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2016 Rhythm Of Gospel Nominees
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#1 Contemporary CD Of The Year
Derrick McDuffey & Kingdom Sound – “Release The Sound”
Jodi Litmon – “The Live Experience”
Joseph Derrico & Latter Rain – “Transparency” 
Robert E. Person – “Love Divine”
Rodriquez Linson & Ministry – “Hear My Cry”
Sharon Moore – “Jesus Wants To Bless You”
Stacye Cranford – “Stacye Cranford #1”
Tonya Lewis Taylor – “Delayed But Not Denied”
Zaviel Janae – “Here I Am”
The Barnes Family – “Family Tree”


#2 Special Event CD Of The Year
Austin COGIC Mass Choir – “Back To Zion Live” 
Dr. F. James Clark & The Shalom Church Mass Choir – “Simply Amazing”
Jo’King - “Glory, Honor & Power”
Kevin Riley – “Restored For Worship”
LaDonna Marie – “Conversations With God”
No Chains – “Call On Jesus”
Phil French & Terrence Richburg – “Everlasting featuring Terrence Richburg”
Simply Candice – “The Heart Of A Lioness”
Sue Neil - “Through The Fire”
URIM 7 – “The Assignment”


#3 Traditional CD Of The Year 
 Bishop Charles Lyles & The New John Howard Gospel Caravan – “Payday” 
Gregory Gunn – “I Know Who I Am”
The Crowns Of Joy – “Back To The Basics”
The Golatt Links Of Harmony – “The Golatt Experience” 
The New Joyful Sounds – “May Not Have”
The Nu Resurrection 7 – “Help Me”
Voncile Belcher – “Phenomenal” 
Walter Blocker presents St. Thomas Gospel Choir – “Jesus”
Yvette Green – “Waiting For You”
Zondre' & Unstoppable Praise – “Today Is The Day”


#4 Urban Contemporary/R&P CD Of The Year 
 Christopher Williams – “Stepping Out”
Damion Murrill & Siloam – “Take A Stand”
Darren Deac – “Christian Walk”
Funmilayo Ngozi – “Unconstrained”
J. Nichole Jones – “No More Running”
Jo’King – “Glory, Honor & Power”
Lindsey Slaton – “Close To You”
Phil French & Terrence Richburg – “Everlasting featuring Terrence Richburg”
Rodney Talley – “Revelation” 
The Barnes Family – “Family Tree”


#5 Praise & Worship CD Of The Year 
J. Nichole Jones – “No More Running”
Jodi Litmon – “The Live Experience” 
Kevin Riley – “Restored For Worship”
Robert E. Person – “Love Divine”
Rodriquez Linson & Ministry – “Hear My Cry”
Roosevelt Boles – “These Are The Things You Are”
Shantelle Hawkins – “In Pursuit Of His Presence”
Shirlandria Enoch – “Unbroken”
Sue Neil - “Through The Fire”
Zaviel Janae - “Here I Am”


#6 Quartet CD Of The Year  
Quartet CD Of The Year  
Faithful Connection –“Thank You”
Fred Perry & 2nd Generation – “Heaven Sent”
No Chains – “Call On Jesus”
Nu Testament – “Cover Me”
The Crowns Of Joy – “Back To The Basics”
The Golatt Links Of Harmony – “The Golatt Experience”
The New Joyful Sounds – “May Not Have”
The Nu Resurrection 7 – “Help Me”
Daughters Of Christ – “Walking In The Faith Of God”


#7 Rhythm Of Gospel CD Of The Year
Alicia Diallo – “Already Done”
Austin COGIC Mass Choir – “Back To Zion Live”
Countre Boi – “G.R.I.T.” (God Rises In Tribulation)
Derrick McDuffey & Kingdom Sound – “Release The Sound”
Dr. F. James Clark & The Shalom Church Mass Choir – “Simply Amazing”
Joseph Derrico & Latter Rain – “Transparency” 
Nu Testament – “Cover Me”
Robert E. Person – “Love Divine”
Terence Clayton – “Breathe On The Nations”
URIM 7 – “The Assignment”


#8 Alternative Christian Gospel CD 
Christian L. Williams – “My Past, My Present Destiny”
No Chains – “Call On Jesus”
Christopher Williams – “Stepping Out
Darren Deac – “Christian Walk”
Derrick Doc Pearson – “No Greater Love”
Emorja Roberson & Rejuvenation – “Rejuvenate Me”
Funmilayo Ngozi – “Unconstrained” 
J. Nichole Jones – “No More Running”
Lindsey Slaton – “Close To You”
Rodney Talley – “Revelation”


