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New York, NY – May 20, 2015 – On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, GRAMMY® nominated, 22-time Stellar Award-winning recording artist, author and pastor Marvin Sapp will release his highly anticipated new pr [...] Read More =>
ATLANTA (April 16, 2015) –  Joining Empire in the rare company of television series that increased ratings from week one to week two, the second episode of the new Bounce TV Original Series Mann [...] Read More =>
Bishop Jones of “The Jones Family” talks With Dr. Trina Pullum at the 2015 Dallas International Film Festival. Jones along with his daughter talk about their documentary story of Faith and how God [...] Read More =>
Jonathan McReynolds Shares Musical Inspiration With M&M Live at the Yes Lord Radio’s 5th Anniversary C.L.U.B. YLR event in Nashville, TN [...] Read More =>
SILVER SPRING, MD (April 7, 2015) – TV One’s Easter Sunday premiere of The 30th Annual Stellar Awards delivered .39 (228K) P25-54, .58 (174K) W25-54, and .62 (354K) HHld, posting the hi [...] Read More =>
Atlanta, GA – Gospel music’s new sweetheart is a Georgia peach known as Casey J Hobbs. She has skyrocketed to the top of the genre with her mammoth radio smash “Fill Me Up” that is spending [...] Read More =>
April 6, 2015 – A vibrant and enormously gifted family group, The Showers have been wowing fans of Gospel music since the 2009 release of their independent album Hear My Prayer. On April 21, the g [...] Read More =>
Dallas TX – March 30, 2015 – Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA, a joint venture between gospel music icon Kirk Franklin and RCA Records, celebrated 3 wins at the 30th Annual Stellar Awards this year. Mult [...] Read More =>
 NASHVILLE, TN (March 30, 2015) – Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) dominated this year’s 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards taped on March 28th in Las Vegas, winning half of the 28 categ [...] Read More =>
Nashville, TN – March 31, 2015 – Inimitable choir master Ricky Dillard received four Stellar Gospel Music Awards during this past weekend’s taping in Las Vegas. Nominated in 10 categories, Dilla [...] Read More =>
05/21

Good Seed Marlon LockPastor Marlon Lock’s “Good Seed Project” is scheduled to release Tuesday, May 19, 2015 digitally via Central South Distribution. His national release of his cd will be in stores across the country in mid June. Pastor Lock has been gaining momentum around the country proclaiming “He Delivered Me!” His new single is climbing the charts daily. 

Nashville, TN l May 19, 2015 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s independent artist Pastor Marlon Lock, is set for his digital release of his freshman project, “Good Seed Project” Tuesday, May 19th, 2015. This same project will release in stores nationwide in mid June. While Pastor Lock held a release concert last spring, he just recently finalized his agreement with Central South Distribution for digital and national distribution of his recorded work. (more…)

05/21

MarvinSapp_10_024_590x287New York, NY – May 20, 2015 – On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, GRAMMY® nominated, 22-time Stellar Award-winning recording artist, author and pastor Marvin Sapp will release his highly anticipated new project, YOU SHALL LIVE on RCA Inspiration.  YOU SHALL LIVE marks Sapp’s 10th solo album and features 11 heartfelt and uplifting gospel tracks.  The album’s first single “Yes You Can” features production from Aaron Lindsey and is quickly making its way to the top of the gospel charts.  (more…)

05/12

piney woods roland martinAs the historic Piney Woods School enters its second century, celebrities and other influential supporters of the 106-year old Mississippi college-preparatory boarding school are coming together to raise awareness and funds to aid the institution in continuing its mission of equipping the “Head, Heart and Hands” of disadvantaged youth of color to excel academically, socially and to become leaders in the 21st century global economy.
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04/17

MannWife_1000x450_TUES9-1000x450ATLANTA (April 16, 2015) –  Joining Empire in the rare company of television series that increased ratings from week one to week two, the second episode of the new Bounce TV Original Series Mann & Wife increased viewership over its series premiere episode to become Bounce TV’s most-watched original to date.

The second episode premiere telecast of Mann & Wife on Tues. April 14 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) delivered: 268K Households (+3% vs. series premiere*), 168K Adults 25-54 (+35%) and 127K Women 25-54 (+35%).  Mann & Wife has reached 1.3 Million Total Viewers P2+ across its two timeslots to date. (more…)

04/16

Bishop Jones of “The Jones Family” talks With Dr. Trina Pullum at the 2015 Dallas International Film Festival. Jones along with his daughter talk about their documentary story of Faith and how God is moving in their lives.

04/16

Briana BabineauxAtlanta, GA: Marquis Boone Enterprises, the force behind the explosive success of Casey J’s #1 gospel radio smash “Fill Me Up,” has discovered and signed 20-year old social media singing sensation Briana “Bri” Babineaux to an exclusive recording contract. “Marquis Boone Enterprises (MBE) is so excited to acquire such an amazing talent as Bri,” says Marquis Boone, President of Marquis Boone Enterprises. “We take pleasure in introducing fresh new voices to the world and this young lady’s voice is beyond spectacular. I knew from the first time I heard her that the world needed to meet her.” Boone will release a radio single on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette student this summer and follow up with an EP in the fall. (more…)

04/16

JGypPzkThe city of Jackson, Mississippi continues its partnership with Earth Day Network’s Green Cities initiative. Green actions are in place to better the communities of Jackson and implement environmental protection.  Jackson’s commitment to becoming a green city will reap benefits for all of its residents in the form of energy and money savings, cleaner air, and better quality of life. Community involvement is encouraged as Jackson works with Earth Day Network to bring together stakeholders in the community, organize forums about how to make Jackson more sustainable, and implement on-the-ground projects to green the city’s building, energy, and transportation infrastructure. (more…)

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