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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 ...
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Donald Lawrence: The Choir Is The Training Ground For Solo ...

Singer, songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence has hosted Verizon’s “How Sweet the Sound” for fives years. The Gospel choir competition, which expanded from just church choirs to community and college choirs this year, is gearing up for its big finale ...
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The Envelope Please: Stellar Gospel Awards Announce Hosts & Nominees

Gospel music will be celebrated when the 28th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards are held on Jan. 19, 2013 at the Grand Ole Opry House Theater in Nashville, Tenn. This year the show will be hosted by the genre’s top ...
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Tour Talk: Mary Mary Hitting The Road

Grammy-winning Gospel duo and reality show stars Mary Mary are kicking off a fall tour starting Oct. 25 in Jacksonville, Fla. The sisters, Erica and Tina Campbell, will be joined on their “Go Get It” tour in all cities by ...
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Destiny Duet: Sean Paul Wants To Collab With Michelle Williams

Dancehall singer Sean Paul was featured on Beyonce’s hit, “Baby Boy,” and recently duet with Kelly Rowland on a track called, “How Deep Is Your Love.” Now the Kingston, Jamaica-bred talent says he wants to complete his Destiny’s Child features ...
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It’s A Boy: “Sunday Best” Crowns First Male Winner

Joshua Rogers was crowned the first male winner of season five of BET’s “Sunday Best” this past weekend. “I’m just so happy,” Rogers told AlwaysAList.com, when he phoned from the finale party on Sunday. “I’m so thankful! I don’t even ...
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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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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 ...