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(SILVER SPRING, Md.) – May 4, 2022 – TV One announced today that filming for its Marvin Sapp biopic is underway. Chaz Lamar Shepherd (“Marvel’s Luke Cage” “The Game”) will take on the lead role as Marvin Sapp. Joining Shepherd is Ambre Anderson (“Power Book II” “Manifest Evil”) who is cast as Sapp’s wife, MaLinda […]

R&B star, PJ Morton, has earned a Grammy Award nomination in the category of Best Gospel Album for his “Gospel According to PJ” (Morton Inspiration / Tyscot Records) project. The 13-track set features performances from a who’s who in gospel music including Kirk Franklin, The Clark Sisters, Yolanda Adams, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, and a reunion […]

R&B star, PJ Morton, has earned a Grammy Award nomination in the category of Best Gospel Album for his “Gospel According to PJ” (Morton Inspiration / Tyscot Records) project. The 13-track set features performances from a who’s who in gospel music including Kirk Franklin, The Clark Sisters, Yolanda Adams, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, and a reunion […]

Source: Paras Griffin / Getty NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 9, 2020) – The GMA (Gospel Music Association) has announced the 7th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Induction will take place on Wednesday, May 6th in Nashville, Tennessee.  The 2020 Hall of Fame inductees include 4Him (CCM), Bill Hearn (non-performing), Commissioned (Gospel) and The Isaacs (Southern Gospel). The 2020 honorees are Chris Tomlin for Angel Armies, Steve Moore for The Shalom […]

(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA, GA – Returning to BET Networks for the seventh consecutive year on Saturday, February 1, 2020, the 21st Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration will be hosted by national radio and TV personality Rickey Smiley. The annual NFL-Sanctioned event will film in front of a live audience during Super Bowl LIV week on Thursday, January […]

Fred Hammond was hanging out in-studio with Erica Campbell and GRIFF! He reminisces about his long friendship with Erica, and his journey as a gospel singer. He also reveals that he enjoys listening to Commissioned albums, and he describes the feeling it brings up to revisit some of the powerful work the gospel group created […]

Before Marvin Sapp became a Gospel superstar, he was a member of the group Commissioned alongside Fred Hammond. Even though both have flourishing solo careers,…

New York, NY — Fred Hammond first introduced a contemporary male group to Gospel music in the ‘80s when he formed the seminal ensemble Commissioned.  That group changed the look and the sound of the genre forever. Recently, it fell onto Fred’s heart to once again assemble a group of men to sing praises to […]

by The Belle Nashville, TN — BMI will honor Gospel Greats Commissioned and Pastor Shirley Caesar at the organization’s 12th Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon. The event is slated for Friday, January 14, 2011, the day before the 26th Annual Stellar Awards. Staged at Rocketown (601 4th Avenue South) in Nashville, the invitation-only […]

VIA: Asbury Park Press Fred Hammond recognizes the God-given ability he possesses. His soaring vocals, songwriting and production skills have catapulted him to the top of the contemporary gospel community. “I’ve been blessed and I’m ever so thankful,” Hammond said. “Every day is a gift and I utilize my gifts on a daily basis.” The […]