The honorees for the 2009 Holy Hip Hop Awards have been announced: LG Wise, Young Prayzr, IROCC, S.O.M., D-M.A.U.B., Gospel Gangstaz, The Great Commission, Danny "D-Boy" Rodriguez (posthumous), Legacy, XROSS, Dice Gamble, and Christafari.
Ambassador Award: Kurtis Blow Walker and Josh Niemyjski (of Sphere of Hip Hop and illect Recordings).
The Award Ceremony will be taking place January 16-17, 2009, at Earthlink Live Arena in downtown Atlanta, GA.
The following are the Holy Hip Hop Music Awards Honorees from 2001-2008:
JahWord, Prime Minister, Scribe, Easop, Cross Movement, Pettidee, T-Bone, Chejah, Mark J, D-Hunter, Nolly Williams, BB-Jay, Jaz, Knowdaverbs, Nuwine, Amani, Corey Red, Elle Roc, Urban D, G.R.I.T.S., Precise, Tragedy, Son of Jesse, Godsunz, Lil Raskull, Obadiah-1, Bishop Eddie Long, Tre-9, Lady Kross, Tunnel Rats, Street Sweeperz, G.O.G.'z, Sup The Chemist, Lisa McClendon, Ricardo Flo, Frankie Cutlass, Ambassador, Knowdaverbs, Set-Free, Breeve Eazy, KJ52, Ty Scott, The Priesthood, Mr. Del, HanSoul & Tribe of Judah, I.D.O.L. Kings, STIKK, Carriers of the Cross, Kingsta, Ricky B. & 4Given, Shekinah, Christopher Martin, Sean Slaughter, Todd Bangz, Enock, New Breed, Fros-T, Lil Short/e, DJ Lace, Dynamic Twins, Lee Jerkins, Fiti Futuristic, Canton Jones, J.Silas, Bert Bocachica, Phanatik, L.A. Symphony, Minister Zion, Ritchie Righteous, DJ Maj, Shai Linne, Light, TooBiz, Mars Ill, John The Baptist, Ason, Rawsrvnt, Curtis Jermany, Emc, God's Army, Japhia Life, Tony Stone, Shei Atkins, Bobby Bishop, Lecrae, Knine, J.Kwest, Dynamite X, Kennie Randall, MVP, Floyd Cray, Ephrem Smith, Kay Bizzy, DJ Rapzilla (note: it's Philip Rood of Rapzilla, not DJ Rapzilla), Da Truth, Tha GIM, Rev.Rap, K-Drama, Mike Mike, Da Minista, Flame, Braille, Sean Blu, 116 Clique, Stephen Wiley & Vic Padilla.