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Nominees for the 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards were announced today (January 13). Erica Campbell and Ricky Dillard and New G lead the list of multiple nominations with 10 each. Check out the full list here.
This year’s awards show moves to the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas and will be taped for telecast on March 28, 2015. Comedian/actor David Mann and wife, Stellar winner Tamela Mann will share hosting duties with comedian/actor/radio personality Rickey Smiley.
Industry giants Andraé Crouch and Al “The Bishop” Hobbs will be honored posthumously with the Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award. Bishop Paul Morton and President Barack Obama are set to receive the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award and the Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award, respectively.
Congrats to all nominees and honorees.
(www.orleansarena.com#sthash.Kudos to all nominees and honorees.
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