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The 27th Annual Stellar Awards was taped Saturday night at the Grand Ole Opry House and will air on television in syndication January 21st through Feb. 26 on the GMC (formerly Gospel Music Channel) cable network. Marvin Sapp and Dorinda Clark Cole hosted the show, which was described as a one of the best tapings to date. Performances included Kirk Franklin, Earnest Pugh, Fred Hammond, Ricky Dillard & New G, Richard Smallwood & Vision Canton Jones, Da Truth and Lecrae The Ambassador Bobby Jones Legend Award was awarded to the Dorothy Norwood, James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to John P. Kee and the Thomas A. Dorsey Notable Achievement Award was awarded to Vi Higgenson creator of Mama I Want to Sing.

2012 Stellar Awards Winners!

Artist of the Year: Vashawn Mitchell- Triumphant

Song of the Year: Kirk Frankllin, Smile – Hello Fear

Male Vocalist of Year: Vashawn Mitchell – Triumphant

Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year: Kim Burrell – The Love Album

Group/Duo of the Year: Mary Mary – Something Big

New Artist of the Year: Y’Anna Crawley, The Promise

CD of the year: Kirk Franklin – Hello Fear

Choir of the Year: Ricky Dillard & New G – Keep Living

Producers of the Year: Kirk Franklin – Hello Fear

Instrumental CD – Moses Tyson – Music Remastered Scared Organ

Contemporary Group/Duo of the Year: Mary Mary – Something Big

Traditional Group/Duo of the Year: The Rance Allen Group – The Live Experience

Contemporary Male of the Year: Vashawn Mitchell – Triumphant

Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year: Smokie Norful – How I got Over Songs that Carried Us

Contemporary Female Vocalists of the Year: Kim Burrell – The Love Album

Traditional Female Vocalist of the Year: Beverly Crawford – Live from Los Angeles

Contemporary CD of the Year: Kirk Franklin – Hello Fear

Traditional CD of the Year: Smokie Norful – How I got Over Songs that Carried Us

Urban/Inspirational single or performance of the Year: Vashawn Mitchell – Nobody Greater

Music Video of the Year, Short Format: Vashawn Mitchell – Nobody Greater

Music Video of the Year, Long Format: Deitrick Haddon – Church on the Moon: Part one

Traditional Choir of the Year: Mississippi Mass Choir

Contemporary Choir of the Year: Shekinah Glory Ministry

Thomas A Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award Honoree: Vy Higginsen

Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legend Awards Honoree: Dorothy Norwood

James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree: John P. Kee

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