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HOT HEADLINES: Aisha Tyler, Kanye West, Eve & Fred Hammond

Comedienne Aisha Tyler is headed for divorce. Jeff Tietjens, the husband of “The Talk” co-hosts, has filed for divorce from his wife citing “irreconcilable differences.” The couple met in college while teenagers and has been married for 22 years. Tietjens ...
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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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Fab Five: New Gospel Super Group Formed

Four Gospel artists and an R&B veteran have formed a new all-star group called Five (V) Men. The quintet includes R&B star Christopher Williams and Gospel singers Melvin and Doug Williams of The Williams Brothers, Shawn McLemore and Wess Morgan. ...
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Indie All-Star: Eric Roberson Readies New CD “The Box”

Singer/songwriter Eric Roberson is readying her latest music release, “The Box.” A Grammy-nominated independent artist who has organically established a huge fan base, “The Box” is Roberson’s 10th release. Set to bow on Aug. 12, “The Box” pays homage to ...
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Free At Last: Le’Andria Johnson & Brian Courtney Wilson Released ...

It’s been a long time coming and AlwaysAList.com has reported several stories about their challenged relationship with Mathew Knowles’, but gospel singers Le’Andria Johnson and Brian Courtney Wilson have both been released from their contracts with the troubled label Music ...
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Encore: Kirk Franklin Gearing Up For God’s Property Reunion

2014 started off with a huge announcement from gospel superstar Kirk Franklin. The award-winning entertainer took to Facebook on New Year’s Day and wrote: “FAMILY I think it’s time to get the band back together…! GP ARE YOU WITH ME?!?! ...
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Stellar Awards: Sherri Shepherd & Rickey Smiley To Host

Comedians Sherri Shepherd and Rickey Smiley have been tapped to host the 2014 Stellar Gospel Music Awards, AlwaysAList.com has learned exclusively. This will be the first time that the “The View” co-host Shepherd and nationally syndicated radio host Smiley have ...
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MegaFest: Hollywood & Faith Converge At Bishop T.D. Jakes Conference

For the first time, AlwaysAList.com attended Bishop T.D. Jakes’ MegaFest conference, which was held in Dallas, Texas this year. Called a “celebration of relationships,” more than 50,000 people from over 40 countries were expected to attend; however estimates after the ...
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United: Fred Hammond, Dave Hollister, Brian Courtney Wilson & Eric ...

Gospel veteran Fred Hammond has formed a new group. The Detroit-bred singer/songwriter/musician/producer, who was thrust on the music scene in the ’80’s in the iconic gospel group, Commissioned, has created a new quartet with four singers from various genres. Hammond’s ...
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Dontavies Boatwright: “Sunday Best” Finalist Dead

The gospel community is saddened by the death of “Sunday Best” season two finalist Dontavies Boatwright. The 34-year-old baritone died in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida. The official cause of death has not yet been released, but it is believed ...