The Stellar Awards Executive Committee has unanimously agreed to bestow upon the Mississippi Mass Choir the “Stellar Honor Hall of Fame, at the 32nd Annual Stellar Awards on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The honor exemplifies their remarkable achievement in the Gospel Music industry and dedicated support of the Stellar Awards.
It was at the 4th Annual Stellar Awards in 1989 that they made their national debut, receiving four awards –Choir of the Year, Artist of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best Gospel Music Video. Since then they have garnered 12 additional Stellar Awards as well as numerous nominations. At the shows 25th Anniversary they received the Thomas A. Dorsey Notable Achievement Award, named in honor of the “Father of Gospel Music,” Thomas A. Dorsey. It recognizes individuals doing outstanding work in the Gospel music community. They were just the second recipients to receive this award.
At a time when artists, with such a long and distinguished career are slowing down or retiring to enjoy the fruits of their labors, the Mississippi Mass Choir are exploring new mission fields.