2020 Awards Year Winners



A. Jeffrey LaValley

LaVell Nero

Jeffrey Newberry & The Original Gospel Keynotes


Tyler Little

Walt Whitman

  • Black Chorale Experience of the Year (Dr. Waverly Bumbrey & Refuge Temple Cathedral Voices)

  • CD Project of the Year (Quinten Simon)

  • Choir Director of the Year (Tobi Keyz)

  • Church Band of the Year (First Cathedral Church Band)

  • Church Choir of the Year (Chadd Balfour & Genesis Choir) 

  • Community Choir of the Year (Inspirational Praise Citywide Mass Choir)

  • Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year (Sanchez Tanniehill)

  • Female Artist/Vocalist of the Year (Felecia Sheard Parks)

  • Gospel Comedian of the Year (Tresha Rutledge, Ms. LOL)

  • Gospel Jazz Artist of the Year (Mel Holder)

  • Gospel Songwriter Of The Year (Women Of Strength)

  • Group/Duo of the Year (Vocalists) (Shiloh & Shedien)

  • Instrumental Artist of the Year (Richard Shaw Jr.)

  • International Female Artist Of The Year (Ishika Purpose)

  • International Male Artist Of The Year (Eric Reverence)

  • International Song Of The Year (Anointed Michael)


Dr. Jada Green

LaDonna Roberts


Brent Hoyte

Lynn White

  • Male Artist/Vocalist of the Year (Eric Pitts Jr)

  • MC/Worship Leader of the Year (Leon Richardson)

  • Mime Group Ministry of the Year (Silent Praise Mime Ministry)

  • Minister of Music of the Year (Tamara Hylton)

  • Praise & Worship Team of the Year (Bethlehem Baptist Church Worship & Arts)

  • Praise Dance Team of the Year (The Word Thru Motion)

  • Quartet Artist of the Year (Tiny Foster & Dem Saints)

  • Radio Announcer of the Year (Christine Still)

  • Radio Station of the Year (Carissa B)

  • Rap/Hip Hop Artist of the Year (Petey Nature)

  • Solo Mime Ministry of the Year (Franky Govergo)

  • Song of the Year (Millicent Yankee)

  • Spoken Word Artist of the Year (Shaneen Bonner)

  • Urban Inspirational Artist of the Year (AMAYZ)

  • Video Project of the Year (Go Ye)

  • Youth Artist/Vocalist of the Year (Trinity Clarke)