Winners of the 18th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, presented Jan. 11, 2003 in Atlanta

Below are the winners of the 18th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, presented Jan. 11, 2003 in Atlanta:

Artist of the year: Kirk Franklin, "Rebirth of Kirk Franklin" (Gospo Centric)

Song of the year: Kirk Franklin, "Hosanna" (Gospo Centric)

Choir of the year: Donald Lawrence & the Tri-City Singers, "Go Get Your Life Back" (EMI Gospel)

Producer of the year: Kirk Franklin, "Rebirth of Kirk Franklin" (Gospo Centric)

Group duo of the year: Ted & Sheri, "The Healing Starts Right There" (Church Howse Music)

New artist of the year: Smokie Norful, "I Need You Now" (EMI Gospel)

Male vocalist of the year: Smokie Norful, "I Need You Now" (EMI Gospel)

Female vocalist of the year: Dorinda Clark-Cole, "Dorinda Clark-Cole" (Gospo Centric)

Contemporary group/duo of the year: Ted & Sheri, "The Healing Starts Right There" (Church Howse)

Music CD of the year: Kirk Franklin, "Rebirth of Kirk Franklin" (Gospo Centric)

Traditional group/duo of the year: the Canton Spirituals, "Walking by Faith" (Verity)

Contemporary male vocalist of the year: Smokie Norful, "I Need You Now" (EMI Gospel)

Traditional male vocalist of the year: Marvin Sapp, "I Believe" (Verity)

Contemporary female vocalist of the year: Yolanda Adams, "Believe" (Elektra)

Traditional female vocalist of the year: Dorinda Clark-Cole, "Dorinda Clark-Cole" (Gospo Centric)

Contemporary CD of the year: Donald Lawrence & the Tri-City Singers, "Go Get Your Life Back" (EMI Gospel)

Traditional CD of the year: Richard Smallwood with Vision, "Persuaded: Live in D.C." (Verity)

Urban/inspirational performance of the year: Yolanda Adams, "Believe" (Elektra)

Music video of the year: Kirk Franklin, "Hosanna" (Gospo Centric)

Traditional choir of the year: Richard Smallwood with Vision, "Persuaded: Live in D.C." (Verity)

Contemporary choir of the year: Donald Lawrence & the Tri-City Singers, "Go Get Your Life Back" (EMI Gospel)

Special event CD of the year: The Commissioned Reunion, "The Commissioned Reunion Live" (Verity)

Rap/hip-hop gospel CD of the year: Tonex, "O2" (Verity)

Quartet of the year: the Canton Spirituals, "Walking by Faith" (Verity)

Recorded music package of the year: Philpott Design & Pamela Springsteen, "Go Get Your Life Back" (EMI Gospel)