All roads lead to Nashville, TN this week as singers, songwriters, producers and labels prepare for Gospel Music Industry’s Biggest Night. Long-time gospel singer, Donnie McClurkin is in full swing this week making appearances at major events during Stellar Award Week.
Thursday, January 16 he starts out by hosting a Music Special for TBN Gospel Music Night before a live audience at Trinity City ,1 Music Village in Hendersonville, TN. Special Guests include: Israel Houghton, Erica Campbell, Marvin Sapp, Micah Stampley, William McDowell, Tasha Cobbs ,Anita Wilson Joshua Rogers, J.J. Hairston, Andrea Helms to name a few. Doors open at 6pm and taping begins promptly at 7pm.
On Friday, January 17, McClurkin puts on his hosting hat again as he shares the stage with founder and co-host; Catherine Brewton, BMI Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations for the BMI Trailblazers Luncheon at Rocketown in the heart of Nashville at 12pm. This year’s honorees are gospel legends Daryl Coley and Richard Smallwood (RCA Inspirations). The event that is always the hardest invite to land promises to deliver another line-up of gospel’s cream-of-the-crop performances. Winding down the week appearing at main attraction event, the 29th Annual Stellar Awards at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium. McClurkin makes an appearance as a presenter on Saturday, January 18th, airing live at 7 PM Eastern/ 4 PM Pacific Time on UP TV. This year’s host will be Kirk Franklin along with several of gospel music’s hottest artists.
Friday, January 31 McClurkin wraps up the month at Madison Square Garden performing at the15th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration alongside: Patti Labelle, Tamela Mann, the dynamic sister duo, Mary, Mary; Natalie Grant and the NFL Players Choir and others.
The 29th Annual Stellar Awards will air from its new home at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. EST/6 p.m. CST/4 p.m. PST. The Stellar Awards will air in national broadcast syndication in over 200 television markets from January 25 – March 22. The red carpet hosted by Tye Tribbett will air online prior to the telecast covering the glitz and glamour of the celebrity arrivals.
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Donnie McClurkin Kicks 2014 Off At The Stellar Awards! was originally published on elev8.com