The 30th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards broadcast on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Top nominees Erica Campbell and Ricky Dillard won multiple Stellar Awards, with Erica Campbell’s solo debut “Help” garnering eight total wins: Artist of the Year, Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year, CD of the Year, Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year, Contemporary CD of the Year, Urban/Inspirational Single or Performance of the Year (for the single “Help” feat. Lecrae), Producer of the Year (by Warryn Campbell) and Recorded Music Packaging of the Year (by Derek Blanks). Choir master Ricky Dillard’s 25th anniversary live album, Amazing with New G, took four awards: Song of the Year (for the record-breaking single “Amazing” by songwriter Tiffany Joy McGhee), Choir of the Year, Traditional CD of the Year and Traditional Choir of the Year. William McDowell’s live CD/DVD album, Withholding Nothing, won Praise and Worship CD of the Year, and Michelle Williams’ “Say Yes” feat. Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland from Journey to Freedom won for Music Video of the Year (by director Matthew Cherry). It was Williams’ first Stellar Award.
Check out red carpet pics in the gallery.
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