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Here is a list of some of the past honorees of the the

Gospel Music Honors.

2016 Honorees

The 2016 20th Annual "Lake Area" Gospel Music Honors took place on Saturday, December 3rd at 5:57 p.m. at Living World Christian Center. Here is a list of the honorees:

Traditional Female Vocalist

Darlene Provost-Hooker


Traditional Male Vocalis

Bruce Garner


Contemporary Female Vocalist

Lori Briscoe-Smithey


Contemporary Male Vocalist

Marc Nichols


Traditional Choir

Messiah Missionary Baptist Church Mass Choir


Contemporary Choir

Christian Baptist Church Mass Choir


Band, Dance, Duo or Group

Living Word Christian Center Praise Team



Kendrick Ryan Celestine


Youth Choir

United Christian Fellowship Youth Church



Choir Director

Dorothy Ford Cormier


Minister of Music

Ryant Piper


Pastoral Vocalist

Pastor Michael Cuba, Jr.


Best Gospel Event

The Sound Worship Center's Deeper 2


Victor Green Music Excellence Award

Huber "Mickey" Smith, Jr. 


Lifetime Achievement Award

Brenda Robinson 


The Founder's Award

Cullen & Vanessa Washington


Gospel CD Single of the Year

He Died 4 Me – Naomi Collins


Gospel Full-Length CD  of the Year

Love Found Me – Isaac Levi Robinson




















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