2016 Stellar Awards announce Rap/Hip-Hop CD of the Year nominees

Voting for the 31st annual Stellar Awards is now open to the public.

For 2015, Lecrae won Rap/Hip-Hop Gospel CD of the Year for Anomaly. For 2016, a couple of his Reach Records label mates were joined by other veterans and newcomers alike as nominees for the honor.

Tyscot LOUD's collaborative hip-hop mixtape that the label released in May also earned a nomination for Special Event CD of the Year.

Rap/Hip-Hop Gospel CD of the Year

  • 3's Up - Dee-1
  • Blind Elephant - Gemstones
  • Empire - Derek Minor
  • Forward - Flame
  • Rise - Trip Lee
  • Tomorrow We Live - KB

Special Event CD of the Year

  • The Greatness of Your Love - Dr. Leonard Scott
  • An Evening with the Legends of Quartet -The Legends of Quartet
  • Anthology Live - Richard Smallwood with Vision
  • Covered Alive in Asia - Israel & New Breed
  • Gotta Have Gospel: O Holy Night - Various Artists
  • Great Women Sing Gospel Favorites - Women's Day
  • Tyscot Loud Platinum Mixtape - Various Artists
  • WOW Gospel 2015 - Various Artists

Vote for these awards and more here.

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David Daniels is a columnist at Rapzilla.com. He has been published at Bleacher Report, The Washington Times, Desiring God, The Gospel Coalition, Christianity Today, CCM Magazine, HipHopDX, Global Grind and Sphere of Hip Hop.

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