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Erica Campbell leads winners in early results from the 30th Annual Stellar Awards. During the pre-show last night in Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena, Campbell, who was nominated for 10, won 4 Stellars in the following categories: Contemporary Female of the Year, Contemporary CD of the Year, CD of the Year, Urban/Inspirational single / performance. The eOne/My Block recording artist received the honors for work on her first solo release, “Help,” which debuted at number one on the Billboard Gospel chart. Campbell also won a Grammy earlier this year. Her husband/producer Warryn Campbell also won the Stellar Award for Producer of the YearPraise and Worship CD of the Year William McDowell

Music Video of the Year Matthew Cherry “Say Yes” by Michelle Williams

Traditional Choir of the Year Ricky Dillard & New G

Traditional Group/Duo of the Year The Brown Singers

Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year Smokie Norful

Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year Donnie McClurkin

Traditional Female Vocalist of the Year Beverly Crawford

Traditional CD of the Year Ricky Dillard and New G

Group/Duo of the Year of the Year The Walls Group

Special Event CD of the Year David and Tamela Mann

Rap/Hip Hop CD of the Year Lecrae

Best Recorded Packaging Derek Blanks for Erica Campbell’s “Help”

Best Youth Project of the Year Kendra Smith

Best Quartet of the Year The Brown Sisters

Some artists led the pack with numerous nominations.  Here is a summary of 2015 Stellar Awards Top Nominees:

  • Erica Campbell — 10 Total Nominations
  • Ricky Dillard — 10 Total Nominations
  • The Walls Group — 8 Total Nominations
  • Deitrick Haddon’s LXW — 7 Total Nominations
  • Arkansas Gospel Mass Choir — 6 Total Nominations
  • Smokie Norful — 4 Total Nominations
  • Michelle Williams– 4 Total Nominations
  • Tasha Page-Lockhart — 4 Total Nominations

The show is scheduled to air April 5 on TV One.

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