Two Years in A Row: Orlando’s WOKB Radio Station Wins National Award

The team at WOKB won again recently! WOKB 1680 AM, Orlando won The Stellar Gospel Music Award’s Major Market Radio Station of the Year during the Stellar awards show which aired on BET in August. The radio station, which broadcasts from Ocoee, was among four finalists throughout the county, including stations in Houston, Charlotte and Chicago. Lady Drina and Glenn Allgood received the award on behalf of the station. WOKB 1680 is also in the midst of a major fundraising campaign to expand to the FM dial (100.7 FM is coming soon.) Contact WOKB 1680 CEO Shanti Persaud, or (407) 293-9652, for details on how you can help the station grow and reach more people. – Trish Martin, Orlando Community News, 11/25/2021



When you see them, congratulate them. They are the winning team at WOKB 1680 AM radio station, headed by Shanti Persaud. The team recently won its second Stellar Award for Best Gospel Station in the Large Market.

Lady Drina, host of the station’s Lady Drina Live on the Afternoon Drive, accepted the award on behalf of the station during the ceremony held in Las Vegas.

“What a mighty God we serve, ” she said in her acceptance speech. “On behalf of our CEO Shanti Persaud and team WOKB, we are so honored – second time in the row. We are honored. We are thankful. And it’s a team of us. It’s just not one person….We are a team.”

The Stellar Awards is the first and only Gospel Music Awards show in the country, honoring Gospel Music artists, writers, and industry professionals for their contributions to the Gospel Music Industry. The…

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