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Artist of the Year

Donald Lawrence; The Law of Confession Part 1; Quiet Water/Verity
Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship; Souled Out; Verity Records
Kierra Sheard, Bold Right Life, EMI Gospel
Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records

Song of the Year (Songwriter; Song – Album; Label)

Donald Lawrence, “Back II Eden” – The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship, “I Am Souled Out”- Souled Out, Verity Records
Mary, Mary, “God in Me” – The Sound, Columbia
Vickie Winans, “How I Got Over” – How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records

Male Vocalist of the Year

Israel Houghton, The Power of One, Integrity Music
Philip Carter, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC
Smokie Norful, Smokie Norful Live, EMI Gospel
Stephen Hurd, Times of Refreshing, Integrity Gospel

Female Vocalist of the Year

Crystal Aikin, Crystal Aikin, Verity Records
Kierra Sheard, Bold Right Life, EMI Gospel
Niyoki, Rest, D2G Records
Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records

Group Duo of the Year

Donald Lawrence, The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers, Just The Beginning, Verity Records
Lisa Knowles & The Brown Singers, Experience The Evolution, Independent
Mary, Mary, The Sound, Columbia

New Artist of the Year

CoCo McMillan, I’ve Been Delivered, T Records
Crystal Aikin, Crystal Aikin, Verity Records
Kim Ruff, Ready To Live, MacKim Records
Shari Addison, Shari Addison, Verity Records

CD of the Year

Donald Lawrence; The Law of Confession Part 1; Quiet Water/Verity
Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship; Souled Out; Verity Records
Smokie Norful, Smokie Norful Live, EMI Gospel
Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records

Choir of the Year

Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship, Souled Out, Verity Records
Joe Leavell & St. Stephen Temple Choir, God Is Able, Emtro Gospel
Malcolm Williams & Great Faith, In Your Glory, Malcolm James Music
Philip Carter & SOV, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC

Producer of the Year

Donald Lawrence & Daniel Weatherspoon, The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
Philip Carter and Michael Smith, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC
Troy Sneed, Derrieux Edgecombe and Titus Robertson, In Due Season, Emtro Gospel
Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records

Contemporary Group/Duo of the Year

5AM Praise, The Beginning, Born Again Records
Christopher Page and The Dream Keeper’s Ensemble, A Page From My Heart, Restoration Records
Donald Lawrence, The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
Mary, Mary, The Sound, Columbia

Traditional Group/Duo of the Year

Endurance, The Best of Endurance and More, SCCME Records
Greg O’Quin & iPraize, After The Storm, Pendulum Records
Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC’s, Fall On Me, MCG Records
Lisa Knowles & The Brown Singers, Experience The Evolution, Independent

Contemporary Male of the Year

Darwin Hobbs, Free, Tyscot Records
Earl Bynum, Open My Heart, Earl Bynum Ministries
Smokie Norful, Smokie Norful Live, EMI Gospel
Troy Sneed, In Due Season, Emtro Gospel

Contemporary Female of the Year

Crystal Aikin, Crystal Aikin, Verity Records
Kim Burrell, No Ways Tired, Shanachie Ent. Corp.
Kierra Sheard, Bold Right Life, EMI Gospel
Kim Ruff, Ready To Live, MacKim Records

Traditional Male of the Year

Bishop Paul S. Morton, Cry Your Last Tear, Light Records
Donnie McClurkin, We All Are One (Live in Detroit), Verity Records
Malcolm Williams, In Your Glory, Malcolm James Music
Philip Carter, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC

Traditional Female of the Year

Dorothy Norwood, 50 Years: It’s Been Worth It All, Malaco
Dottie Peoples, Do It!, DP Muzik Group
Shari Addison, Shari Addison, Verity Records
Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records

Contemporary CD of the Year

Crystal Aikin, Crystal Aikin, Verity Records
Donald Lawrence, The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship, Souled Out, Verity Records
Kierra Sheard, Bold Right Life, EMI Gospel

Traditional CD of the Year

Bishop Paul S. Morton & The FGBCF Mass Choir, Cry Your Last Tear, Light Records
Malcolm Williams & Great Faith, In Your Glory, Malcolm James Music
Philip Carter & SOV, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC
Shari Addison, Shari Addison, Verity Records

