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Hailed as an "epic night in gospel music," this year's Stellar Awards returned to the Las Vegas Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The telecast will premiere on TV One Sunday, April 9 at 7 p.m. ET with encores at 9 p.m. and11 p.m. ET. In addition, the Stellar Awards will air in national broadcast syndication on 170 stations in over 150 markets around the country from April 15 - May 7, 2017.

Taking the stage this year with powerful worship performances were: Tamela Mann, Shirley Caesar, Jekalyn Carr, Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin, Bizzle, Canton Jones, Da' Truth, JJ Hairston and Youthful PraiseTravis GreeneVaShawn Mitchell, Tasha Cobbs, Doug Williams, Keith "Wonderboy" Johnson & Da Chozen Brothaz. CLICK FOR RED CARPET PHOTOS FROM THIS YEAR'S STAR-STUDDED EVENT.

Hailed as an "epic night in gospel music," this year's Stellar Awards will return to the Las Vegas Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The telecast will premiere on TV One Sunday, April 9 at 7 p.m. ET with encores at 9 p.m. and11 p.m. ET. In addition, the Stellar Awards will air in national broadcast syndication on 170 stations in over 150 markets around the country from April 15 - May 7, 2017.

Set to take the stage this year with powerful worship performances are: Tamela Mann, Shirley Caesar, Jekalyn Carr, Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin, Bizzle, Canton Jones, Da' Truth, JJ Hairston and Youthful PraiseTravis GreeneVaShawn Mitchell, Tasha Cobbs, Doug Williams,Keith "Wonderboy" Johnson & Da Chozen Brothaz. Click for more info.

New York, NY (June 24, 2016)– GRAMMY® nominated acclaimed singer William Murphy releases his latest album DEMONSTRATE, available today in stores and all digital retailers. Recorded live, DEMONSTRATE marks Bishop Murphy’s fifth album. Driving the fourteen-track album includes the lead single "Arise (You Are Good)," a joyful praise anthem, "Your Love," "Everlasting God" (feat. Bishop James Morton), "Lies," "Free in Deed" and more. A digital deluxe version with three bonus tracks and CD/DVD combo of the album is also available.

Saturday, June 20, 2015, GRAMMY nominated, Stellar Award-winning recording artist, television star and clothing designer, Kierra Sheard, will launch the website for her new clothing line, Eleven60. The online shop, www.MyEleven60.com, will go live at midnight and shoppers will be able to pre-order select items from Eleven60's premiere fall / winter collection and take advantage of special offers. The full line will make its debut later in the year. Click "Full Story" below, to read more.


GRAMMY-nominated, Stellar and Dove Award-winning inspirational artist Martha Munizzi to record her much-anticipated seventh album, at live recording in Miami, FL this Friday June 26th! The acclaimed praise and worship singer behind such beloved songs as "Because Of Who You Are," "Say The Name," "Glorious" and more, will also welcome special guests including teaming up again with Israel Houghton, plus Anthony Evans and recording with all three of her children on the record.

Detroit's own Karen Clark Sheard's new album, "Destined to Win," produced by Donald Lawrence, hits stores July 17th. This is Karen's 6th solo project and any one pre-ordering for just $7.99 on iTunes instantly receives downloads of the singles "My Words Have Power," which features Donald Lawrence & The Co., and the Grammy nominated "Sunday A.M." Other guest artists on the project include J. Drew Sheard II and Faith Evans.
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Dallas TX – March 30, 2015 – Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA, a joint venture between gospel music icon Kirk Franklin and RCA Records, celebrated 3 wins at the 30th Annual Stellar Awards this year. Multiple Stellar Award winner and super producer Kirk Franklin was recognized with special honors by the Stellar Awards, while The Walls Group and Tasha Page-Lockhart brought their acclaimed live talents to the show during an unforgettable “Fo Yo Soul” performance segment, with an introduction by Franklin. (Click To LISTEN TO or DOWNLOAD MP3's)

PR - (Detroit, MI - November 4, 2015) - Aretha Franklin will present her annual Gospel concert and service Thanksgiving week on Sunday, November 22. Franklin's Gospel Legends event will feature multiple award-winning recording artists Pastor Shirley Caesar, the Williams Brothers, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, and Audrey DuBois Harris. Reverend Marcia Dyson will deliver the Invocation and Reverend Mother and Reverend Ruth Wilson will host the event. The concert will be held on Sunday, November 22 at 5:00 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church, 8430 Linwood Street (a/k/a C.L. Franklin Blvd.), Detroit, MI, where Reverend Robert Smith, Jr. presides. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available and a buffet will be served to guests, which will include everything from beans to cornbread.

The biggest Gospel tour of the year is coming to Joe Louis Arena on Sat., Nov. 14, at 8PM. Festival of Praise's Detroit stop features Israel Houghton, Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Kim Burrell, Isaac Carree, Jessica Reedy, Zacardi Cortez, and comedian Marcus Wiley (lineup subject to change). Tickets available at the Joe Louis Arena Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets.CLICK HERE to purchase tickets online at ticketmaster.com.

New York, NY – September 23, 2015 – “Total Praise,” the beloved hit song from legendary Gospel Hall of Fame singer, composer and arranger Richard Smallwood – remains an enduring powerful source of strength and hope, as his hit tune was selected by the St. Augustine Gospel Choir for a special performance in Washington DC today, during the DC choir’s performance before Pope Francis at the White House on Wednesday, September 23rd.  Almost 20 years since Smallwood released the song in 1996 with his ensemble Vision, “Total Praise” continues to be one of the most popular classics among choirs and fans from the prolific catalog of the longtime DC native, giving praise and comfort to millions of listeners.