The results from the 25th Annual Stellar Awards were announced on January 16, 2010 from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. Hosted by Kirk Franklin, Vickie Winans and Donnie McClurkin, the televised event was highlighted by multiple performances, including songs from Mary Mary, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Byron Cage, Dottie Peoples, Richard Smallwood, Israel Houghton, James Fortune, Smokie Norful, Hezekiah Walker & LFC, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Crystal Aikin and Vanessa Bell Armstrong.

Stellar Award winning artist Marvin Sapp is back and already inspiring millions thanks to his new single “The Best In Me”.

Stellar Award winning artist Marvin Sapp is back and already inspiring millions thanks to his new single “The Best In Me”.

Over the past few years the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day festival, which this year takes place all-day today at the Cleveland institution, has become the venue’s largest-attended event

Over the past few years the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day festival, which this year takes place all-day today at the Cleveland institution, has become the venue’s largest-attended event

The directive – in the form of emails, text messages and word of mouth – was urgent: to spread the word about a live recording of the gospel music industry’s biggest stars in response to the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit the already poverty-stricken nation of Haiti

The directive – in the form of emails, text messages and word of mouth – was urgent: to spread the word about a live recording of the gospel music industry’s biggest stars in response to the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit the already poverty-stricken nation of Haiti

It is 1959-ish and Dick Clark is asking the newly famous, chart-topping Sam Cooke why he left a career in gospel music behind to record pop songs — the genre Cooke’s people taught him to regard as “the devil’s music.” “What caused you to turn to this kind of music?” Clark wonders.

It is 1959-ish and Dick Clark is asking the newly famous, chart-topping Sam Cooke why he left a career in gospel music behind to record pop songs — the genre Cooke’s people taught him to regard as “the devil’s music.” “What caused you to turn to this kind of music?” Clark wonders.

New York, NY – Renowned Grammy Award winning Gospel artist, Pastor Donnie McClurkin celebrated his 50th birthday this past November and continues his milestone year with the 50th Jubilee Gala Celebration, a fundraiser benefitting Feed The Children, WorldVision and Operation Compassion.

New York, NY – Renowned Grammy Award winning Gospel artist, Pastor Donnie McClurkin celebrated his 50th birthday this past November and continues his milestone year with the 50th Jubilee Gala Celebration, a fundraiser benefitting Feed The Children, WorldVision and Operation Compassion.

Gospel singer Shirley Murdock is returning to secular music. Murdock told the Black Voices Web site, that she will record an R&B album.