#9 Holy Hip Hop/Instrumental/Alternative Gospel CD
Akeem Brodie – “Kingdom Restoration”
Countre Boi – “G.R.I.T.” (God Rises In Tribulation)
Davyne – “I Am David”
Phil French & Terrence Richburg –“ Everlasting featuring Terrence Richburg”
Prince William –“Equation For Salvation”
Zondre' & Unstoppable Praise -
Sue Neil – “Through The Fire”
ROXSY – “Shake It Off
No Chains – “Call On Jesus”
Darren Deac – “Christian Walk”


#10 EP/Digital Album Of The Year
Bishop Kevin L. Linson & The Voices Of Neapolitan – “To God In Prayer”
Carolyn Moore – “Deliverance In The House”
Dr. Geno Gibson & The Place Of The Outpouring Sanctuary Choir – “EP LIVE”
Kendrick & ReNew’d – “Moving”
Petronia Belmar – “Pray A Day”
Prodigy – “The LIVE EP”
Sylvia Fedrick – “The Best Of Sylvia Fedrick”
The Calvary Boyz – “Free”
ZaMar 92:1 – “ZaMar 92:1”
Marquis Dolford – “Take Over”


#11 Contemporary Song Of The Year
Alicia Diallo - “Already Done”
Aurelius Palmer – “Ready”
Carl Phillips & Friends – “Great Rain”
DaNell Daymon & Greater Works – “Lord Do It Again”
Jason Hendrickson – “Move Of God”
Jazmine Lynn Jones – “ Higher”
Jeremy Wallace & Peerless Songs Of Worship – “First Fruit”
Jerry Bowman – “Redeemer Of Zion”
Konnected 2 Christ – “Burn Again” 
Nalarence Walker Davis – “Dothan, AL”


#12 Holy Hip Hop Song Of The Year
 Akeem Brodie – “Agape Love”
Chang3 – “Take The Wheel”
Davyne - “Nothing But God”
D Russ – “Forever”
J Torah – “Agape Love”
Life Through Colors – “Devils”
Mr. McCloud – “Find A Way To Love”
Prince William – “GOD”
Countre Boi – “Step”
B-Rut – “Higher”


#13 Rhythm Of Gospel Song Of The Year
 Alicia Diallo - “Already Done”
Austin COGIC Mass Choir – “One More Day”
DeMarcus Haddock & Covenant – “Making Away” 
DaNell Daymon & Greater Works – “Lord Do It Again”
Dr. F. James Clark & The Shalom Church Mass Choir – “We Praise Your Name”
Hen Sapp – “God Wants You To Pay Your Child Support”
Konnected 2 Christ – “Burn Again”
Stacye Cranford – “#1”
The Barnes Family – “Wait”
Daughters Of Christ – “Lift Him Up”
B-Rut – “Higher”
Greater La Cathedral Choir – "Wait On The Lord"


#14 Traditional Song Of The Year
Bishop Kevin L. Linson & The Voices Of Neapolitan – “Open Up Your Heart”
Conrad Miller – “Caught Up”
DeMarcus Haddock & Covenant – “Making Away”
Evangelist Cheryl Beaver & The Family Of Praise – “Hold On”
Gregory Gunn – “I Know Who I Am”
James C. McCurry – “Turn It Over To Jesus”
Juan Santiago & Uninhibited Praise – “Take Your Burdens”
The Calvary Boyz – “Don’t Know”
The Crowns Of Joy – “He Will”
Voncile Belcher - “Alright”
Yvette Green – “Even Me”


#15 Quartet Song Of The Year 
Evangelist Cheryl Maroney & The Family Of Praise – “Hold On”
Faithful Connection – “Thank You”
Fred Perry & 2nd Generation – “Heaven Sent”
Kendrick & ReNew’d –“Moving”
Minister R.L. Taylor & The Sons Of The Father – “Step Back Watch God Move”
Prodigy – “Jesus Took Care Of Me”
Prophetess Febe & The Chozen Ones – “In His Presence”
The Boyz of Triumph – “Stop and Praise”
The Calvary Boyz – “Don’t Know”
The Nu Resurrection 7 – “Help Me”


