The Belle

TBR — Bryan Popin is currently on a multi-city tour & radio promo in support of his single, SUCH A TIME AS THIS, as it continues to climb the Billboard Gospel radio chart.  Most recently, Popin stopped by WLIB in NYC with Bishop Hezekiah Walker & Neicy Tribbett to talk about life’s struggles, the state […]

LOS ANGLES) – AUGUST 9, 2016 – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it has given an eight-episode series order to “The Book of John” (working title) from Leftfield Pictures, a weekly one-hour dramedy docu-series featuring the life of John Gray, associate pastor at Joel Osteen’s world-famous Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. The series will […]

by Sheilah Belle Well, well, well.  Look at who I ran into while in Atlanta early in the morning!  Yes, T.C. Carson who is well known for portraying Kyle Barker on the hit sitcom Living Single.  However his talents go before the hit FOX sitcom, as he is also a respected singer, television actor, has […]

(The Belle congratulates Phil Thornton on new appointment) Nashville, TN (August 8, 2016) – RCA Inspiration announced today that Phil Thornton has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager.  Mr. Thornton, a veteran entertainment executive, will drive the day-to-day initiatives, manage business operations, and establish external partnerships for the label.  He will report to […]

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 2, 2016 — RCA Inspiration will operate under the umbrella of the Provident Music Group, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, in a shift of operations for the New York-based award-winning inspirational music label.  Under this shift, RCA Inspiration will now conduct operations based out of Nashville, TN. Terry Hemmings, President and […]

TBR – M Cornelius Wyche, Virginia native and CEO & Founder of C# Productions, Inc. was recently tapped by the Gospel Music Workshop of America to introduce his newest work “Thanks Be to God” to the Mass Choir. Wyche said, “Having your song selected by the GMWA is a big deal and I am very […]

In photo from left to right: THE O’JAYS: Walter Williams, Eric Grant, Eddie Levert Last week, Eddie Levert and Walter Williams, the two founding members of The O’Jays decried the use of one of their signature songs, “Love Train,” the lyrics of which were also altered to “Trump Train,” at the Republican National Convention in […]

If you’ve ever seen Bryan Popin perform LIVE, you know that his passion and energy is undeniable.  He can quickly take you to church with an old hymn on keys and is a real worshiper at heart. It is confirmed that the NJ native will perform at Radio One’s “Praise In The Park” on August […]

PR — July 20, 2016 – Even though he has a strenuous schedule as a dedicated pastor and sought after recording artist, Marvin Sapp has fully embraced the title and role of Bishop that was bestowed upon him in July of 2015 by Bishop Neil C. Ellis, presiding prelate of Global United Fellowship. In fact, […]

SET TO PERFORM NEW SONG ON FOX TV’S “THE PREACHERS” TALK SHOW ON FRIDAY, JULY 22ND  NASHVILLE, TN (Wednesday, July 20th) – -Four-Time GRAMMY Award winning artist Mary Mary, is back after a four year hiatus with a powerful song entitled “Back To You” – inspired by the upcoming Paramount/MGM movie, BEN HUR. Written and produced by Warryn […]

by Sheilah Belle My heart really hurt yesterday, when a friend of mine, shared this post about her time during 11am service at her Henrico church.  In a nutshell, a white man, who was not a member of this church, entered the sanctuary with a pitbull, then unleashed the dog.  He positioned himself on the […]

In life, there will always be the unexpected.  Sometimes good and sometimes not so good! When it’s good, everything else seems better. Little things that were bothering you can easily be overlooked, bypassed or even moved out of your mental space with a simple shrug of your shoulders. However how do you handle that situation […]