after teaming up to minister through their music during a joint
performance at the Soul Train Music Awards, gospel singers Tasha Cobbs
and Erica Campbell are going head-to-head in five categories at the
upcoming 31st annual Stellar Awards.
The Stellar Awards celebrates
gospel music artists while showcasing them in the genre along with
television and film entertainers. While a plethora of gospel music
artists have received nominations, both Campbell, 43, and Cobbs, 34,
have received six nominations each.
those nominations were in the same categories for “Artist of The Year,”
“Albertina Walker female Vocalist Of The Year,” “CD Of The Year,” and
“Contemporary Female Vocalist Of The Year.” While Campbell had a
nomination apart from Cobbs in the “Urban/Inspirational Single Or
Performance Of The Year” category, the latter was nominated for
And Worship CD Of The Year.”
After learning about her honors, Cobbs took to Instagram to write, “Thx #TeamTCM LOVE YALL!”
Campbell share a similar message which reads, “Woke up to great news!!!!!! Thank you Jesus!!!”
Before performing with Cobbs at the Soul Train Music Awards last November, Campbell spoke to The Christian Post about her connection
with her fellow singer.
a big Tasha Cobbs fan. Not only do I love her voice but I love her
spirit,” Campbell told CP. “We’ve done concerts where we were on the
same bill. She did some of my early tour dates when I was on the ‘Help’
tour and she’s just great.”
According to Campbell, Cobbs is “so anointed, she’s so powerful,
she’s young, she’s fun.”
opportunity to collaborate onstage with the “Jesus Saves” singer, was
more than just another performance for Campbell, who revealed how the
women ministered through their music.
“We’re private change agents
and we go in to minister the gospel that causes people’s lives to
change or their minds to change. When your mind can change, that leads
to a change in your life,” the “I Luh God” singer told CP. “It’s not
like we’ll have an alter call and people will be running around
shouting, but we definitely want to plant a seed to cause people’s lives
to change after our performance.”
The 31st Annual Stellar Awards
is taking place on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at The Las Vegas Orleans
Arena. For a complete list of nominations
please click here.