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The Road to the Stellars!

Updated: Aug 18, 2020

The greatest night in gospel music is back! The 35th Annual Stellars Awards premieres on BET networks as a two-hour virtual special on Sunday, August 23 at 6 p.m ET an in broadcast syndication later this fall.

Due to the COVID-19 global health crisis, The Stellars is being produced as a virtual special that will celebrate

35 years of excellence in the genre. Special elements in the show will honor the contributions of first responder




This year's show will include three hosts including, Kirk Franklin who is a 16-time Grammy Award Winner currently hosting the 10th season of BET’s hit music competition show, Sunday Best. Kirk recently released a new single, “Strong God,” from his award-winning 14th album, LONG LIVE LOVE.“Strong God” Video Link:

Jonathan McReynolds is currently co-hosting the 10th season of BET’s hit music competition show, Sunday Best, and his new visual/audio EP “People” is available now on all major digital retail outlets. “People” Video Link:

Koryn Hawthorne is a two-time GRAMMY-nominated and Billboard Music, Dove, Stellar, NAACP Image. An award-winning artist whose sophomore album, “I AM,” is slated for release this fall. “Pray” was the first single released from the new album, which released July 2020. “Pray” Video Link:



Scheduled performers include Anthony Brown, James Fortune, J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise, Jonathan McReynolds, Koryn Hawthorne, Travis Greene, Kierra Sheard, Marvin Sapp, Tye Tribbett, Tauren Wells, Zarcardi Cortez, Pastor Mike Jr, DOE, and more.


Media Coverage

Amanda from Confessions of a Christian Chick had the privilege of attending the official press conference for the Stellar Awards. Performer and nominee, Travis Greene Shared he will be collaborating with international artists such as Sinach and Tim Godfrey in the new future.

The show’s red carpet will be hosted by artist Jekalyn Carr on the Stellar Awards Facebook and Instagram

pages on Saturday, August 23.

For more info, visit at

Follow the show on social media -- Facebook:, Twitter & Instagram: @TheStellars, Hashtag: #StellarAwards

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