The Gospel Music Workshop Of America and National Gospel Announcers Guild Make Official Announcement On New Administrative Leadership Appointments The Gospel Music Workshop Of America (GMWA) is one of the largest international gospel music conventions in the world. GMWA was founded by the late Rev. James Cleveland in 1968 and houses many divisions that educate, […]

Alex Hobb’s sits besides the carriage driver, as he takes his last ride with his father, Al ‘The Bishop” Hobbs to the cemetery (two weeks ago). Al “The Bishop” Hobbs By Sheilah Belle Norfolk, VA — It was less than a month ago, when the Gospel Community was informed about the death of Al “The […]

Vice Chairman at Large of The Gospel Music Workshop of America and Chairman of the Gospel Announcers Guild, Al “The Bishop” Hobbs “Called from Labor to Reward” HOMEGOING  set for Saturday, August 16, 2014 TBR — Indianapolis, IN — While 2014 marked the 47th Annual Convention for the Gospel Music Workshop of America July 26th – […]

Atlanta, GA — Meet the new Head of the Gospel Division for Malaco Music Group and the Director of  4 Winds Records Label.   He is Darrell Luster with many responsibilities, starting with the different labels. “4 Winds Records is a label that focuses more on the companies Quartets and the Director of the Gospel Division […]

Board Meeting Set for Las Vegas in 2015 Conference Partnerships Set for 2016 50th Anniversary Locations for Consideration – L.A. or ATL 2014 by Sheilah Belle Atlanta, GA – The Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA) is currently celebrating its 47th Anniversary with more than 7,000 registered participants in Atlanta, GA.  The Hyatt Regency Hotel […]

The Belle with Al “The Bishop” Hobbs (file photo 2013) Indianapolis, IN –  While 2014 marked the 44th Annual Gospel Announcers Guild Convention, held this year in Atlanta, GA, from Sunday, July 27th – Wednesday, July 30th, it was hard to accept the news that the Chairman of the Gospel Announcers Guild and the Vice […]

William “Bill The Mailman” Martin Makes Heaven His Final Resting Place TBR — Houston, TX – The Gospel Community, Family members, Friends and members of the Gospel Announcers Guild are mourning the loss of Bill “The Mailman” Martin Martin was a Gospel announcer and served as the President of the Texas Chapter of the Gospel […]

Gospel Announcers Guild 2013 in downtown Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati, OH —The Gospel Music Workshop of America and the Gospel Announcers Guild are now in full swing at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH.  The Convention kicked off on Saturday and will run through the day.   Delivering the word for Holy Consecration Sunday […]

Little Rock, AR — The deaths of a Little Rock man and his wife, 2nd Vice Chair of the Gospel Announcers Guild, in a house fire early Wednesday (June 12, 2013) are being investigated as suspicious. The Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) says the victims who died in their home at 405 Markwood Drive are identified as Donald […]

by Sheilah Belle Exclusive to TBR— Tampa, FL –The Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA) the largest independent Gospel Convention in the world, also known as a place where everybody is somebody is actually even more than that.  The GMWA is also a place where you can go to feel appreciated, loved on and respected […]