The Belle

The dynamic 24-year old vocalist and rising gospel star, Ruth La’Ontra, is invading  radio airwaves with her triumphant new Top 40 radio single, “Kingdom.” The song of “light” was the most added song to gospel radio playlists last week with an astounding eleven instant adds from stations as far north as Buffalo, New York and as far south as Jackson, Mississippi. “I […]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 11, 2017) – GMA Foundation’s annual GMA Honors celebration was held on Tuesday, May 9 at Lipscomb University. Steve Green, Yolanda Adams, Gold City Quartet and Michael Blanton and Dan Harrell were inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame. The event also honored individuals and organizations that are impacting our culture both past […]

Nashville, TN (May 15, 2017) – RCA Inspiration congratulates chart-topping superstar Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA), who collects a BET Award nomination for the upcoming 2017 BET Awards.  The twelve-time GRAMMY® Award-winning trailblazer is nominated in the category of Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award, for his hit song “My World Needs You” (feat. Sarah […]

TBR (Ridgewood, NJ) May 10 — It’s been a minute since we have heard from Angelo & Veronica Petrucci, but that’s about to change.  We caught up with the 3 time Dove Award winning husband and wife duo at the recent premiere of Joshua Coates “But Devil Us From Evil.”  In the movie, Veronica plays […]

In recognition of multi-octave vocalist Earnest Pugh’s notable successes and inspiring career in gospel music, the city of Houston and the Honorable Mayor Sylvester Turner, will commemorate Pugh’s eleventh Billboard Top 20 radio single, “I Need You to Breathe,” with a special ceremony. No other Houstonian recording artist has earned as many Billboard Gospel Airplay […]

New York, NY (May 5, 2017) – Today, GRAMMY® winning legend Patti LaBelle released her first jazz album, Bel Hommage (GPE Records / Sony Red). The thirteen-track album, which LaBelle recorded over the span of a year and a half, features standards such as “Jazz in You,” “Moanin’,” “Peel me a Grape,” “Moody’s Mood for […]

Richmond, VA — Hip hop legends Ricky Bell, Mike Bivins, and Ronnie Devoe, better known as Bell Biv Devoe, will bring down the house, along with Blackstreet and SWV, on the “Three Stripes Tour” Friday, June 30 at Altria Theater in Richmond. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 12 and are available […]

Nashville, TN — ( Monday, May 8, 2017) – – Two-Time GRAMMY® and Dove Award winner Tye Tribbett and 20 Year-Old GRAMMY®-Nominated, Billboard Music Award Nominee Jekalyn Carr have been tapped to join GRAMMY®-Winner Donnie McClurkin in a tribute to GMA (Gospel Music Association) Hall of Fame inductee and Gospel legend Yolanda Adams at the […]

TBR — Appomattox, VA – BEMECHE’!  Remember the name, because this new independent artist is pushing!  Over the weekend BEMECHE’ a Virginia native, singer, musician and minister of music teamed up with Gospel Legend Dorothy Norwood and Lee Walker for a live recording.  The live recording for his first album took place on Saturday, May […]

SILVER SPRING, MD – May 5, 2017 – After a lot of thoughtful consideration and prayer, Tia Mann decides to undergo weight-loss surgery on the next episode The Manns airing Tuesday, May 9 at 8 p.m. ET on TV One. The big day for Tia’s weight-loss surgery finally arrives, but knowing the complications that Tamela experienced during her surgery, the whole family is concerned. Tia, however, remains optimistic despite the […]

Richmond, VA – May 3, 2017 — While we are all familiar with chain letters, recently there has been an influx of these letters being sent out all over Facebook! What’s up with that?  Some of them start out with, “If you send this to 10 people God will bless you!” REALLY!?  There is the […]

(ATLANTA, GA) – May 2, 2017 – Rising Star Jermaine Dolly continues to build strong at gospel music radio with the second single, “Come And Knock On Our Door,” lifted from his debut album, “The Dolly Express” (By Any Means Necessary/DarkChild Gospel). Dolly’s second single is currently sitting at #14 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart. Jermaine Dolly’s debut album, “The Dolly […]