#16 Praise and Worship Song Of The Year  
Angela “Missy” Billups – “My Inspiration”
Dr. F. James Clark & The Shalom Church Mass Choir – “We Praise Your Name”
Frederick J. Dukes Jr. – “I Will Worship”
Jason Hendrickson – “Move Of God”
Karen Williams – “I Surrender”
Petronia Belmar – “Pray A Day”
Que Morgan – “It Shall Be”
Shirlandria Enoch – “Unbroken”
Terence Clayton – “Nobody Like Our God”
Tina Coleman – “Will You Be Ready”
Greater La Cathedral Choir – "Wait On The Lord"


#17 Urban Contemporary Song Of The Year
Antonio Long – “Broken Pieces”
Aurelius Palmer – “Ready”
Jae' Moore – “You”
JCee Jermet – “Oops! It’s Gonna Be Alright”
Jerry Wayne – “God See’s
Montrel – “This Too Shall Pass”
Natalie Harris – “You Make Me Wanna Sing”
Rodney Talley – “Revelation”
Tarah Butler Jones – “I Am Who I Am”
 Cecil Thornton & Transparent – “No Ordinary Love”
Daughters Of Christ – “Lift Him Up”


#18 Holy Hip Hop/R&P Song Of The Year
Chang3 – “Take The Wheel”
Countre Boi – “Step”
Darren Deac – “Clap Your Hands”
D Russ – “Forever”
J Torah – “Agape Love”
Life Through Colors – “Devils”
Mr. McCloud – “Find A Way To Love”
Prince William – “GOD”
Prophocey – “It’s Not Me”
B-Rut –“Higher”


#19 Inspirational/R&P Song Of The Year
Angela “Missy” Billups – “My Inspiration” 
Annetta M. Williams – “I’m Still Standing”
Aurelius Palmer – “Ready”
Bernadette “Ms. Deannie” Steven – “Don’t Give Up”
Debra M. Price - “I Need You”
Jada Redmond – “Brother”
Janette Everett-Morgan- “Calling Your Name”
Jo’King – “Glory, Honor & Power” 
Sharon Moore – “Jesus Wants To Bless You”
Shawn J – “Long Road”


#20 Special Event/R&P Song Of The Year
The Rutley Family – “Thanksgiving”
LaDonna Marie – “Sound The Trumpet”
URIM 7 – “Messiah”
Voncile Belcher – “A Time To Celebrate”
Yasmeen – “Live Life”
Yasmine Ariana – “A New Me”
Yvette Green – “Thank You
Zack Landry & PhaZe – “Come On Praise Him”
ZaMar 92:1 – “Shout”
Henry Sapp – “God Wants You To Pay Your Child Support”
Greater La Cathedral Choir – "Wait On The Lord"


#21 Alternative Christian Song Of The Year
Aurelius Palmer – “Ready”
Bernadette “Ms. Deannie” Steven – “Don’t Give Up”
Carolyn Moore – “God Of A Breakthrough”
Christian L. Williams – “My Heart Belongs To You”
Debra M. Price – “I Need You”
Jo’King - “Glory, Honor & Power”
ROXSY – “Shake It Off”
Sharon Moore – “Jesus Wants To Bless You”
JCee Jermet – “Oops! “It’s Gonna Be Alright”
Prophocey – “It’s Not Me”


#22 Male Quartet Group Of The Year
Faithful Connection – “Champlain, VA”
Minister R.L. Taylor & The Sons Of The Father – “Arlington, TX”
No Chains – “Waldorf, MD”
Nu Testament – “Jacksonville, FL”
Prodigy – “Phoenix City, AL”
The Boyz of Triumph – “Sylacauga, AL”
The Calvary Boyz – “Tallahassee, FL”
The Crowns Of Joy – “Terry, MS”
The New Joyful Sounds – “Montgomery, AL”
The Nu Resurrection 7 – “Dallas, TX”


#23 Community Choir Of The Year
Bishop Charles Lyles & The New John Howard Gospel Caravan - “Egg Harbor Township, NJ”
DaNell Daymon & Greater Works – “Kent, WA”
Emorja Roberson & Rejuvenation – “Jacksonville, FL”
Joseph Derrico & Latter Rain – “Detroit, MI”
Keenon Coleman & Future Generation – “Pine Bluff, AR”
Pamela Armour & Memphis Shop - “Memphis, TN”
Willie Mason & Friends – Winston Salem, NC”
Anthony McBeth & United Praise Chorale – Houston TX”
Juan Santiago & Uninhibited Praise – “Durham NC”
Abraham’s Descendants – “Rock Hill, SC”
Dyke “DJ” Lee & The Voices Of Judah – “Gary, IN”
Greater La Cathedral Choir – "Los, Angeles, CA


