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In His Safety: Gospel Singer Lecresia Campbell Has Died

Back in the 1990’s, I was a teenager in high school with aspirations of working in the entertainment industry. At that time, I was cutting my teeth in gospel music and volunteering for a Washington, DC area production company called ...
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Lecresia Campbell: Gospel Star’s “Miracle” Recovery After Stroke

Gospel powerhouse Lecresia Campbell is recuperating at a rehabilitation hospital after surviving a stroke. Best known for hits like “Perfect Praise (How Excellent),” “Even Me,” and “Safety,” Campbell suffered her stroke in early August and her initial prognosis from doctors ...
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Back In Stride: Yolanda Adams’ Morning Show Returning To Radio

After a brief hiatus following Radio One ending its nine-year run, “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show” is returning to radio this October. Yolanda Adams’ show will air on Houston’s Amazing 102.5 FM with hopes of returning to national syndication in ...
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First 15: JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise Record To Culminate ...

Stellar Award winning Gospel star J.J. Hairston and his choir Youthful Praise recently culminated 15-years in gospel music with a live recording at City of Praise Ministries in Hyattsville, Maryland. Thousands were in attendance at the mid-week concert that featured ...
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Sonically Superior: Maestro Damien Sneed Marvels In Marrying Music Genres

He’s church-reared and classically-trained; young maestro Damien Sneed gets to marry the best of both worlds on “The Abyssinian Mass,” a musical opus recorded with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra that features Sneed alongside his mentor Wynton Marsalis and ...
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Miss Independent: Kierra Sheard Readying Solo Tour, Girl Band & ...

Grammy-nominated music artist Kierra Sheard is preparing hit the road this summer with her first solo tour and a new all-girl band. Kierra is currently scouting female band members for her “Kierra” tour through online auditions; in addition to finding ...
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Joshua Rogers: “Sunday Best” Winner Finally Free From Mathew Knowles

One of the last remaining Gospel artists signed to Beyoncé’s father, former music mogul Mathew Knowles is finally free from his contract with the floundering Music World record label. Joshua Rogers, season five winner of BET’s competition series “Sunday Best,” ...
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He’s Able: Kirk Franklin Captures “20 Years In One Night” ...

Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin is selling out shows all over the country on his “20 Years in One Night” Tour. The concert celebrates Franklin’s illustrious two-decade career in the music business and showcases new music from his latest release, “Losing ...
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Blessed & Highly Favored: The Clark Sisters To Be Honored ...

The Clark Sisters will be saluted during the 22nd annual Essence Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, July 3. Twinkie Clark, Karen Clark-Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole and Jackie Clark Chisholm will be honored during Essence’s All-Star Gospel Tribute on the Empowerment ...
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Morning Glory: Gospel’s Elite Attend ASCAP & Motown Gospel’s Breakfast ...

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) along with Motown Gospel recognized some of the Gospel industry’s music artists and songwriters during the Stellar Awards weekend in Las Vegas this past weekend. As part of their 7th annual ...