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Double Duty: Kirk Franklin Lands Second TV Show

Seven-time Grammy winner Kirk Franklin has landed a new gig. The 42-year-old songwriter/producer will join GSN’s “The American Bible Challenge” as musical co-host for the second season. The studio-based game show, in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of ...
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Michael Winans Jr: Singer Sentenced To Almost 14 Years In ...

A Michigan judge has sentenced Michael Winans, Jr., a member of gospel music’s famed Winans family to nearly 14 years in prison on Wednesday for an $8 million scam that targeted church members. Two of Winans Jr.’s victims spoke openly ...
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Kandi Burruss: “Real Housewives of Atlanta” Star Lands Hit Gospel ...

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss is catching some flack from Christian conservatives who are criticizing her decision to record a gospel song. The Grammy-winning singer/songwriter, who formerly sang in the R&B group Xscape, shared her desire to return ...
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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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“Sunday Best” Is Back: Season Six Audition Info

BET’s top-rated music competition series “Sunday Best” is returning for a sixth season this summer. The show will begin the audition process for the new season later this month. “Sunday Best” will audition contestants seeking to become gospel music stars ...
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Mary Mary: Guess Which Sister Is Going Solo?

Fans of We TV’s “Mary Mary” reality show have been wondering for some time if the gospel duo by the same name were headed towards a breakup. On the show, it appears that the sisters, Erica and Tina Campbell have hit ...
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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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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 ...
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Byron Cage: Gospel Star Launches Radio Show

Gospel superstar Byron Cage may be on his way to becoming the hardest working man in gospel industry. The six-time Stellar Award winner is now adding radio personality to his already busy schedule, signing on to host a weekly show ...
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Dontavies Boatwright: Funeral Arrangements For “Sunday Best” Finalist

Funeral arrangements have been made for “Sunday Best” finalist Dontavies Boatwright, who passed on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Jacksonville, Florida. AlwaysAList.com reported on Friday Nov. 9. that Boatwright had died from an apparent heart attack. READ: Dontavies Boatwright: “Sunday Best” ...