JoyFest artist Jonathan McReynolds leads the 2019 Stellar Gospel Music Awards with nine nominations, including Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, CD of the Year and Producer of the Year - all from his latest album "Make Room" and the hit song, "Not Lucky, I'm Loved."
Other JoyFest artists - Tasha Cobbs Leonard and Koryn Hawthorne are in the running for awards too. Tasha's hit "You Know My Name" with Brenton Brown is up for Song of Year. Koryn's song "Unstoppable" has garnered her nominations for Song of the Year, Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year and Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year. In addition, her music video - "Won't He Do It" with Casey Cross is in the mix for Music Video of the Year.
The Stellar Awards is the first and only Gospel Music Awards show in the country, honoring Gospel Music artists, writers, and industry professionals for their contributions to the Gospel Music Industry. The Stellar Awards ranks high in status as the only Gospel Music television awards program syndicated in over 140 markets nationwide.
The Stellar Awards show taping will return to The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Friday, March 29, 2019 and is open to the public, with ticket prices ranging from $50 - $200 at www.ticketmaster.com .
The week of activities begins with the Stellar Awards Independent Artist Showcase, taking place on Wednesday, March 27, with winners performing at the non-televised awards pre-show ceremony. The 2019 Stellar Gospel Music Awards Pre-Show is scheduled for Thursday, March 28 to showcase non-televised award winners. Also, the Stellar Gospel Radio Awards & Showcase will be held on Friday, March 29, honoring top radio stations and announcers serving urban gospel music audiences. Tickets for each event can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com
After the festivities and accolades at the Stellar Awards, JoyFest artists will be ready to worship at JoyFest. Get your tickets today to see these great new and legendary artists live in concert this summer.