For the first time in the 28 year history of the Stellar Gospel Music Awards the annual ceremony aired live on GMC TV. Broadcast from Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry House Saturday, January 18th, the show was hosted by Kirk Franklin and Mary Mary who were joined by some of the biggest names in gospel and entertainment including:
Amber Bullock, Kim Burrell, Shirley Caesar, Byron Cage, Kurt Carr, Isaac Carree, Maurette Brown Clark, Y'Anna Crawley, Rockmond Dunbar, Israel Houghton & New Breed, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Pastor Charles Jenkins, Le'Andria Johnson, Dr. Bobby Jones, Donald Lawrence, LeToya Luckett, David and Tamela Mann, Donnie McClurkin, Bishop Paul S. Morton, Vashawn Mitchell, Dorothy Norwood, Dottie Peoples, Jessica Reedy, Tim Rogers and The Fellas, Marvin Sapp, Kierra Sheard, Tasha Smith, Da' T.R.U.T.H., Tye Tribbett, The Walls Group, The Williams Brothers, Delores Washington, Michelle Williams, Anita Wilson, and Marvin Winans.
The Stellars will re-air on GMC TV Saturday, March 9 at 7 and 9PM ET.