Tamela Mann Leads Stellar Award Nominations

Tamela Mann and Travis Greene lead with nine nominations, Hezekiah Walker earned seven, Kirk Franklin received six. 

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The nominees are in for the 2017 Stellar Awards. Travis Greene, and chart-topping soloist, Tamela Mann leads the nominations with nine each.2016 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals

Greene received nominations for both Male Vocalist of the Year and Song of the Year, while gospel superstar Tamela Mann is nominated for Artist of the Year, Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year and Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year.

She’s also up for CD of the Year, Producer of the Year, Song of the Year, and Traditional Female Vocalist of the Year.

With seven and six nominations respectively, veterans Hezekiah Walkerand Kirk Franklin were recognized for Male Vocalist of the Year, Choir of the Year, Contemporary Choir of the Year and Contemporary Male of the Year. 

Franklin also receives a nod for Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, CD of the Year, Producer of the Year and Contemporary CD of the Year.

Jekalyn Carr, nominated for Artist of the Year, and Todd Dulaney are in contention for Male Vocalist of the Year, CD of the Year and Contemporary CD of the Year. Other artists earning multiple nominations include newcomers, Bri (Brianna Babineaux), Livre’, Enon Tabernacleand Shirley Caesar.

Multiple Stellar Awards and Grammy Award-winning solo artist, nationally-syndicated radio host and television personality Erica Campbell (pictured right) and songwriter Anthony Brown will co-host the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards which premieres on TV One Sunday, April 9 at 7 p.m. ET

The Stellar Awards returns to the Las Vegas Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 25, 2017 and will air on TV One Sunday, April 9 at 7 p.m.

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