In reviewing the eligibility and voting process, we have
decided to implement the following changes:
Eligibility Period:
The 2015 Eligibility Period will be for projects released
from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.
Nominations will be announced thereafter.
Project Eligibility Criteria:
The Stellar Awards Executive Committee has decided on
the following criteria for project eligibility:
Technical quality, lyrics, voice quality, charting duration,
project content and charting performance will be
reviewed for inclusion on the ballot. Eligible entries will
be compiled into an entry list for the initial ballot. All
Stellar Awards Nomination Committee selections are
Each category is limited based on the dictate and
discretion of the Stellar Awards Nomination Committee
therefore all entries will not be included on the ballot
The project must have been released during the
eligibility period (October 1, 2013 to September 30,
The project must be sold and played nationally
The project must chart in the TOP 25 for AT LEAST
FOUR WEEKS on AT LEAST TWO of the Nielsen Charts
(Billboard, SoundScan, or BDS)
The person submitting the project must be a member of
the Stellar Awards Gospel Music Academy (SAGMA)
Online Submission Process Begins: September 1, 2014
We hope that you understand the changes. We look
forward to celebrating another wonderful year of Gospel
music with you.
Don Jackson
Chairman & CEO, Central City Productions, Inc.
Executive Producer, The Stellar Gospel Music Awards
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