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ATLANTA (Sept. 22, 2014) – Bounce TV announced today that the new, 10-episode second season of the network’s popular Family Time series will be seen Tuesday nights at 10:00 p.m. (Eastern [...] Read More =>
NEW YORK – September 22, 2014 –Independent singer/songwriter Travis Greene has been touring the country creating quite the buzz among both gospel and contemporary Christian music fans. Recognizi [...] Read More =>
Grammy winning singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams’ highly anticipated new album, Journey to Freedom, is already making a splash, with the new release topping iTunes Christian & Gos [...] Read More =>
NEW YORK, NY – September 9, 2014 – Oxygen Media is coming to the rescue of choirs across the country in the new music series “Fix My Choir,” premiering Wednesday, November 5 at 10 pm ET/PT. In [...] Read More =>
Gospel recording artist, Pastor Jason Nelson talks with radio personality, Chandra Wise about his latest release, Jesus Revealed. [...] Read More =>
DALLAS, TEXAS—Sept 2, 2014— Released today, FAST FORWARD the highly anticipated new album from The Walls Group locks the #1 spot on the iTunes Christian/Gospel chart. Executive produced by multi-p [...] Read More =>
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 21, 2014) – The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces multi-Dove Award winning powerhouses Bart Millard of MercyMe and Lecrae as co-hosts for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Aw [...] Read More =>
Song of the Year – Cat 1 “Fix My Eyes” – for KING & COUNTRY, (writers) Seth Mosley, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone (publishers) CentricSongs/2 Hour Songs/Warner Tamerlane/Kilns Music/Sh [...] Read More =>
Preachers of L.A. cast member, Pastor Jay Haizlip  talks briefly with Yes Lord Radio about  what to expect from season 2 of preachers of L.A. at the 2014 McDonald’s 365Black Awards in New Orle [...] Read More =>
Al “The Bishop” Hobbs is simply one of the most interesting personalities you’re likely to ever cross paths with in this industry. We are saddened that Hobbs passed at the age of 70 on [...] Read More =>
09/24

chicago massIn just two weeks, the legendary Chicago Mass Choir will be recognized as one of the 2014 GMA Dove Award Nominees.

It’s an exciting time for Chicago Mass Choir as they celebrate their recent GMA Dove Award nomination. This award winning choir’s latest radio single, “Glory and Honor” has earned them a GMA Dove Award nomination in the Traditional Gospel Song of the Year category.

Written by, Percy Gray, Jr. and Greg Booth, “Glory and Honor” is from their latest project, “Chicago Mass Choir Presents “XV”-Live CD/DVD” and continues to receive major support from radio and listeners. (more…)

09/24

family timeATLANTA (Sept. 22, 2014) – Bounce TV announced today that the new, 10-episode second season of the network’s popular Family Time series will be seen Tuesday nights at 10:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) beginning Oct. 14.

Bounce TV will encore the first season of Family Time on Tuesday nights from 10:00-11:00 p.m. (ET) with two-episodes back-to-back starting Sept. 23. The network will also air a Family Time Marathon of Season One on Sunday, Oct. 12 starting at 12:00 Noon ET. (more…)

09/24

Bryan Wilson ConferenceSinger/Preacher Bryan Andrew Wilson kicks off his second annual House of United Believers “Holy Unity” conference in Orangeburg, SC  (where he graduated from Claflin University) this Thursday, September 27th with the theme of “Governing A Global Glory.” Speakers include Evangelist Maxine Johnson (Miracle Faith Center, Paterson, NJ) and Mr. Wilson.  Guest psalmists include Chalk Hill, Marty & 2nd Chronicles and David Dupree & The Solid Rock Mass Choir. The nightly event takes place at New Life in Christ Church, 241 Broughton Street in Orangeburg, SC. Admission is free and the conference runs through Saturday, September 27th.
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09/24
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TravisGreene2NEW YORK – September 22, 2014 –Independent singer/songwriter Travis Greene has been touring the country creating quite the buzz among both gospel and contemporary Christian music fans. Recognizing the talent and potential of this culturally diverse artist, RCA Inspiration offered the young minister a spot on its coveted roster and Greene accepted.  Announced today, Travis Greene signs an exclusive recording agreement with RCA Inspiration.   Under this deal, RCAI will exclusively distribute and provide marketing and promotional services for future albums by Greene.

“I could not be more grateful and excited to join the team at RCA Inspiration,” said Travis Greene.  “I pray that God will use the songs on my heart to help transform lives around the world. These past few years have been quite a journey, and from it I’ve gained a new perspective on life. Get ready, this is just the beginning!” (more…)

09/19

TSOChicago, ILSeptember 18, 2014One of gospel’s most respected music labels, Tyscot Records, signs Chicago native T.S.O to their NEW Christian Hip-Hop Division, Tyscot LOUD. Tyscot is home to gospel greats like Deitrick Haddon, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy and Shirley Murdock.

“This is something that Tyscot Records has always wanted to do, and now the timing is right,” Tyscot LOUD Director and A&R, James Logan said. “Through 18-month contracts, we are able to partner with talent that we believe in, provide artist relations, give them a larger platform, and bring them together to collaborate on a mixtape, hosted by DJ Wade O.” (more…)

09/18

michelle_0416-resizeNASHVILLE, TN (September 17, 2014) – Grammy winning singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams has garnered another hit album with her fourth studio record, Journey To Freedom!  Making an impact on multiple charts, Journey To Freedom hits both Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums and Top Christian & Gospel Albums charts at #2, as well as making a Top Ten debut on Billboard’s Top Independent Albums chart at #7.  Journey To Freedom is also the #1 album on the CMTA’s Current Gospel Overall chart. (more…)

09/17

Music video by Valerie Woodard performing Mighty God.
(C) 2014 Whole Armor Recordings


Written by Valerie Woodard
Produced by Lee Tate
Video by Nick Jarvis

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