BET TV legend and Grammy Award winning recording artist Dr. Bobby Jones and his Nashville-based choir NSC (aka Nashville Super Choir) are hitting the road for the “Giving Thanks” Tour in support of his latest CD “Rejoice with Me.” The soulful album debuted at #5 on Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart this past Spring and features the Top 15 radio hit “Rejoice with Me” (featuring Faith Evans) and the new Top 40 single “Right Now Praise” (featuring Tommye Young West). Some of the biggest names in gospel music such as Vickie Winans, Ricky Dillard, Melvin Williams, Tasha Page Lockhart, VaShawn Mitchell and BET Sunday Best winner Geoffrey Golden (artist lineup may vary slightly from city to city) will join Dr. Jones, NSC and Dr. Jones’ electrifying band under the direction of Derrick Lee. (more…)
Mayor Yarber will presented Batson Children’s Hospital CEO Guy Giesecke with the proclamation that honors the faculty and staff at the medical facility for the care they provide to young patients. (more…)
The Jobs for Jacksonians program will hold a recruiting session Thursday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. in the conference room of the Department of Human and Cultural Services at the Metrocenter Mall. Walgreens will recruit for manager training and shift leader positions.
The sessions provide participants in the program with immediate access to job opportunities. Each month, major companies are invited for the purpose of interviewing and potentially hiring prospective candidates. (more…)
Things haven’t slowed down one bit for Billboard Gospel Singer Casey J, as her new gospel hit, “Fill Me Up” climbs the Gospel Billboard Charts, landing just 4 spots from Top 10 this week. Radio airwaves are burning up all over the country, with television airwaves to follow as the natural born praise and worship leader reaches the hearts of listeners with her soul stirring performance on BET’s “Bobby Jones Gospel” show this Sunday, November 9th at 9am EST/8am CST (http://goo.gl/1UZsaS). (more…)
NASHVILLE, November 4, 2014 — Gospel music legend Andraé Crouch will be honored with the “Let the Church Say Amen” Celebration Tour in cities nationwide this holiday season. The tour will feature guest performances by some of Gospel’s top artists, including CeCe Winans, Marvin Winans, Israel Houghton, Rance Allen and jazz artist Gerald Albright.
The “Let the Church Say Amen” Celebration Tour will hit multiple cities, with stops in Charlotte, Birmingham, Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Richmond, Detroit, Indianapolis, Columbus, Milwaukee, Chicago, Cleveland and more to be announced. The complete schedule and on-sale dates will be announced in the coming days. (more…)
New York, NY – October 14, 2014 – New Orleans based rapper, Dee-1 continues his mission to elevate the rap game with the release of his new single, “Against Us” available today on all digital music providers. “Against Us” is the powerful first single from Dee-1’s forthcoming EP, 3’S UP, scheduled for release at the top of the year. In addition to releasing new music, Dee-1 scored a spot on this year’s BET Hip Hop Award’s Cypher. Tune into the BET Hip Hop Awards, premiering Tuesday, October 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT to see Dee-1 along with rappers Troy Ave, Detroit Che, Logic and Lil Mama deliver one of the best Cyphers of the evening. (more…)
The newly established independent label, A&P Records (Aquila & Priscilla), home to Louisiana based family group, The Showers, has signed an exclusive national distribution partnership with Habakkuk Music/INgrooves Fontana. Marketing and publicity efforts powered by The J. Hardy Agency, LLC.” (more…)