#24 New Artist Of The Year
Alicia Diallo – “West Memphis, AR”
Darren Deac – “Brooklyn, NY”
Derrick McDuffey & Kingdom Sound – “Fairview, OR”
Gregory Gunn – “Wetumpka, AL”
Jodi Litmon – “Cincinnati, OH”
Lindsey Slaton – “Waldorf, MD”
Shantelle Hawkins – “Jackson, MI”
Terence Clayton – “Pembroke Pines, FL”
URIM 7 – “Pembroke Pines, FL”
Zaviel Janae – “Conyers, GA”
Dyke “DJ” Lee & The Voices Of Judah – “Gary IN”


#25 Rhythm Of Gospel Artist Of The Year
​Bishop Charles Lyles & The New John Howard Gospel Caravan - “Egg Harbor Township, NJ”
Carolyn Moore – “Nashville, TN
Davyne – “Irmo, SC”
Derrick Doc Pearson – “Clinton, MD”
Faithful Connection – “Champlain, VA”
Petronia Belmar –“Louisville, KY”
Robert E. Person – “Washington, DC”
Roosevelt Boles – “Mableton, GA”
Stacye Cranford – “Redford, MI”
The Golatt Links Of Harmony – “Little Rock, AR”
Greater La Cathedral Choir – "Los, Angeles, CA


#26 Traditional Choir Of The Year
Austin COGIC Mass Choir – “ Austin, TX”
Bishop Charles Lyles & The New John Howard Gospel Caravan - “Egg Harbor Township, NJ”
Bishop Kevin L. Linson & The Voices Of Neapolitan – “Detroit, MI”
Billy Rivers & The Angelic Voices Of Faith – “Memphis, TN”
Dr. Geno Gibson & The Place Of The Outpouring Sanctuary Choir – “Memphis, TN”
Dr. F. James Clark & The Shalom Church Mass Choir – “Florissant, MO”
Juan Santiago & Uninhibited Praise – “Durham, NC”
Walter Blocker presents St. Thomas Gospel Choir – “Philadelphia, PA”
Pamela Armour & Memphis Shop – “Memphis, TN”
Willie Mason & Friends – “Winston Salem, NC”
Dyke “DJ” Lee & The Voices Of Judah – “Gary IN”
Mississippi Blvd. Christian Church Mass Choir – Memphis, TN



#27 Contemporary Group/Ensemble Of The Year
Cecil Thornton & Transparent – “Atlanta, GA”
Damion Murrill & Siloam – “Leland, NC”
DeMarcus Haddock & Covenant – “Winterville, NC”
Derrick McDuffey & Kingdom Sound – “Fairview, OR”
Jeremy Wallace & Peerless Songs Of Worship – “Pahokee, FL”
Rodriquez Linson & Ministry – “Detroit, MI”
Steve Dalton & L.S.O.C – “Charlotte, NC”
URIM 7 – “Pembroke Pines, FL”
ZaMar 92:1 – “South Holland, IL”
Zondre' & Unstoppable Praise –“ Fort Lauderdale, FL”


#28 Traditional Artist Of The Year
Bishop Kevin L. Linson & The Voices Of Neapolitan – “Detroit, MI
Carolyn Moore – “Nashville, TN”
Conrad Miller – “Doylestown, PA”
Corey Weaver – “Oklahoma City, OK”
DeMarcus Haddock & Covenant – “Winterville, NC”
James C. McCurry – “Detroit, MI”
Juan Santiago & Uninhibited Praise –“Durham, NC
Kendrick & ReNew’d – “Tallahassee, FL”
Voncile Belcher - “Norcross, GA”
Yvette Green – “Chicago, IL”


#29 Contemporary Artist Of The Year
Carl Phillips & Friends - “Detroit, MI”
Damion Murrill & Siloam – “Leland, NC”
Derrick McDuffey & Kingdom Sound – “Fairview, OR”
Funmilayo Ngozi – “Grovetown, GA”
Jae' Moore – “Midwest City, OK”
Jarrell Hosley & Perpetual Prayze – “Vancouver, WA”
Jeremy Wallace & Peerless Songs Of Worship – “Pahokee, FL”
Marcus G. Morton – “Lansing, IL”
Roosevelt Boles – “Mableton, GA”
Rodriquez Linson & Ministry – “Detroit, MI”


