Published: November 18, 2008

Ethnomusicology faculty member James Roberson has been recognized once again with gospel music's top award. The founder of JDI Records, the #1 fastest growing gospel record company in the world (Billboard Magazine), Roberson's new JDI CD & DVD "Live from Los Angeles", featuring Grammy-nominated singer Beverly Crawford, has been nominated for 5 Stellar Gospel Music Awards including Artist of the Year, Traditional Gospel CD of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, etc. Featuring the #1 hit single 'He's Done Enough', "Live from Los Angeles" has topped the Billboard charts for 65+ weeks and continues to enjoy unprecedented critical & commercial success. The Stellar Awards, known as the 'Gospel Grammys', recognize excellence in gospel music and JDI has racked up a staggering 30+ awards/nominations over the years including multiple Grammys, Soul Train Awards, Doves, etc. For more info, please visit