12/04/2013

Tamela Mann And Her Best Days CD Land 10 Stellar Gospel Music Award Nominations

DALLAS (December 4, 2013) – GRAMMY®-Award Nominated Vocalist TAMELA MANN and her best-selling CD, Best Days, scored 10 nominations for the upcoming 29th ANNUAL STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS. The announcement was made by Don Jackson, chief executive officer and chairman, Central City Productions, and executive producer, The Stellar Gospel Music Awards, and gospel artists during the Meta Washington Show on Sirius XM. 

“The Lord has continued to bless me so much this year, and I am honored to be recognized by the Stellar Gospel Music Awards Academy and fans,” said Tamela. “To God be the glory!” 

Tamela’s seven nominations include:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

ALBERTINA WALKER FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

CD OF THE YEAR– BEST DAYS

TRADITIONAL FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

TRADITIONAL CD OF THE YEAR– BEST DAYS

URBAN/INSPIRATIONAL SINGLE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR - TAKE ME TO THE KING  

PRAISE AND WORSHIP CD OF THE YEAR – BEST DAYS

 

Best Days nominations for producer, song, and packaging:

SONG OF THE YEAR - KIRK FRANKLIN, TAKE ME TO THE KING – BEST DAYS, TILLYMAN MUSIC

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR - MYRON BUTLER & KIRK FRANKLIN, BEST DAYS, TILLYMAN MUSIC

RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR - PATRICK DOPSON, BEST DAYS, TILLYMAN MUSIC

The 29th ANNUAL STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS air LIVE on the UP Network Saturday, January 18, 2014 from the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. Hosted by Sherri Shepherd and Rickey Smiley, the show features performances by some of the biggest names in Gospel music. National syndication of the show is scheduled January 18 to March 2. For a complete list of air dates in each market, and for more information about the nominees and the show, visit TheStellarAwards.com. 

ABOUT TAMELA MANN

Tamela Mann is an accomplished NAACP Image Award nominated actress, GRAMMY® Award nominated singer, songwriter, producer, and businesswoman. Starring as “Cora Simmons,” the loving and churchgoing daughter of beloved Deacon Leroy Brown and the iconic Madea Simmons on the hit TBS comedy Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns, Tamela makes millions laugh every week while she enjoys a unique personal double blessing. Continuing the role she originated in Perry’s 2004 play and 2008 film of the same name, the sassy, high spirited multi-talented singer and actress is able to work every day with David Mann, her husband who plays Leroy. Tamela’s highly successful, Dove Award-winning CD “The Master Plan” remained at the top of the Gospel sales chart for almost a year, and in 2010, Tamela released “The Master Plan Deluxe Edition” which contained not only all the songs from the best-seller, but David’s CD, “Mr. Brown’s Good Ol’ Time Church,” and a full bonus DVD of behind the scenes footage and music videos. Tamela’s  two-time GMA Dove Award-winning CD “Best Days” debuted in 2012 at #1 on several music sales charts and includes the #1 single “Take Me To The King,” which earned Tamela her first GRAMMY ® Award nomination for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance. Both the CD and single remained at #1 for a record number of weeks; the CD charted at the top for 15 weeks and the single for 25 weeks. Tamela and David’s new cooking and lifestyle show, “Hanging With The Manns,” along with several other film and TV productions, will be released soon.

 

 


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