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Daryl Coley: Gospel Great Dead At 60

The entertainment industry mourns the death of Grammy-nominated Gospel great, Daryl Coley. The 60-year-old vocal wonder was an innovator in Gospel Music, known for his intricate vocal riffs and jazz-like arrangements. Known as “a singer’s singer,” Coley had been off ...
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Maysa Leak: Talks Giving Fans Their Money’s Worth

Grammy nominee Maysa Leak is a soulful jazz chanteuse doing music on her own terms. This former lead singer for the UK acid jazz band Incognito and background vocalist for Stevie Wonder has released 12 solo albums.  Her latest offering, ...
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Honoring Icons: BMI Saluting Richard Smallwood & Daryl Coley

BMI’s Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon will take place on January 17, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn. The celebration of gospel music icons put on by the U.S. music rights organization will recognize gospel veterans Richard Smallwood and Daryl Coley ...
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Celebration CD: BMI Releases Exclusive Award Show Album

BMI’s Trailblazers Awards is hottest ticket to land during the Stellar Awards weekend and often likened to Clive Davis’ infamous pre-Grammy dinner. Held the day before the Stellar Awards, invite-only affair honors typically two gospel luminaries and attracts gospel music’s top ...
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Donald Lawrence: One Magical Night Creates Two Volumes Of Music

In June, Grammy Award winning Gospel superstar Donald Lawrence culminated 20 years in the recording industry with live concert and DVD taping in Chicago that flowed like a master’s class in music. Held at his church, Living Word Christian Center, ...
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CeCe Winans & Donnie McClurkin: Gospel Stars To Host BMI’s ...

BMI’s Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon in Nashville, Tenn. is shaping up rather nicely. This year, the U.S. music rights organization will recognize gospel luminaries Edwin Hawkins, Lady Tramaine Hawkins and Kurt Carr for its 14th annual celebration during ...