Performers Announced for 39th Stellar Awards w/ Tamela Mann, Israel Houghton, Kierra Sheard, Karen Clark Sheard & More


TAMELA MANN, KIERRA SHEARD, ISRAEL HOUGHTON, KORYN HAWTHORNE, KAREN CLARK SHEARD, RICKY DILLARD, CHANDLER MOORE, TASHA PAGE-LOCKHART

MALI MUSIC AND MORE ANNOUNCED AS PERFORMERS FOR

39TH STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS


THE GREATEST NIGHT IN GOSPEL MUSIC

RETURNS TO LAS VEGAS AT THE ORLEANS ARENA ON SATURDAY, JULY 20

CO-HOSTED BY TWO-TIME EMMY AWARD- WINNER LONI LOVE &

RADIO PERSONALITY/COMEDIAN RICKEY SMILEY

SET TO PREMIERE ON THE STELLAR NETWORK, SATURDAY,

AUGUST 3 AT 8/7C AND 11 PM ET;

SET TO PREMIERE ON BET, SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 AT 8/7C

View The Full Nomination List Here

Performers Announced for 39th Stellar Awards w/ Tamela Mann, Israel Houghton, Kierra Sheard, Karen Clark Sheard & More
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NEWS SOURCE: Cr8 Agency
July 16, 2024

(CHICAGO, IL) July 16, 2024 – Central City Productions announces the first round of performers set to take the stage for the 39th Stellar Gospel Music Awards in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, July 20. Co-hosted by Emmy Award-winning TV personality and comedian Loni Love, alongside Marconi Award-winning radio/TV personality and comedian Rickey Smiley, the 39th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards will premiere on the Stellar Network on Saturday, August 3 at 8PM and 11PM EST and in broadcast syndication from August 10, 2024 – September 8, 2024. BET will air the 39th Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Sunday, August 4 at 8 PM ET/PT. The Red Carpet Xpecial will be available via Xumo Play on-demand on August 10. The 39th Stellar Gospel Music Awards to be available on September 9.

“I’m so happy to be co-hosting the Stellar Awards again. Nothing stirs my soul more than gospel music, so celebrating this genre is truly an honor,” shares co-host, Rickey Smiley.

Joining previously announced honorees, Kim Burrell (Aretha Franklin Icon Award) and Tye Tribbett (James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award), are newly announced performers: Chandler Moore, Kierra Sheard, Anthony Brown and group therAPy, Da’ T.R.U.T.H, Israel Houghton, Karen Clark Sheard, Kelontae Gavin, Koryn Hawthorne, Lisa Knowles-Smith, Mali Music, Melvin Crispell III, Rich Tolbert Jr., Tasha Page-Lockhart, Ricky Dillard and Tamela Mann. Willie Moore Jr. has been announced as the official blue carpet host. Kirk Franklin, Erica Campbell, and Angel Taylor will also make special appearances.

“I am very honored to be co-hosting the Stellar Awards this year. It will be a fun and blessed good time!” shares co-host, Loni Love.

The 39th Stellar Gospel Music Awards is Sponsored by Procter & Gamble with Presenting Sponsorship provided by AT&T, State Farm, McDonalds, Disney, Walmart, AFLAC and General Motors. The 39th Stellar Gospel Music Awards show is Executive Produced by Don Jackson with Jennifer J. Jackson serving as Producer and Executive in Charge of Production; Michael A. Johnson as Producer and Director, Erin Johnson as Talent Producer and Daniel Moore as Music Director.

Tickets to the taping of the 39th Stellar Gospel Music Awards are available now at www.stellarawards.com or Ticketmaster.com. A full list of the 39th Stellar Gospel Music Awards annual nominees can be found on the official Stellar Awards website. For more information, please visit https://www.stellarawards.com/ and join the conversation using the hashtag #TheStellars.

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ABOUT THE STELLAR TV NETWORK 

Launched in April of 2023 under the management of Central City Productions, Inc., The Stellar Network fills the void for a family-friendly, entertainment, lifestyle network targeting Black audiences. The Stellar Network is the first in uplifting content with positive, inspirational and entertainment programming. Stellar’s goal is to be the most preferred network to Black audiences in the country. The Stellar Network can be found on Charter Spectrum, Verizon Fios and Xumo Play. For more information visit www.stellartv.com

ABOUT CENTRAL CITY PRODUCTIONS

Founded in 1970 by Don Jackson, Chicago-based Central City Productions, Inc. is a national broadcast television producer, programmer and syndicator of its exclusively owned African-American programming. Celebrating 53 years of broadcasting Black excellence with uplifting and entertaining original television content, CCP’s award-winning television programs include the Black Music Honors (www.blackmusichonors.com), Stellar Tribute to the Holidays, Black College Quiz Show Series (www.blackcollegequiz.com), America’s Black Forum (www.americasblackforum.com), Mentoring Kings (www.mentoringking.com), Mentoring Queens (www.mentoringqueen.com), and Black History Honors among many others. For more information, visit www.ccptv.com.

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