Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell, Ricky Dillard and New G Top Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominations
Gospel music superstar and WEtv personality Erica Campbell, of Mary Mary, and Ricky Dillard and New G got 10 nominations apiece for the 30th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, which will be announced in late March in Las Vegas.
Others with multiple nominations included The Walls Group, with eight; Deitrick Haddon’s LXW, with seven; Arkansas Gospel Mass Choir, six; and Smokie Norful, Michelle Williams and Tasha Page-Lockhart, each with four apiece. Gospel music luminary Kirk Franklin goes head-to-head against himself for Producer of the Year for projects of both his proteges, Page-Lockhart and The Walls Group.
This year’s Stellar Gospel Music Awards features live performances by The Walls Group, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Mali Music, Deitrick Haddon’s LXW and Beverly Crawford among others.
The Stellar Awards are being announced March 28 in Las Vegas at Las Vegas Orleans Arena and air on April 5 on TV One and across the U.S. in syndication from April 12 through May 3. Stand-up comedian turned television personality David Mann, multiple Stellar Award winner Tamela Mann and syndicated radio personality Rickey Smiley (Dish Nation) are co-hosting the event.