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Grammy winning singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams’ highly anticipated new album, Journey to Freedom, is already making a splash, with the new release topping iTunes Christian & Gos [...] Read More =>
NEW YORK, NY – September 9, 2014 – Oxygen Media is coming to the rescue of choirs across the country in the new music series “Fix My Choir,” premiering Wednesday, November 5 at 10 pm ET/PT. In [...] Read More =>
Gospel recording artist, Pastor Jason Nelson talks with radio personality, Chandra Wise about his latest release, Jesus Revealed. [...] Read More =>
DALLAS, TEXAS—Sept 2, 2014— Released today, FAST FORWARD the highly anticipated new album from The Walls Group locks the #1 spot on the iTunes Christian/Gospel chart. Executive produced by multi-p [...] Read More =>
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 21, 2014) – The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces multi-Dove Award winning powerhouses Bart Millard of MercyMe and Lecrae as co-hosts for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Aw [...] Read More =>
Song of the Year – Cat 1 “Fix My Eyes” – for KING & COUNTRY, (writers) Seth Mosley, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone (publishers) CentricSongs/2 Hour Songs/Warner Tamerlane/Kilns Music/Sh [...] Read More =>
Preachers of L.A. cast member, Pastor Jay Haizlip  talks briefly with Yes Lord Radio about  what to expect from season 2 of preachers of L.A. at the 2014 McDonald’s 365Black Awards in New Orle [...] Read More =>
Al “The Bishop” Hobbs is simply one of the most interesting personalities you’re likely to ever cross paths with in this industry. We are saddened that Hobbs passed at the age of 70 on [...] Read More =>
July 31, 2014 (Chicago, IL) — Grammy Award winner SMOKIE NORFUL begins a week of appearances and performances as part of a full-scale promotional tour for his new album FOREVER YOURS.  Norful, [...] Read More =>
Los Angeles, CA – July 30, 2014 – Kierra Sheard’s fifth studio album, GRACELAND, debuted at number one on Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart and number 33 on the Top 200 chart this week. “M [...] Read More =>
09/19

TSOChicago, ILSeptember 18, 2014One of gospel’s most respected music labels, Tyscot Records, signs Chicago native T.S.O to their NEW Christian Hip-Hop Division, Tyscot LOUD. Tyscot is home to gospel greats like Deitrick Haddon, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy and Shirley Murdock.

“This is something that Tyscot Records has always wanted to do, and now the timing is right,” Tyscot LOUD Director and A&R, James Logan said. “Through 18-month contracts, we are able to partner with talent that we believe in, provide artist relations, give them a larger platform, and bring them together to collaborate on a mixtape, hosted by DJ Wade O.” (more…)

09/18

michelle_0416-resizeNASHVILLE, TN (September 17, 2014) – Grammy winning singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams has garnered another hit album with her fourth studio record, Journey To Freedom!  Making an impact on multiple charts, Journey To Freedom hits both Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums and Top Christian & Gospel Albums charts at #2, as well as making a Top Ten debut on Billboard’s Top Independent Albums chart at #7.  Journey To Freedom is also the #1 album on the CMTA’s Current Gospel Overall chart. (more…)

09/17

Music video by Valerie Woodard performing Mighty God.
(C) 2014 Whole Armor Recordings


Written by Valerie Woodard
Produced by Lee Tate
Video by Nick Jarvis

09/11

Michelle_Williams-Journey To Freedom album coverGrammy winning singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams’ highly anticipated new album, Journey to Freedom, is already making a splash, with the new release topping iTunes Christian & Gospel Album Chart at #1! Out in stores everywhere Tuesday September 9th, the inspirational Journey to Freedom marks her fourth studio album, with Williams in the midst of a cross-country slate of appearances, including upcoming appearances in New York, Atlanta and more. (more…)

09/11

JJHairstonThe dynamic gospel music ensemble known as J.J. Hairston  & Youthful Praise has leaped onto Billboard Magazine’s Top 30 Gospel Airplay chart with a powerful and inspiring new song of joy entitled “Bless Me.” The rousing musical conversation with God lands at #28 with a bullet and features a vocal assist from platinum-selling recording artist Donnie McClurkin of “Stand” and “We Fall Down” fame. The digital track is currently available for download at the iTunes Store and it anchors the Soul Train Award nominated group’s forthcoming live album “I See Victory” (Light Records) that releases everywhere October 28, 2014. A few weeks later, the choir performs “Bless Me” on BET’s “Bobby Jones Gospel” cable TV program on November 23, 2014 @ 9 AM EST. (more…)

09/11

brooklyn tabernacleThe iconic Grammy Award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is recording a live album and the general public is invited to attend the event. The choir’s founder Carol Cymbala and her in-house musical team has crafted over a dozen inspiring new songs that return the gold-selling ensemble to its musical roots on what will be its 28th musical release. “This is taking us back to the concept of our first album Giving Him Thanks back in 1981,” says Brooklyn Tabernacle Music & Conference Administrator Kevin K. Lewis. “This is totally live with no studio tracking.  Our recent recordings have included studio tracking that didn’t give us freedom we felt we needed. Carol wanted to go back to what defined our sound in the beginning because Brooklyn Tabernacle is best when it’s completely live and spontaneous.” (more…)

09/10

NEW YORK, NY – September 9, 2014 Oxygen Media is coming to the rescue of choirs across the country in the new music series “Fix My Choir,” premiering Wednesday, November 5 at 10 pm ET/PT. In this bold and uplifting series, struggling choirs get some much-needed mentoring from gospel superstar Deitrick Haddon (“Preachers of L.A.”) and Grammy Award-winning recording artist Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child fame. “Fix My Choir” is part of Oxygen’s rebrand, which launches on Tuesday, October 7th across all platforms, showcasing the network’s new logo and tagline, very real, targeting young, modern women. (more…)

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