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Boss XL Mag Pics and List of Winners from the 38th Annual Stellar Awards

Updated: Jul 26, 2023

This year’s Stellar Awards telecast is co-hosted by Jonathan McReynolds and Tasha Cobbs Leonard. The show bestowed special honors upon several iconic figures who contributed significantly to gospel music. CeCe Winans received the prestigious Aretha Franklin Icon Award, recognizing her exceptional talent and enduring impact. Reverend Dr. Milton Biggham was honored with the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his lifetime dedication to spreading the uplifting message of Gospel music. Additionally, Dr. Bobby Jones was presented with the Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award, acknowledging his outstanding contributions and influential career.

Checkout pics from the Blue Carpet Courtesy of Zion AKA 7

Presenters for the evening included Adrienne Bailon-Houghton, Marvin Sapp, Lady Tramaine Hawkins, Brian Courtney Wilson, Erica Campbell, Isabel Davis, James Fortune, Koryn Hawthorne, Jason Clayborn, NOTKARLTONBANKS, Pastor Shirley Caesar and Travis Greene.

Audiences can also look forward to powerhouse performances by Charles Jenkins, DOE, Dottie Peoples, Isaac Carree, Jevon Dewand and The TrapStarz, Kierra Sheard-Kelly, Lena Byrd Miles (Emerging Voices), Naomi Raine, Natalie Grant, Maranda Curtis, Pastor Mike Jr., Tim Bowman Jr. & Faith City Music, Bishop S.Y. Younger (Emerging Voices), Zacardi Cortez, Victory (Emerging Voices), and

Zak Williams and 1 Akord.

In addition to premiering on Stellar TV Network on Sunday, July 30, the show will also return to BET Networks, premiering on Sunday, August 6 at 8 p.m. ET, and finally on Bounce TV Sunday, September 3rd.


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