Tye Tribbett and Jekalyn Carr are set to host this year's show.
The Clark Sisters and Tramaine Hawkins will receive special honors at the 2021 Stellar Gospel Music Awards, set to tape July 10 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville. The show will air in national broadcast syndication from Aug. 7 through Sept. 5.
The Clark Sisters will receive the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award. Hawkins will receive the Aretha Franklin Icon Award. The Clark Sisters are also set to perform at this year’s ceremony, which will be hosted by Tye Tribbett and Jekalyn Carr, who will also perform. Other artists set to perform on the show are J.J. Hairston, Maverick City Music, Pastor Mike Jr. and Tamela Mann.
Jonathan McReynolds, a former Stellar Awards host, is this year’s top nominee, with eight nods. Anthony Brown and group therAPy, Kierra Sheard, Maverick City Music and Pastor Mike, Jr. each have seven nominations, including a nod each for artist of the year.