New York, NY – October 14, 2014 – New Orleans based rapper, Dee-1 continues his mission to elevate the rap game with the release of his new single, “Against Us” available today on all digital music providers. “Against Us” is the powerful first single from Dee-1’s forthcoming EP, 3’S UP, scheduled for release at the top of the year. In addition to releasing new music, Dee-1 scored a spot on this year’s BET Hip Hop Award’s Cypher. Tune into the BET Hip Hop Awards, premiering Tuesday, October 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT to see Dee-1 along with rappers Troy Ave, Detroit Che, Logic and Lil Mama deliver one of the best Cyphers of the evening. (more…)
The newly established independent label, A&P Records (Aquila & Priscilla), home to Louisiana based family group, The Showers, has signed an exclusive national distribution partnership with Habakkuk Music/INgrooves Fontana. Marketing and publicity efforts powered by The J. Hardy Agency, LLC.” (more…)
NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 10, 2014 – This Veterans Day A&E Network presents a new docuseries following war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, as they are paired with shelter dogs trained to help them adjust to life after combat. “Dogs of War” premieres Tuesday, November 11 at 10PM ET/PT and then moves to Sundays at 10PM ET/PT beginning on November 16.
The 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards took place on Tuesday, October 7th, in Nashville, Tennessee honoring today’s best and brightest Contemporary Christian Music artists. Top-rated, Jackson (MS) based Gospel internet station, Yes Lord Radio (YLR), was on hand to cover all of the festivities, as both a media guest and official sponsor for what the industry has dubbed as the “biggest night in Christian music.”
Erica Campbell talks about the 45th Dove Awards, her current music project, and season 4 of the popular reality show – “Mary Mary” with Ronnie B of Yes Lord Radio. Campbell also drops a plug for her new line of nail polish!
Recording artist, DeWayne Woods talks with radio host Chandra Wise about his new single, upcoming full length album, and growing trends the Gospel Industry.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 7, 2014) – Tonight, the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards were handed out in 42 categories, as well as 4 special awards, with Hillsong UNITED taking home 5 honors, including the coveted “Artist of the Year” and “Song of the Year” trophies. Switchfoot and Skillet joined Hillsong UNITED as multiple winners of the evening. Co-hosted by Lecrae and MercyMe’s Bart Milliard, the awards drew a record attendance at the Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University. The entire show will be broadcast exclusively on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 12.
List of televised award winners:
Song of the Year: “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” – Hillsong UNITED
Artist of the Year: Hillsong UNITED
New Artist of the Year: Ellie Holcomb
Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year: “Revival” – Karen Peck & New River
Contemporary Gospel/Urban Recorded Song of the Year: “Every Praise” – Hezekiah Walker
Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year: Never Land – Andy Mineo
Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: Overcomer – Mandisa
Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year: “A Little More Jesus” – Erica Campbell
Praise and Worship Album of the Year: Majestic – Kari Jobe
Inspirational Film: God’s Not Dead