Gospel’s Jonathan Nelson credits his musical success to his choir director, the late Dr. Nathan Carter of Morgan State University. – divas

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 […]

BET recently taped its 2 hour special ” Celebration of Gospel- Keeping The Faith”  annual event and it promises to be a great show.

Worship Leader, Singer, and Songwriter, Patrick Dopson and his independent label Oilonit Music recently signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Central South Distribution. His new CD, Open The Heavens, is set for release on January 17, 2012, and the first single, “Keep Me” from the forthcoming CD, produced by Noel Hall and Dopson, is impacting radio now.

At the end of the year we reflect on the days  gone by.

The ordeal is the inspiration for Bynum’s new music project, The Diary Of Juanita Bynum, a musical trilogy released over the next six months. The first part, The Diary Of Juanita Bynum: Soul Cry (Oh, Oh, Oh), came out in June and included six versions of the sorrowful song “Soul Cry” that is about being […]

from: mojocincy.com We hear that a preliminary round of industry news has revealed the arrival of one of gospel music’s favorite televised events has returned for an 11th year of production and broadcasting. That’s right, we’re referring to the Celebration of Gospel on BET, hosted by comedian/radio host/actor Steve Harvey and held in Los Angeles […]

What happens when a troubled young mother abandons her children and then re-enters their lives twenty years later?

VIA RADIO ONE CINCINNATI It’s rare that we get to talk about one of our own in the gospel music industry, but this week we’re…

By Sheilah Belle Nashville, TN – New and established artists came out for the Grand Opening of Dr. Bobby Jones new production facility, VISIONS, two days of television taping and an industry round table dicussion, led by Sheilah Belle, a.k.a. The Belle, who is also the publicist for Dr. Bobby Jones, in Nashville, TN,. Artists including […]

Chicago, IL — A relative and a family friend of the late Gospel singer Albertina Walker were arrested, after an altercation during a Chicago tribute concert, police said.  Gerald Walker, her nephew, and Carl Jackson, a friend, were arrested and each charged with a single count of battery in the incident that took place Thursday, […]

from: PraisePhilly.com CNN’s Soledad O’Brien looks at how some are fighting debt from the pulpit in “Almighty Debt: A Black in America Special,” premiering at 9 p.m. ET on October 21. (CNN) — The Rev. Mark Whitlock’s church practices what he calls the 11th commandment: “Thou shalt not be boring.” Christ Our Redeemer African Methodist […]