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17th Annual Stellar Award Winners (2002)

Winners for The 17th Annual Stellar Awards have been announced.

The Atlanta Civic Center was once again stuffed to overflow, with heavy duty fans and notable faces and voices alike in attendance. Hosting the live-to-tape celebration on the January 12th evening was Donnie McClurkin and Yolanda Adams.

 The show's highlights were many, with Commissioned Reunion making a special mark, as well as Shirley Caesar singing "Steal Away" with Michelle Williams and backed by Youthful Praise.

Also performing was Kurt Carr and the Kurt Carr Singers with the opening "In the Sanctuary", Yolanda Adams with "Thank You", Richard Smallwood and Vision with "Anthem of Praise" and Dottie Peoples with "Show Up and Show Out". Kirk Franklin ended the show with an uptempo new song.

Multiple Stellar winners included Donnie McClurkin (6), Kurt Carr (5), Lee Williams and the Spiritual QCs (2), The New Life Community Choir featuring John P. Kee (2) and Yolanda Adams (2).

Stay tuned for the 2002 Stellar TV listings to see when the 2-hour ceremony airs in your area. And check our notes from the weekend.

Complete results are presented below, with winners in each category in yellow:


Artist of the Year

  • Yolanda Adams; Live Experience; Elektra
  • CeCe Winans; CeCe Winans; Wellspring Gospel
  • Donnie McClurkin; Live in London and More; Verity
  • Shirley Caesar; You Can Make It; Myrrh

    Song of the Year (Songwriter; Song; Label)

  • Kyle Matthews; "We Fall Down"; Verity
  • Natalie Wilson; "Act Like You Know"; Gospo Centric
  • Kurt Carr; "In The Sanctuary"; Gospo Centric
  • Dottie Peoples; "Show Up & Show Out"; AIR Gospel

    Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Donnie McClurkin; Live in London and More; Verity
  • Daryl Coley; Oh, The Lamb; Verity
  • John P. Kee; Not Guilty...The Experience; Verity
  • Kurt Carr; Awesome Wonder; Gospo Centric

    Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Yolanda Adams; Live Experience; Elektra
  • Kim Burrell; Live in Concert; Tommy Boy Gospel
  • CeCe Winans; CeCe Winans; Wellspring Gospel
  • Shirley Caesar; You Can Make It; Myrrh

    Group or Duo of the Year

  • Blessed; Journey For The Heart; Ultimate Records
  • Doug and Melvin Williams; Duets; Blackberry Records
  • Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers; Awesome Wonder; Gospo Centric
  • 1NC; Kirk Franklin Presents 1NC; B-Rite

    New Artist of the Year

  • Damita; Damita; Atlantic
  • Natalie Wilson and the SOP Chorale; Girl Director; Gospo Centric
  • Excelsior; God@Work; Verity
  • B.B.Jay; Universal Concussion; Jive

    Choir of the Year

  • O'landa Draper's Associates; All About Him (Jesus); MCG Records
  • New Direction; Get Your Prayze On; Myrrh
  • The New Life Community Choir featuring John P. Kee; Not Guilty...The Experience; Verity
  • Chicago Mass Choir; Calling On You Live; New Haven

    Producer of the Year

  • Kirk Franklin; Kingdom Come Soundtrack; Gospo Centric
  • Kurt Carr and Jason White; Awesome Wonder; Gospo Centric
  • John P. Kee; Not Guilty....The Experience; Verity
  • Sylvia Rhone, Yolanda Adams, Raymond Reeder; Live Experience; Elektra

    Contemporary Group/Duo of the Year

  • Blessed; Journey For The Heart; Ultimate Records
  • Gabriel Hardeman Delegation; To The Chief Musician; Crystal
  • Spiritual Pieces; Soul Food; Tommy Boy Gospel
  • Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers; Awesome Wonder; Gospo Centric

    CD of the Year

  • CeCe Winans; CeCe Winans; Wellspring Gospel
  • Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers; Awesome Wonder; Gospo Centric
  • Yolanda Adams; Live Experience; Elektra
  • Donnie McClurkin; Live in London and More; Verity

    Traditional Group/Duo of the Year

  • Keith "Wonderboy" Johnson & The Spiritual Voices; Live & Alive; World Wide Gospel
  • Lee Williams & The Spiritual QCs; Good Time; MCG Records
  • The Christianaires; Thank You; Marxan
  • Doug and Melvin Williams; Duets; Blackberry Records

    Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Lamar Campbell; When I Think About You; EMI Gospel
  • BeBe Winans; Love & Freedom; Motown
  • Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers; Awesome Wonder; Gospo Centric
  • John P. Kee; Not Guilty....The Experience; Verity

    Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Donnie McClurkin; Live in London and More; Verity
  • Daryl Coley; Oh, The Lamb; Verity
  • Rev. Timothy Wright; He's A Rock; Malaco
  • Marvin Winans; Friends; Against The Flow

    Traditional Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Dottie Peoples; Show Up & Show Out; AIR Gospel
  • Evelyn Turrentine-Agee; God Did It; WOS
  • Angela Spivey; Glory, Honor & Praise; Aleho
  • Shirley Caesar; You Can Make It; Myrrh

    Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Damita; Damita; Atlantic
  • Kim Burrell; Live in Concert; Tommy Boy Gospel
  • Yolanda Adams; Live Experience; Elektra
  • Natalie Wilson; Girl Director; Gospo Centric Yolanda Adams

    Contemporary CD of the Year

  • Yolanda Adams; The Experience; Elektra
  • CeCe Winans; CeCe Winans; Wellspring Gospel
  • Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers; Awesome Wonder; Gospo Centric
  • The New Life Community Choir featuring John P. Kee; Not Guilty...The Experience; Verity

    Traditional CD of the Year

  • Dottie Peoples; Show Up & Show Out; AIR Gospel
  • Evelyn Turrentine-Agee featuring The Warriors; God Did It; WOS
  • Lee Williams & The Spiritual QCs; Good Time; MCG Records
  • Donnie McClurkin; Live in London and More; Verity

    Urban/Inspirational Performance of the Year

  • CeCe Winans; CeCe Winans; Wellspring Gospel
  • Damita; Damita; Atlantic
  • Kim Burrell; Live in Concert; Tommy Boy Gospel
  • Kirk Franklin and Mary Mary; Kingdom Come Soundtrack; Gospo Centric

    Music Video of the Year

  • Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers; Awesome Wonder; Gospo Centric
  • Kirk Franklin and Mary Mary; Thank You; Gospo Centric
  • 1NC; Nobody; B-Rite
  • Donnie McClurkin; Live in London; Verity

    Traditional Choir of the Year

  • Rev. Clay Evans & The AARC Mass Choir; Constantly; Meek Records
  • O'landa Draper's Associates; All About Him (Jesus); MCG Records
  • Rev. James Cleveland's GMWA Mass Choir; Behind the Curtain; MCG Records
  • Straight Gate Mass Choir; Faith In the House; Integrity Music

    Contemporary Choir of the Year

  • Lamar Campbell & Spirit of Praise; When I Think About You; EMI Gospel
  • Bishop T.D. Jakes & The Potter's House Mass Choir; The Storm Is Over; EMI Gospel / Dexterity Sounds
  • The New Life Community Choir featuring John P. Kee; Not Guilty...The Experience; Verity
  • LFT Church Choir; Love Is Live; Verity

    Instrumental CD of the Year
    (minimum number of nominations not met)

    Special Event CD of the Year

  • Various Artists; Pure Gospel —Young Soldiers of Praise; Crystal Rose
  • Various Artists; WOW Gospel 2001; Verity
  • Various Artists; Kingdom Come Soundtrack; Gospo Centric
  • Various Artists; Gospel Remixes —09 Favorite Gospel Hits; EMI Gospel

    Rap/Hip Hop Gospel CD of the Year

  • Kirk Franklin; Kingdom Come Soundtrack; Gospo Centric
  • 1NC; Kirk Franklin Presents 1NC; B-Rite
  • Charles Woolfork & Covenant; Tru 2 God; Marxan
  • Spiritual Pieces; Soul Food; Tommy Boy Gospel

    Children's Performance of the Year
    (minimum number of nominations not met)

    Quartet of the Year

  • Keith "Wonderboy" Johnson & The Spiritual Voices; Live & Alive; World Wide Gospel
  • Lee Williams & The Spirutal QCs; Good Time; MCG Records
  • Doc McKenzie & The Hi-Lites; Hold On; MCG Records
  • The Christainaires; Thank You; Marxan

    Recorded Music Package of the Year (click for info)

  • Brown Bannister; CeCe Winans; Wellspring Gospel
  • Wendy Jones, Mario Castellanos; Kirk Franklin Presents 1NC; B-Rite
  • John P. Kee; Not Guilty...The Experience; Verity
  • Reggie Anderson; Thank You; Marxan



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