Gospel Music Celebration: The Stellar Awards is an annual ceremony that celebrates talent in the gospel music industry.
The 38th edition of the Stellar Awards will take place on Sunday, August 6, 2023, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
Fans can catch the live broadcast of the Stellar Awards on BET at 8/7c, bringing the celebration to viewers' screens.
Don Jackson, the founder of the Stellar Awards, expressed his pride in honoring gospel music artists and industry professionals who uplift spirits during challenging times.
Tasha Cobbs-Leonard and Jonathan McReynolds will co-host the 2023 Stellar Awards for the second consecutive year, adding their charm and energy to the event.
CeCe Winans will be honored with the prestigious Aretha Franklin Icon Award, recognizing her outstanding contributions to the gospel music genre.
Dr. Bobby Jones and Rev. Dr. Milton Biggham will receive the Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award and the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award, respectively, for their impactful contributions.
The ceremony promises captivating performances from gospel music stars like Kierra Sheard-Kelly, Naomi Raine, Charles Jenkins, Maranda Curtis, and many more.
The Stellar Awards' performers will showcase a diverse range of musical styles, from contemporary gospel to traditional hymns, creating an enriching experience for viewers.
The event not only appreciates emerging talents but also pays tribute to veteran artists like Tamela Mann, Tye Tribett, and Kirk Franklin, who continue to make significant contributions to the genre.