Memphian wins big at 2018 Stellar Awards - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphian wins big at 2018 Stellar Awards

Kirk Whalum performing (Source: YouTube) Kirk Whalum performing (Source: YouTube)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis' own Kirk Whalum won big this weekend at the 2018 Stellar Awards.

The Stellar Awards are similar to the Grammys, but for gospel music.  

Whalum, a Grammy award-winning jazz saxophonist and songwriter, won Instrumental Album of The Year for his album #LoveCovers.

He previously toured with Whitney Houston for more than seven years and was featured with a solo in her single "I Will Always Love You."

Great job to Whalum for keeping that soulful music coming and representing Memphis so well!

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