Philippa Hanna, CalledOut Music and Alia Lara win awards

THE THIRD annual StepFWD Awards ceremony took place on 11th November at Fairfield Halls, Croydon. The 2023 winners were: Contemporary Worship: KXC - "Pull Me Through"; Contemporary Gospel: Volney Morgan & New Ye - "I Still Believe"; R&B/Soul: CalledOut Music ftg Samm Henshaw & IMRSQD - "Walk With Me"; Electronic & Dance: LZ7 - "Energy"; Indie/Folk/Acoustic: Jack Robson ftg Jacob Hilton - "But God"; Pop: Naffymar ftg CalledOut Music - "You Are Good"; Rock/Metal: Amongst Wolves - "Not Dead"; Afrobeat: Limoblaze, Lecrae, Happi - "Jireh (My Provider)"; Rap: Luke November - "MRS"; Reggae: DJ Shunz ftg Chris Da Ambassada - "God's Plan"; Chillhop/Lo-Fi: Asha Elia & Jonathan Ogden - "Secret Place"; Poetry/Spoken Word: Dal Woolridge, Bible Society - "The Bible In Four Minutes".

Other winners were: Female Artist Of The Year: Philippa Hanna; Male Artist Of The Year: CalledOut Music; New Artist Of The Year: Alia Lara; International Artist Of The Year: Victor Thompson; Duo/Group Of The Year: Manor Collective; Album Of The Year: We Got Love Project - 'We Got Love'; Music Video Of The Year: Guvna B ftg Michael Coel - "Bridgeland Road"; Producer Of The Year: Jimmy James; Media Platform Of The Year: Premier. CR

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