#30 Urban Contemporary Artist Of The Year
​Antonio Long – “Baltimore, MD”
Aurelius Palmer – “New Castle, DE”
Bernadette “Ms. Deannie” Steven – “Rayne, LA”
Jae' Moore –“Midwest City, OK”
Jerry Bowman – “Charlotte, NC”
Jerry Wayne – “Wilmington, NC”
Montrel – “Tar Heel, NC”
Tarah Butler Jones – “El Paso, TX”
Cecil Thornton & Transparent – “Atlanta, GA”
Daughters Of Christ – “Sacramento, CA”


#31 Worship/Praise Artist Of The Year 
Angela “Missy” Billups – “Yorktown Heights, NY”
Annetta M. Williams – “Buffalo, NY”
Endure – “Lake View, SC”
Jarrell Hosley & Perpetual Prayze – “Vancouver, WA”
Jason Hendrickson – “Brooklyn, NY”
Karen Williams – “Miami Gardens, FL”
Marcus G. Morton - “Lansing, IL”
Shantelle Hawkins – “Jackson, MI”
Shirlandria Enoch – “Fayetteville, AR”
Jodi Litmon – “Cincinnati, OH”











#32 Contemporary Male Vocalist Of The Year
Antonio Long
Christopher "Reese" Gray
Christopher Williams
Jae' Moore
Jerry Bowman
Jerry Wayne
Jorad Holmes
Marcus G. Morton
Montrel
Robert E. Person


#33 Urban Contemporary Male Vocalist
Cecil Thornton  
Darren Deac 
Frederick J. Dukes Jr.
Jae' Moore
Jerry Wayne
Marquis Dolford
Montrel
Que Morgan
Rodney Talley
Shawn J


#34 Traditional Male Vocalist Of The Year
Carl Phillips & Friends
Christian L. Williams
Conrad Miller
Corey Weaver
Fred Perry (from Fred Perry & 2nd Generation)
Gregory Gunn
James C. McCurry
Jorad Holmes
Pastor Aloysious D. Denard (from Nu Testament)


#35 Praise & Worship Male Vocalist Of The Year
Steve Dalton - (from L.S.O.C)
Terence Clayton
Kevin Riley
Roosevelt Boles
Fredrick Dukes Jr.
Corey Weaver
Jorad Holmes
Terrance Clayton
Robert E. Person

 #36 ​Praise & Worship Female Vocalist Of the Year
Shirlandria Enoch
Stacye Cranford
Sylvia Fedrick
Sue Neil  
Tina Coleman
Tonya Lewis Taylor
Zaviel Janae  
Zondre' & Unstoppable Praise
Fumilayo Ngozi 
Shantelle Hawkins

#37 Contemporary Female Vocalist Of The Year
Annetta M. Williams
J. Nichole Jones
Janette Everett-Morgan
Michelle Brooks – Thompson
Nalarence Walker Davis
Natalie Harris
Stacye Cranford
Tonya Lewis Taylor
Jodi Litmon 


#38 Traditional Female Vocalist Of The Year
Carolyn Moore
Karen Williams
Michelle Brooks – Thompson
Petronia Belmar
Prophetess Febe - (from The Chozen Ones)
Tammy Edwards (from The Edwards Sisters)
Tina Coleman
Ceola Bailey – (from The Golatt Links Of Harmony)
Tonya Lewis Taylor
Yvette Green


#39 Urban Contemporary Female Vocalist
Debra M. Price
Funmilayo Ngozi
Janette Everett-Morgan
JCee Jermet
Kimberly Michelle Edwards
Lindsey Slaton
Nalarence Walker Davis
ROXSY
Tarah Butler Jones
Jazmine Lynn Jones


#40 Producer Of The Year
Alicia Diallo – Produced by: David Gillard, and Tyries Rolfe
Austin COGIC Mass Choir – Produced by: Rudolph Stanfield Jr. & Derrick Starks

Bishop Charles Lyles & The New John Howard Gospel Caravan – Produced by: Bubby Fann & Steve Hackley

Voncile Belcher – Produced By: Rodney Edge Jr. & Tim Fryar
Derrick Doc Pearson – Produced by: Derrick “Doc” Pearson”
Dr. F. James Clark & The Shalom Church Mass Choir – Produced By” Oscar Williams Jr.
Joseph Derrico & Latter Rain – Produced By: Phillip Feaster & Calvin Rodgers
Shawn J – Produced By: Adrian Scott at Zamar Musical Productions
Walter Blocker presents St. Thomas Gospel Choir – Produced by: Waltier Blocker
The Barnes Family – Produced by: Calvin J. Barnes II for Calikeyz Music


