LAS VEGAS, NV (March 29, 2015) – Dubbed the greatest night in Gospel music, the 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas turned “Sin City” into “Salvation City.” Celebrating 30 years, the Stellar Awards was co-hosted with comedic flare by David Mann (“Mann & Wife), Tamela Mann (“Sparkle”) and Ricky Smiley (“Dish Nation”) during the 2-hour taped telecast premiering Easter Sunday, April 5 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on TV One. The Stellar Awards recognizes the year’s best performances in the genre, honors Gospel music icons and acknowledges the accomplishments of individuals instrumental in advocating for the industry. (more…)
March 4, 2014 (Nashville, TN) — Motown Gospel announces the signing of exciting and refreshing singer Janice Gaines. Gaines, an emerging star, is the label’s newest game-changer who is poised to bring in the next generation of urban contemporary Gospel music.
Gaines will simultaneously release two debut singles– “The Break-Up Song” (featuring Eric Dawkins) and “Wait On You”– on April 7, 2015 to all digital platforms. The first, beat-driven and up-tempo, “The Break-Up Song” offers ingenious, yet profound lyrics coupled with smooth vocals. She’s joined by Eric Dawkins whose vocals are simply the archetype. “Wait On You,” is a soulful pop ballad that is beautifully crafted and Gaines’ soprano truly soars. (more…)
ATLANTA, GA (February 26, 2015) – Steve Harvey, EMMY winning talk show and Family Feud host and star of the Steve Harvey Morning Show, is excited to announce the 13th Annual Neighborhood Awards and Neighborhood Awards Weekend! The Ford Neighborhood Awards hosted by Steve Harvey and four-day signature experience filled with star entertainment, the college expo, film and TV screenings, and more, are returning to Atlanta, GA for a second year, August 6-9, 2015. Tickets for all of the weekend events go on-sale Friday, February 27th at 10 am EST.
The 2015 Neighborhood Awards Weekend features over 15 events and activities with the return of the Ford Neighborhood Awards and Ford Celebrity Blue Carpet to Philips Arena on Saturday, August 8th, and the State Farm Neighborhood Awards Expo to the Georgia World Congress Center, August 7-9th. Radio Row will feature 30 radio stations from across the country broadcasting live from the expo floor, along with Celebrity Row and 2 shopping zones featuring over 100 vendors. (more…)
Veteran Gospel music superstar Dorinda Clark-Cole proves that she still has a winning formula as her fifth solo album LIVING IT debuts in the #2 spot on Billboard’s Gospel Album Sales chart. The debut comes on the heels of a national promotional tour and national television exposure that is making Dorinda Clark-Cole a household name.
“This is a huge honor and I am overjoyed,” says Cole. “After being in this business for as long as I have, it is an incredible feeling to know that people still want to hear my music. This album is my life’s testimony and I am thankful for every person who purchased it and every heart it has touched.” (more…)
New York, NY – February 10, 2015 – Award-winning gospel superstar, author, and pastor Marvin Sapp, releases his new single “Yes You Can,” available for download beginning today, Tuesday February 10, 2015. The lead single is from Sapp’s forthcoming album YOU SHALL LIVE, on RCA Inspiration.
Featuring production from Aaron Lindsey, the powerful single has already inspired countless fans in eager anticipation of Sapp’s upcoming 10th solo album. With an up-tempo beat and contemporary grooves, “Yes You Can” empowers listeners to find strength in God to triumph over every trial and test. The stirring lyrics and Sapp’s voice provide encouraging affirmation to power listeners’ faith. “Yes You Can” marks another soon-to-be classic from the chart-topping Michigan native, following on the release of his last album, the #1 gospel hit I WIN.
New York, NY (February 12, 2015) – Just in time for Mardi Gras, New Orleans based rapper Dee-1 is set to release his new EP, 3’S UP on Tuesday, February 17. 3’S UP, the six-track offering, marks the first major label release for the former school teacher and positive lyricist. “Be Real.” “Be Righteous.” “Be Relevant.”—are the three key tenets behind Dee-1’s 3’S Up EP title. Featuring stand out singles “Against Us” and “I’m Not Perfect”, 3’S UP will be available everywhere digital music is sold. (more…)
It’s music straight from her heart to yours! New Inspirational Soul artist, Audrey Cher has a heart for God and His people. With a distinctive voice that has been developed since the age of 3, this Detroit born singer, is ready to share her music and heart with the world.
Audrey Cher is a singer, songwriter and artist whose musical gifts began to flourish while singing in church and later on, local and national stages. This phenomenal singer and songwriter has already touched the heart of music lovers with her voice and music. (more…)