Urban/ Inspirational Single / Performance of the Year (Artist; Song – Album; Label)

Donald Lawrence & Company, “Let the Word Do the Work” – The Law of Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
Mary, Mary, “God in Me” – The Sound, Columbia
Niyoki, “Joy” – Rest, D2G Records
Vickie Winans, “How I Got Over” – How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records

Music Video of the Year (artist, song or CD title, label)

Dr. Bobby Jones presents Renee Spearman and Prez, Dr. Bobby Jones presents Renee Spearman and Prez, JDI Records
Gerald Hinton, I’m On My Way, Davin Records
Niyoki, Joy/Rest, D2G Records
Vickie Winans, How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records

Contemporary Choir of the Year

Earl Bynum Ministries, Open My Heart, Earl Bynum Ministries
Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship, Souled Out, Verity Records
Mike McCoy & Voices United, Continue to Continue, Independent
New Direction, Destiny, New Haven Records

Traditional Choir of the Year

Bishop Paul S. Morton & The FGBCF Mass Choir, Cry Your Last Tear, Light Records
Joe Leavell & St. Stephen Temple Choir, God Is Able, Emtro Gospel
Malcolm Williams & Great Faith, In Your Glory, Malcolm James Music
Philip Carter & SOV, Songs from the Storm, Sounds of Victory Ministries LLC

Special Event CD of the Year

Dorothy Norwood, 50 Years: It’s Been Worth It All, Malaco
Endurance, The Best of Endurance and More, SCCME Records
Reverend Timothy Wright, The Godfather of Gospel, Savoy / Malaco
The Clark Sisters, J. Moss and Kierra Sheard, Silky Soul Music – A Tribute to Maze, Barantera Music Group

Instrumental CD of the Year

Ben Tankard, Mercy, Mercy, Mercy, Verity
Daniel Weatherspoon, Official, Longlife Entertainment Inc.
Derrick Scott – The Seed of Kenaniah, The Total Experience, SHONDO Records
Mel Holder, Music Book Vol. 1, Psalmist Music Group

Rap/Hip Hop Gospel CD of the Year

Da’ T.R.U.T.H., The Big Picture, Cross Movement Records
Dooney Da Priest, Pull Your Pants Up!, Malaco
Lecrae, Rebel, Central South Dist.
Papa San, Higher Heights, Habakkuk Music

Children’s Performance of the Year

Eva Sabiniano featuring Alex Duncan, Born to Praise CD-2, Independent
Pure N Heart (Children’s Choir), Pure-N-Heart Live, Music2ChangeU Records
Rev. Dr. Emory Andrews and Oxon Hill High School Choir, Amazing, Yrome Records
The Velazquez Family Singers, Family & Friends, Z.A.V.E. Records

Quartet of the Year

Endurance, The Best of Endurance and More, SCCME Records
Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC’s, Fall On Me, MCG Records
Lisa Knowles & The Brown Singers, Experience The Evolution, Independent
The Soul Stirrers, A Soul Stirring Reunion, Malaco

Contemporary Female of the Year

Crystal Aikin, Crystal Aikin, Verity Records
Kim Burrell, No Ways Tired, Shanachie Ent. Corp.
Kierra Sheard, Bold Right Life, EMI Gospel
Kim Ruff, Ready To Live, MacKim Records

Praise and Worship CD of the Year

Israel Houghton, The Power of One, Integrity Music
Kathy Taylor, Live: The Worship Experience, Tyscot Records and Katco Music Group
Micah Stampley, Ransomed, Interface
Stephen Hurd, Times of Refreshing, Integrity Gospel

Recorded Music Package of the Year [art credit / artist – album / label]

Chris Fieldman, Deitrick Haddon – Revealed, Verity Records
Denise Trotman, Donald Lawrence – The Confession Part 1, Quiet Water/Verity
Lucretia Knight, Vickie Winans – How I Got Over, Destiny Joy Records
Sam Noerr, BOERHAUS, Israel Houghton – The Power of One, Integrity Music