajo Records

CATEGORY #25 – YOUTH PROJECT OF THE YEAR

  • God’s Little Soldiers International Boys Choir, Through the Years, DIR/Motor City Praise

CATEGORY #26 – QUARTET OF THE YEAR

  • The Williams Brothers, Timeless, Blackberry Records

CATEGORY #27 – RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR

  • Derek Blanks, Heart. Passion. Pursuit (Tasha Cobbs Leonard), Motown Gospel

CATEGORY #28 – PRAISE AND WORSHIP CD OF THE YEAR

  • You Deserve It, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, JamesTown Music/Entertainment One

Congratulations to all winners and all honorees.

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