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The 1986 Stellar Awards

General Info
The Winans' Light Albums
Video: The Lost Concert
Album: Let My People Go
Album: Decisions
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Soundtrack: Lean On Me
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Album: All Out
Album: Heart & Soul
Album: The Very Best of The Winans
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Background Track: "Let My People Go" by The Winans; lead vocals Carvin Winans and Marvin Winans (Marvin not heard on this sample); this track is from their album Live At Carnegie Hall; (copyright 1988, Qwest/Warner Brothers Records)
Upon seeing the link on the left, you may have wondered this, "What do the 1986 Stellar Awards have to do with The Winans"?
Well here's your answer: The Winans were the hosts!!! They also sung "Let My People Go" as an opener! The Winans also won a few awards as well! This was one of the first Stellar Awards ever.
Some people who were there include: DeLeon Richards, Shirley Caesar, Commissioned, Albertina Walker, Al Green, The Thompson Community Singers, The Williams Brothers, Wintley Phipps, Douglas Miller, and The Mighty Clouds of Joy, producer Don Jackson, BeBe Winans, Mom Winans, and Oprah Winfrey.

The Winans
The Opening Number: Let My People Go

The Winans (from Left to Right: Marvin, Carvin, and Ronald) start off the Stellar Awards

Corny TV Humor...
Michael at far left is in his white performance robe, while the rest of the brothers are in suits...

Carvin and Ronald Winans inroduce DeLeon Richards

DeLeon Richards explains the rules of the Stellar Awards, which were only 3 years old then

The Winans from Left to Right: Carvin, Michael, Ronald, Marvin

Shirley Caesar sings

Al Green!!!

Marvin and Michael Winans

The original Commissioned (minus Michael Brooks)
From Left to Right: Karl Reid, Mitchell Jones, Keith Staten, Fred Hammond, Michael Williams

Karl Reid and Commissioned announce the award
Denise Williams won...

BeBe Winans sings a solo

BeBe Winans is singing

Tribute to the Staple Singers
Oprah Winfrey and The Winans sing as a tribute to the Staples

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