CELEBRATES 11 STELLAR GOSPEL
MUSIC AWARD NOMINATIONS
Stellar Award Winner Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Gospel
’s Dynamic Duo Jerard & Jovaun along with Motown Gospel
Earns Stellar Nods
Nashville, TN (January 22, 2020)
— opens in a new windowMotown Gospel
is honored to celebrate 11 Stellar Gospel
Music Awards nominations. Multi-Stellar Gospel
Music Award winner Tasha Cobbs Leonard earns eight nominations, while dynamic husband and wife duo Jerard & Jovaun
earns two nominations. A Motown Gospel Christmas
album earns one nomination in the Special Event CD of the Year category. The Stellar Gospel
Music Awards announced 2020 nominees on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.
Global chart-topper opens in a new windowTasha Cobbs Leonard
leads the Motown Gospel
family with an impressive eight Stellar Award nominations for Artist of the Year, Song of the Year for “This is a Move (Live),” Album of the Year/Contemporary Album of the Year/Praise and Worship CD of the Year for Heart. Passion. Pursuit.: Live at Passion City Church, Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year, and Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year. Tasha also earns a nod for Producer of the Year for her production work with her husband and fellow nominee, Capitol CMG writer Kenneth Leonard, Jr., on the William Murphy album Settle Here.
’s emerging musical duo & worship leaders, opens in a new windowJerard & Jovaun
, earns their first Stellar Gospel
Music Award nomination. The duo received nods in the coveted New Artist of the Year category and for Contemporary Duo/Chorus Group of the Year for their debut EP What a Beautiful Name.
Motown Gospel is honored to be recognized amongst their musical peers with their Stellar Award nomination for Special Event Album of the year for A Motown Gospel Christmas; a Christmas compilation album featuring various Motown Gospel recording artists including Brian Courtney Wilson, Lexi, Gene Moore, and 2020 Stellar Awards nominees Tasha Cobbs Leonard and Jerard & Jovaun.
“We’re thrilled about the nominations for Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Jerard & Jovaun, and our most recent Christmas project,” shares EJ Gaines, Co-Executive Director, Motown Gospel. “The Stellar Awards celebrates some of the most impactful and popular gospel music of each year, and we’re honored that the creatives we work with are again being recognized for their incredible music and message.”
The Stellar Awards will take place on Friday, March 27, 2020 at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, NV.
About Motown Gospel
Motown Gospel is one of the most prominent gospel music companies in the world, boasting over two decades of chart-topping and award-winning artists, albums and songs. A division of Capitol CMG/Universal Music Group, the world’s leading Christian music company and market leader in recorded music, distribution, and music publishing, Motown Gospel’s artist roster has included Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Smokie Norful, Tye Tribbett, Brian Courtney Wilson, Kierra Sheard, The Clark Sisters and more.