 #41 Best Performance By Duo/Group Of The Year
Derrick McDuffey & Kingdom Sound – “Fairview, OR”
Konnected 2 Christ – “St. Petersburg, FL”
Prodigy – “Phoenix City, AL”
Prophetess Febe & The Chozen Ones – “Tallahassee, FL”
Steve Dalton & L.S.O.C – “Charlotte, NC”
The Boyz of Triumph – “Sylacauga, AL”
Zack Landry & PhaZe – “New Orleans, LA”
ZaMar 92:1 – “South Holland, IL”
Zondre' & Unstoppable Praise – “Fort Lauderdale, FL”
Jarrell Hosley & Perpetual Prayze - “Vancouver, WA”


#42 Best Performance By Choir/Director
Walter Blocker presents St. Thomas Gospel Choir – “Philadelphia, PA”
Pamela Armour & Memphis Shop – “Memphis, TN”
Keenon Coleman & Future Generation – “Pine Bluff, AR”
Anthony McBeth & United Praise Chorale – “Houston, TX”
Mississippi Blvd. Christian Church Mass Choir – Memphis, TN
Bishop Charles Lyles & The New John Howard Gospel Caravan -“Egg Harbor Township, NJ”
DaNell Daymon & Greater Works – “Kent, WA”
Billy Rivers & Angelic Voices Of Faith – “Memphis, TN”
Willie Mason & Friends – “Winston Salem, NC”
Abraham’s Descendants – “Rock Hill, SC”
Dyke “DJ” Lee & The Voices Of Judah – “Gary, IN”
Miracle Temple COGIC Mass Choir – “Memphis, TN”


​#43 Best Performance By Quartet Group
Kendrick & ReNew’d – “Tallahassee, FL”
Minister R.L. Taylor & The Sons Of The Father – “Arlington, TX”
No Chains – “Waldorf, MD”
Prodigy – “Phoenix City, AL”
Tammy Edwards & The Edwards Sisters – “Greenville, NC”
The Boyz of Triumph – “Sylacauga, AL”
The Calvary Boyz – “Tallahassee, FL”
The Crowns Of Joy – “Terry, MS
The New Joyful Sounds – “Montgomery, AL”
The Nu Resurrection 7 – “Dallas, TX”


#44 Best Performance By Female Artist
Kimberly Michelle Edwards – “Montgomery, AL”
Lindsey Slaton – “Waldorf, MD”
Tina Coleman – “Canoga Park, CA”
Michelle Brooks – Thompson – “West Springfield, MA”
Nalarence Walker Davis – “Dothan, AL”
Petronia Belmar – “Louisville, KY
Sharon Moore – “Houston, TX”
Shirlandria Enoch - “Fayetteville, AR”
Sylvia Fedrick – “Chicago, IL”
Sue Neil – “Bryn Mawr, PA”


#45 Best Performance By Male Artist
Que Morgan – “Detroit, MI”
Robert E. Person – “Washington, DC”
Roosevelt Boles – “Mableton, GA”
Montrel – “Tar Heel, NC”
Marquis Dolford – “Bowie, MD”
Marcus G. Morton – “Lansing, IL”
Shawn J – “International Artist”
Terence Clayton – “Pembroke Pines FL”
Zack Landry – “New Orleans, LA”
Henry Sapp – “Detro it, MI”

#46 Youth/Young Adult Artist Of The Year  
Christopher "Reese" Gray - “Jackson, MS”
Fred Perry & 2nd Generation – “Bolivar, TN”
Jada Redmond – “Piedmont, SC”
Jazmine Lynn Jones – “Markham, IL”
Jeremy Wallace & Peerless Songs Of Worship – “Pahokee, FL”
Jorad Holmes – “Bradenton, FL”
Keenon Coleman & Future Generation – “Pine Bluff, AR
Marquis Dolford – “Bowie, MD”
Shawn J – “International Artist”
Yasmine Ariana – Ridgeland, SC


#47 Product Packaging Of The Year
Alicia Diallo – “Access Granted” 
Damion Murrill & Siloam – “Take A Stand”
Kevin Riley – “Restored For Worship”
ROXSY – “Shake It Off”
Shawn J – “Long Road”
Sue Neil – “Through The Fire”
Terence Clayton – “Breathe On The Nations”
Joseph Derrico & Latter Rain – “Transparency” 
Jodi Litmon – “The Live Experience”
Voncile Belcher – “Phenomenal”


