Destiny's Child To Play Gospel's Stellar Awards

Destiny's Child are confirmed to perform at the 17th annual Gospel Music Stellar Awards, to be taped Saturday (Jan. 12) at the Atlanta Civic Center and air in syndication through Feb. 10. The group wi

Destiny's Child are confirmed to perform at the 17th annual Gospel Music Stellar Awards, to be taped Saturday (Jan. 12) at the Atlanta Civic Center and air in syndication through Feb. 10. The group will sing "Gospel Medley," from its latest Columbia album "Survivor," while group member Michelle Williams will sing a new song, "Steal Away," with CeCe Winans. That track is slated to appear on Williams' Columbia solo debut.

Other performers include Commissioned Reunion featuring Fred Hammond, Kurt Carr & the Kurt Carr Singers and Shirley Caesar. Gospel legend Albertina Walker will be honored with the James Cleveland Award for her contributions to the genre over the years. The show will be hosted by Donnie McClurkin and Yolanda Adams.

Winans, McClurkin, and John P. Kee lead the field with six nominations. Adams, Caesar, and Kim Burrell are among the artists with multiple nominations. Winners are chosen by the Stellar Awards Gospel Music Academy (SAGMA).