01/21/2014

Tamela Mann Scores Seven Stellar Wins Including Top Honor For Artist Of The Year During 29th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards

Tamela Mann Scores Seven Stellar Wins 

Including 

Top Honor For Artist Of The Year During 29th

Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards

 

Tamela’s Best Days Deluxe Edition Lands NAACP 

Image Award Nomination For Outstanding 

Gospel Album 

 

DALLAS (January 21, 2014) – GRAMMY®-Award Nominated VocalistTAMELA MANN scored seven Stellar Gospel Music Awards including the AT&T Artist of the Year, adding to the accolades surrounding her award-winning, chart-topping CD Best Days. Tamela landed five of the seven trophies during the Stellar Award Pre-Show held Friday evening at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, and she took home an additional two honors during the 29th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards broadcast live Saturday night on the Up Network at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. Tamela also presented during the main show with her husband David Mann, handing out the award for Male Vocalist of the Year.

 “I am honored to be recognized by the Stellar Gospel Music Awards Academy and fans, but to God be all the glory,” said Tamela. “God is good, and I am blessed with and thankful for a loving husband and family, support from my church and fans, and to be able to share His word through my music. It’s a great start to 2014.”

Tamela’s seven awards include:

AT&T 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

The 29th ANNUAL STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS was hosted by Sherri Shepherd and Rickey Smiley, and featured performances by an array 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 winners and the show, visit TheStellarAwards.com.

Tamela is also celebrating an NAACP Image Award nomination for the second year in a row for Outstanding Gospel Album for Best Days Deluxe Edition. Winners are voted upon by NAACP members and announced on Friday, February 21 (non-televised) and Saturday, February 22 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT tape-delayed) during the live two-hour star-studded TV One telecast.

 

Connect with Tamela:

www.facebook.com/davidtamelamann

https://twitter.com/DAVIDANDTAMELA

http://tinyurl.com/MannsOnTV

 

ABOUT TAMELA MANN

Tamela Mann is an accomplished NAACP Image Award and GRAMMY® Award nominee, 7-time Stellar Gospel Music Award and two-time GMA Dove Award-winning singer, actress, 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 and seven-time Stellar Gospel Music 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 more than 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.

For more information about Tamela Mann, visit http://www.tillymannmusic.com.


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