Pastor Mike Jr., dubbed the “new king of Urban Inspiration,” swept the 38th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, winning 8 categories, including “Artist of the Year” for a third time in a row. The 38th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards will air Sunday, August 6 at 8/7C on BET.
The show opened with an electrifying performance of the brand-new Billboard Gospel #1 single, “Miracles” and #1 hit “Impossible” by Kierra Sheard Kelly and Pastor Mike Jr., the night’s biggest winner. Pastor Mike, Jr. earned eight awards for his work on the album Winning, The EP was named Album of the Year and Contemporary Album of the Year, while Pastor Mike, Jr. also took home the prestigious Song of the Year Presented by McDonald’s, Artist of the Year Presented by AT&T Dream In Black, Male Artist of the Year, Contemporary Male Artist of the Year, Music Video of the Year, and Rap/Hip Hop Song of the Year awards.
Dubbed “The New King of Urban Inspiration,” Pastor Mike Jr.’s current album, IMPOSSIBLE, features 15 stand-out tracks of encouragement with Pastor Mike’s signature sound, trap music cadences, and lyrical mastery. IMPOSSIBLE boasts standout collaborations with Tamela Mann, Kierra Sheard-Kelly, James Fortune, Adia, 1K Phew, Tvinci and Angela McClure. The album IMPOSSIBLE has reached over 30M streams worldwide; the EP, WINNING, has reached over 15M streams worldwide.
Pastor Mike Jr. has scored four consecutive number-one singles (“Impossible,” “B!G,” “I Got It,” and “Amazing”) on Billboard’s National Gospel Airplay chart. His breakout single “B!G” was recognized as Billboard’s #1 Gospel Airplay Song of 2020. He serves as the Senior Pastor of Rock City Church in Birmingham, AL.
Follow Pastor Mike Jr. on social media using the handle @PastorMikeJr.
The 38th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards will air Sunday, August 6 at 8/7C on BET.
A complete list of Pastor Mike Jr.’s 38th Stellar Gospel Music Awards wins:
Category #1 – ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Category #2 – SONG OF THE YEAR
Category #3 – MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
CATEGORY #7 – ALBUM OF THE YEAR
CATEGORY #12 – CONTEMPORARY MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
CATEGORY #16 – CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
CATEGORY #19 – MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
CATEGORY #30 – RAP/HIP HOP SONG OF THE YEAR