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Theater

BeBe Winans: Celebrity Friends Come See Musical About His Life

BeBe Winans has premiered his debut musical, “Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story” at Alliance Theatre in Atlanta. The production, which BeBe is producing alongside “Motown The Musical” director Charles Randolph-Wright, is a “hilarious and heart-warming journey toward self-discovery.” ...
Theater

Born Again: “The Color Purple” On Broadway Is Nostalgically New

“The Color Purple” is back on Broadway and this revival is a refashioned, minimalized interpretation of its predecessor. Starring British import Cynthia Erivo (Celie), Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson (Shug Avery), “Orange is the New Black” star Danielle Brooks (Sofia), Isaiah Johnson (Mister), Kyle Scatliffe ...
Gospel

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 ...
GospelMusic

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 ...
News

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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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 ...
ExclusiveGospel

Trinity Dawson: Finds Purpose In Music After Injury Intercepted His ...

Trinity Dawson was an NFL hopeful whose career in sports took a turn for the worst after an injury sidelined him. While playing football for the Division 1 school University of Toledo, Dawson’s on-field athleticism landed him third in the ...
GospelTheater

Tasha Page Lockhart: “Sunday Best” Winner Joining Tyler Perry On ...

Fresh off the heals of performing on BET’s “Celebration of Gospel” with Pastor Charles Jenkins and Heavenly Joy on the song “War,” Tasha Page Lockhart is headed on the road with Tyler Perry. The season six winner of BET’s “Sunday ...
GospelNews

Dottie Peoples: Gospel Great’s Mother Dies

The “Songbird of the South” Dottie Peoples is coping with the loss of her mother, Althea Milton. Milton died on Jan. 21 at the age of 85 after battling a brief undisclosed illness. The mother of eight children, she leaves ...
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Regina Belle: Talks Going Gray, George Duke, Jidenna & 1st ...

Celebrated songstress Regina Belle is back with a new album, “The Day Life Began” (Shanachie Entertainment). After a 15-year hiatus from recording R&B music, the Grammy-winning vocalist felt inspired to make an album that expanded on her core sound with ...