#48 Rhythm Of Gospel Music Video Of The Year
Countre Boi – “Step”
Derrick Doc Pearson – “No Greater Love”
Endure – “Eternity”
Natalie Harris – “Complete Control”
Steve Dalton & L.S.O.C – “I Win”
Tammy Edwards & The Edwards Sisters – “We Need Jesus”
Tonya Lewis Taylor – “Thank You”
Zondre' & Unstoppable Praise – “Get Right Church”
Austin COGIC Mass Choir – “One More Day Live”


#49 Gospel Internet Promotion & Marketing Group Of The Year
The Bellamy Group – “Benita Bellamy” 
Mello Street Marketing & Promotions – “Jamel Gardner”
Let’s Talk Gospel – “LaShelle Crump”
The Devine Voice Magazine – “Lyanta Tomlin”
Tehillah Enterprises – “Andrea R. Williams”
Ugospel – “Khalif Townes”
Gospel Music Fever – “Libra Nicole Boyd”
Pullcorp Media Group – "Dr. Catrina Pullum”
Gospel Music Industry Round Up – “Lisa Collins”
Spirit Magazine – “Minerva P. Litte” 
​Icon Limitless - "Seneca Hinds & Roy Jackson"

#50 Internet Radio & Media Outlet Of The Year
Treasures Of The Heart TV – “Thomas Sligh”
Good Deeds Radio Show – “Dr. Renee Sunday”
The Carl B. Phillips Show – “Carl B. Phillips”
All Nations TV – “Milton Wallace”
The EFJ Show –“Let’s Talk About It” - “Earnest Faust Jr.”
The Markeita Williams Show – “Markeita Williams”
Gospel Synergy – “Andre Carter”
Craig Hayes Morning Show “The Lab” - “Professor Craig Hayes”
Gospel In The Streets Radio – “Will Colquitt”
James L. Patterson Morning Show – “James L. Patterson”
​​Icon Limitless - "Seneca Hinds & Roy Jackson"


#51 Gospel TV/Radio Show Of The Year
Treasures Of The Heart TV – “Thomas Sligh”
The Carl B. Phillips Show - “Carl B. Phillips”
Good Deed Radio/TV Show – “Dr. Renee Sunday”
Let’s Talk About It - “Earnest Faust Jr.”
Craig Hayes Morning Show “The Lab” - “Professor Craig Hayes”
The James L. Patterson Morning Show – “James L. Patterson”
All Nations TV – “Milton Wallace”
Sinner’s Crossroads - “Kevin Nutt”
Urban Unction – “Pastor Mack C. Mason”
Precious Memories – “Linwood Heath”


#52 Radio Announcer Of The Year
Carl B. Phillips – “Live 365”
Stevenson Clark – “1240 WAVN”
Kimberly McDade – “Classic Gospel”
James L. Patterson – “93.7 FM”
Professor Craig Hayes – “1300 AM”
Will Colquitt “God’s Will” – “88.9 FM”
Sherry Mackey – “95.7 FM”
Dr. Deborah Smith-Pollard – “92.3 FM WMDX”
Mr. Marvin Lyles – “WGVE 88.7 FM”


#53  Urban/R&P Song Of The Year
Akeem Brodie – “Agape Love”
Cecil Thornton & Transparent – “No Ordinary Love”
Chang3 – “Take The Wheel”
Christopher "Reese" Gray – “Jesus Lives”
Christopher Williams – “Crazy”
JCee Jermet – “Oops! “It’s Gonna Be Alright”
Kimberly Michelle Edwards – “Keep The Faith Don’t Worry”
Marquis Dolford – “Take Over”
Rodney Talley – “Son Shine” 
ROXSY – “Shake It Off”

#54 Holy Hip Hop Artist Of The Year
Akeem Brodie – “Jacksonville, FL”
Countre Boi – “Stone Mountain, GA”
Davyne – “ Irmo, SC”
D Russ – “McDonough GA”
J Torah – “Duluth, GA”
Life Through Colors – “Montgomery, AL”
Mr. McCloud – “Clinton Township, MI”
Prince William – Jacksonville, FL
Prophocey – “Columbus, OH”
B-Rut – “Detroit, MI”

