Published On February 29, 2016 | By Shana Kidd | The Buzz

In Las Vegas, NV at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on February 20th The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) along with Motown Gospel recognized some of the Gospel industry’s music artists and songwriters during the Stellar Awards weekend.

The Morning Glory Breakfast reception at The Mirage Hotel & Casino, gave tribute to Grammy winner Tasha Cobbs and Grammy nominee Brian Courtney Wilson with the first-ever ASCAP “Power In Praise” Award, a special accolade given to ASCAP members who have made significant strides in shaping the future of gospel music.

The breakfast was hosted by singer and syndicated radio personality Darlene McCoy. The breakfast also featured performances by Motown Gospel artists Myron Butler, Janice Gaines, Royce Lovett and honoree Brian Wilson.

In addition to Cobbs and Wilson, a host of other 2016 Stellar Awards nominees were in attendance and recognized at the Morning Glory Breakfast reception including: Jonathan McReynolds, JJ. Hairston, Anthony Brown, Gerald & Tammi Haddon, Casey j, Kenny Lewis, Pure-N-Heart, Jason Nelson, The Showers, William McDowell, The Hi-Lite Juniors, Jason White, Shanika Deshun Bereal,  Jekalyn Carr, music producer Daniel Weatherspoon, rapper Flame, and Milwaukee’s very own Pastor Marlon Lock.

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