Nashville, TN is gearing up for an exciting week of events surrounding the upcoming Stellar Gospel Music Awards taking place January 17-19. A highlight of the week will include the 1st Annual Saving Our Youth Celebrity Basketball Game. Some of your favorite gospel artists, entertainment personalities, NBA athletes, pastors and community leaders will hit the court at Trevecca Nazarene University on Thursday, January 17. Presented by Real Talent Media Group, the game is a family fun event with a portion of the proceeds going to Nashville based organizations KidPower - a mentoring and after-school program for kids of the Napier Enhanced Option School and Nashville Urban League Project Ready College Access Program which provides a comprehensive research based approach to preparing young people (and families) for the challenges and promise of higher education.
Real Talent Media Group announced new players that will take it to the hoop and will announce the final list of players and coaches in December. The All-Star line-up to date includes:
Andale’ Christian Rap Artist
Bishop Joseph Walker Senior Pastor of Mt. Zion Church Nashville
Brian Courtney Wilson Gospel Artist
C.D. Porter Gospel Artist
Charlie Ward Former New York Nicks/Heisman Trophy Winner
Derek “DC” Clark Hit Making Producer
Derek Harper Program Director Radio One Atlanta
Dwayne Moore HD Entertainment
Isaac Carree Award-winning Gospel Artist
J.Long Former member of R&B group Pretty Ricky
James Fortune Award-winning Gospel artist/songwriter
Jeremy Scott Prymetyme Streetballa
Jerry Smith Program Director Radio One Raleigh
Jonathan McReynolds Gospel Artist
Pastor Jason Nelson Gospel artist/songwriter
Q from 112 R&B Singer
Samuel Fleming Prymetyme Streetballa
Todd Dulaney Gospel artist
RTMG’s 1st Annual Saving Our Youth Celebrity Basketball Game will also feature music by Gospel’s leading lady Lisa Page-Brooks, EMI Gospel recording artist Anita Wilson and Gospel’s newest talent Cheneta Jones. The official commentators for the game are D. Stone and P. Dub from the Praise Mixdown Radio Show.
Discounted advance tickets are on sale now and are limited.