SR Gospel: Vickie Winans, Walker lead 2010 Stellar Award Winners

Vickie Winans, Hezekiah Walker, Smokie Norful, Donnie McClurkin and Mary Mary lead the pack of winners at the 25th annual Stellar Awards this weekend. Hosted by Kirk Franklin, Vickie Winans and Donnie McClurkin, this year’s Stellar Awards also featured performances from Dottie Peoples, Shirley Caesar, Marvin Sapp, Byron Cage, Donnie McClurkin and Tramaine Hawkins. Picking up the night’s top prize, Artist of the Year, Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship walked away with a total of five awards, including Choir of the Year and CD of the Year. Sister duo Mary Mary, capped off the night with Song of the Year for their inspiring single “God In Me,” while also landing Group of the Year. Smokie Norful, on the strength of his 2009 effort “Smokie Norful Live,” won two awards, including Male Vocalist of the Year. Donald Lawrence (Producer of the Year), Crystal Aikin, Vickie Winans, Shari Addison, Dotti Peoples, Da T.R.U.T.H. and Lee Williams & the Spiritual QC’s also took home awards. For more on the Stellar Awards, visit See a complete list of winners below: Artist of the Year-Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship Song of the Year-Mary, Mary-”God in Me” Male Vocalist of the Year-Smokie Norful Female Vocalist of the Year-Vickie Winans Group Duo of the Year-Mary, Mary New Artist of the Year-Crystal Aikin CD of the Year-Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship-Souled Out Choir of the Year-Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship Producer of the Year-Donald Lawrence & Daniel Weatherspoon, The Law of Confession Part 1 Contemporary Group/Duo of the Year-Mary, Mary Traditional Group/Duo of the Year-Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC’s Contemporary Male of the Year-Smokie Norful Traditional Male of the Year-Donnie McClurkin Contemporary Female of the Year-Crystal Aikin Traditional Female of the Year-Dottie Peoples Contemporary CD of the Year-Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship, Souled Out Traditional CD of the Year-Shari Addison, Shari Addison Urban/Inspirational Single/Performance of the Year-Mary, Mary-”God in Me” Music Video of the Year-Vickie Winans, How I Got Over Traditional Choir of the Year-Bishop Paul S. Morton & The FGBCF Mass Choir Contemporary Choir of the Year-Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship Instrumental CD of the Year-Ben Tankard, Mercy, Mercy, Mercy Special Event CD of the Year-The Clark Sisters, J. Moss and Kierra Sheard, Silky Soul Music-A Tribute to Maze Rap/Hip Hop Gospel CD of the Year-Da’ T.R.U.T.H., The Big Picture Children’s Performance of the Year-Rev. Dr. Emory Andrews and Oxon Hill High School Choir,Amazing Quartet of the Year-Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC’s Recorded Music Package of the Year-Denise Trotman, Donald Lawrence – The Confession Part 1 Praise and Worship CD of the Year-Stephen Hurd, Times of Refreshing


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