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Gospel

James Hall: Gospel Great Declares “Choir Music Will Never Die!”

James Hall is an innovative choir master, songwriter and arranger who is known for fusing contemporary choral sounds with intricate elements of jazz, big band and classical music. “Now I’ve become a musical term,” Hall laughed. “I hear people say, “oh ...
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Inside Look: Marvin Sapp Shoots Reality Series

Gospel superstar Marvin Sapp is shopping a new reality series featuring his family. The show, “Marvin Sapp: Single Dad” was shot by Open River Pictures and offers viewers an intimate look inside the Grammy-winning gospel singer/preacher’s life after the death ...
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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 ...
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Heather Headley: Gearing Up For New CD & Return To ...

Grammy award winner Heather Headley will release her new CD, “Only One In The World,” on Sept. 25. “In addition to the well-known songs I recorded, the CD also features a few new songs, which I’m excited to share,” said ...
Gospel

It’s a Boy: Mary Mary’s Tina Campbell Welcomes New Son

Mary Mary singer Tina Campbell and her husband, singer/musician Teddy Campbell are the proud parents of a new baby boy. The newest addition to the family, Santana Campbell was born on Saturday Aug. 4, 2012 at 9:16 a.m. The baby ...
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Pure Parody: Darlene McCoy Spoofs Tamela Mann’s “Take Me To ...

Is singer and radio personality Darlene McCoy the “Weird Al” Yankovic of gospel music? If her parody of Tamela Mann’s hit single, “Take Me To The King” is the answer to that question, then it’s a resounding: “Yes!” McCoy, host ...
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PREMIERE: James Fortune Unveils “Hold On” Music Video With Monica ...

Stellar Award-winning gospel star James Fortune and his group, F.I.Y.A. have premiered the new music video for their latest single “Hold On,” which features R&B singer Monica and gospel great Fred Hammond. “Hold On” is from Fortune’s CD, “Identity,” and ...
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Exclusive: Sneak Peak of VaShawn Mitchell’s “Created4This” CD

Six-time Stellar Award winner VaShawn Mitchell is gearing up for the follow-up to his 2010 groundbreaking release, “Triumphant,” which featured the chart-topping gospel anthem “Nobody Greater.” His new 11-track CD called “Created4This,” his second release on EMI Gospel, features collaborations ...
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Kim Burrell: Doing The Work Whitney Houston Wanted Her To

Gospel dynamo Kim Burrell has being going non-stop since the death of her dear friend Whitney Houston this past February. Already in high demand after releasing her critically acclaimed “The Love Album” in 2011, Burrell’s visibility heightened once mainstream media ...
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Celebrating Your Story: Verizon Wireless Empowering With Power

Verizon Wireless hosted a brunch at New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival atfamed restaurant Dooky Chase to introduce their newest initiative, “Celebrating Your Story: Powering Your Network” campaign to media guests and tastemakers. Launched earlier this year, the program ...