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

Gospel Music Honors.

2017 Honorees

The 2017 21st Annual "Lake Area" Gospel Music Honors took place on Saturday, December 2nd at 5:57 p.m. at Living World Christian Center. Here is a list of the honorees:

Traditional Female Vocalist

Stacy Dellafosse


Traditional Male Vocalis

Terry Harmon


Contemporary Female Vocalist

Yvonne Marie Manning


Contemporary Male Vocalist

Tony James 


Traditional Choir

Greater Saint Mary Baptist Church 


Contemporary Choir

First New Life Missionary Baptist Church

Band, Dance, Duo or Group

Shoreless Music given to No Greater Love 



Rosalyn Frank


Youth Choir

New Jerusalem Baptist Church Youth Choir  (Donald Durgan Jr., Pastor) 



Choir Director

LaRona Johnson Snowden


Minister of Music

Derrick Gallien Jr.


Pastoral Vocalist

Apostle Marie Carrier


Best Gospel Event

Lake City Church Rep Your School: Back To School Pep Rally


Victor Green Music Excellence Award

Derrick Gallien Jr.


Veraniece A. Williams  Lifetime Achievement Award

Sandra D. Williams 


The Founder's Award

Larry Benton


Gospel CD Single of the Year

No Devil Not Today - Connie Major


Gospel Full-Length CD  of the Year

Praise Worthy -  Marcus Leonardo McNabb 




















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