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StepFWD Awards 2023, a spectacular showcase of British talent: See full winners list here


A StepFWD Awards 2023 - Full list of winners and nominees

The 3rd annual StepFWD Awards took place on November 11, 2023, at Fairfield Hall, celebrating British talent, unity, and purpose in a spectacular showcase. An exclusive broadcast of the awards aired yesterday on TBN and the TBN App.

It started with a glamorous red carpet event, which brought together industry luminaries from diverse backgrounds who shared a commitment to excellence and positive impact, aligning with the awards' core values. The ceremony honored outstanding achievements across categories like music, media, community service, and charity work, serving not only as a recognition of accomplishments but also as an inspirational call for others to pursue excellence in their respective fields.


See full list of nominees and winners below


FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Becca Folkes

  • Lucy Grimble

  • Elle Limebear

  • Asha Elia

  • WINNER - Philippa Hanna

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • WINNER - CalledOut Music

  • Guvna B

  • Jonathan Ogden

  • Limoblaze

  • Reblah

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Zach G Wilson

  • JustDerrick

  • Samu’el

  • WINNER - Alia Lara

  • DayThree Music

INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • DOE

  • Jonathan McReynolds

  • Lauren Daigle

  • Pastor Mike Jr.

  • WINNER - Victor Thompson

DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • DayThree Music

  • KXC Worship

  • LZ7

  • WINNER - Manor Collective

  • Vineyard Worship

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • “Everything Left Unsaid” Triple O

  • “My Beautiful Reality” CalledOut Music

  • “Sunday In Lagos” Limoblaze

  • “Songs From The Soil” – Integrity Music

  • WINNER - “We Got Love EP” We Got Love Project

  • “The Village Is On Fire” Guvna B

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • WINNER - ‘Bridgeland Road’ Guvna B ft. Michaela Coel

  • ‘Under The Sun’ Our Atlantic Roots

  • ‘Desire’ Limoblaze ft. Emandiong

  • ‘The Bible In Four Minutes’ Dai Woolridge

  • ‘Muzzle’ Zelijah Tishbite

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  • Andre Fisher

  • WINNER - Jimmy James

  • TBabz

  • Fez

  • Jonny Bird

  • Dan Stirling

MEDIA PLATFORM OF THE YEAR

  • Hope FM

  • GOD TV

  • TBN UK

  • WINNER - Premier

  • UCB

  • AffinityXtra


SONG OF THE YEAR WINNERS

Contemporary Worship

  • 'Holy Hallelujah' - Becca Folkes, Carrington Gaines & Revere

  • 'Thanks And Praise (Songs From The Soil)' - ft. Philippa Hanna, Rich Dicas & Lucy Grimble

  • 'Fighting For My Heart (Songs From The Soil)' - Philippa Hanna, Noel Robinson

  • 'Now To Jesus' - Philippa Hanna

  • 'The Praise Is Yours' - Matt Redman

  • 'Altogether Good' - Anchor Hymns ft. Paul Baloche & Lucy Grimble

  • 'God Of The Ages' - Manor Collective ft Sarah Bird, Elle Limebear & CalledOut Music

