Friday, May 7, 2021

Hezekiah Walker, Shirley Caesar, and More Show Out at 32nd Annual Stellar Awards

Hezekiah Walker, Le'Andria Johnson
Hezekiah Walker with his Stellar Award and Le’Andria Johnson (photo: Earl Gibson III)

*Entertainment One (eOne) congratulates international award-winning icon Hezekiah Walker, who collects two wins across the choir categories at the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards this year, with top Choir of the Year and Contemporary Choir of the Year honors for his chart-topping release, Azusa The Next Generation 2-Better (Azusa Inc./eOne).

Shirley Caesar and Jekalyn Carr
Shirley Caesar and Jekalyn Carr performing on the Stellar Awards (photo: Earl Gibson III)

JJ Hairston, Stellar Awards
JJ Hairston on Stellar Awards (photo: Earl Gibson III)

On this epic night of Gospel, the legendary Pastor Shirley Caesar, Jekalyn Carr, J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise*, and Jonathan McReynolds also delivered glorious moments of celebration on the show, stirring the crowd with their powerhouse performances.

Jonathan McReynolds, stellar awards
Jonathan McReynolds on the 32nd Annual Stellar Awards Red Carpet (photo: Earl Gibson III)

William McDowell and Todd Dulaney took the stage as presenters on the Stellar Awards, and Charles Butler & Trinity* and Micah Stampley* performed on the Stellar Awards Pre-Show.  Todd Dulaney also delivered the live carpet experience to viewers online, with lively commentary, laughs, and more, hosting the Stellar Awards red carpet livestream along with Tasha Page-Lockhart.

Gina Miller (VP/General Manager of Urban Inspirational, eOne Music Nashville) says, “This is always an extraordinary moment for us. On Gospel’s biggest night, while we are proud to recognize our artists’ contributions & wins, the opportunity to celebrate all of the artists & musical styles represented in the genre is equally exciting. Our songs are all different, but our goals are the same. Depositing music into the world that lifts, inspires, encourages, and fills you with hope is special.”

Awards show

Erica Campbell and Anthony Brown hosted the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards show, which will air on TV One on Sunday April 9, 2017, beginning at 6 pm EST, with encore broadcasts at 8 pm and 11 pm EST.

(*denotes Label Services artist)

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