All roads lead to Nashville, TN this week as singers, songwriters, producers and labels prepare for Gospel Music Industry’s Biggest Night. Gospel singer, Donnie McClurkin, is in full swing this week making appearances at major events during Stellar Awards Week.
On Thurs., Jan. 16, he starts out by hosting a Music Special for TBN Gospel Music Night before a live audience at Trinity City, 1 Music Village in Hendersonville, TN. Special Guests include: Israel Houghton, Erica Campbell, Marvin Sapp, Micah Stampley, William McDowell, Tasha Cobbs, Anita Wilson Joshua Rogers, J.J. Hairston, Andrea Helms to name a few. Doors open at 6 p.m. and taping begins promptly at 7 p.m.
On Fri., Jan. 17, McClurkin puts on his hosting hat again as he shares the stage with founder and co-host; Catherine Brewton, BMI Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations for the BMI Trailblazers Luncheon at Rocketown in the heart of Nashville at 12 p.m. This year’s honorees are gospel legends Daryl Coley and Richard Smallwood (RCA Inspirations). The event that is always the hardest invite to land promises to deliver another line-up of gospel’s cream-of-the-crop performances. Winding down the week appearing at main attraction event, the 29th Annual Stellar Awards at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium. McClurkin makes an appearance as a presenter on Sat., Jan. 18, airing live at 7 p.m. Eastern/ 4 p.m. Pacific Time on UP TV. This year’s host will be Kirk Franklin along with several of gospel music’s hottest artists.
On Fri., Jan. 31, McClurkin wraps up the month at Madison Square Garden performing at the 15th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration alongside Patti Labelle, Tamela Mann, Mary, Mary, Natalie Grant and the NFL Players Choir and more.
Follow Donnie on Twitter: @donnieradio and Face Book and check out website to see if he is coming to a city near you www.donnieradio.com.