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FredHammond_IWILLTRUST_AlbumCover_FINALNEW YORK—November 10, 2014—Multiple Stellar, Dove, and Grammy® Award-winning gospel superstar Fred Hammond is releasing his highly-anticipated new album I WILL TRUST, on Monday, November 17, 2014. Hammond, who underwent an excruciating double knee surgery in January, pours his soul into this project and delivers his most intimate album to date.  Featuring a strong mix of anointed ballads and foot-stomping praise, the 12-track offering is Hammond’s personal and powerful declaration of faith and victory. I WILL TRUST is available now for pre-order on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play.  Upon pre-order, fans will receive instant access to three stand-out tracks:  “I Will Trust,” “Festival of Praise,”and “It’s Only the Comforter.”   Continue reading


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brooklyn tabernacleThe iconic Grammy Award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is recording a live album and the general public is invited to attend the event. The choir’s founder Carol Cymbala and her in-house musical team has crafted over a dozen inspiring new songs that return the gold-selling ensemble to its musical roots on what will be its 28th musical release. “This is taking us back to the concept of our first album Giving Him Thanks back in 1981,” says Brooklyn Tabernacle Music & Conference Administrator Kevin K. Lewis. “This is totally live with no studio tracking.  Our recent recordings have included studio tracking that didn’t give us freedom we felt we needed. Carol wanted to go back to what defined our sound in the beginning because Brooklyn Tabernacle is best when it’s completely live and spontaneous.” Continue reading

NEW Music from Deric Lewis & The Church Choir

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the church choirJuly 8, 2014-Deric Lewis & The Church Choir release their new single, I Believe with EPM Music Group. Deric Lewis & The Church Choir is a professional recording choir birthed from the Music Ministry of Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Austin, Texas. Enjoying a rich history in ministry, “The Mount” was founded in 1899 and currently, under the leadership of Pastor A.W. Anthony Mays; it has grown to become one of the largest, premier churches in the Central Texas area. The Music and Arts ministry includes the over 100-voice choir, “The Church Choir”, which has garnered a rapidly increasing fan base with their signature sound that has reaffirmed, revitalized, and reenergized church choir music. Under the direction of Deric J. Lewis, The Church Choir recently completed their first, live recording project, “Deric Lewis & The Church Choir- LIVE” produced by industry leader Mike Bereal, George Powell, and Deric Lewis. The CD/DVD features guest national recording artists Zacardi Cortez, Nakitta Clegg Foxx, and Kathy Taylor; and it captures the unique, diverse, and biblically based perfected sound of worship in song that is indicative of a worship experience at The Mount. Continue reading


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Press Photo - June 2014June 9,  2014  – Zie’l  comes out of the gate stronger than ever with their new single”State of Emergency,” which has already been a top “new and noteworthy” mover on iTunes. Written by the trio’s own Keyondra Lockett, “State of Emergency” is the first Gospel single to be released by Dream Records – which has recently launched a Gospel division with Zie’l as one of its key signings.

Produced by ASCAP Award winning, Grammy nominated Drathoven (Tyrese, Yolanda Adams, Shei Atkins, Zacardi Cortez, Jacob Lattimore), “State of Emergency” captures listeners with a track that perfectly blends a traditional church and urban contemporary sound with spine-tingling vocals that amplify the song’s message of crying out to the Lord about your personal state of emergency, whatever it may be. Continue reading

Nashville Super Choir’s Own Kyla Jade Releases New Single

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KylaJade1-659x465Kyla Jade may be best known as one of the standout voices of The Nashville Super Choir, bringing powerful praise into living rooms around the country on BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel, but she is establishing herself as a formidable singer in her own right.

This year alone, Kyla has led morning praise & worship on the Tom Joyner One Love Cruise; appeared in the 2014 production of “Perilous Times” at Music Hall in Dowtown Detroit, MI; and is featured on Bobby Jones’ current CD REJOICE WITH ME where her vocals are being praised as “vibrant and stellar.” Now, Kyla Jade is set to release her first single – a stirring rendition of the classic “Hello Sunshine.” The single will be released May 23 and will be available for purchase on for a limited time. Continue reading


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james-356-2NASHVILLE, TN (February 24, 2014) – Get lifted live with the rousing sound and spirit from award-winning Gospel star, songwriter, producer and nationally-syndicated radio host James Fortune, & FIYA, as they embark on a multi-city promo tour in support of the highly-anticipated live album Live Through It.  In stores Tuesday February 25th, Live Through It is now available early today, February 24th on iTunes (  Giving fans another early listening experience of the whole two-disc album, on February 24th James Fortune will also host a Live Through It Listening Party on “The James Fortune Show,” on-air from 6 – 10 pm CST.  Continue reading

Legendary Dorothy Norwood Releases New Music

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Dorthy NorwoodAlpharetta, GA-Affectionately known as “The World’s Greatest Storyteller” Dorothy Norwood’s soulful vocals and uplifting delivery has made her a trailblazing pioneer and living legend of modern Gospel Music.

Norwood continues to share her conviction through music with the release of her new single “When the Church Begins to Pray” featuring Dorothy Norwood and Melvin Williams,which is slated to be released on February 18, 2014. This labor of love is Norwood at her best and is a testament to her faith. Continue reading