  • 'Thanks And Praise' - Vineyard Worship ft. Lucy Grimble

  • WINNER – ‘Pull Me Through’ - KXC, Rich & Lydia Dicas, Damilola Makinde

  • 'Prodigal' - Citizen Worship

Contemporary Gospel

  • 'Provider' - CalledOut Music

  • 'Jehovah Medley' - Muyiwa & Riversongz ft. Becca Folkes

  • 'Miracles' - Day Three Music, Sanyu Kimuli

  • 'Our God Is Good' - Muyiwa and Riversongz

  • 'Deeper Realms' - Savanah

  • 'You'd Do It Again' - Rikki Doolan & Savanah

  • 'Send Help' - Nikki Seriki

  • WINNER – ‘I Still Believe’ Volney Morgan & New Ye

  • 'We Will' - Tosin Oyelakin

  • 'God Is In This Place' - Cassandra Masopeh

RnB/Soul

  • 'Love Me Like Jesus' - CalledOut Music ft Melvillous

  • 'Love Always Wins' - Priscilla Bailey

  • 'All In Good Time' - Tofunmi Adorna

  • 'All Things' - Alia Lara

  • 'Amazing Grace' - Soulbox

  • 'TNB (Trust & Believe)' - Renzo Ba

  • 'Good Thing' - Sal Ly Ft. CalledOut Music

  • 'Jesus Is My King' - Triple O

  • WINNER – ‘Walk With Me’ CalledOut Music ft. Samm Henshaw & IMRSQD

  • 'Love Like This' - Alia Lara

Electronic / Dance

  • Same Line - LZ7 ft Macken

  • Last Night - LZ7

  • We Got Love - We Got Love Project ft. Becca Folkes & Miss May

  • All To You - Dr Jaymz

  • WINNER – ‘Energy’ LZ7

Indie/Folk/Acoustic

  • 'Pine' - Samu'el

  • 'Promises' - Enyo

  • WINNER – ‘But God’ Jack Robson ft. Jacob Hilton

  • 'My Troubled Soul' - Philippa Hanna

  • 'Who You Are Is Better Than What You Do' - IsaacXHopes

  • 'Once' - Dave Whitcroft KDMusic

  • 'Under The Sun' - Our Atlantic Roots

  • 'Let It Roll' - Rend Collective

  • 'Martha' - Tina Boonstra

  • 'Your Touch' - Zach G Wilson & Rev J

Pop

  • 'Something Greater' - CalledOut Music

  • 'Walls' - Loulita Gill

  • 'Head To Heart' - Jemimah Paine

  • 'Free' - We Got Love Project ft. Limoblaze, Asha Elia & Tidez

  • 'Keeper' - Jonathan Ogden

  • WINNER – ‘You Are Good’ Naffymar ft. CalledOut Music

  • 'This Love' - Jonathan Ogden

  • 'Unconditional' - Samu'el ft. Davis

  • 'Human' - Manor Collective ft. Elle Limebear & Becca Folkes

  • 'Hidden From Sight' - WYLD ft. Sal Ly, Praise Lubangu & Ben Haydn

Rock/Metal

  • 'Light Has Come' - Haydon Spenceley

  • WINNER – ‘Not Dead’ Amongst Wolves

  • 'Psalm 12' - Will Gray & Simon Blake

  • 'You Are God Alone' - Rikki Doolan

  • 'More Than Conquerors' - Aaron V Graham

  • 'Circle Back, Start Again' - Tina Boonstra

Afrobeat

  • 'What I Want' - Elikem Kofi & Ojih

  • 'Take Over' - CalledOut Music

  • 'Humble' - Kojo Dave ft. Marizu

  • 'You' - We Got Love Project ft. CalledOut Music & Annatoria

  • 'Gold' - Limoblaze ft Ada Ehi

  • 'The Divide' - Annatoria

  • 'Desire' - Limoblaze ft. Emandiong

  • 'Thank God For You' - Angeloh ft Still Shadey (Visuals)

  • WINNER – ‘Jireh (My Provider)’ Limoblaze, Lecrae, Happi

  • 'Do Something' - Craig Bone ft. RBK

Rap

  • 'Of Course' - Reblah, K-Lewis, Shack Santima

  • 'Amplify' - Guvna B Ft. Darkovibes

  • 'Bridgeland Road' - Guvna B ft. Michaela Coel

  • 'City Of Dreams' - We Got Love Project ft. Collistar, Wole Agbaje & Imprint Worship

  • 'Humility' - Melvillous

  • 'Chosen' - R-Scar

  • WINNER – ‘MRS’ Luke November

  • 'Muzzle' - Zelijah Tishbite

  • 'Now Or Later' - S.O

  • 'The Anthem' - Ballers In God Ft. Raptist & Dee Witness

Raggae

  • 'Bigger The Reward' - King Authur

  • WINNER – ‘God’s Plan’ DJ Shunz ft. Chris Da Ambassada

  • 'March Out' - Maestro Bravest

  • 'Trust' - Lytie Powell

  • 'Step On Water' - LitaMarie

  • 'Zion' - Lytie Powell

  • 'It's Good To Wait' - San Mi ft Rachaad Amarji

  • 'Brave Loyalty' - Maestro Bravest x CezPresents

  • 'Bam Bam' - Minister Taf

Chillhop / Lo-Fi

  • 'Keeper Remix' - Jonathan Ogden & Sarah Nathalie

  • 'Face Like Lightning' - Gwil Davey Ft. Melo

  • 'Autumn Colours' - Just Derrick Ft. John Lee

  • 'Morning Coffee' - Gwil Davey

  • '36 (Priceless)' - Tom Read

  • WINNER – ‘Secret Place’ Asha Elia & Jonathan Ogden

Poetry/Spoken Word

  • Light Be - Nd3 Tim3z x Locobeetz

  • WINNER – ‘The Bible In Four Minutes’ Dai Woolridge, Bible Society

  • 'A Visual' - Narrative M North


HONOUR AWARDS

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

  • Tim Hughes

  • The Message Trust

THE LAVINE HUDSON AWARD FOR VOCAL EXCELLENCE

  • Annatoria

THE JOHN PACULABO AWARD FOR INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT

  • Charles Koranteng

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

  • Noel Richards


Congratulations to all the winners!

The StepFWD Awards, in collaboration with Compassion UK and Praise House, not only recognized excellence but also served as a platform for networking and collaboration. Partnerships formed at the event extended beyond the awards ceremony and red carpet, fostering a community spirit. The event successfully blended contemporary and traditional talent, showcasing the diversity within Christian and Gospel music genres. Notable performances, from Shekinah's opening note to the London Community Gospel Choir, highlighted the best of British talent. Tolu Adebekun, Head of Operations, expressed gratitude for the enthusiastic turnout, emphasizing the event's testament to honor, unity, and shared purpose. As the curtains closed, attendees departed inspired, carrying the belief that a united community can achieve remarkable things, setting the stage for the organizers to build on this success in the future.


Watch the StepFWD Awards on TBN UK this 17th November.

Download the app at: watch.tbn.uk

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