#55 Special Event/Instrumental Artist Of The Year
Jo’King – “New Orleans, LA”
Kevin Riley – “Little Rock, AR”
LaDonna Marie – “Fayette, MS”
Phil French & Terrence Richburg – “Washington, DC”
Simply Candice – “Jacksonville, FL”
Shantelle Hawkins – “Jackson, MI”
The Rutley Family – “Southfield, MI”
Voncile Belcher   -“Norcross, GA”
Yasmeen – “Upper Marlboro, MD”
J Elizabeth Hardges – “Roselle, NJ”


#56 Contemporary Choir Of The Year
Austin COGIC Mass Choir – “Austin, TX”
DaNell Daymon & Greater Works – “Kent, WA”
Dr. Geno Gibson & The Place Of The Outpouring Sanctuary Choir – “Memphis, TN”
Dr. F. James Clark & The Shalom Church Mass Choir – “Florissant, MO”
Emorja Roberson & Rejuvenation – “Jacksonville FL”
Joseph Derrico & Latter Rain – “Detroit, MI”
Walter Blocker presents St. Thomas Gospel Choir – “Philadelphia, PA”
Anthony McBeth & United Praise Chorale - 
Billy Rivers & The Angelic Voices Of Faith – “Memphis, TN”
Abraham’s Descendants – “Rock Hill, SC”
Miracle Temple COGIC Mass Choir – “Memphis, TN”
​Bishop Charles Lyles & The New John Howard Gospel Caravan - “Egg Harbor Township, NJ”

#57 Quartet Group Of The Year
Evangelist Cheryl Maroney & The Family Of Praise – “Richmond, VA”
Faithful Connection – “Champlain, VA”
Fred Perry & 2nd Generation – “Bolivar, TN”
Kendrick & ReNew’d – “Tallahassee, FL”
Minister R.L. Taylor & The Sons Of The Father – “Arlington, TX”
Nu Testament – “Jacksonville, FL”
Tammy Edwards & The Edwards Sisters – “Greenville, NC”
The Boyz of Triumph – “Sylacauga, AL”
The Calvary Boyz – “Tallahassee, FL”
The New Joyful Sounds – “Montgomery, AL”


#58 Female Quartet/Group Of The Year
Endure – “Lake View, SC”
Prophetess Febe & The Chozen Ones – “Tallahassee, FL”
Tammy Edwards & The Edwards Sisters –“Greenville, NC”
The Golatt Links Of Harmony – “Little Rock, AR”
Zondre' & Unstoppable Praise – “Fort Lauderdale, FL”
Evangelist Cheryl Beaver & The Family Of Praise – “Richmond, VA”
Daughters Of Christ – “Sacramento, CA”

#59 Church Choir Of The Year
Bishop Kevin L. Linson & The Voices Of Neapolitan – “Detroit, MI”
Dr. Geno Gibson & The Place Of The Outpouring Sanctuary Choir – “Memphis, TN”
Dr. F. James Clark & The Shalom Church Mass Choir – “Florissant, MO”
Miracle Temple COGIC Mass Choir – Memphis, TN
Walter Blocker presents St. Thomas Gospel Choir – “Philadelphia, PA”
Mississippi Blvd. Christian Church Mass Choir – Memphis, TN

​ #60 Best Recording Artist With Featured Soloist
DeMarcus Haddock & Covenant – “Making Away” featuring Cheryl Willoughby 
DaNell Daymon & Greater Works – “Lord Do It Again – featuring Moneya Woods”
Fred Perry & 2nd Generation – “Jesus Love Me” – featuring Courtney Richardson
Joseph Derrico & Latter Rain – “Transparency” – featuring Kevin Stewart Jr.
Nu Testament – “Cover Me” – featuring Pastor Aloysious D. Denard
Phil French & Terrence Richburg – “Everlasting” – featuring Terrence Richburg
Tarah Butler Jones – “I Am Who I Am” – featuring Adrian Butler
The Crowns Of Joy – “How I Got Over” – featuring Willie Clayton
The Golatt Links Of Harmony – “I Can Hear Jesus” – featuring Ceola Bailey
Shantelle Hawkins – “More Than Anything” – featuring Terence Hawkins


#61 Spoken Word Artist Of The Year
J Elizabeth Hardges – “Roselle, NJ”
LaDonna Marie – “Fayette, MS”
Mr. McCloud – “Clinton Township, MI”
Simply Candice – “Jacksonville, FL”
Yasmeen – Upper Marlboro, MD”
Davyne – “Irmo SC”
Prophocey – “Columbus, OH”
B-Rut – “Detroit, MI”

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