- Jan. 22, 2009 — Marvin Sapp took home seven Stellar Awards during last weekend's award show, garnering
trophies in the Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, CD of the Year and Male
Vocalist of the Year categories.
- Capitalizing on the success of his crossover R&B hit “Never Would Have
Made It” and album Thirsty, Sapp was recognized during
the 24th Annual Stellar Awards, which celebrated the achievements of
African-American artists in gospel music at the Grand Ole Opry House in
Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 17.
- Thirsty also generated Stellar trophies for Aaron Lindsey in the
Producer of the Year category and Michelle Lukianovich in the Recorded Music
Package of the Year category.
- For the second year in a row, Dorinda Clark-Cole won the Female Vocalist of
the Year category, while Jonathan Nelson featuring Purpose and Jessica Greene
received Group Duo of the Year and New Artist of the Year honors, respectively.
- Hosted by comedian Sinbad, the Stellar Awards featured pop legend Dionne
Warwick, who sang a slow, reverential version of “The Battle Hymn of the
Republic” with a nine-piece choir as footage of President Barack Obama
played on the video screens surrounding the stage, The (Nashville)
Tennessean reported.–Christian Retailing
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