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NASHVILLE, TN (June 2, 2015) – On Friday July 17, 2015, music icon Karen Clark Sheard makes a powerful declaration of praise and victory with the release of her highly-anticipated new album Destined [...] Read More =>
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 =>
06/09

dm_take a stand(4)(Wilmington, NC) – June 9, 2015 – Fans of Damion Murrill have been waiting for the debut of the dynamic worship leader, songwriter and recording artist.  The wait is over with the release of the long-awaited debut of Take A Stand, the first CD from Murrill and his Gospel ensemble, Siloam.  Gospel music lovers have been enjoying the project’s radio singles, “Kingdom Come” and “Don’t Let Me Fall”, both entering the Gospel charts.  On June 9th, the project is available digitally on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and other digital retailers.  The physical CD, distributed by New Day Christian Distributors, will be available nationally on July 14th. (more…)

06/09

brian courntey wilson summerJune 9, 2015 (New York, NY) – BRIAN COURTNEY WILSON lands a Top 5 single on both Billboard and Mediabase Gospel radio charts with his current hit “Worth Fighting For.”   

The title track from Wilson’s current album, WORTH FIGHTING FOR was released earlier this year.  Wilson brings his full measure of singing and songwriting talent to the live project, especially on the single “Worth Fighting For.”  The compelling song is a soulful expression of Brian’s joy and love highlighted by his signature and melodic tenor.  It touches a chord with audiences because of its timely message and continues to make an impact at radio currently #3 on Mediabase and #5 on BDS.  (more…)

06/03

Karen Clark Sheard-Destined To Win-album cover artNASHVILLE, TN (June 2, 2015) – On Friday July 17, 2015, music icon Karen Clark Sheard makes a powerful declaration of praise and victory with the release of her highly-anticipated new album Destined To Win, with album pre-ordering available now.  Ushering in her sixth solo project and her second solo album to be released on her record label Karew Records, the 4-time GRAMMY®-winning gospel superstar’s renowned voice and captivating performance style come together before a packed audience of listeners to create a powerhouse live album experience on the 10-track album. (more…)

06/03

JACKSON RADIOA who’s who of the gospel music world is coming together to celebrate the 25th anniversary of veteran radio personality and broadcast executive Cheryl Jackson (the midday hostess at Praise 104.1 in Washington, D.C. and Praise 106.1 in Baltimore, MD) for “Cheryl Jackson’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Concert” on Saturday, June 20, 2015 @ 6:00 PM at Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, 7707 Allentown Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744.

Grammy Award winning gospel music icon Karen Clark Sheard, who has influenced a generation of singers ranging from Mariah Carey to Faith Evans, will headline the big show. Grammy Award nominated artist Vashawn Mitchell (best-known for his 2010 #1 radio smash “Nobody Greater”) will host the program that features performances from luminaries such as J.J. Hairston of Youthful Praise, Anthony Brown & Group therAPy, Dottie Jones, Bruce Parham, Phillip Carter & Sounds of Victory, Darius Brooks, Eddie Ballard, Joshua Copeland, Tonisha Harris and Charles Butler & Trinity. Tickets are $30 and available from eventbrite.com. (more…)

06/03

ConradConrad Miller is a respected and esteemed artist whose authentic personality, crisp clean style and pristine vocals hail him as Gospel’s Most Distinguished Gentleman.  Conrad has a rich musical background and his devotion to traditional gospel music has generated the vocalist a faithful fan base.  The beloved singer has been in the studio working on a new release that will continue to reflect his distinguished style and delightfully extend Conrad into Contemporary Praise and Worship.  (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…)

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