Previous Winners 2020

The 22nd Annual Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards were held February 13-16, 2020 in Houston, Texas at the Hobby Marriott Hotel. The winners for the specific categories were announced. The winners are listed below:

Texas Award Winners

Category Winner Hometown
Best New Artist of the Year JaiCei Houston, Texas
Best New CD/Project of the Year Unrestricted Praise Houston, Texas
Choir Director of the Year Marquin Middleton Dallas, Texas
Church Choir of the Year Concord Baptist Church Dallas, Texas
Community Choir of the Year Marquin Middleton &
Miracle Chorale Dallas, Texas
Ensemble of the Year Eric Birdine &
The Messengers Fort Worth, Texas
Female Group of the Year Shaw Sisters Dallas, Texas
Female Soloist of the Year Nikki Berry Houston, Texas
Gospel Announcer of the Year Carmena Barnett Dallas, Texas
Gospel Artist of the Year Carolyn Traylor Greenville, Texas
Gospel Duo/Group of the Year Unrestricted Praise Houston, Texas
Gospel Rap/ Hip Hop Artist of the Year DreStar Houston, Texas
Inspirational Artist of the Year Carolyn Traylor Greenville, Texas
Male Group of the Year Endurance Houston, Texas
Male Soloist of the Year Gene Moore Jr. Houston, Texas
Musician of the Year Terrence Mackey Dallas, Texas
Praise & Worship Ministry of the Year Pastor Bridgett Hill Houston, Texas
Praise Dance Director of the Yea Felecia Dorsey Brenham, Texas
Praise Dance/Mime Ministry of the Year Ordered Steps Dallas, Texas
Producer of the Year Greg Lyons Houston, Texas
Promoter/Marketing of the Year Minister Michael Roberson Houston, Texas
Quartet of the Year Endurance Houston, Texas
Worship Leader of the Year Gloria Cooks Bryan, Texas
Youth Artist of the Year Campbell Trio Houston, Texas Houston, Texas
Youth Choir of the Year Chosen Generation
Brentwood Baptist Church Houston, Texas

National Award Winners

Category Winner Hometown
Best New Artist of the Year J Bethel & Spoken For Farmington Hills, MI
Best New CD/Project of the Year Earl Bynum Chesapeake, VA
Choir Director of the Year Cedric Nunley Chicago, IL
Church Choir of the Year Dr. Waverly Bumbrey &
Refuge Redford, MI
Community Choir of the Year David Whitfield &
Whitfield Productions Dearborn Heights, MI
Female Group of the Year Earthen Vessels Chicago, IL
Female Quartet of the Year Douglas Singers Chicago, IL
Female Soloist of the Year Debbie Orange Chicago, IL
Gospel Announcer of the Year Marvin Lyles Gary, IN
Gospel Artist of the Year Adriann Lewis Freeman Nashville, TN
Gospel Duo/Group of the Year Earthen Vessels Chicago, IL
Gospel Internet Station of the Year Stephanie McDonald North Carolina
Gospel Rap/ Hip Hop Artist of the Year Anthony Andrews Kalamazoo, MI
Inspirational Artist of the Year Reggie Campbell Phoenix, AZ
Male Group of the Year Young Men 4 Christ Harper Woods, MI
Male Quartet of the Year Victory Travelers Chicago, IL
Male Soloist of the Year Earl Bynum Chesapeake, VA
Musician of the Year Darrell Beebe Sterling Heights, MI
Praise & Worship Ministry of the Year Earl Bynum Chesapeake, VA
Producer of the Year Sheryl Lundberg Gold Canyon, AZ
Youth Artist of the Year Detroit Youth Choir Detroit, MI

International Award Winners

Category Winner Hometown
Female Soloist of the Year Kay Morris Ontario, Canada
Male Soloist of the Year J Ross South Africa
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