Marvin Sapp is back with new music. The new song, “Yes You Can”, is produced by Aaron Lindsey and will be featured on Sapp’s upcoming album. There is no release date for the effort yet.
Stellar Award-winning Singer, Songwriter, Producer and Choir Director Myron Butler is back with a brand new radio single! The new track, “On Purpose” features Tamela Mann and Bishop T.D. Jakes! “On Purpose” will be on Myron’s upcoming, yet-to-be titled album, look for a summer relase date.
“3’s Up”, the new EP from hip-hop artist Dee-1, is available for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon now. “3’s Up” is the first major-label release from the New Orleans born and raised rapper. The album, which features the singles “Against Us” and “I’m Not Perfect” will be available everywhere on February 17, 2015.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Kirk Franklin celebrated 19 years of marriage to his lovely wife, Tammy. The pair met at a pool party when Kirk was 18, and to him it was love at first sight. He asked her to marry him and the two have been together ever since.Franklin confesses that without Tammy, the man, music and ministry we all know as Kirk Franklin, would not exist today.
Ebony, Karima, and Heather, best known as the Grammy-nominated and Dove Award winning sister trio Virtue, will release TESTIMONY: RELOADED (Mixed Bag) on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. The effort is now available for pre-order via iTunes. After a 3-year hiatus the ladies are back.
Marking the network’s first season premiere on a Friday, Oxygen Media’s “Preachers of Detroit” will debut on February 20 at 8pm ET/PT. The series focuses on seven men and women of the cloth who share their lives, transformations and triumphs in and out of the pulpit. Leading up to the series debut, Oxygen will air two hour-long specials featuring Minister Deitrick Haddon from “Preachers of L.A.” as he returns to his hometown of Detroit to reunite with his family and help the community. In addition, fans can access even more exclusive content on Video On Demand including bonus footage and interviews with the cast beginning on February 12
Central City Productions announced that David Mann, Tamela Mann and Rickey Smiley, will co-host the 30th Annual Stellar Awards. The Stellar Awards will be held at its new location, the Las Vegas Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 28, 2015. The Awards and Pre-show will both be held in the Orleans Showroom. The show will air in broadcast syndication on 150 stations in over 125 markets from April 12 through May 3, 2015 and on the TV One network on Easter Sunday, April 5.The nominees in 27 categories were unveiled, Erica Campbell and Ricky Dillard and New G with the most nominations, ten nominations each. Other artists to receive multiple nominations, The Walls Group with eight nominations and Deitrick Haddon earns seven nominations for his project Deitrick Haddon’s LXW. Smokie Norful and Michelle Williams had four nominations each.The Stellar Gospel Awards features live performances by The Walls Group, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Mali Music, Deitrick Haddon’s LXW, and Beverly Crawford among others
Multi Grammy®, Stellar and Dove Award winner Israel Houghton teams up, for the first time, with Yolanda Adams on his new single, “How Awesome Is Our God”. A powerful declaration rejoicing in God’s love, “How Awesome Is Our God” is the second single from Israel & New Breed’s upcoming new album ” Covered: Alive in Asia”, slated to drop March 2015.
Unity Media Limited, the producers of the Allstate Gospel Superfest, announced today that it will return to Chicago for its 16th Annual Allstate Gospel Superfest television extravaganza. It goes down at Chicago’s House of Hope Arena that features Dorinda Clark-Cole, J. Moss, The Rance Allen Group, Vanessa Bell Armstrong and many others. Over thirty national acts are slated to take the stage during event that will be recorded for national syndication. The event will be hosted by Wendy Raquel Robinson of the hit BET series “The Game.” The Allstate Gospel Superfest “Live In Chicago” will take place Saturday, March 21, 2015.
57th Grammy Awards is vastly approaching and the nominees were recently announced. Check out the list below of the nominees. The ceremony will go down on February 8, 2015 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. CBS will broadcast the show live.
BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE/SONG
HELP-Erica Campbell featuring Lecrae
SUNDAY A.M. [LIVE]-Karen Clark Sheard
I BELIEVE-Mali Music
NO GREATER LOVE-Smokie Norful
LOVE ON THE RADIO-The Walls Group
BEST GOSPEL ALBUM:
AMAZING [LIVE]-Ricky Dillard & New G
WITHHOLDING NOTHING [LIVE]-William McDowell
FOREVER YOURS-Smokie Norful
VINTAGE WORSHIP-Anita Wilson
TOP SINGLES FOR THE WEEK:
1. Tasha Cobbs…For Your Glory
2. Casey J..Fill Me Up
3. Bishop Hezekiah Walker & LFC…Every Praise
4. Ricky Dillard & New “G”..Amazing
5. Jason Nelson…I Am