Anthony Brown, JJ Hairston and Tasha Cobbs Leonard Lead ASCAP Member Stellar Awards Nominees

February 9, 2018

Pictured above (l-r): Anthony Brown, JJ Hairston (center) and Tasha Cobbs Leonard

The nominations are in for the 33rd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards – “the biggest night in gospel music” - to be held Saturday, March 24th at the Las Vegas Orleans Arena. ASCAP members have received numerous noms. Contemporary gospel group Anthony Brown and group therAPy lead with 10 nominations and JJ Hairston and Tasha Cobbs Leonard each received nine noms.

Congratulations to all our talented ASCAP members nominated for Stellar Awards this year!

The following is a complete list of ASCAP Stellar nominees:

Anthony Brown

  • ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • SONG OF THE YEAR
  • MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
  • DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR CD OF THE YEAR
  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • CONTEMPORARY DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR
  • CONTEMPORARY MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
  • CONTEMPORARY CD OF THE YEAR
  • URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

JJ Hairston

  • ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • SONG OF THE YEAR
  • MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
  • CD OF THE YEAR
  • CHOIR OF THE YEAR
  • CONTEMPORARY MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
  • URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
  • CONTEMPORARY CHOIR OF THE YEAR
  • PRAISE AND WORSHIP CD OF THE YEAR

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

  • ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • ALBERTINA WALKER FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
  • CD OF THE YEAR
  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • CONTEMPORARY FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
  • CONTEMPORARY CD OF THE YEAR
  • URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
  • RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR
  • PRAISE AND WORSHIP CD OF THE YEAR

Cortez Vaughn

  • SONG OF THE YEAR

Tina Campbell

  • ALBERTINA WALKER FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
  • TRADITIONAL FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
  • MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

James Fortune

  • DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR
  • CONTEMPORARY DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR
  • RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR

Vincent Bohanan

  • CHOIR OF THE YEAR TRADITIONAL
  • CHOIR OF THE YEAR

Dana T. Sorey

  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Warryn Campbell

  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Marcus Hodge

  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

The Showers

  • CONTEMPORARY DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR

The Williams Brothers

  • TRADITIONAL DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR
  • QUARTET OF THE YEAR DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR

Darnell Williams (of The Williams Singers)

  • TRADITIONAL DUO/CHORUS GROUP OF THE YEAR
  • QUARTET OF THE YEAR

Bryan Popin

  • TRADITIONAL CD OF THE YEAR

Charles Butler

  • TRADITIONAL CHOIR OF THE YEAR

Daniel Weatherspoon

  • INSTRUMENTAL CD OF THE YEAR

Kirk Whalum

  • INSTRUMENTAL CD OF THE YEAR

Bizzle

  • RAP HIP HOP GOSPEL CD OF THE YEAR

Derek Minor

  • RAP HIP HOP GOSPEL CD OF THE YEAR

Trip Lee

  • RAP HIP HOP GOSPEL CD OF THE YEAR

William McDowell

  • PRAISE AND WORSHIP CD OF THE YEAR

Kelontae Gavin

  • YOUTH PROJECT OF THE YEAR