Tag: Bobby Jones Gospel

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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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Continuing The Legacy: Should BET Find A New Host For ...

BET confirmed last week during their upfront presentation for advertisers and media guests the speculation that the 35th season of their long-running “Bobby Jones Gospel” will be its final season. The farewell season ends Dr. Bobby Jones’ reign as the ...
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End Of The Road: “Bobby Jones Gospel” Coming To An ...

After 35 seasons, BET has decided to end their long-running series “Bobby Jones Gospel.” “Bobby Jones Gospel” is hosted by Grammy-winning recording artist Dr. Bobby Jones, who launched the show in 1980 and used to produce the series himself before ...
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Stellar Awards: 2015 Nominees & New Hosts Announced

Central City Productions announced the nominees for the 2015 Stellar Gospel Awards and the hosts for this year’s ceremony, which will take place at its new location, the Las Vegas Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 28, 2015. eOne Entertainment’s Erica ...
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Off Air: BET Cancels “106 & Park”

It’s the end of an era for BET’s “106 & Park.” After a 14-year run, BET has canceled the music video countdown and interview show. The final TV broadcast on Dec. 19. The ratings-plagued “106 & Park” had been rumored ...
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Viva Las Vegas: Stellar Gospel Awards Finds A New Home

The Stellar Gospel Music Awards is planning to move again. AlwaysAList.com has learned exclusively that the annual awards show that salutes the best in Black gospel music is headed to Las Vegas for its 30th anniversary. The Stellar Awards will ...
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Kyla Jade: Stepping Into Her Own Spotlight

Sunday after Sunday, Nashville-based vocalist Kyla Jade has been a star attraction on BET’s “Bobby Jones Gospel” as part of Dr. Bobby Jones’ Nashville Super Choir. Now, Jade is branching out with her first solo endeavor, led by a remake ...
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Inez Andrews: Gospel Pioneer Dead at 83

Veteran gospel singer Inez Andrews has died at age 83. Andrews was a member of the pioneering gospel group The Caravans, where she sang alongside the late Albertina Walker, Dorothy Norwood, Shirley Caesar, Cassietta George, Delores Washington, Josephine Howard, the ...
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Dr. Bobby Jones: Recognizing Those Who Have Made An Impact

This week, gospel music icon Dr. Bobby Jones¬†completed two weeks of taping new episodes of “Bobby Jones Gospel” at the BET Studios in Washington, DC. To culminate his successful 32nd season on Black Entertainment Television, the network partnered with the ...