2021 Stellar Awards Winners

Stellar Awards
pastor mike jr

Category 1 
ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Pastor Mike Jr.; Big: Freedom Sessions; Black Smoke Music Worldwide 

Category 2
SONG OF THE YEAR

Something Has to Break (Live) ft. Tasha Cobbs Leonard; Kierra Valencia Sheard, J. Drew Sheard II, Jonathan Smith & Mia Fields; Karew / RCA Inspiration

Kierra Valencia Sheard
Jonathan McReynolds

Category 3
MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Jonathan McReynolds; People; eOne Music

Category 4
ALBERTINA WALKER FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Tasha Cobbs Leonard; Royalty: Live at The Ryman; Motown Gospel

Tasha Cobbs Leonard
The Clark Sisters

Category 5
GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR

The Clark Sisters, The Return, Karew Entertainment/Motown Gospel

Category 6
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Maverick City Music; Maverick City Music Vol 3 Part 1; Tribl Record

Category 7
ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Maverick City Music Vol 3 Part 1; Maverick City Music; Tribl Records

Category 8
CHOIR OF THE YEAR

JJ Hairston; Not Holding Back; JamesTown Music / eOne Music

JJ Hairston
Jonathan McReynolds, Darryl “LiLMaN” Howell & Rogest “Rosco” Carstarphen, Jr.

Category 9
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Jonathan McReynolds, Darryl “LiLMaN” Howell & Rogest “Rosco” Carstarphen, Jr.; People; eOne Music

Category 10
CONTEMPORARY GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR

Anthony Brown & group therAPy; 2econd Wind: Ready; Key of A / Tyscot / Fair Trad

Anthony Brown & group therAPy
the clark sisters

Category 11
TRADITIONAL GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR

The Clark Sisters; Gospel According to PJ; Morton Inspiration/Tyscot

Category 12
CONTEMPORARY MALE OF THE YEAR

Jonathan McReynolds; People; eOne Music

Jonathan McReynolds
Donnie McClurkin

Category 13
TRADITIONAL MALE OF THE YEAR

Donnie McClurkin; A Different Song; Camdon Music / RCA Inspiration

Category 14
CONTEMPORARY FEMALE OF THE YEAR

Tasha Cobbs Leonard; Royalty: Live at The Ryman; Motown Gospel

Tasha Cobbs Leonard
jekalyn carr

Category 15
TRADITIONAL FEMALE OF THE YEAR

Jekalyn Carr; Changing Your Story; Lunjeal Music Group

Category 16
CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Kierra; Kierra Sheard; Karew / RCA Inspiratio

kierra sheard
Jekalyn carr

Category 17
TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Changing Your Story; JeKalyn Carr; Lunjeal Music Grou

Category 18
URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

I Got It; Pastor Mike Jr.; Black Smoke Music Worldwide

Pastor Mike Jr.
James Hairston IV

Category 19
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR 

Something Has to Break (Live); James Hairston IV; Karew / RCA Inspiration

Category 20
TRADITIONAL CHOIR OF THE YEAR

Ricky Dillard; Choirmaster; Motown Gospel

JJ Hairston

Category 21
CONTEMPORARY CHOIR OF THE YEAR

JJ Hairston; Not Holding Back; JamesTown Music / eOne Musi

Category 22
INSTRUMENTAL GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

My Tribute; Myron Butler; Major Mynor Productions / Sherman James Productions

Myron Butler
The Clark Sisters

Category 23
SPECIAL EVENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The First Ladies of Gospel: The Clark Sisters Biopic Soundtrack; Various Artists; Releve Entertainment

Category 24
RAP/HIP HOP GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Big: Freedom Sessions; Pastor Mike Jr.; Black Smoke Music Worldwide

Pastor Mike Jr
Anthony White & Detroit Youth Choir

Category 25
YOUTH PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Anthony White & Detroit Youth Choir; Glory; DYC Entertainment

Category 26
QUARTET OF THE YEAR

Young Men 4 Christ; Elevation; B.R.A.T.T. Music Studi

Young Men 4 Christ
Justin Foster & Drew Kellum

Category 27
RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR

Royalty: Live at The Ryman; Justin Foster & Drew Kellum; Motown Gospel

Category 28
PRAISE AND WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Royalty: Live at The Ryman; Tasha Cobbs Leonard; Motown Gospel 

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

JAMES CLEVELAND LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Clark Sisters

ARETHA FRANKLIN ICON AWARD

Tramaine Hawkins

THOMAS A. DORSEY MOST NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Bishop Dr. Leonard Scott

AMBASSADOR DR. BOBBY JONES LEGENDS AWARD

Pastor Shirley Caesar

STELLAR HONORS HALL OF FAME

Kerry Douglas
Dr. Teresa Hairston
Skip Barrett

MAJOR MARKET OF THE YEAR 

WOKB 1680 AM, Orlando 

LARGE MARKET OF THE YEAR

WHAL-FM 95.7 Hallelujah FM, Memphis

SMALL MARKET OF THE YEAR

WIMG1300, Trenton

INTERNET STATION OF THE YEAR

uGospel Radio, http://www.uGospel.com 

GOSPEL ANNOUNCER OF THE YEAR

Dr. Sctonda Kelly Gordon, WNRR Gospel 1380 & 93.3 FM, Augusta, SC