Fred Hammond kicked off the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards which airs on TV One on Palm Sunday, April 9 at 6 p.m. ET.
Some of the biggest names in Gospel received high honors at the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards at the Las Vegas Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 25, but the night belonged to one of the genre’s fastest-rising stars, Travis Greene, and gospel music superstar, Tamela Mann.
Greene took home six Stellar Awards for his work on chart-topping album “The Hill” nabbing accolades that included State Farm Song of the Year (“Made a Way”), CD of the Year (“The Hill”) and Male Vocalist of the Year. He was also awarded Praise and Worship CD of the Year, Contemporary CD of the Year, Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year and the project was recognized for Recorded Music Packaging (Annie Stoll).
Stellar and Grammy Award-winning gospel singer, actress and television personality, Tamela Mann took home six awards as well for her now iconic recording “One Way,” while Grammy Award-winning singer and producer, Myron Butler & Levi earned three awards for their collaboration “On Purpose.” Best New Artist honors went to breakout artist Bri (Briana Babineaux), who also went home with a statue for Contemporary Female Vocalist. During an emotional acceptance speech, Tamela encouraged the audience to have faith despite trying times. “Don”t worry about the White House, God provides” she said tearfully. “And to all these artists, I love you guys. I’m praying for all of us to make it. We can with the Lord’s help. We can make it.”