PATH has just confirmed that this years Stellar Awards will air LIVE for the first time in its 28 year history.
The 2013 Stellar Gospel Music Awards show will air live on GMC (Gospel Music Channel) the very night of the Stellar Awards. The move to add a different element to this year’s awards was confirmed by a Central City Productions spokesperson.
“We decided to do something new this season and will be broadcasting live on January 19 from the Grand Ole Opre Theatre in Nashville.”
This year Mary Mary leads all nominations with 9 and will pull double duty as they co-host alongside Kirk Franklin.
Charles Jenkins comes is second with 8 nods and Marvin Sapp and Fred Hammond score 6, while Isaac Carree and Andre Crouch have 5 each.
Bishop TD Jakes will receive the Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award; the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to gospel music great Kurt Carr; and the Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award will be given to the late Inez Andrews for her contributions to the industry.
Performances listed so far are Anita Wilson, Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago, Israel Houghton and more!
Stay tuned to PATH for all your Stellar Awards updates. You can view the nominees in the video below.