The 2015 Stellar Gospel Music Awards Moving To Las Vegas
July 25, 2014 at 4:47 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS has confirmed that the ANNUAL STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS will mark its 30th Anniversary with a new production date and location. The show will shift from the previous January tapings in NASHVILLE--to SATURDAY MARCH 28th, 2015 at the ORLEANS ARENA in LAS VEGAS.
The Founder and Exec. Producer DON JACKSON said, "I am excited about moving the STELLAR AWARDS to the ORLEANS ARENA in LAS VEGAS to celebrate our 30th Anniversary in a bigger and more elegant venue. The 30th Anniversary will mark the longest running Black Awards show in television and we wanted to commemorate this historic occasion in a first class venue that we know our Gospel music stars and guests will enjoy."
Chairman of the LAS VEGAS Host Committee OSCAR B. GOODMAN commented, "LAS VEGAS is the entertainment capital of the world and we are excited to welcome the STELLAR AWARDS to our city. As the official ambassador of LAS VEGAS, I look forward to showing them how much we appreciate them choosing our destination."
SVP/GM of the ORLEANS HOTEL & CASINO TONY TAEUBEL added, " We are honored to welcome the STELLAR AWARDS to the ORLEANS and we look forward to hosting thousands of gospel music fans from across the country. The ORLEANS has significant experience hosting nationally televised award shows including the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUISC FAN JAM and the SOUL TRAIN AWARDS."
The STELLAR AWARDS annually recognize the accomplishments of Gospel Music icons and individuals instrumental in advocating for Gospel music. The show will air in syndication on over 150 stations in 125 markets around the country during the EASTER HOLIDAY from APRIL 5th-MAY 3rd, 2015.