***CALL FOR MEDIA 
CREDENTIALS REQUESTS*** 

 

30TH ANNUAL STELLAR AWARDS  

MEDIA CREDENTIALS APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE

 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13

 

  

  

THE EVENT: 

Credential submission forms are now being accepted from working media who wish to cover the 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, due on Friday, February 13th by 6pm PT. This one-of-a-kind award show has become the premier Gospel event honoring African American artists, showcasing top performers and many television and film stars. Celebrities who have appeared on the Stellar Awards include Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Aretha Franklin, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Lou Gossett, Jr., Yolanda Adams, Vickie Winans, Idris Elba, The Winans, Shirley Caesar, Donnie McClurkin, Meagan Good, Hezekiah Walker and countless others.

 

The Stellar Gospel Music Awards show is executive produced by Don Jackson and produced by Barbara Wilson for Central City Productions. Founded in 1970 by Don Jackson, Chicago-based Central City Productions is a distributor of original programming to television and cable networks.

 

EVENT DATE/TIME: 

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 6PM PST

EVENT LOCATION:  

LAS VEGAS ORLEANS ARENA

4500 W Tropicana Ave.

Las Vegas, NV 89103

Phone: (702) 284-7777

HOSTS: 

David and Tamela Mann and Rickey Smiley

 

NOMINEES: 

Erica Campbell, Ricky Dillard & New G, Smokie Norful, The Walls Group, Michael McDowell & James Johnson, Harmony Samuels, Michelle Williams, Tiffany Joy McGhee, Deitrick Haddon, Albertina Walker, and Tasha Page-Lockhart

 

For complete list of nominees, click here

 

SPECIAL HONOREES:

 

Bishop Paul S. Morton (James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award)

 

Andrae Crouch (Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award)
Al “The Bishop” Hobbs (Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award)

PRODUCERS:

CENTRAL CITY PRODUCTIONS

Don Jackson (Executive Producer)

Barbara Wilson (Producer)

MEDIA COVERAGE: 

2015 Stellar Awards host David and Tamela Mann
Credential requests for working media who wish to cover the 30th Annual StellarAwards taping are available by downloading a media credential form (click here), completing and submitting it to The FrontPage Firm via email pressrsvp@thefrontpagefirm.com
or by fax to (818) 985-0590. The credentials request deadline is FEBRUARY 13, 2015.
 
Credential approvals will be sent out starting Friday, February 20, 2015.

COVERAGE OPPORTUNITIES:

  • 2015 Stellar Awards host Rickey Smiley

    Radio interviews available upon request with Hosts, Performers, Nominees and executive producer Don Jackson leading up to event date

  • On-site photo opportunities (only) with Pre-Show Hosts, Performers, Nominees, Winners, and Central City Production Executives. (Friday, March 27, 2015)
  • On-site photo opportunities with Nominees, Winners and Performers at the Radio and Gospel Announcer Awards and Showcase (Saturday, March 28, 2015)
  • On-site photo opportunities and interviews with Hosts, Performers, Nominees, Winners and Central City Production Executives at Show Taping (Saturday, March 28, 2015)  

ON-SITE MEDIA PROVISIONS: 

  • Backstage Media Coverage/Interview Areas for Print/Online, Radio and Broadcast Media
  • Backstage Photo Area
  • One-on-One Interview Areas for Select Broadcast/Video Outlets (by request on space available basis)
  • Post-Event Distribution of Images of Performances & Show Highlights/B-roll
  • Snacks and beverages will be served in press room

*Nominees were announced Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Visit the Stellar Awards website for show updates (www.thestellarawards.com).

More information for the 30th Annual Stellar Awards is forthcoming
To view footage of the 29th Annual Stellar Awards, click below:
29th Stellar Award Sizzle
29th Stellar Award Sizzle

ABOUT CENTRAL CITY
PRODUCTIONS (CCP)
 The Stellar Gospel Music Awards show is Executive Produced by Don Jackson and Produced by Barbara Wilson for Central City Productions. Founded in 1970 by Don Jackson, Chicago-based Central City Productions is a distributor of original targeted programming to television and cable networks.  CCP’s award-winning television programs include the Stellar Gospel Music Awards, the Trumpet Awards, The Black College Quiz Show Series, Hispanic College Quiz, Our World with Black Enterprise and Women of Power, among many others. For more information, please visit www.ccptv.com.

STAY CONNECTED TO THE STELLAR AWARDS ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

 Twitter: @TheStellars
Instagram: @TheStellars
Contact:
The FrontPage Firm
Tosha Whitten Griggs 
Jalila Larsuel
818.985.0042 |pressrsvp@thefrontpagefirm.com